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February 2000

Playland to Remove and Replace New Roller Coaster
Park officials claim the g-forces on the coaster would have been too intense for park guests.
| Read More | 02/22/00

Six Flags Continues Expansion At Fiesta Texas
The park's two-year investment of $50 million includes a new roller coaster for this season.
| Read More | 02/22/00

Couples Exchange Wedding Vows Onboard Goliath
One thousand couples exchanged vows on Valentine's Day at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
| Read More | 02/17/00

Six Flags Over Texas Announces Pre-40th Birthday Plans
Many extensive enhancements are set for this year to improve the overall guest experience.
| Read More | 02/17/00

Cedar Fair, L.P. To Assume Management Of Visionland
Cedar Fair will manage the daily operations of the family amusement park starting this year.
| Read More | 02/12/00

Six Flags Magic Mountain Opens The New Giant
Goliath, the parks new record breaking steel roller coaster will open to the public today.
| Read More | 02/11/00

Six Flags Astroworld Bids Farewell To Astroneedle
The park will remove the landmark attraction to make room for new attrctions to be built in the future.
| Read More | 02/07/00

Thrill Seekers Invited To Watch History In The Making
Six Flags Magic Mountain invites thrill seekers to watch the unveiling of Goliath via live webcast.
| Read More | 02/07/00

Disneyland's FASTPASS A Timesaver For Guests
Now offered on selected attractions the Fastpass system allows guests to skip the wait and instead receive a reservation to ride.
| Read More | 02/07/00

Disney To Open New Animal Kingdom Lodge In 2001
The stylish resort slated to open in the spring will overlook the serene beauty and splendor of a 30-acre African savannah.
| Read More | 02/07/00

Two Popular Shows Will Return To SeaWorld Cleveland
The park will celebrate its 31st season with the return of two of last years new entertainment shows.
| Read More | 02/07/00

Cedar Fair L.P. Reports Record Revenues For 1999
Cedar Fair owner of five amusement parks announced record revenues, EBITDA and net income for 1999.
| Read More | 02/06/00

Six Flags St. Louis Announces New Wooden Coaster
Six Flags to open the 'The Boss', another world class wooden coaster set to take charge in 2000.
| Read More | 02/03/00

The Ultimate Party Returns To Universal Studios Florida
The world's ultimate party begins February 18, 2000 when Mardi Gras returns to Universal for the fifth straight year.
| Read More | 02/03/00

Disneyland Celebrates Its 45th With an All-New Parade
Classic characters starring in an all-new Disney parade are part of the celebration of Disneyland's 45th year.
| Read More | 02/02/00

Paramount's Great America Shatters Expectations
Stealth the world's first true flying coaster frees guests to zoom through the skies face down.
| Read More | 02/01/00

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