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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Knott’s Berry Farm announces new in 2018 attraction HangTime

Location: Buena Park, CA (USA) Knott’s Berry Farm is continuing to build on a successful 2017 season which included the debut of an expansion to the Soak City waterpark and a new thrill ride Sol Spin. The park also introduced Ghost Town Alive which opened to many positive reviews. The upcoming 2018 season will put the park on the map …

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California’s Great America announces new in 2018 attraction RailBlazer

Location: Santa Clara, CA (USA) California’s Great America continues to build on thrills with the debut of Patriot for the 2017 season. The upcoming 2018 season will deliver a first of a kind thrill that will deliver for thrill seekers. RailBlazer will debut in 2018 as one of the first single rail roller coasters on the West Coast. RailBlazer will …

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Silver Dollar City announces new in 2018 attraction Time Traveler

Location: Branson, MO (USA) Silver Dollar City has been expanding their collection of new and recording breaking attractions for the past few years. The park opened Outlaw Run in 2013, a Rocky Mountain Construction wooden roller coaster that goes upside down. In 2018, the park is planning to build another world first new attraction. Many months of speculation by the …

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