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

January 2005

Jan 31, 2005
Six Flags Adding Tornado Slides At Two Water Parks
Prepare to ride the ultimate storm as Six Flags announces the award winning addition at two of its water parks.

Jan 28, 2005
Busch Gardens Tampa Tops Off New Dive Coaster
The theme park reaches new heights as they top off the tallest roller coaster in the state of Florida.

Jan 24, 2005
Disneyland Paris To Build New Rides For Both Parks
240 million Euro to be spent on two new attractions and one new land for Disney's Paris theme parks.

Jan 21, 2005
New Water Park Free With Admission To Great America
Six Flags' new Hurricane Harbor water park will be included with admission to the neighboring theme park in 2005.

Jan 19, 2005
Fear Factor Shows Coming To Universal Studios Theme Parks
Both the Hollywood and Orlando theme parks will open a new live show based on the reality television show Fear Factor.

Jan 18, 2005
Can of Food Earns Discount To Knott's Theme Park
Guests who bring a can of food for the park's food drive will get into the park for just $16.95 now through Jan. 31.

Jan 14, 2005
Six Flags Completes Tallest, Fastest Roller Coaster On Earth
Construction team places record-breaking steel track on the apex of the 45-story tower topping off the Kingda Ka roller coaster.

Jan 13, 2005
Great Adventure To Top Off World's Tallest Coaster
Six Flags today will hoist the final piece of track into place on Kingda Ka completing the record breaking roller coaster.

Jan 12, 2005
Magic Springs Building Shoot-The-Chutes Water Ride
The new $2-million water ride will debut on Memorial Day and is part of a two-year, $7 million park expansion.

Jan 12, 2005
Zamperla, Stengel & Lindstrom To Speak At Euro Amusement Show
Three experts will discuss the future of Europe's amusement industry at the Euro Amusement Show, in Vienna, Austria.

Jan 12, 2005
Southern California Parks Compete For Local Visitors
Six Flags matches Universal's discounted pass promotion to help sway more local residents their direction.

Jan 10, 2005
San Antonio Theme Park Raising Admission Prices
The admission price hikes are being attributed to the addition of more attractions and entertainment.

Jan 10, 2005
Six Flags New England Seeks Approval For New Rides
Plans for three new rides have been submitted to the city for approval, including a 146-foot tall thrill ride.

Jan 8, 2005
Valleyfair Adding Skyscraper Thrill Ride For 2005
Skyscraper is an extreme thrill ride that captivates an audience, whether you're riding or watching.

Jan 6, 2005
Attendance Up 3% At Cedar Fair Parks In 2004
Cedar Fair's theme parks and water parks entertain more than 12.5 million guests during the 2004 season.

Jan 5, 2005
Disney Gives Away 72,000 Tickets At The Orange Bowl
Every attendee received a ticket good at any Disney theme park in celebration of Disneyland's 50th anniversary.

Jan 4, 2005
Disney Parks Worldwide To Celebrate Original Park's 50th
Disney announced that all of its theme parks will celebrate as Disneyland hits its milestone 50th anniversary.

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