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News & Rumors: Past Headlines

News Update: 9/15/20 -


Universal Orlando Confirms "Halloween Seasonal Experience Testing" This Weekend

Switzerland To Open Lindt's Home of Chocolate

Legoland Windsor To Host Halloween and Christmas Events

Merlin Looking To Build New Legoland Theme Park in Belgium

PortAventura Wants To Build A Soccer Themed Mini-Park

Motiongate Dubai To Soon Open Again

Hong Kong Disneyland Testing New Night Show Elements Ahead of Reopening

Universal Studios Japan - New Super Nintendo World Footage

Disney Cruise Line Confirms Delay of Disney Wish

Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi - Batman Knight Flight POV Found

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Shows Off New Lighthouse Lift-Off Ride

 
News Update: 9/13/20 -


Universal Orlando No Longer Affiliated With Academy Of Villains

Knott's Taste of Fall-O-Ween Is Coming

Disney World: Epcot - France Pavilion Construction Update

Indiana Beach Opens New Flying Bobs

Hersheypark Releases Details About Halloween and Christmas Events

Six Flags Darien Lake To Stay Closed Until 2021

The Great Escape To Stay Closed Until 2021

 
News Update: 9/12/20 -


How Did Liseberg Get Fined For Underage Gambling?!

La Ronde Confirms More Delays For New Vipere Coaster

Universal Orlando - Haunted Mazes May Be Added By Next Weekend

Knott's Berry Farm - Wacky Soap Box Racers Remembered

Nigloland May Be Adding Mack Rides Water Coaster

Busch Gardens Tampa - New Howl-O-Scream 2020 Details

Las Vegas - Area 15 Shows Off Haley's Comet Zip Coaster

Disney Theme Parks May Not Fully Recover Until 2023

Florida - Plans To Build Miami Wilds Are Back

Is Disneyland Preparing To Reopen Soon? Quite Possibly...

Six Flags over Georgia - HALLOWFEST Details Released

Six Flags Great Adventure - HALLOWFEST Details, Including Four Haunts

Lagoon Busy Cleaning Up From Storm For Frightmares This Weekend

 
News Update: 9/11/20 -


California - Modelland or Just SMIZE Cream Preparing To Open?

Six Flags America - New Night Operation Hours and Harley Quinn Updates

Universal Orlando - Possible Haunts Opening Creeps Closer

Japanese Theme Park To Offer First Haunted Toilet Experience
 
 
News Update: 9/10/20 -

BREAKING - Universal Orlando May Crack The Door Open To Halloween Horror Nights Fun This Year


Silverwood - More Teasing About New 2021 Attraction

Disney World: Magic Kingdom - Mickey's Christmas Party Canceled + Tron Update

Disney World: Epcot - No CandleLight Processional, New Holiday Festival

Bakken To Close Racing Coaster For Good

Nebulaz Pieces Spotted At Circus Circus Adventuredome

Universal Studios Singapore Cancels Halloween Horror Nights

Hong Kong Disneyland May Be Cleared To Reopen This Month

Ocean Park May Reopen In Later Half of September

Toverland Going Ahead With Haunted House and Halloween Night Plans

Orlando - Skyplex Update Correction

 
News Update: 9/7/20 -


China - Coaster Stalls Sideways With Riders For An Hour

Pigeon Forge - Rowdy Bear's new CoasterKart Construction Update

How Will Halloween Be In a COVID World?

Universal Orlando Parks Hit Attendance Caps All Weekend

Islands of Adventure - New Jurassic Coaster Construction Update

Hopi Hari Turns Theme Park Into Horror Drive Through Experience

California - San Diego's Family Fun Center Reopens

Kings Island - Markings Outside Front Gate Not For New Attraction

Virginia - Massanutten Water Park Expansion Update

SeaWorld Parks Laying Off Furloughed Staff Members

California's Great America Shows Off South Bay Shores For 2021

Disney World: Hollywood Studios - Fun Facts With Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Video

Universal Studios Florida - Inside The Creation of The Halloween Horror Nights Tribute Store

