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2005 NEWS ARCHIVE

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

April 2005

Apr 30, 2005
Hydra The Revenge Roller Coaster To Open May 7th
The first and only floorless roller coaster in Pennsylvania comes alive at Dorney Park on Saturday May 7th.

Apr 29, 2005
Six Flags To Open New Attractions Across North America
Theme park operator Six Flags will debut the world's tallest, fastest roller coaster and other new attractions this year.

Apr 28, 2005
Marine World Unveils Interactive Dolphin Experience
New Ocean Discovery experience makes a huge splash with an up close and personal encounter with magnificient marine life.

Apr 28, 2005
Busch Gardens To Unveil Curse of DarKastle May 1
Thrill-seekers can experience the park's new 3-D dark ride, the most cutting-edge theme park ride to debut in 2005.

Apr 27, 2005
Canada's Wonderland Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
Millions have been entertained at Canada's largest theme park since it first opened for guests in 1981.

Apr 26, 2005
Six Flags Astroworld Salutes America's Soldiers
Houston theme park hosts Military Family Day on Saturday, May 7 with free tickets to all military members.

Apr 24, 2005
Busch Gardens Testing SheiKra In Preparation For May 21 Opening
SheiKra the world's tallest dive roller coaster and a first of its kind ride in the US will debut at the Tampa Bay theme park next month.

Apr 22, 2005
The Italian Job Stunt Track Previews Begin April 29
Kings Islands's new roller coaster the most anticipated summer blockbuster, opens for technical rehearsal weekends through May 15.

Apr 17, 2005
Disney Theme Parks Worldwide To Celebrate Disneyland's 50th
New attractions, fireworks shows and parades at Disney parks will be part of the 50th anniversary celebration.

Apr 15, 2005
Celebration City Adds $2 Million Nighttime Spectacular
NightFire! a brand new high-tech nightime spectacular to be featured each evening at the Branson theme park.

Apr 14, 2005
Paramount's Kings Dominion Offers a Perfect Blend
Starbucks lovers won't have to go without a cup of their favorite java this year when visiting the theme park.

Apr 9, 2005
Disneyland Paris To Unveil New Space Mountain Today
The revamped Disney roller coaster attraction will debut to the public at the theme park today.

Apr 7, 2005
Holiday World Launches First Ever Theme Park 'Blog'
Responding to popularity of Weblogs, the park starts their own and to share stories, updates and day-to-day musings.

Apr 4, 2005
Parton Herself Launches Dollywood's 20th Anniversary
The legendary country singer kicked of the theme park's 20th anniversary season by giving away 1,600 platinum passes.

Apr 1, 2005
Soarin' To Give Epcot Guests Bird's-Eye View Of Golden State
Epcot's new ride film attraction that takes guests on a glide over the state of California will open at the theme park in May.

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