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Dreamland to reopen in June, 10 years after closing

Tickets on sale for the home of the historic scenic railway.

Six Flags Great Adventure to be powered mostly by 90-acre solar farm

The facility is expected to be operational in the second half of 2016.

Worker hit by new roller coaster at Knoebels

Man suffered cuts to his head and hand.

Apollo selling Great Wolf Resorts to Centerbridge reportedly for $1.35 billion

Apollo took the company private in 2012.

Fury 325 opens in media preview at Carowinds

The new roller coaster gets national attention.

I-X Indoor Amusement Park coming together in Cleveland

The annual carnival has become a spring tradition.

Six Flags Great Adventure's Batman will get the backward treatment in July

Riders will be able to experience the ride for limited time with a train that faces backward.

Holiday World launches First Flight auction to benefit Give Kids The World

Bid for a chance at scoring one of the first public rides on the new B&M launched wing coaster.

Village Roadshow preparing to build theme parks in China

The company is joining forces with a Chinese company.

Sea World Parks & Entertainment hires CEO Joel Manby away from Herschend

The new CEO will start on April 7.

Universal Studios Japan planning park for Okinawa

No specifics yet determined for opening timeline.

SeaWorld starts "Meet The Animals" campaign

The ads will air on cable and in print.

DreamVision theme park video, filled with stock video footage, ripe for mocking

Video about proposed Texas theme park mostly leaves you scratching your head.

Zombie movie trailer shot at shuttered Joyland

The closed amusement park was a backdrop for the unnamed production.

Wheel failure leads to evac of 13 people on Movie World roller coaster

Green Lantern roller coaster at the Gold Coast amusement park involved rescuing 6 people from the middle of the ride.

Six Flags New Orleans site for yet another movie shoot

The shuttered amusement park, closed after Hurricane Katrina, has found a second life as a movie set.

Iger lets slip that Disney Hollywood Studios will change name again

The former Disney-MGM Studios will be changed again, as the CEO mentions it in an investor meeting.

Bob Chapek said to emphasize technology and brands as new boss for Disney Parks and Resorts

Chapek came up through the consumer products and studio business.

Cedar Fair continues selling tickets through accesso

Firm will handle online and mobile ticketing for the amusement park company.

Elitch Gardens announces Slidezilla

New slide features a bowl and a four-story wall.

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  1. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  2. Leviathan, Canada's Wonderland
  3. Voyage, The, Holiday World
  4. Boulder Dash, Lake Compounce
  5. Millennium Force, Cedar Point
  6. Bizarro, Six Flags New England
  7. Ravine Flyer II, Waldameer Park
  8. Banshee, Kings Island
  9. Behemoth, Canada's Wonderland
  10. Maverick, Cedar Point

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On this day in...

2011: Tilikum returns to performing at SeaWorld Orlando

2011: Dells Extreme World reopens with new owners

2011: Fatal Walt Disney World monorail crash lawsuit settled

2010: Springtime in the Park kicks off season at Hersheypark

2010: Attorney says Freestyle Music theme park will not open this summer

2010: Ringling Bros. circus coming to Coney Island this summer

2009: Ohio tourism executives want alternative to longer school year

2009: Few lawsuits against Orlando parks ever go to trial

2007: Magic Springs will offer free soft drinks and sunscreen

2007: Planning commission rejects rezoning for condos on Conneaut Lake property

2006: Painter falls from ladder on Chang at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom

2006: Papa John's: The official pizza of Six Flags

2006: Dollywood gets approval for Mystery Mine Ride

2006: Joyland gets polish, seeks help from city

2006: Lotte World manager faces charges for safety neglect after stampede

2006: Disney remodels oldest Florida resorts

2005: DarKastle ride is ready to rock

2005: Dells can't attract enough foreign workers to fill jobs

2005: Hong Kong's Ocean Park gears up to take on Disneyland

2005: Spanish company to manage the former WBMW Madrid

2005: Rita photos and review added to Coaster Grotto

2004: MGM and Six Flags launching Stargate-themed interactive rides

2004: Universal gives sneak peek for The Mummy

2004: Rising Orlando ticket prices discouraging for some families

2004: Kentucky Kingdom opening day 2004 pictures added to Negative-g

2004: Tussauds fined for accident at Thorpe Park

2001: Titan complete, 25 new photos added

2001: Setpoint formally announces Swing Thing headed for northeast park

2001: Six Flags Over Texas debuts new Looney Tunes Land

2000: Cedar Fair not comfortable with factors surrounding Visionland deal