 
News Update: 9/4/20 -

BREAKING
- IAAPA EXPO 2020 in Orlando JUST CANCELED

Dollywood Making Preparations for Harvest Festival and Great Pumpkin LumiNights

Las Vegas - FrightDome Creator To Open New Fright Ride Experience

Disneyland - Vertical Construction Begins on Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway

American Dream Posts Date For All Attractions To Reopen

Silverwood Teasing New Attraction For 2021

Six Flags Great Adventure To Host Drive-In Concert Next Month

Carowinds To Add Kings Island's Vortex Trains To Carolina Cyclone

Las Vegas - AREA 15 To Open This Month

Wiegand Shows Off New CoasterKart Attraction System

Pigeon Forge To Get World's First CoasterKart Attraction

Disney World: Magic Kingdom - Tron Canopy Supports Rising

Legoland California To Reopen SeaLife Aquarium Today

Splash Summit To Add Rainforest River in 2021

 
News Update: 9/2/20 -


Six Flags 2021 Announcements Update

New 200 Acre Attraction Development For Sevierville

SeaWorld San Antonio To Host Bier Fest This Month

Universal Orlando To Furlough or Lay Off Over 2000 Resort Staffers

Orlando - Gaylord Palms Replaces ICE! With "I Love Christmas Movies"

Teens Arrested After Breaking Into Six Flags Magic Mountain

 
News Update: 8/31/20 -


Busch Gardens Tampa To Host Bier Fest Event

Sare Farewell To Japan's Toshimaen Park

Former Schlitterbahn Kansas City May Become New Sports Park

Disney World: Magic Kingdom To Allow Adults To Wear Costumes This Fall

Indiana Beach Planning New Rides For 2021 and Beyond

 
News Update: 8/30/20 -


Last Chance To Nominate For 2020 BlooLoop 50

SeaWorld Orlando's Antarctica Ride Oddly Closed and Silent

Six Flags over Texas - Batman Closed Possible For The Season

Lakemont Park Closes Skyliner For Rest Of The Season

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Offers New Special Event In September

Disney World: Magic Kingdom - Tron Update

Islands of Adventure - Impressive Jurassic Coaster Update

Universal Studios Hollywood - Super Nintendo World Update

Legoland Florida Moving Ahead With Brick Or Treat This October

 
News Update: 8/29/20 -


California Starting Talks For With Theme Parks

American Dream's BIG Snow To Reopen Sept. 1

Six Flags Stock Rises With New Credit Amendments

Disney World - Epcot Worker Attacked By Guest Over Mask Enforcement

Disney World - Magic Kingdom - Pathway To Grand Floridian Is Nearly Finished

Discovery Cove Offering Special Deal To Florida Residents

Movie Park Germany - New Details About 2021 Intamin Coaster Project

Florida Governor Says Theme Park Capacity Limits Can Be Increased

Universal Orlando - Midnight Syndicate HHN Soundtrack Update

 
News Update: 8/27/20 -


Fun Spot America Fails COVID-19 Task Force Inspection

Universal Orlando - Midnight Syndicate Teaming With HHN To Release Soundtrack Album

Universal Studios Florida - Behind-The-Scenes With The Bourne Stuntacular

Six Flags Magic Mountain Selects New Park President

Disney World: Magic Kingdom - Tron Construction Update

Cedar Point - An Update On Those Markings

Six Flags Announcement Day May Be Next Week Instead

SeaWorld San Antonio To Operate Year-Round + Limited 2021 Season Pass Offer

New Gatlinburg SkyTrail Details

 
News Update: 8/25/20 -


Worlds of Fun - Boomerang Update

SeaWorld San Diego Sets Date To Reopen with Special BBQ and Brews Event

Great Wolf Lodge Illinois Has Reopened

SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica Going Back To Daily Operations For Now

Knott's Berry Farm - See the Bear-Y Tales Sign

California - A Stranger Things Drive-Thru Attraction Is Coming Soon

Carnival Cruise Lines Confirms Second BOLT Coaster

South Carolina - Myrtle Beach Live Entertainment Venue Status Update

Disneyland Making New Preparations To Reopen

Busch Gardens Tampa Names New Park President

Universal Studios Florida - Watch How Transformers: The Ride Works

Islands of Adventure - Jurassic Coaster Construction Update, now with Flying Raptors

