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

July 2000

Silver Dollar City Announces High-Flying, Multi-Looping Coaster
Park officials announced plans for a five-inversion steel roller coaster to open in Spring 2001.
| Read More | 07/21/00

Cedar Point's Millennum Force Earns Top Honors In A&E Poll
Cedar Point's newest roller coaster was rated number one in A&E's annual 'wild rides' coaster poll.
| Read More | 07/18/00

Cajun Pirates Invade Jazzland Theme Park in Louisiana
Jazzland introduces a thrilling virtual adventure ride that simulates a spine-tingling seaboard journey.
| Read More | 07/12/00

Islands of Adventure Introduces Two X-Cellent Attractions
A new mini-roller coaster, entertainment, parades and fireworks mark the start of the summer season.
| Read More | 07/06/00

Premier Parks Officially Changes Name to Six Flags
The new corporate name positions the company to maximize power and value of the Six Flags brand.
| Read More | 07/05/00

Kodak and Six Flags Sign Five-Year Sponsorship Agreement
The agreement makes Kodak the official film of the Six Flags Theme Park chain worldwide.
| Read More | 07/05/00

America Online and Six Flags to Promote Each Other
The two will launch a national strategic marketing and promotional alliance to promote the two brands.
| Read More | 07/05/00

Power Outage Shuts Down Rides at Cedar Point
A broken power cable closed four of the midway attractions during one of the busiest days of the year.
| Read More | 07/05/00

Busch Gardens Tampa Expands Shuttle Service from Orlando
Residents and Florida visitors now have easy access to Busch Gardens via express shuttle service to the park.
| Read More | 07/05/00

Worlds Of Fun Celebrates Independence Day
The park will present Celebrate America, one of the largest fireworks extravaganzas in Kansas City.
| Read More | 07/01/00

Cedar Point to Celebrate First July 4th of the Millennium
The amusement park will celebrate the 4th of July with a spectacular aerial fireworks display and entertainment.
| Read More | 07/01/00

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