SoCal park attendance steady in questionable war-time economy

Posted Thursday, April 10, 2003 4:55 AM | Contributed by Jeff

If theme park attendance can be used as a measure of how Southern Californians are doing, things might not be as bad as one might expect. Despite the war in Iraq, an economy that remains stuck in the doldrums and the continuing orange security alert, attendance is holding steady with 2002 -- and in some cases running slightly ahead of last year -- at attractions in the region.

Read more from The LA Daily News.

Thursday, April 10, 2003 6:35 AM
Seemed very crowded during the last week of March!
Thursday, April 10, 2003 10:47 AM
I went to Knott's the week the war started. Nobody was there. Walked right on to all the rides.
Thursday, April 10, 2003 12:03 PM
Knott's is always like that during the week in the offseason. Complete walk ons for every ride. Always has been....

The Trip: CP, SFWoA, PKI, KW, HW, IB, SFGAm, MiA and LeSourdsville too.
8 Days- 10 parks. May 2003

Friday, April 11, 2003 3:56 PM
I have to admit, I have been surprised how packed the parks have been this year, ESPECIALLY on weekdays!

Six Flags Magic Mountain Xtreme Guide

Sunday, April 13, 2003 8:41 PM
i had to wait over an hour for both superman and viper....way too long

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