Disney World: Epcot - France Construction Update

Wild Waves Gives Up On Reopening in 2020

Wild Adventures Will Host New Pumpkin Spice Festival

 
News Update: 8/24/20 -


Palace Entertainment Closing Idlewild, Story Land and Dutch Wonderland Early

Noah's Ark Closed For The Season

Disney World: Epcot - Construction Update

North Carolina Alpine Coaster Shut Down By The State

Movie Park Germany Adding Something From Intamin in 2021

SeaWorld San Diego Given Permission To Reopen As A Zoo

Universal Orlando - Volcano Bay Will be Closed 2 Days A Week Next Month

Universal Studios Japan - New Footage of Super Nintendo World

Worlds of Fun - Boomerang Is Down

Bollywood Parks Dubai Adding New Wooden Coaster for 2021

Energylandia - Abyssus Now Testing

Disney California Adventure - Avengers Campus Update

 
News Update: 8/21/20 -


Universal Studios Florida - HHN Tribute Room Opens Two More Rooms

Oak's Park Cancels Plans To Open In 2020

Linnanmaki - COVID-19 Possitive Group Visits Park

Lake Compounce Ending 2020 Season Early

Kennywood To Bring 2020 Season To An Early End

Dollywood Offering Free Waterpark Tickets To DreamMore Guests

What Might Future SeaWorld Expansion Plans Look Like

Orlando Theme Parks - Universal May Be Doing Better Than Disney Right Now

 
News Update: 8/19/20 -


Six Flags HALLOWFEST also confirmed for Six Flags over Texas, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Six Flags over Georgia, Six Flags St. Louis, Six Flags America and Frontier City

Walibi Belgium - Intamin Mega Coaster Construction Update

Dollywood To Host Homeschool Days

Universal Orlando Launches Date-Specific Ticket Prices

Japan - Warner Bros Studio Tour Tokyo Coming in 2023

Universal Studios Japan Opens New Doraemon XR Ride

Silverwood Cancels Halloween Event

Six Flags Appoints Two New Members To Board of Directors

 
News Update: 8/17/20 -


Arizona - Man Dies After Getting Stuck In Waterpark Pipe

Las Vegas - Mirage Now Set To Open By Late August

Six Flags Magic Mountain - Neal Thurman Leaving Six Flags

Carowinds - Intimidator Now Getting Repainted

Disney World: Epcot - New Construction Update and More

Universal Orlando Expected To Switch To Day Specific Tickets This Week

Islands of Adventure - Hagrid Status Update

Six Flags Great Adventure Announces New HALLOWFEST Event

Carnival Cruise Lines Posts New BOLT Coaster Preview Video

 
News Update: 8/16/20 -


Universal Orlando To Suspend Operations at Two Hotels

Islands of Adventure - Hagrid's Closed After Small Fire This Week

Kennywood Now Has a new General Manager

Las Vegas - Select Casinos Are Staying Dark For the Time Being

Disney World: Epcot - The Fountain Spires Are Back / Monorail Mark X?!

SeaWorld Orlando Expands Schedule for Electric Ocean Remix

 
News Update: 8/15/20 -


Gatlinburg - SkyLift Park To Add SkyTrail?

Premier Rides Signs Contract To Create A New Fleet of Coaster Trains

SeaWorld Parks May Be Looking To Buy A New Property
 
Scotland's M&Ds To Reopen

Flamingo Land Confirms New Coaster Delayed Until 2021

Disney World: Magic Kingdom - Tron Coaster Construction Update

Kalahari Texas Construction Update

Las Vegas - Wynn Pulls The Plug On La Reve

Universal Studios Florida - Let Them Eat Crepes!

California - San Diego's Family Fun Center Is Coming Back

Dollywood Taking Survey About How To Best Get Passholders To Renew

Pennsylvania - Bushkill Park Flooded

Six Flags over Georgia - Is Mindbender Getting All New Trains for 2021?

