Roller Coaster and Amusement Industry News

SeaWorld Entertainment announces new Sesame Place theme park, opening in 2021 in San Diego

Posted Today, 12:33 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The park will be the second dedicated to the classic Sesame Street characters.

Cedar Point closes roads for first time in history as the park reaches capacity

Posted Yesterday, 10:06 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Some guests blame the sale of the inexpensive Gold Pass for the large crowds.

New York man sues Universal Orlando following injuries in Volcano Bay

Posted Friday, October 18, 2019 9:59 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The man suffered paralysis after riding a water slide and blames the resort.

SoCal theme parks offer social media worthy food and beverage options for Halloween

Posted Wednesday, October 16, 2019 10:08 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Spooky treats include sangria in a blood bag at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

Universal Studios Florida announces Bourne Stuntacular stunt show

Posted Wednesday, October 16, 2019 10:08 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Based on the film franchise, the show will open early next year.

Six Flags considering moving corporate headquarters to Texas Ranger office space in Arlington

Posted Wednesday, October 16, 2019 10:08 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The city is offering to subsidize renovation of the space to the tune of $6 million.

Girl dies in fall from New Jersey carnival ride

Posted Monday, October 14, 2019 2:38 PM | Contributed by kevin38

The cause of the accident is unknown.

Ride parts stolen from Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World

Posted Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:37 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The police incident report says that parts from Peter Pan and Space Mountain were taken.

Judge denies motion for dismisal in SeaWorld investor lawsuit over allegations the company hid impact of Blackfish

Posted Friday, October 11, 2019 9:21 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A federal judge says the claims have merit and should be heard in a jury trial.

Community concerned about the sale and unknown future over Clementon Park

Posted Friday, October 11, 2019 9:21 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The park closed early in the season this year and it reportedly for sale.

Skyliners suffer major downtime, loaded, at Walt Disney World

Posted Saturday, October 5, 2019 10:57 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Photos on Twitter show cabins jumbled in station.

Reuters reports Cedar Fair rejected Six Flags offer

Posted Friday, October 4, 2019 1:17 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The company says the offer was inadequate, while analysts and fans viewed the possibility as unfavorable.

Autism queue lawsuit against Disney will go to trial in Orlando Federal Court

Posted Thursday, October 3, 2019 11:20 AM | Contributed by BrettV

The plaintiff says that Disney must accommodate line bypass for people with autism, while the company says all people with disabilities are treated the same.

Reuters is reporting that Six Flags has offered to buy Cedar Fair

Posted Wednesday, October 2, 2019 1:19 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The report attributes only anonymous sources.

Clementon Park may be sold

Posted Tuesday, October 1, 2019 6:15 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The park closed a week early this year, and an event organizer said she was told the park was being sold.

Chimera roller coaster at La Feria Chapultepec derails leaving two dead

Posted Tuesday, October 1, 2019 6:02 PM | Contributed by Vater

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the accident.

Kings Island removing Vortex

Posted Friday, September 27, 2019 8:15 AM | Contributed by ShaneDenmark

The Arrow looping roller coaster operated for 33 seasons.

Disney sets up leadership strategy for US parks

Posted Thursday, September 26, 2019 9:16 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Changes come after Catherine Powell's departure.

Disney Parks president for US and Paris leaving the company

Posted Wednesday, September 25, 2019 10:37 AM | Contributed by kevin38

Her position will not be backfilled.

Walt Disney World workers take a lot of abuse from tourists

Posted Wednesday, September 25, 2019 10:32 AM | Contributed by BrettV

Few guests suffer legal consequences from their actions, though some are banned from the property for life.

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