Valravn at Cedar Point reaches full circuit of construction

Cedar Point continues to make progress on Valravn, the world’s tallest, fastest, longest dive coaster. The new coaster was announced on September 9, 2015, to many enthusiasts and the media. The ride will break many records for the industry as the anticipation builds for opening weekend in May. The ride recently reached a major milestone in construction. Tony Clark, Director …

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Six Flags announces Virtual Reality experience for many signature rides

Six Flags parks across the country are gearing up for another exciting season. The past few seasons have brought us exciting new attractions from Justice League: Battle for Metropolis to Wicked Cyclone. There have been the most difficult announcements that have questioned many coaster enthusiast organizations and park guests. Six Flags continues to find ways to keep guests coming back …

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Carowinds invites local media and news organizations to tour new in 2016 additions

Carowinds is gearing up for another exciting season after debuting Fury 325, the world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster. The park is currently constructing new additions to the newly rebranded Carolina Harbor waterpark, a new 3000 square foot Starbucks, and Plants Vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 3Z Arena which will debut as the world’s first intra-active experience attraction. The media were …

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American Coaster Enthusiasts “Legacy of Arrow” documentary debuts to the world

American Coaster Enthusiasts is an organization with over 5,000 members throughout the United States. The organization enjoys hosting events at theme parks throughout the country each year in addition to preservation of many iconic attractions at the parks. American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) has partnered up with Great American Thrills, and Totally Twisted Media to document The Legacy of Arrow Development”. …

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Cedar Fair Entertainment Company parks begin hiring of associates for 2016 season

Many parks across the country are finalizing plans for the upcoming 2016 season. There were many exciting new attractions announced in 2015 for the upcoming season but it takes many associates to perform daily tasks to operate the parks. Hiring of many associates have begun at parks across the U.S. and there are many positions to be filled. Cedar Fair …

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Kings Dominion gears up for the 2016 season with “Delirium” and other improvements

Kings Dominion announced Delirium on August 20, 2015. The ride replaces the former Shockwave roller coaster, which retired after 29 years of service on August 9, 2015. The ride is a spinning pendulum style experience and is manufactured by Mondial of the Netherlands. The ride will be able to accommodate 40 guests per cycle and will offer new thrills in …

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Carowinds gets ready to cheer on the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50

It is that time of the year when many park guests are eagerly awaiting the beginning of the 2016 season. There is a lot of excitement going on in the Charlotte area this year as the NFL Carolina Panthers are in the Super Bowl. The Panthers are coming off one of their best years in franchise history as they nearly …

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ACE Southeast hosts Winter Warmup event at Dollywood

The American Coaster Enthusiasts southeast organzation met at the Dollywood Dreammore Resort on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 for their annual “Winter Warmup” event. The event brings in parks from all over the southeast region which ranges from Alabama to Virginia. The parks in attendance this year included: Alabama Splash Adventure, Carowinds, Dollywood, Kings Dominion, Six Flags Over Georgia, Six Flags …

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The Joker will wreak Total Mayhem at Six Flags Great Adventure

Six Flags Great Adventure announced their 2016 attraction “Total Mayhem” on September 3, 2015. The 4-D roller coaster, manufactured by S&S Worldwide, was set to attract a lot of park guests to the area where Fort Independence once stood. Total Mayhem was announced with a nice logo, theming, and all that a new attraction could ask for. On January 27, …

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg donates 4,000 pounds of food to local neighborhood

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is currently gearing up for another season of exciting thrills and experiences. The 2015 season was a success with many different events taking place from Food & Wine Festival to Christmas Town. As the park is coming off celebrating 40 years of fun, park personnel are reaching out to the local community to assist in ensuring others …

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