 
News Update: 8/13/20 -


Is Carowinds Teasing A New Car Ride for 2021?

Walt Disney World and Actor's Equity Come To Agreement

Alton Towers and Thorpe Park Going Ahead With Special Fall Events

Islands of Adventure - Great New Jurassic Coaster Photos

Kings Island - A Video Update On Those Survey Markings Outside The Park

 
News Update: 8/12/20 -


Sesame Place Employee Assaulted By Guests

Meow Wolf Las Vegas To Open in 2021 as Omega Mart

California Officials Reviewing How Theme Parks Can Reopen In Stage 3

Busch Gardens Tampa To Host Howl-O-Scream 2020

Grona Lund Releases Details About Monster for 2021

Six Flags Great Adventure - See the New Baby Giraffe

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Adds More Coasters & Craft Brew Dates

Kings Island - Construction Markers Spotted Outside Main Gate

Cedar Point - Survey Markings Reported

 
News Update: 8/9/20 -


Universal Studios Singapore Rethinking Future Plans

Walt Disney World Posts Cut Back Hours For The Fall

Will Carowinds Rev Your Engines In 2021?

SeaWorld San Antonio and Aquatica Expand Schedule Due To Demand

 
News Update: 8/8/20 -


Bay Beach Revises Plans For Future Development

Michigan's Adventure Waterpark Status Update

Knoebels Planning Christmas Holiday Event

Oaks Parks Finally Putting Up Ride Announced for 2020

 
News Update: 8/7/20 -


Six Flags Might Have Some Surprise 2021 Announcements After All

Group of Well Known Ride Manufactures Say They Will Not Attend IAAPA 2020

Dorney Park Flooded Earlier This Week

Six Flags Magic Mountain Asking Opinions About Interesting Fright Fest Ideas

 
News Update: 8/6/20 -


Universal Studios Japan - New Super Nintendo World Leaks

Epic Universe - Could Ongoign Delay See Nintendo Move Back To USF?

Worker Hurt at Flamingo Land

Kennywood - Steel Curtain Expected To Be Closed For KennyKon

Six Flags Magic Mountain Issues Status Update For Waterpark

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown To Stay Closed

Six Flags Hurricane Habror Concord To Remain Closed

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix To Stay Closed

 
News Update: 8/5/20 -


Could Video Games Be the Next Great Source of IP?

Cedar Point Posts Update About Remaining 2020 Schedule and HalloWeekends

Kings Island Posts Update About Remaining 2020 Schedule

Knott's Scary Farm Officially Delayed Until 2021

Universal Studios Singapore Now Using Facial Recognition For Park Entry

Drayton Manor Sold To Looping Group

Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America To Reopen Next Week

Disney World: Magic Kingdom - Splash Mountain Log Sinks

Disney World: Hollywood Studios - Beauty and the Beast Show Replaced

Islands of Adventure - New Jurassic Coaster Construction Pictures

Carowinds To Remain Closed For the Rest of 2020

California's Great America To Remain Closed For the Rest of 2020

Valleyfair To Remain Closed For the Rest of 2020

Kings Dominion To Remain Closed For the Rest of 2020

Dorney Park To End 2020 Season After Labor Day

Worlds of Fun To End 2020 Season After Labor Day

Yas Waterworld Reopened This Week

Dollywood To Reward Essential Workers

Arkansas - Dogpatch USA site sold to Bass Pro Shop Founder

Free Soaky Mountain Admission For Wilderness at the Smokies Guests

 
News Update: 8/3/20 -


Six Flags America - Harley Quinn, Penguin, Superman and More

Michigan's Adventure - Open or Closed?

