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Knott's Berry Farm to reopen with inexpensive season pass option

The park will offer a $101 season pass, after Disneyland has eliminated their passes entirely.

Jurassic World VelociCoaster to open June 10 at Universal's Islands of Adventure

The new roller coaster launches at 70 mph.

Cedar Point names Carrie Boldman as new general manager

The former merchandise boss replaces Jason McClure, who was promoted to Cedar Fair corporate senior VP of park operations.

Fun Spot America announces Sky Hawk swing ride for Orlando location

The ride is expected to open in May, 2021.

California theme parks can open indoor rides with outdoor lines

State health department has established pandemic rules for the parks.

Adventureland nearly ready to open new 4D roller coaster

Dragon Slayer replaces the Dragon roller coaster.

Tayto Park finally gets approval for €15.5 million roller coaster

Concerns over noise led to a two year planning battle over the installation of the new ride.

Clementon Park to be auctioned off, as a park or piecemeal

The 52-acre park will be sold via online auction.

Lake Compounce getting a makeover, new water slide

The park will open at half capacity in April.

Walt Disney World union says employees should be vaccinated

The union makes a case for prioritizing its members.

California theme park operators encouraged to "mitigate the effects of shouting" on rides when they reopen

The tactic is one of the associations recommendations for reopening with Covid protocols.

Six Flags Over Texas continues to enforce Covid mitigation protocols

Despite the governor lifting state rules, the amusement park will continue to require masks.

Disneyland likely to be more expensive when it finally reopens

The company has eliminated annual passes for now, and pricing will be high.

Video: Korey explains all the roller coasters

In a Wired interview, The Gravity Group engineer Korey Kiepert explains how all the roller coasters work.

Six Flags America experiences traffic crisis, opening while also hosting Covid vaccinations

The park touted its earliest opening ever, but it is also acting as the site of a state-run vaccination program.

California theme parks may be able to reopen as soon as April 1

The state will use a tiered capacity rule based disease transmission in the county.

Universal Orlando to resume building Epic Universe

Construction for the fourth gate was stopped last summer as the parks closed in the pandemic.

Bankruptcy court approves $1.2 million sale of Conneaut Lake Park

The new owner has not announced intentions for the property.

Iowa's Lost Island Theme park under construction, targeting 2022 opening

The park's tallest roller coaster, a Vekoma SLC, is nearly track complete.

Cedar Fair appoints a chief procurement officer

Seenu Sarma previously worked for Dean Foods, Deloitte and NASA.

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Top 100 Coasters

  1. Steel Vengeance, Cedar Point
  2. Fury 325, Carowinds
  3. Lightning Rod, Dollywood
  4. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  5. Millennium Force, Cedar Point
  6. Twisted Colossus, Six Flags Magic Mountain
  7. Voyage, The, Holiday World
  8. Twisted Timbers, Kings Dominion
  9. Leviathan, Canada's Wonderland
  10. Boulder Dash, Lake Compounce

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On this day in...

2017: Riders rescued from stalled Joker's Jinx at Six Flags America

2017: Indoor amusement park jingle well known to Northeast Ohioans

2017: Elitch Gardens owner looking at developing parking lot land

2016: Up-charge extra hours experiment starts tonight at Magic Kingdom

2016: How some Universal Studios attractions work

2016: New Orleans planners want to appraise former Six Flags site before redeveloping

2015: Holiday World extends Give Kids The World fundraiser, opens media day to first 100 guests to donate

2015: Disney partnering with AmaWaterways for river cruises

2014: Ohio Supreme Court hears Cedar Fair v. Falfas case

2014: New Jersey amusement parks open in time for Easter

2014: SeaWorld loses appeal in OSHA whale proximity case

2011: Cedar fair partners with Guiness World Records

2010: Cedar Fair hopes consumers come back to their amusement parks and spend more

2006: Epcot's Mission: Space reopens after death

2005: Western Playland move going smoothly

2005: Cirque du Soleil starting new show at Tokyo Disney Resort

2005: Silver Dollar City presents World Fest

2004: Bonfante Gardens loses battle to reduce valuation, taxes

2004: MidwestInfoGuide posts BuzzSaw Falls removal photos

2003: Sandusky parking tax could lead to legal fight from Cedar Point

2003: Two men shot in Dominion parking lot

2003: Six Flags Worlds of Adventure denied whale permit by Argentina

2003: Sites cover Scream media day at Six Flags Magic Mountain

2003: Celebration City debuts Ozark Wildcat

2000: New SFO construction pics and a special tribute to the workers

2000: Kraken growing at Sea World

2000: Mexican photos of CCI's Medusa

2000: SOB in <i>Cinci Enquirer</i>

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