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Sinkhole empties wastewater pond at Busch Gardens Tampa

Authorities and the park are assessing the environmental impact.

World of Frozen opens at Hong Kong Disneyland

The new land opens Monday.

Dollywood pauses park entry as crews battle wildfires

The park resumed entry a half-hour later.

IAAPA Expo ride vehicle roundup

Attractions Magazine has photos of all the new theme park vehicles and trains.

Study says Disney has annual $40 billion impact on Florida economy

The study comes at a time when Governor DeSantis appears to have declared war on the company.

Investigators say support arm failed in fatal Gröna Lund accident

A prosecutor says the cause of the failure is still being investigated.

Disney Experiences segment operating income up 31% over previous year

The division includes the theme parks and resorts and the cruise line. Attendance was softer in Florida.

SeaWorld attendance, revenue, net income, adjusted EBITDA down in the quarter

The company released its results for the third quarter of 2023.

Six Flags reports increase in revenue, attendance, decrease in EBITDA, per capita spending

The company released its third quarter 2023 results.

Disney serving trespass notices to third-party guides

The paid guides say they've been operating without issue for years.

Disneyland workers have pay increase coming after winning in court

Disney says it's unclear what the total damages and backpay will be.

Cedar Fair net revenue and income down in 2023Q3

Per capita spending is down, while attendance is slightly up.

Cedar Fair and Six Flags announce equal merger

The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2024.

Six Flags Magic Mountain building solar plant to offset 100% electricity usage

The plant includes storage to power the park overnight.

Reuters reports that Cedar Fair and Six Flags are in merger talks

No specific agreement is on the table, according to the report.

Man with guns, bombs, apparently killed himself instead of attacking Glenwood Caverns

The man was found dead in a bathroom at the park.

Shenzhen Happy Valley ordered to close after roller coaster train collision

A launched train appears to have rolled back into the station.

Fantasy Springs at Tokyo DisneySea will open June, 2024

The new area will include themes for Frozen, Tangled and Peter Pan.

Comcast reports financial gains for Universal theme parks in third quarter of 2023

The unit reported higher revenue and EBIDTA compared to the year prior.

Six Flags Great America retiring Revolution and Mardi Gras Hangover

The rides will make way for "future expansion."

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Top 100 Coasters

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

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On this day in...

2021: Bill Davis retiring as Universal Orlando boss, Karen Irwin stepping in from Hollywood

2016: DreamVision theme parks now gone without a trace

2015: Holiday World featured on HGTV show

2015: Orange County approves Skyplex in Orlando

2013: Accesso boss says electronic ticketing and queueing potential is high

2012: Cedar Fair investing heavily in hotel improvements at Cedar Point

2012: Coney Island Parachute Jump getting LED treatment

2012: Six Flags New England issued permit for Bonzai Pipelines

2011: Quassy adding spinning cups ride for 2012

2011: Universal Studios Florida's Jaws closing for good on January 2

2010: SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment drops about 350 positions

2010: Six Flags drops marketing deals for popular brands

2010: Orlando Thrill Park proposes ride lineup

2009: Disabled mayor says he was treated poorly by Disney World

2009: Six Flags bondholders ask bankruptcy judge to end company's right to exclusive reorg plan

2009: AB-InBev closes sale of Busch parks

2009: Busch Entertainment changes corporate name to SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

2008: Maui Sands indoor water park files for bankruptcy in Sandusky

2005: Oakwood announces new Euro-Fighter coaster

2004: Disney ups dividend, appoints another board member

2004: Disney sued for last year's fatal Disneyland accident

2004: Geauga Lake promises to be a good neighbor to locals

2004: Beech Bend confirms new coaster

2004: Martin's Fantasy Island announces spinning coaster

2003: Knott's announces B&M inverted coaster

2003: Top Thrill Dragster marketing focus for 2004 season

2002: Shivering Timbers takes top spot in popular wood coaster poll

2002: Virtual Midway adds highlight video

2002: Winter Lights virtual tour added at

2002: More Scream parts arrive at Magic Mountain

2001: Modifications to X continue at Magic Mountain

2001: Intamin track continues to stack up at Knott's

2001: Whalom Park's future in jeopardy

2001: Coaster trading cards for sale

2001: Williamsburg's Alpengeist recreated in RCT

2001: Two wooden roller coaster models added to CMG Models

2000: Rollerghoster movie has shocking ending