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

October 2001

Paramount's Kings Dominion Thanks Coaster Enthusiasts
To show their appreciation coaster enthusiasts are invited to a special walk back this Saturday.
| Read More | 10/25/01

Michigan's Adventure Announces Expansion Plans for 2002
Cedar Fair plans more than $5 million in capital expenditures for the park's 2002 season.
| Read More | 10/25/01

Cedar Fair Named to Mergent's Dividend Achivevers List
The partnerhsip which owns amusement parks and water parks has been designated a 'Divident Achivever'.
| Read More | 10/25/01

Carowinds 11th Roller Coaster To Highlight Park's 30th Anniversary
The new roller coaster to anchor a newly themed Carolina Boardwalk section of Paramount's Carowinds theme park.
| Read More | 10/23/01

Caricature Carvers at Dollywood's Harvest Celebration
Nationally recognized caricature carvers will be higligted at the celebration October 26-27.
| Read More | 10/22/01

Halloweekends at Cedar Point Infested With Lurking Creatures
The new Halloween attraction at Cedar Point has frightening characters hiding in the shadows and darkness.
| Read More | 10/17/01

It's All Treats - No Tricks During Halloween at Hersheypark
This special event includes fun for the entire family at the sweetest amusement park on earth.
| Read More | 10/16/01

Terra Mitica and Paramount Parks Sign Strategic Agreement
Paramount will enter the European market by taking over the operations at Terra Mitica theme park.
| Read More | 10/12/01

Holiday World Announces Improvements To Roller Coaster
Two new trains for The Legend roller coaster will add capacity and improve the ride experience.
| Read More | 10/12/01

Holiday Spectcular to Debut at Disney's California Adventure
Disney's Luminaria will begin in early November and run nightly at the park through early January.
| Read More | 10/10/01

Anheuser-Busch Adventure Parks to Honor America's Hereos
The parks will offer free admission to police, fire and emergency workers through end of year.
| Read More | 10/09/01

Holiday World Ends Record Season With Attendance Up 8%
The park completed its 56th season Sunday with its highest seasonal attendance ever, topping last years record.
| Read More | 10/09/01

Second Monster Coaster Debuts at Six Flags Great America
The world's tallest, fastest, suspended looping boomerang roller coaster opened Saturday at the park.
| Read More | 10/09/01

Disney's 'Ultimate Ride' Roller Coaster Game Released
Ultimate Ride challenges coaster fans and gamers to design the Ultimate Roller Coaster.
| Read More | 10/09/01

Fright Fest Begins Tonight At Six Flags Magic Mountain
The annual Halloween spooktacular starts tonight at Six Flags first and only Xtreme Park.
| Read More | 10/05/01

Holiday World to Build World's Largest Enclosed Waterslide
The new water ride named ZOOMbabwe will debut in Indiana's largest water park in 2002.
| Read More | 10/05/01

Dolly Parton Announces $10 Million Addition to Dollywood
Country music star plans more adventures in imagination for Dollywood Theme Park visitors.
| Read More | 10/02/01

FearFest Begins Friday at Paramount's Kings Island
The Midwest's largest haunted event reincarnates itself this fall every Friday and Saturday night in October.
| Read More | 10/02/01

Haunted Mansion Holiday Opens Friday at Disneyland
The holiday conversion of the Haunted Mansion opens Friday at the Disneyland resort.
| Read More | 10/01/01

Bonfante Gardens Theme Park Suddenly Ends 2001 Season
The new theme park closed early to conserve capital and hopes to reopen for the 2002 season.
| Read More | 10/01/01

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