After Legoland New York Resort’s plans to open last July were delayed by the coronavirus (COVID-19), the epic 150-acre theme park could open as soon as next month, as long as it follows state guidelines.
The park, located in Goshen, N.Y. — about 60 miles away from New York City — hasn’t yet announced an opening date. But it could open as early as April 9, the date that Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave for outdoor amusement parks to open with 33% capacity.
Six Flags New England’s rides haven’t been running in over a year, and now dinosaurs are invading.
“Dinosaurs: A Walk Thru Experience” includes 20 life-size dinosaurs with “life-like movement and sound,” a dinosaur puppets, a virtual dinosaur hunt and other themed games.
“Guests are invited to experience a one-way dinosaur adventure in accordance with the state of Massachusetts’ reopening guidelines,” Six Flags New England said in a statement.
“DisneylandForward” is Disney’s effort to work with the city to grow the Disneyland Resort post-pandemic. Disney will be asking the city to approve plans to add a mix of theme park, hotel, retail, dining and entertainment on the eastern and western edges of the existing Disneyland Resort.
An amusement park that closed here 18 months ago is expected to reopen under new ownership.
Clementon Park and Splash World will be revived later this year by an Indiana firm that bought the regional attraction for more than $2.6 million, according to a party involved in the sale.
A division of Indiana Beach Amusement and Water Park was the top bidder at an auction Tuesday, said Capital Recovery Group LLC, a Connecticut firm that arranged the sale.
Cedar Point announces return of early entry for 2021: See which rides will be available based on the season pass you have
Platinum passholders will have access to as many as 24 attractions. Gold passholders will have the opportunity to experience up to 19 rides.
Attention, Cedar Point season passholders! Early entry is back at the park for the 2021 season – but there are some big differences based on which pass you have.
Platinum passholders, Cedar Point’s most expensive season pass, are given access to the park and up to 24 rides (including seven roller coasters) for one hour before the general public. The same benefit is given to guests staying at a Cedar Point Resort property.
America’s oldest amusement park, Lake Compounce, is unveiling a massive transformation for its 175th birthday this year, including moving up Opening Day.
Opening Day will be moved up this year by three weeks to Saturday, May 8, the park said Monday.
Theme parks have been a continual source of interest ever since some of them have reopened in varying parts of the U.S. and elsewhere around the world. There’s a keen interest in what Orlando in particular is doing, as big theme parks like Universal Studios are continually adjusting to the new normal. Big changes have been made to the Universal Studios Orlando properties in both the theme parks and resorts, and according to at least one expert, some of these changes are here to stay.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg announced that its Food and Wine Festival will begin Friday, April 2.
During the festival, all 10 of Busch Gardens' villages will be open for the first time in over a year. The festival will feature 11 "internationally inspired" food and beverage kiosks and more than 75 wines, brews and cocktails for purchase.
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In just over two weeks, thousands of visitors had already taken a ride on the bright new trains on the 200-plus-foot tall Big Apple Coaster at the New York-New York Hotel and Casino. Premier Rides manufactured the new trains that are themed to look like a New York taxi cab.
And, according to Premier Rides, social media reports were pouring in during the second week of February saying the ride was incredibly smooth.
Jurassic World coaster at Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park has found itself facing that age-old problem of loose raptors.
Poised to be Florida’s fastest and tallest launch coaster when it debuts at Universal Orlando Resort this summer, the aptly named VelociCoaster has been disturbed by birds of prey since track construction began last year. Osprey, a protected species of large raptors native to the region, have been embarking on the fruitless effort of building nests in its “top hat” ascent for months, continually attempting to take up residence in the future path of a 70 mile-per-hour predator-themed attraction.
Alicia Stella, a local blogger and YouTuber known for exhaustively detailed coaster updates, had already followed VelociCoaster’s development for a year when she spotted something new on the tippy top of the track: life.