Is Your Name Charlotte? Then You Get Free Entry to Thorpe Park

AFTER nine months of speculation and anticipation surrounding William and Kate’s pregnancy, the royal baby, Charlotte, has arrived! The new princess may be an heir to the royal throne, but it’s visitors that can enjoy a royal day out thanks to the new arrival. To celebrate the royal family’s latest addition, Drayton Manor Theme Park is offering free entry from …

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Six Flags’ Goliath Awarded Longest Drop, Fastest, Steepest Wood Coaster by Guinness

  Yesterday, Six Flags Great America opened for its 40th season of operation. To open the new season, Six Flags held a dedication ceremony where last year’s new coaster, Goliath was officially recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as being the fastest, steepest, and having the longest first drop of any wood coaster in the world.

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Cedar Point, Kings Island Releasing Exclusive Brews

The Cedar Point and Kings Island amusement parks are rolling out some exclusive craft beers this year. Cedar Point in Sandusky has teamed up with The Brew Kettle in Strongsville to produce Rougabrew. The beer, a 5 percent helles lager, is named after the park’s new floor-less coaster Rougarou. Source: coaster-net.com

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Incident Closes Kennywood Park on Opening Day

Kennywood Park had a great opening day Saturday, until the sun went down. West Mifflin Police Department and other area law enforcement were called to the amusement park just before 9 p.m. for reports of a riot, according to county officials. West Mifflin Police later said there was a large crowd with people pushing one another. Source: coaster-net.com

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My Life Really is a Roller Coaster

Meet the man behind Europe’s largest inverted wooden roller coaster which is set to open in Ireland this summer. Korey Kierpert is the primary engineer responsible for building 32-metre high ride Cu Chulainn at Tayto Park, Co Meath. Anyone brave enough to try it will hurtle through the air at 90kph and hang upside down at a terrifying 115 degrees …

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