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

November 2000

Paramount's Kings Island Files Suit Over Roller Coaster
The park is suing three companies for problems that it claims forced closures and delays in opening Son of Beast.
| Read More | 11/26/00

Knott's Berry Farm To Build 180-Foot Sky Coaster
Park officials received the city's approval to begin constructing an exciting new thrill ride for 2001.
| Read More | 11/24/00

SeaWorld San Antonio To Expand Operating Season
Following this year's success the park will expand its operating season in 2001 through November.
| Read More | 11/22/00

Worlds Of Fun Announces Camp Snoopy For 2001
The park's new addition will feature the Peanuts characters with host of family rides and attractions.
| Read More | 11/22/00

Holiday World's 'Free Drinks' Wins International Award
The park was honored with the Best Promotion Award during the closing ceremony of the IAAPA convention.
| Read More | 11/21/00

Jazzland Extends Operating Season Through Holidays
After a successful inaugural season the park will extend its operating season during the holidays.
| Read More | 11/20/00

Jazzland Unveils New Roller Coaster For 2001
Next season the park will unveil a new roller coaster to the parks exciting line-up of thrill rides.
| Read More | 11/17/00

Colossal Coaster Destined to Become Instant Legend
Titan to ignite anticipation for Six Flags Over Texas 40th anniversary celebration.
| Read More | 11/15/00

Cornball Express Coming To Indiana Beach For 2001
Custom Coasters to build a family wooden roller coaster at Indiana Beach for next season.
| Read More | 11/14/00

Six Flags Theme Parks May Operate La Ronde Park
The city of Montreal hopes to strike a deal to lease La Ronde amusement park to Six Flags.
| Read More | 11/12/00

Historic Ferris Wheel To Take Atlanta For A Spin
World's largest portable midway attraction is coming to Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park for IAAPA 2000.
| Read More | 11/12/00

The Whole World Is Gathering For Fun At IAAPA 2000
More than 30,000 are expected to attend the amusement and theme park convention in Atlanta.
| Read More | 11/12/00

Cedar Fair Shuts Doors To Infamous Knott's Attraction
It's the end of an era as park officials announce the closure of the 46-year old Haunted Shack.
| Read More | 11/08/00

Record 3rd Quarter Earnings and Revenue For Cedar Fair
Cedar Fair, L.P. reports record performance for the company for the third quarter of 2000.
| Read More | 11/06/00

Cedar Point Earns Awards From Ohio Travel Association
The park won two Ruby Awards for the categories of Web Site design and Radio Advertisements.
| Read More | 11/03/00

Disneyland Celebrates Holidays With New Fireworks Show
The park will become 'The Merriest Place on Earth' beginning November 3 with a new fireworks spectacular.
| Read More | 11/01/00

Cedar Point Announces Luxury Camping Complex For 2001
The new camping complex is the highlight the $14 million in improvements at the park for 2001.
| Read More | 11/01/00

Holiday World Announces Park Improvements For 2001
The park plans to spend $1.6 million on improvements to the park facilities and attractions.
| Read More | 11/01/00

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