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August 2006

Aug 23, 2006
Texas SeaWorld Park To Add Journey To Atlantis Ride
San Antonio's SeaWorld marine animal park announced plans to build the first Mack water roller coaster in the US for 2007.

Aug 23, 2006
Busch Gardens Building World's Tallest Dive Coaster
The park's fifth roller coaster Griffon will take riders over the edge when it at Busch Gardens Europe in 2007.

Aug 14, 2006
Halloween Event Returns To Universal Studios Hollywood
After a several year hiatus Halloween Horror Nights returns this year to Universal Studios Hollywood theme park.

Aug 14, 2006
Six Flags Darien Lake To Close Early This Season
Reduced operations and the closing of the park's stunt show are in response to growing financial problems at Six Flags.

Aug 14, 2006
Pavilion's Farewell Season A Huge Success
Attendance increases at Myrtle Beach Pavilion as fans come to the amusement park for the last season.

Aug 9, 2006
Indoor Waterpark Resort Proposed For Alabama Adventure
A 280-room hotel and indoor water park are part of a $70 million development pitched to Bessemer city council.

Aug 8, 2006
Dollywood's Splash Country Announces $2.75 Million Addition
The Cascades the water parks new 7,500 square-foot leisure pool with beach entry is set to open in 2007.

Aug 5, 2006
Myrtle Beach Pavilion "Last Ride" Tickets Now On Sale
Farewell event at Myrtle Beach Pavilion will be the last opportunity for patrons to enjoy the rides and make Pavilion memories.

Aug 5, 2006
10 Riders Win Texas Roller Coaster Ride-A-Thon
Ten endure 45 hours of rides on the Judge Roy Scream coaster in celebration of Six Flags Over Texas 45th anniversary.

Aug 5, 2006
It's The Farewell Season For Ohio's Erieview Park
After more than 60 years this small amusement park in northeast Ohio will call it quits when the summer ends.

Aug 5, 2006
State To Supervise Repair Of Kings Island Coaster
A section of the Son of Beast wooden roller coaster must be rebuilt under state supervision before it may reopen.

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