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2004 NEWS ARCHIVE

Archive of past news articles on theme and amusement parks, thrill rides and attractions.

September 2004

Sep 29, 2004
World's Tallest, Fastest Roller Coaster Announced
Six Flags Great Adventure to build a record breaking coaster that will speed to 128 mph and rise 456 feet.

Sep 25, 2004
Hersheypark To Build First Of Kind Coaster For 2005
The park's new attraction will combine a roller coaster with a freefall drop ride and be the first in the world.

Sep 24, 2004
Hong Kong Disneyland Tops Off Sleeping Beauty Castle
The first Disney family vacation destination in China marks a major milestone toward completion.

Sep 24, 2004
Knott's Honors Fire and Police With Free Admission
The 12th Annual Fire and Law Personnel Salute will take place from November 25 through December 12, 2004.

Sep 23, 2004
Cedar Fair Declares Third Quarter Cash Distribution
The third quarter distribution represents the partnership's 70th consecutive quarterly cash distribution.

Sep 22, 2004
Paramount's Great America To Triple Water Park Size
Crocodile Dundee's Boomerang Bay water park expansion project to begin shortly for the 2005 season.

Sep 16, 2004
Tomb Raider Ride To Open At Kings Dominion In 2005
Brave the thrill ride, based on the popular games and films, next season at Paramount's Kings Dominion.

Sep 16, 2004
Six Flags Builds Colossal Water Park At Great America
The world's largest interactive waterplay structure to anchor new Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, opening spring 2005.

Sep 15, 2004
Knott's Sets Sail With A Brand New Attraction
Lucy's Tugboat a new family attraction is launched in Knott's six-acre kids' paradise, Camp Snoopy.

Sep 14, 2004
Dorney Park Unveils New Floorless Coaster For 2005
Hydra The Revenge a new multielement, floorless looper is now under construction for next season.

Sep 7, 2004
Attendance Up 3% In August At Cedar Fair Parks
Cedar Fair reported that combined attendance at its parks for the month of August increased 3% from a year ago.

Sep 3, 2004
Job Fair To Be Held For Knott's Halloween Haunt Event
The park is now accepting applications for more than 1,000 positions to support its annual Halloween Haunt.

Sep 2, 2004
Kings Dominion Adds Bonus Weekend In November
The park is open daily through Labor Day, plus the addition of a bonus weekend November 6 7, 2004.

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