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Dozens injured in roller coaster collision at Legoland Deutschland

Two trains on Feuerdrache caused at least 31 injuries.

Three people reportedly shot in Six Flags Great America parking lot

Injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.

Canada's Wonderland announces Tundra Twister and Snoopy's Racing Railway

The giant pendulum ride will be one-of-a-kind, while the railway will be a launched family coaster.

Six Flags revenue down 5% for the quarter compared to last year

Total revenue for second quarter 2022 decreased $24 million, or 5%, compared to second quarter 2021, driven by lower attendance and a $5 million reduction in sponsorship, international agreements and accommodations revenue.

Cedar Point announces Boardwalk with Wild Mouse roller coaster

The new area and ride opens in 2023.

Carowinds to celebrate 50th anniversary with Aeronautica Landing, with five new themed rides

Construction is underway for the new themed area.

Worlds of Fun announces Zambezi Zinger, a wood roller coaster borrowing from the original steel ride

Great Coasters International will build the ride with a spiral lift.

Universal Orlando sets CityWalk rule that minors must be accompanied by adult after 9 p.m.

Exceptions are made for movie goers and hotel guests.

Woman dies in fall from German roller coaster

It is not yet clear how she slipped from the restraint.

Dollywood announces Big Bear Mountain roller coaster for 2023

The family ride will have the longest track at the park.

SeaWorld Entertainment has another record quarter while attendance lags behind 2019

Revenue was $504.8 million for the quarter, a 24.3% increase over 2019.

Busch Gardens Tampa offering free behind the scenes tours for National Roller Coaster Day

The tours are available on a first come, first serve basis August 13 to August 16.

Cedar Fair finishes quarter 17% over 2019 net revenue, reinstates distribution

The company resumes its distribution at a rate of 30 cents per unit.

Dr. Diabolical’s Cliffhanger opens at Six Flags Fiesta Texas

The B&M roller coaster has received great reviews by park-goers.

Lawsuit seeks $25 million in damages from SeaWorld Entertainment for alleged racial discrimination

Video appears to show a costumed character ignoring two Black girls at Sesame Place.

NBCUniversal posts huge recovery gains for theme parks

Comcast overall beat estimates but added no new broadband subscribers in the quarter.

Theme park fights are being widely reported in the last two years

The unwanted attention may alter the parks' reputations.

Police evacuate Universal Orlando garage after fight

Orlando police announced the evacuation on Twitter.

Reedy Creek likely to be replaced by another district, according to state official

Florida bond finance official says it's likely another district will be created with fewer powers, like not building a nuclear plant.

Six Flags Great Adventure doesn't open after a power surge Friday morning

The park intends to open on Saturday morning.

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Top 100 Coasters

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

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On this day in...

2021: SeaWorld Entertainment COO Tom Iven bails after just 40 days

2021: Cedar Point guest hit by Top Thrill Dragster part while in queue

2021: Man falls about 50 feet from Lagoon Sky Ride

2019: Kings Island announces Orion roller coaster

2018: Six Flags America to retire Apocalypse roller coaster

2018: Six Flags launches guest loyalty program

2017: Carowinds announces Camp Snoopy expansion with six new attractions

2017: Valleyfair announces Delirious looping ride

2017: Canada's Wonderland announces Lumberjack and Flying Canoes flat rides

2017: Kings Dominion announces Twisted Timbers roller coaster

2017: Silver Dollar City announces Time Traveler roller coaster

2017: California's Great America announces RailBlazer roller coaster

2017: Cedar Point announces Steel Vengeance roller coaster

2016: Dollywood's Splash Country announces TailSpin Racer for 2017

2013: Theme park attendance and spending up globally

2013: Kemah Boardwalk adding sit-down zip line this fall

2012: Tivoli Gardens a summer tradition for nearly 170 years

2012: Ed Hart back with a $40 million proposal to reopen Kentucky Kingdom

2010: Six Flags announces improved results as company gets fresh start after bankruptcy

2010: Lucky girl grew up in the predecessor to Playland in Vancouver

2010: 78-year-old man reaches 4,000 rides on Kennywood's Jack Rabbit

2007: Editorial: Subsidized attractions have history of failure

2005: Cedar Point's Demon Drop for sale

2005: Wild West World breaks ground

2005: New Orleans goes another summer without a water park

2005: Man sues Dollywood claiming coaster caused brain damage

2004: OnRideCentral.com posts Tsunami testing photos

2004: Cars burn in Paramount's Great America lot

2004: Teacher accused of stealing $14k as a Knoebels seasonal

2002: Former CCI engineers form new consulting company

2002: Vivendi Universal shares hammered in European market

2002: Re-Mix seat breaks off at Ohio State Fair, hurling riders

2002: S&P revises Six Flags outlook to negative

2001: Windjammer is history

2001: Several Castle Park photos added to Americacoasters.com

2000: Danimation posts screenshots of Roller Coaster Tycoon add-on

2000: Millennium Force official stats revealed

2000: Millennium Mania and Halloweekends featured at Cedar Point

2000: Carowinds announces Halloween attractions

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