Teen Involved in SFA Brawl Had Been Banned from Park

One boy who is still in the hospital after a fight at Six Flags America was not supposed to be in any Six Flags Park. According to WTOP, park officials at Six Flags said that the 15 year old boy who was involved in a massive fight at the Maryland …

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SeaWorld Renews Two of Its Popular TV Shows

PRESS RELEASE: “Sea Rescue” and “The Wildlife Docs” have been renewed for the 2014 and 2015 seasons of Litton’s Weekend Adventure airing nationwide on ABC affiliates. The 2014 season kicks off on Oct. 4 with new episodes of each series. The fourth season of Emmy-nominated “Sea Rescue” continues to showcase …

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Disney CEO Iger Extended Through 2018

PRESS RELEASE: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Board of Directors announced today that it has extended Robert A. Iger’s contract as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer through June 30, 2018. “Bob Iger is the architect of Disney’s current success, with a proven history of delivering record financial results for the …

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Ohio's Own Midnight Syndicate Rocks Cedar Point

PRESS RELEASE: Guests visiting Cedar Point for HalloWeekends already know about the park’s scream-inducing haunted houses and outdoor fright zones. But this year, guests are screaming just a little louder thanks to the new “Midnight Syndicate LIVE! Legacy of Shadows” show in the Ghoul Time Theatre. Ohio’s own Edward Douglas …

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Wild Arctic at SeaWorld Unlikely to Get New Polar Bears

In the last two years, SeaWorld Orlando’s Wild Arctic exhibit/attraction has had major setbacks. During this time period, both of their resident polar bears died. This week, SeaWorld has announced that it is unlikely that they will be adding any new polar bears to the attraction. This decision was ultimately …

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Coaster Challenge at Six Flags Great America Raises $49,000

Yesterday, Six Flags Great America hosted the first ever Coaster Challenge marathon event. The event allowed coaster lovers the opportunity to ride a 5k, 10k, or marathon instead of run it. Over the last few months participants raised money and the amount that they raised determined the length of the …

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Kentucky Kingdom Touts Very Successful First Year

Five years ago Kentucky Kingdom closed its doors and remained simply a memory on the state fairgrounds in Louisville. In those five years many had plans to redevelop the area but fortunately, Ed Hart was able to reclaim what was once his and return Kentucky Kingdom to operational status. Source: …

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Universities Try to Entice New Students with Waterpark Attractions

There seems to be an exciting new trend emerging on some college campuses as of later, water park recreation facilities! According to the New York Times, a university recreation center “arms race” is developing on many college campuses. In 2009, Louisiana State University surveyed its student body about what they …

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One Man Makes a Living as a Professional Theme Park Tester

I’m sure many of us have thought that being a theme park ride tester is a dream job. John Cooper has made that dream into a reality and is officially a professional theme park ride tester for Drayton Manor theme park. Each week he spends about 10 hours testing rides …

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Studio Backlot Tour Closing at Disney Hollywood Studios

When Disney Hollywood Studios opened in 1989, the Studio Backlot Tour was among the list of attractions for the park. This weekend, Disney announced that the entire attraction would be come to a permanent end on September 27th. The park has said that the reason for the closure is due …

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