Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari looks forward to the 2017 season and the official debut of “Firecracker”

Location: Santa Claus, IN (USA) Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari is coming off another successful season. The park debuted Thunderbird in 2015. This was the park’s largest investment and the nation’s first launched wing roller coaster. The 2016 season saw the debut of The Legend roller coaster reborn. In 2017, the park will debut a classic ride that will be …

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Six Flags New England invites media organizations to tour The Joker and other 2017 additions

Location: Agawam, MA (USA) Six Flags New England is looking forward to the upcoming 2017 season and the debut of The Joker, the park’s new 4-D free fly roller coaster. The park has recently announced that their Mind Eraser roller coaster will receive a new virtual reality experience in 2017. Galactic Attack will debut along with The Joker in 2017 …

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Six Flags Over Georgia officially opens for the 2017 season

Location: Austell, GA (USA) Six Flags Over Georgia has officially opened for the 2017 season. The park opened this past Saturday March 11, and debuted a few new attractions for the 50th anniversary being celebrated. The park’s Acrophobia drop tower has been transformed into the new Drop of Doom VR for a limited time. Guests will be able to take …

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg looks forward to the upcoming season and the official debut of “Invadr”

Location: Williamsubrg, VA (USA) Busch Gardens Williamsburg announced on March 19, 2016 during Season Pass Member preview day that a new for 2017 wooden coaster is coming. The park invited fans to pick out the name and logo for the new coaster. Invadr is a new coaster being manufactured and constructed by Great Coasters International of Sunbury, PA. The new attraction will …

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Kings Dominion looks forward to the upcoming 2017 season and the official debut of an expanded Planet Snoopy

Location: Doswell, VA (USA) Kings Dominion is coming off a successful 2016 season with the debut of Delirium, a high flying pendulum ride reaching heights of 115 feet. The park is gearing up for the 2017 season with numerous additions to the park. The world’s largest peanuts themed area “Planet Snoopy” will be adding three new rides for the 2017 …

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Carowinds looks forward to the upcoming 2017 season and the official debut of the new County Fair

Carowinds is coming off a successful 2016 season with the debut of the largest waterpark in the Carolinas, Carolina Harbor. The amusement park, located in Charlotte, NC, has been expanding for the past couple of seasons. The upcoming 2017 season will continue to grow the park into the coming years. The new County Fair section of the park will bring …

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Kings Island looks forward to the upcoming 2017 season and the official debut of “Mystic Timbers”

Kings Island is currently closed for the season. The park announced in July that a new roller coaster would be coming to the river town section of the park. Mystic Timbers is a new Great Coasters International (GCI) wooden coaster with many twists and turns as you plummet down a 109 foot first drop. Construction crews are continuing to erect the …

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IAAPA Expo 2016 begins in Orlando, FL

It is the most wonderful time of the year before the holidays begin. The annual International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) expo is officially underway in Orlando, FL. For those who are new to the understanding of this event will be excited of the results to this three day event. The IAAPA Expo gives operators of Amusement Park …

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg prepares for the 2016 debut of Christmas Town

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is preparing for the 2016 edition of Christmas Town. The event began in 2009 as Christmas Town: A Busch Gardens Celebration. Popular shows such as Miracles and Gloria continue to bring in crowds from all over the region. In the coming weeks, the park will transform into a winter wonderland full of dazzling lights, shows, and much …

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Dollywood announces new attractions for 2017 season

Dollywood is coming off one of their biggest seasons with the debut of Lightning Rod, the world’s fastest wooden coaster. As the park looks forward to the upcoming Smoky Mountain Christmas event, there is another exciting announcement to make. Dollywood is nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains of Pigeon Forge, TN, and has received numerous awards from The Applause Award …

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