Universal Orlando Offers A Great Deal To FL Residents

Gatlinburg - Anakeesta Updates Treetop Skywalk Repair Status

Silver Dollar City Names #1 Amusement Park in the Nation

Internet Fun - Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge Occulus Quest Update

Busch Gardens Williamsburg - Coasters & Craft Brews Selling Out Quickly

SeaWorld San Diego Confirms Emperor Opening Delayed

Las Vegas - Freaking Bros. Say No 2020 Haunts

Dreamworld Owners Plea Guilty To Charges

Universal Studios Florida - Take a Trip Inside the HHN Tribute Store

 
News Update: 8/2/20 -


Busch Gardens Williamsburg - Drone Cam Flyover Shows Off Pantheon

Playland Opens 11 More Rides To Guests, Including The Wooden Coaster

Universal Orlando - More Layoffs and Select Attractions Now Closing

Kennywood - Fights Break Out Across Park On Friday

Dutch Wonderland Closing Two Days A Week For Rest of Summer

Elitch Gardens Says No 2020 Season, Wait Until 2021

Noah's Ark Closed Until Further Notice

 
News Update: 7/31/20 -


Are All Cedar Fair Parks Closing After Labor Day?

Busch Gardens Williamsburg To Open In August... KINDA...

SeaWorld Entertainment To Delay 2020 Coasters Until 2021

Six Flags America - Harley Quinn, Penguin, Fright Fest and More

Europa-Park - Pirate Survivors Featured In New Dark Ride

Legoland California Hotel Guests To Gain Access To Miniland

UK - Creating the New Judge Dredd Uprising Attraction

The London Resort Starts New Public Consultation Phase

Six Flags over Texas - New Aquaman Photos

Whitewater Opens The World's First Orbiter Water Slide

Walibi Belgium - 2021 Coaster Construction Update

Gatlinburg - Ripley's Opens Another Attraction

Marineland Now Open After Slight Delay

 
News Update: 7/30/20 -


Universal Orlando To Scale Back Hours In August

Universal Studios Florida - Halloween Horror Nights Tribute Store Details

Six Flags Releases Q2 2020 Results

Knott's Berry Farm To Host a Taste of Knott's Food Events

Carowinds - Have They Given Up on 2020?

Cedar Point - Coaster Testing and Huge Schedule Cuts In August

Las Vegas - New Magic Show With Tigers Given Green Light For Tent Show On The Strip

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Owner Lays Off A Third of FT Staff

Splish Splash Waterparks Gives Up On 2020 Season

Busch Gardens Williamsburg May Reopen in Early August

Walt Disney World Updates Their Face Mask Policy

Noah's Ark GM Fired After Public Comments On COVID-19 and Masks

Holiday World Now Required Face Masks To Visit

Ferrari World Now Open

Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi Now Open

 
News Update: 7/29/20 -

Europa-Park - See The New Piraten in Batavia! Now Open!

Knoebels - Flying Turns Update

Six Flags America - Penguin's Blizzard River Update

Disney World: Epcot Trip Report Video

Busch Gardens Tampa Adds More Special Events To Weekends

Where Will the Next Big IP Come From?

Dorney Park - Trip Report Is A Little Disturbing

North Carolina Shuts Down Tweetsie Railroad Already

Raging Waters Gives Up On a 2020 Season

Six Flags Fiesta Texas - New DareDevil Dive Photos

 
News Update: 7/26/20 -


Great Wolf Lodge Sets Dates To Open Remaining Waterpark Resorts

Knott's Berry Farm - Taste of Calico

To The Surprise of No One... Disney Officially Cancels Oogie Boogie Halloween Event

