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

January 2001

Paramount's Great America Adds Psycho Mouse Coaster
The park unveils more than 15 new thrills and adventures, including rides and shows for the 2001 season.
| Read More | 01/31/01

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Launch Platinum Passport
Park officials announced the launch of an unprecedented passport program with extraordinary benefits.
| Read More | 01/18/01

Six Flags Announces Share Price for Public Offering
Officials announced that the preferred income equity redeemable shares will be priced at $25.
| Read More | 01/18/01

Snoopy's Presidential Days at Knott's Berry Farm
Peanuts Presidency makes its first executive order to admit kids into Knott's for only one dollar.
| Read More | 01/16/01

Knott's Admits Postal Service Workers for Only $10
The park is offering this special reduced admission price to US Postal Service employees now through Feb 9.
| Read More | 01/16/01

Christian Pop Rock at Universal Studios Hollywood
Some of the biggest names in Christian rock will take the stage for 'Rock The Universe' in March.
| Read More | 01/15/01

Six Flags Buys SeaWorld Ohio To Combine Parks
The two parks will become one of the largest entertainment destinations in the Midwest.
| Read More | 01/10/01

Celebrate Mardi Gras at Universal Studios Orlando
The world's ultimate party returns to Universal Studios Orlando for the sixth year in February.
| Read More | 01/09/01

Six Flags Over Texas 2001 Season Pass Sale
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Six Flags Over Texas with a special deal on season passes.
| Read More | 01/08/01

Florida Fun Card Returns By Popular Demand
Residents can enjoy unlimited entry into SeaWorld Orlando or Busch Gardens Tampa for the price of a single-day admission.
| Read More | 01/07/01

Cedar Fair, L.P. Entertains Record Number of Guests in 2000
Attendance at Cedar Fair's five amusement parks rose 2% over the previous record set in 1998.
| Read More | 01/07/01

X-Flight to Take Riders Flying at Six Flags Ohio
Mankind will no longer be grounded after this incredible flying coaster proves human flight is possible.
| Read More | 01/07/01

SeaWorld Orlando Leads With Admission Price Hike
The latest increase makes SeaWorld Orlando one of the most expensive theme parks in the country.
| Read More | 01/04/01

Disney Extends Epcot's Millennium Celebration Shows
Some celebrations are too good to end according to Disney officials who've extended several shows.
| Read More | 01/02/01

Walt Disney World Starts New Year With A Bang
The start of the New Year's parties signaled the end to the 15-month Millennium Celebration.
| Read More | 01/02/01

Disneyland Fills To Capacity During Holidays
The park was forced to close the gates three times in the past week because of overflow crowds.
| Read More | 01/01/01

Park Attendance Rose In 2000 For Many Amusement Parks
Attendance at North American amusement parks was up 3% in 2000, to a record 175.1 million.
| Read More | 01/01/01

Disney to Change Look of Epcot's Icon Spaceship Earth
The makeover will carry on the look from the Millennium Celebration into a new, lasting beacon at Epcot.
| Read More | 01/01/01

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