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November 2006

Nov 30, 2006
New Roller Coaster To Spin Into Knott's Next Year
Knott's Berry Farm announced that it is building a major new family thrill ride for Camp Snoopy.

Nov 29, 2006
Disney To Transform Two Roller Coasters Next Year
Hit songs from two rock bands will transform Space Mountain and California Screamin' into new ride experiences in January.

Nov 29, 2006
Free Park Admission During Knott's Annual Toy Drive
Bring a toy to donate and get into Knott's Theme Park for free on weekends through December 17.

Nov 28, 2006
Landmark Coney Island Astroland Amusement Park Sold
Historic Cyclone roller coaster to remain, but the amusement park will close after the 2007 summer season.

Nov 28, 2006
Mall of America Theme Park To Spend $25 Million On Rides
A Eurofighter compact steel roller coaster designed by Gerstlauer will become the park's new flagship ride.

Nov 22, 2006
Six Flags' Shapiro Wants Families Not Roller Coasters
Great service is one of the many ways Shapiro hopes to improve the world's largest theme park chain.

Nov 17, 2006
Busch Gardens Selected As Favorite Amusement Park
Roller coaster fans flocked to Thrillville's website to vote for their favorite American amusement park.

Nov 15, 2006
Hard Rock Park Working With Amusement Industry's Top Ride Makers
Hard Rock announced six ride manufacturers they've hired to build rides for their new Myrtle Beach theme park.

Nov 14, 2006
Cirque Dreams Show Coming To Six Flags Over Texas
New Cirque production is a spectacle of lights, sounds, imagery and unprecedented showmanship for a Six Flags park.

Nov 14, 2006
Historic Starliner Roller Coaster To Reopen In 2007
Cypress Gardens to rebuild a classic wooden roller coaster and add a new children's area next season.

Nov 8, 2006
Waldameer Park Starts Prep Work For Wooden Coaster
Contractors have begun work on an access road in preparation for the new Ravine Flyer II roller coaster.

Nov 7, 2006
Win Private Party In Six Flags "Dream Nite" Sweepstakes
Six winners per park will win a private party for 100 friends and family at their local Six Flags theme park.

Nov 5, 2006
Cedar Point Raises One-Day Admission Price $2 For 2007
Cedar Fair's flagship amusement park will increase its single day admission ticket by two dollars next season.

Nov 4, 2006
Six Flags Adds New Benefits To 2007 Season Passes
2007 season passes are now on sale at pre-season prices and provide more value and guest benefits than every before.

Nov 3, 2006
Busch Gardens Europe Again Offers Fun Card Promotion
For the same price as a single day admission cardholders receive unlimited visits to Busch Gardens Europe through the end of summer.

Nov 3, 2006
Disneyland Hong Kong Beaten By Competing Theme Park
Nearby Ocean Park is breaking attendance records while Disneyland Hong Kong struggles to meet its goals.

Nov 3, 2006
Six Flags 3rd Quarter Income Down 16% Due To 12% Attendance Drop
Theme park operator Six Flags reported per-capita guest spending increased, but earnings and attendance declined.

Nov 3, 2006
Elvis' Favorite Coaster To Be Moved To North Carolina
Zippin' Pippin roller coaster formerly part of Libertyland amusement park will be moved to Carolina Crossroads project.

Nov 2, 2006
Loss Could Jeopardize Future Of Conneaut Lake Park
The historic amusement park reported a loss of $225,000 this year and now owes more than $2 million.

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