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Great America Teases Winter Holiday Festival to Follow Fright Fest

The transition from summer to fall is marked every year in Lake County when Fright Fest decorations go up at Six Flags Great America, but chatter at the Gurnee theme park on Thursday suggested Great America could join its Six Flags cousins with the launch of Holiday in the Park …

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Best Theme Park Halloween? Vote Now!

Come autumn, theme park goers head to their favorite amusement parks for more than just the rides. Amusement parks across the nation offer Halloween thrills in the form of mazes, scare zones and creepy costumed characters, often with not-so-scary events especially for kids. Which theme park throws the best Halloween …

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Fright Dome Set to Scare for 13th Season

Spooky times are headed to Las Vegas when Fright Dome at Circus Circus celebrates its 13th anniversary starting on Friday, Oct. 2. The five acres of the Adventuredome theme park feature six haunted houses, all ready to scare the bejesus out of horror fans. SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment and Warner Bros. Source: …

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Star Wars to Break Ground at Disney in 2016

Walt Disney Co. will break ground on “Star Wars”-themed lands at Disneyland and one of its Florida theme parks in 2016, Chief Operating Officer Thomas Staggs said Thursday.. The 14-acre “Star Wars” areas represent the largest expansions in the Burbank-based company’s history for a single-themed area at its parks. Source: …

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Valravn Soars Into Cedar Point

PRESS RELEASE: Cedar Point will change the Lake Erie skyline once again with over 3,400 feet of thrill ride innovation when it introduces Valravn (val-rey-vuhn), the world’s tallest, fastest and longest dive coaster, in 2016. Valravn is the regal king of birds, swooping in to conquer all other dive coasters …

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Terror Behind The Walls New for 2015 – Eastern State Penitentiary

Terror Behind the Walls, America’s largest haunted house, is located inside the massive, castle-like walls of Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This extraordinary theatrical production, consistently ranked among the top haunted attractions in the nation, runs select evenings from September 18 through November 7, 2015. Terror Behind the Walls …

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New for 2016 at Six Flags Great America

  Six Flags Great America — in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment — today announced the next generation of interactive thrills with the debut of an all-new 4D interactive thrill ride, JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis. This amazing thrill ride was named by USA Today readers as one …

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Six Flags Great Adventure – Total Mayhem New for 2016

 Six Flags Great Adventure will dominate as the king of chaos in 2016 when the world’s largest theme park debuts the 14th and most unique scream machine in its history, Total Mayhem.   After being lifted straight up a 12-story, 90-degree hill, this 4-D, free-fly coaster will wreak havoc as …

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Indiana Beach Officially Sold to New Owners

PRESS RELEASE: California-based Apex Parks Group (“Apex Parks”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Indiana Beach Amusement Resort (“Indiana Beach”). This is the second significant addition to the company since its founding less than a year ago. Indiana Beach is located on the banks of Lake Shafer in Monticello, …

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