Universal Orlando gave a first look inside its immersive new Halloween Horror Nights tribute store Thursday.
Universal team members were first allowed into the new location Thursday morning, followed by its annual passholders later in the day.
WEST MIFFLIN, PA
Kennywood, Pittsburgh’s Thrill and Entertainment Destination, will debut the all-new Phantom Fall Fest Halloween event on Friday, October 1. Play All Day, Fright All Night with family-sized thrills during the day and spooktacular scares for those who dare to enter at night. The return of Halloween activities to Kennywood adds 15 additional operating days to the 2021 Season.
CONNEAUT LAKE, PA
Skeptics seem to have a growing number of reasons to be skeptical about the future of Conneaut Lake Park.
Here is the latest on what has been a roller coaster ride of emotions for park fans.
The new owner of Conneaut Lake Park has made drastic changes to the property this summer that long time fans of the amusement park.
Tropico 6 developer Limbic Entertainment is taking a break from El Presidente and satirising political corruption, switching gears to the slightly more wholesome Park Beyond, a theme park management affair that's coming next year.
At first glance, Park Beyond looks quite a bit like Frontier's Planet Coaster, but like the Transformers there's more to this sim than meets the eye.
When fairgoers entered the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, they were dazzled by the White City, a sprawling collection of massive exhibit buildings dedicated to manufacturing, transportation, electricity, and other themes that captured the imagination of a country on the move. Boasting a mixture of architectural influences, the gleaming, almost regal structures were assembled around a large reflecting pond festooned with Corinthian and Ionic columns as well as golden and white allegorical statuary.
It was a giddy time in America as the young, growing country was establishing its prominence, and the fair was its coming-out party. The White City, so named for the alabaster substance made of gypsum and other materials that covered the buildings, was a celebration of progress and a brash ode to capitalism. It reinforced the sense of hope and promise — the swagger even — that Americans carried. Visitors were overcome by the scale, spectacle, and opulence of the buildings and grounds as well as the bustle and merriment of its midway and amusements.
TAMPA BAY, FL
After almost two years of leaving coaster fans hanging in suspense, Busch Gardens finally announced that its intense new hybrid coaster Iron Gwazi will open in March of next year.
On Monday, the theme park announced that North America’s tallest hybrid coaster, which will also be the fastest and steepest hybrid coaster in the world, will “in time for spring break.”
The Ohio Department of Agriculture shared some new information Monday regarding the ongoing investigation into Cedar Point's Top Thrill Dragster roller coaster.
A woman sustained injuries Sunday at Cedar Point, where part of the Top Thrill Dragster fell and hit her.
"At approximately 4:30 (p.m.), a small metal object became disengaged from a train on the Top Thrill Dragster roller coaster as it was ending its run," spokesman Tony Clark told the Register.
A man fell off the Sky Ride at Lagoon early Saturday evening and an emergency medical crew took him to a hospital, but the park said it has "no reason to believe there was a malfunction with the ride."
A photo taken before the fall, sent to 2News by Victoria Taylor, showed the man clinging to the ride, dangling above the park.
"An adult male came off the Sky Ride," said Lagoon spokesman Adam Leishman. "He was transported off the park for medical services."
One of Kings Islands’ original attractions is closing for the rest of the 2021 season after this weekend.
Park officials announced that the park’s Eiffel Tower will close after this weekend’s operations so that crews can begin repainting the structure.
The renovation to the park’s Eiffel Tower is in preparation for the park’s 50th anniversary, which will be marked in 2022.