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

September 2005

Sep 30, 2005
Hurricane Damaged Six Flags Park To Remain Closed
New Orleans theme park future uncertain due to severe damage to the park and its rides from last month's hurricane.

Sep 28, 2005
Six Flags Great Adventure To Build Monstrous Wooden Coaster
El Toro will challenge the most daring thrill seekers and a third children's area will provide new family fun in 2006.

Sep 23, 2005
Valleyfair Announces New World-Class Thrill Ride for 2006
New Xtreme Swing attraction to be the largest ride of its kind in the upper Midwest.

Sep 21, 2005
Hallowboo Screams into Idlewild & SoakZone
Award-winning family friendly amusement park rounds out its year with a new Happy Halloween twist.

Sep 20, 2005
National Geographic To Film Construction Of New Wooden Coaster
Holiday World Splashin' Safari says that a television crew will be present to film the construction of the new Voyage roller coaster.

Sep 19, 2005
Magic Springs To Build X-Coaster Ride For 2006
The new $4 million roller coaster from Maurer Rides is being called the highest inversion ride in the world.

Sep 15, 2005
Canada's Wonderland To Hold First Ever Halloween Event
Paramount Canada's Wonderland to transform into Halloween Haunted theme park for nine October evenings.

Sep 13, 2005
Opening Day Success For Hong Kong Disneyland
The newest Disney theme park had 16,000 in attendance and revenue of about $2.5 million for its first official operating day.

Sep 12, 2005
Disneyland Theme Park Opens In Hong Kong
Disney's first theme park in China held its grand opening and is expected to draw 5.5 million visitors in first year.

Sep 12, 2005
Six Flags To Shut Down AstroWorld Theme Park
Houston theme park to close in October as Six Flags announces it will sell the 109-acre property citing increased real estate value.

Sep 8, 2005
B&M Inverted Roller Coaster Announced For Worlds of Fun
The Patriot roller coaster to be the largest capital improvement in Worlds of Fun history.

Sep 5, 2005
Largest Halloween Event In New England Returns
The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce returns Sept. 30 and continues weekends through October 31st.

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