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2008 NEWS ARCHIVE

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

May 2008

May 30, 2008
SeaWorld Orlando Building Manta Ray-Themed Flying Roller Coaster
Manta roller coaster coming to SeaWorld Orlando marine animal theme park summer 2009.

May 29, 2008
Regal Entertaiment Group To Show Kung Fu Panda At 18 IMAX Locations
Advance tickets on sale now for Kung Fu Panda: The IMAX Experience opening at IMAX Theatres Friday, June 6.

May 27, 2008
Worlds of Fun Voted "Favorite Attraction" By Voters In Poll
Amusement park honored by voters in a poll conducted by the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association.

May 14, 2008
World's First Rock 'n' Roll Theme Park Officially Opens
Myrtle Beach's Hard Rock Park opens their gates for what they're calling the next revolution in rock 'n' roll history.

May 14, 2008
Allergen-Free Menu Introduced at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari
Allergen free food items now being offered at several of the theme park and water park food locations.

May 11, 2008
Sesame Street Characters Return To SeaWorld Orlando
Children's television characters coming back to SeaWorld this spring and summer for breakfast, new live show and more.

May 10, 2008
Waldameer's Ravine Flyer II Roller Coaster To Open May 17
Auction being held for first seats on the largest wood coaster built in the US this year.

May 10, 2008
Dollywood Lazy River Float-A-Thon To Benefit Ronald McDonald House
Sixth annual fund-raiser at Dollywood's Splash Country water park set for Saturday, May 31st.

May 9, 2008
Cedar Fair Parks Ready For Upcoming 2008 Summer Season
The company introduces $88 million in improvements at its amusement parks this summer including five roller coasters.

May 9, 2008
Students Visit Worlds of Fun During Thrill U. Week
Schools move their classrooms to the amusement park to learn how science, math, physics and more related to thrill rides.

May 7, 2008
Kings Dominion Auctions First Seats on Dominator Roller Coaster
Proceeds from the first rider auction for the park's new floorless, looping steel coaster to benefit local charity.

May 1, 2008
Cypress Gardens Revamps Theme Park Web Site
Theme park's Internet site CypressGardens.com has new look with new interactive features and updated information.

May 1, 2008
Last Chance To Be First To Ride Thunderhawk Roller Coaster
Online auction to be the first to ride the new roller coaster at Michigan's Adventure ends May 7.

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