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Zambezi Zinger at Worlds of Fun misses opening day because of "supply chain issues"

No opening date has been set for the new roller coaster.

Road project for Universal's Epic Universe largest ever for county

The Kirkman Road extension has been in the works for over 20 years.

Knott's Berry Farm started with fried chicken

Feature describes the transition from farm, to chicken dinner, to amusement park.

Waldameer owner Paul Nelson dies at 89

Nelson's relationship with the park started as he worked there at 11.

Walt Disney World closing Galactic Star Cruiser in September

The 100-room hotel experience has only been open for about a year.

Disney cancels $1 billion Lake Nona project citing "changing business conditions"

The large office complex was expected to bring 2,000 jobs to the area.

Disney call for dismissal of state case in Florida because it doesn't matter

The district can't sue to enforce a contract that the state legislature already passed a law to void.

Valleyfair latest amusement park to adopt a chaperone policy

Kids 15 and under will require a chaperone 21 or older.

San Diego sues SeaWorld over unpaid rent during pandemic

The city says the company owes $10 million in rent plus interest.

Dolly Parton opens Big Bear Mountain roller coaster at Dollywood

The ride is the park's largest single-attraction investment to date.

Pennsylvania home to some of the world's oldest roller coasters

Kennywood, Dorney and Lakemont have 3 of the 10 oldest rides.

Disney parks segment posts significant increases in revenue and operating income

Revenues for the quarter increased 17% to $7.8 billion and segment operating income increased 23% to $2.2 billion.

Walt Disney World bringing back dining plans next year

The announcement came with details on changes to the reservation system.

Six Flags revenue up on lower attendance, greater loss in first quarter

The company strategy is to increase guest spending while decreasing attendance.

Universal Orlando building a "team member campus"

The back-of-house facility will serve the theme park's employees.

Florida legislature turns over Disney monorail inspections to FDOT

The latest move is part of a retaliatory campaign on the part of the governor against Disney.

Florida legislature passes two bills in response to free fall tower deah

The bills change reporting requirements and access to active investigation documents.

Disneyland sharing expansion plans with neighbors

The effort comes in advance of asking for zoning changes.

PointBuzz posts photos from Cedar Point's new Boardwalk

Photos include everything from the Wild Mouse roller coaster to the Grand Pavilion.

Cedar Fair revenue and attendance down in the first quarter

The company partially attributes the decrease to weather.

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Top 100 Coasters

  1. Steel Vengeance, Cedar Point
  2. Velocicoaster, Islands of Adventure
  3. Iron Gwazi, Busch Gardens Tampa
  4. Fury 325, Carowinds
  5. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  6. Lightning Rod, Dollywood
  7. Millennium Force, Cedar Point
  8. Pantheon, Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  9. Voyage, The, Holiday World
  10. Iron Rattler, Six Flags Fiesta Texas

See the entire list in the CoasterBuzz 100

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