Kennywood - Steel Curtain Update and New Schedule Changes

Idlewild and SoakZone Cut Back Schedule To Three Days

Intamin Released Four New Ride Concepts That Look Mighty Familiar

 
News Update: 7/24/20 -

BREAKING -
Universal Orlando - Halloween Horror Nights 30 Officially CANCELED

BREAKING - No Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2020

 
News Update: 7/23/20 -


SeaWorld Entertainment Offering Free Admission To US Veterans and Their Families

Universal Orlando Updates Their Face Mask Policy With New Restrictions

DreamWorld's Owners Are Now Being Charges Over 2016 River Rapids Accident

Silver Dollar City Opens Mystic River Falls

North Carolina - Lighting Strike Causes Injuries Near New Alpine Coaster

Intamin - Tourbillon Update

Kings Island - August Schedule and No More Reservations

Kalahari Texas Sets Date For Grand Opening

Six Flags over Georgia - New Ride and Mindbender Photos

Universal Studios Florida - Halloween Horror Nights Tribute Store Added

Universal's Volcano Bay - See The New Punga Racers

Islands of Adventure - Incredible New Jurassic Coaster Photos

New Hollywood Studio Theme Park Planned For Japan

Six Flags over Texas Makes Aquaman Officially For 2021

Six Flags Great America 2020 Additional Now Delayed Until 2021

Six Flags Rockford Waterpark Says Tidal Wave Is Now For 2021

Cedar Point - Top Thrill Dragster Update

Dollywood Sets End Date for Flower & Food Festival

 
News Update: 7/22/20 -


Six Flags America - Harley Quinn and Penguin Updates Plus Future Speculation

Tayto Park Under Attack Over New Coaster Plans Once Again

La Ronde - Vipere Status Update, Other Rides Closed And More

SeaWorld San Antonio - A Taste Of Seven Seas Coming In August

Carnival Cruise Lines Shows Off Bolt On Mardi Gras Ship

Universal Studios Japan Now Open To All

Cedar Point Makes Another Operational Change

Six Flags Great Adventure To Open Hurricane Harbor This Week

Tokyo DisneySea To Add New Night Show in 2021

Joyland (Texas) Set To Reopen After Storm Damage

Intamin Now Promoting ABC's Tourbillon Ride

Europa Park Posts New Creation Episode About Pirates in Batvia

Dream Island Opens Launched Ninja Turtle Themed Coaster

Kings Island Coaster Fan Loses Nearly 200 Pounds To Ride Orion

 
News Update: 7/20/20 -


SeaWorld Orlando Teases Upcoming Announcement

Walibi Belgium 2021 Coaster Going Up Quickly

Planet Coaster Console - Gameplay Trailer Released

Walt Disney World Makes Clarification On Mask Wearing Rule

Universal Orlando - Halloween Horror Nights Update

Six Flags America - Penguin's Blizzard River Status

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Rockford - Construction Update

Universal Studios Florida - New Crepe Stand Appears Nearly Ready To Open

Universal Studios Japan Making Plans For Super Nintendo World Announcement

Six Flags Great Adventure To Make Hurricane Harbor Announcement Today

Cedar Point Places Top Thrill Dragster As Another Timed Access Pass Only Ride

Sesame Place Sets Date To Reopen The Children's Theme Park

Europa-Park Cancells Plans For Traumatica Halloween Event in 2020

UK 2020 Haunt News Update

Disney World: Epcot - Plans For Mary Poppins and Spaceship Earth Now On Hold

 
News Update: 7/19/20 -


Theme Parks In Demark Now Requiring A New Disposable Mask For Every Ride

Six Flags Fiesta Texas Testing Daredevil Dive

Paultons Park Now Testing Storm Chaser Coaster

Thorpe Park Closed After A Guest Attacks Another Guest With A Knife

Disney World: Magic Kingdom - Stitch's Great Escape Now Officially Closed For Good

Ocean Park Also Closes Again Amid Coronavirus Spikes In Hong Kong

UK - Gulliver's Kingdom Now Reopen To Guests

Tweetsie Reopens In North Carolina With Railroad Only

Moscow's Dream Island Theme Park Is Now Reopen

Universal Orlando's Volcano Bay May Have Opened New Punga Racers As Body Slides

 
News Update: 7/17/20 -


Looking Ahead: What Can We Expect In 2021?

Disney World: Animal Kingdom Closes Two Attractions For Good

Busch Gardens Tampa To Host Summer Nights

Idlewild Opts To Stay Closed Two Days A Week

2019 Theme Park Attendance Report Released

Magic Springs Says They Are Meeting Projections

Japan - Studio Ghibli Park Still On Track To Open in 2022

Universal Studios Beijing To Host "Trial Operations"

Tokyo Disneyland - What Will Happen To Tokyo's Version of Splash Mountain?

 

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