Carowinds continues construction on Camp Snoopy

Location: Charlotte, NC (USA)  Courtesy: Carowinds Carowinds introduced Camp Snoopy to replace the current Planet Snoopy in August 2017. The new Camp Snoopy will revitalize the Planet Snoopy into an all new kids section featuring six new rides and many amenities. The Carowinds team brought in a kidcaster, Eve, to report on the construction of the many rides and amenities …

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg announces closing of Curse of Darkastle ride and new Park President

Location: Williamsburg, VA (USA) Courtesy: Busch Gardens Williamsburg Busch Gardens Williamsburg has announced that Curse of Darkastle will not reopen for the 2018 operating season. The announcement was made on the park’s official Facebook page. The announcement comes as a surprise to many park guests and enthusiasts of the ride. The park has been using the ride building this past season …

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Six Flags Over Georgia installs highest section of track on Twisted Cyclone

Location: Austell, GA (USA) Courtesy: Six Flags Over Georgia Six Flags Over Georgia has topped off the most anticipated coaster for 2018. Twisted Cyclone had the final top section piece installed this week. The sleek blue track will define the park’s skyline when it debuts later this year. Twisted Cyclone will rise to a height of 100 feet and will feature …

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Kings Dominion gets set to install final track piece for Twisted Timbers

Location: Doswell, VA (USA) Kings Dominion’s new Twisted Timbers roller coaster track is almost set for completion. The new coaster will debut when the park on March 24, 2018. Construction crews have completed a total of 3,361 feet of track which includes three inversions. Riders will barrel roll down a 109 foot first drop before experiencing 20 airtime hills. Courtesy: Scott …

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IAAPA 2017 wraps up in Orlando, FL

Location: Orlando, FL (USA) IAAPA 2017 has officially wrapped up in Orlando, FL. Each year the expo is held at the Orange County Convention Center and attracts various Amusement Park operators and Press Outlets. This year one of our affiliates, Coaster Addict, attended the event and covered many aspects of what various companies have to offer. Most of what you …

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Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas 2017 is underway

Location: Pigeon Forge, TN (USA) Dollywood continues to deliver on the award winning Smoky Mountain Christmas event each year. The event has received numerous Golden Ticket awards for best Christmas event by Amusement Today. This year’s event includes many favorites returning in addition to some new live entertainment and attractions. Courtesy: Dollywood After a successful debut in 2016, Parade of Many …

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg prepares for Christmas Town 2017

Location: Williamsburg, VA (USA) Busch Gardens Williamsburg is gearing up for another season of Christmas Town. The annual celebration brings over 8 million lights, spectacular shows, and meet and greets with Santa Claus and Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer. There will also be many delicious foods, lots of hot chocolate, and festive holiday desserts available for purchase. This year Santa …

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Kings Dominion continues to bring “Twisted Timbers” to life

Location: Doswell, VA (USA) Twisted Timbers was announced on August 16, 2017 on National Roller Coaster Day. The park held a press conference that morning and announced the new attraction in addition to Winterfest to debut in 2018. As the park wraps up the 2017 season with the final weekend of Halloween Haunt, construction crews from Rocky Mountain Construction are …

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg announces “Battle for Eire” action VR ride new in 2018

Location: Williamsburg, VA (USA) Busch Gardens Williamsburg has officially announced a name for the new in 2018 virtual reality experience. The name is “Battle for Eire” and will feature a fierce fairy warrior named Addie, who will lead riders on an adventure through her homeland of Ireland. Along for the adventure a host of characters will join Addie, some heroic …

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Six Flags parks announce new in 2018 attractions

Location: Grand Prairie, TX (USA) Six Flags parks across the country have announced their plans for the upcoming 2018 season. The current 2017 season saw the addition of numerous attractions from Justice League: Battle for Metropolis to The Joker 4-D Free Fly Coaster. Other attractions included the debut of WonderWoman: Lasso of Truth and Thunder Rapids water coaster. The announcement …

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