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Teen shot outside of Six Flags Over Georgia as officers called for "unruly crowd"

15-year old critically injured after gunfire exchanged with police

Couple sues Universal Orlando for alleged brain injury on Rip Ride Rocket

The suit seeks at least $50,000 in damages.

Fantasy Springs coming together at Tokyo DisneySea

Disney shared new details, artwork, and footage from inside the expansion inspired by “Peter Pan,” “Tangled,” and “Frozen.”

Six Flags posts lower guest spending on higher attendance for year

It also reported a loss for the final quarter of the year.

Walt Disney World Resort guests will get free time in water park on check-in day in 2025

Booking for next year started today.

Doctor's husband files wrongful death suit against Raglan Road and Disney

The suit says the restaurant served his wife nuts and allergies, which caused an allergic reaction that killed her.

SeaWorld Orlando targets spring opening for Penguin Trek

The ride will operate in the building for the former Empire of the Penguin attraction.

Cedar Fair revenue and attendance down slightly in 2023

The company had a stronger Q4 than last year.

Fire tears through Liseberg water park

No injuries were reported.

Disney results beat analyst expectations, theme park profit up 8%

All overseas parks are profitable, for the first time ever.

Lakemont Park won't operate historic rides in 2024

The operator is obligated to maintain its roller coasters, one of which is a historic landmark.

Six Flags Over Georgia announces name for Georgia Surfer roller coaster

The new ride features water elements.

Federal judge dismisses Disney's lawsuit against DeSantis administration

The company says it will appeal the decision.

SeaWorld corporate renames itself to United Parks & Resorts

The company will change its ticker symbol from SEAS to PRKS.

Universal Orlando starts pitching Epic Universe with details about Celestial Park

The resort says the new park will be open in 2025.

Disneyland resort installing automated entry gates

The $4.8 million project will be conducted in phases.

Alton Towers testing rebuilt Nemesis

The track was completely replaced on the ride after almost 30 years.

DOJ reviewing Cedar Fair and Six Flags merger

The agency is likely looking at potential anti-trust issues.

SeaWorld Entertainment files plans for Orlando hotel at Discovery Cove

The company said in a previous earnings call that they intended to add hotels to their portfolio.

Disney cites fired prosecutor loss for DeSantis in First Amendment case

The separate case believes that DeSantis' retribution violated the First Amendment.

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  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. Mako, SeaWorld Orlando

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On this day in...

2022: Knoebels acquires Bayern Kurve rides, will debut one in 2023

2019: Disney begins showing Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge to press

2015: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom moves remaining elephants to be with more elephants

2015: Darien Lake seeks tax exemption for improvements

2015: SeaWorld Orlando teases Sea Lion High

2014: Cedar Point announces Lighthouse Point expansion with 52 new cabins

2014: Universal Orlando teams up with Second Harvest to deliver food to OC middle schools

2013: Six Flags Over Georgia retires after 45 years with the company

2012: Disneyland locked down for suspicious scroll of paper

2011: MouseZoom soft-launched, preview the Walt Disney World inspired sister site to CoasterBuzz

2011: Ride operator sentenced in Wisconsin Dells accident

2010: Texas Giant sports steel track in $10 million upgrade

2009: Disney may lose GM sponsorship for Test Track

2009: Coney Island residents not happy with zoning proposal

2009: Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort accused of sexual harassment and racial discrimination

2009: Parish pushes Alton Towers to fund road to ease traffic

2009: Prowler construction pictures added to Negative-G

2008: CoasterBuzz Podcast #106 posted

2005: Fire wipes out Spectrum Manufacturing, an amusement equipment maker

2005: White Water Bay in Oklahoma City introduces Mega-Wedgie slide

2005: Minsk theme park in China declared bankrupt

2004: Eisner remains Disney CEO, loses board chair position

2003: Conneaut likely to open, attendance up last year

2002: Fire destroys Whalom Park ballroom

2002: Media gets a sneak peek of Tomb Raider: The Ride

2002: Goliath keeps growing at Six Flags Holland

2002: Knott's 3rd annual Winter Coaster Solace includes industry's big names

2002: Final 2001 pre-season behind-the-scenes tour at Astroworld

2001: Batman: Knight Flight and Kraken preview on Badnitrus

2001: Last track sections have arrived for new PKI coaster

2001: Cinci paper describes battle for vacation dollars in Ohio

2001: Six Flags Over Texas opens for 40th anniversary season as Titan construction continues

2001: New Cornball Express Photos Released

2001: More track and supports arrive at Magic Mountain

2000: WoF Boomerang construction complete