Silverwood Expansion

In a news release by Silverwood Theme park, it was revealed that over the course of 2014 and 2015 that the Idaho theme park will almost double the size of their family section. In an interview with KEPRTV park director of marketing and communications, Nancy DiGiammarco talks about the importance …

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Knott’s Berry Farm Joins Susan G. Komen in Orange County

Knott’s Berry Farm has joined Susan G. Komen of Orange County to raise money to support breast cancer awareness, research, and services. The California park will hold a limited time event beginning February 1st and ending March 31st. During this time the park will have limited edition “pink” merchandise, decorations, …

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Wizarding World of Harry Potter- Diagon Alley

Universal Studios Resort has once again teamed up with the Warner Bros. Entertainment company to once again bring another part of Harry Potter to life. This week Universal Studios released information on the latest Harry Potter themed area that is set to debut in the Summer of 2014. Source: coaster-net.com

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Give Kids the World Gets "Extreme Makeover"

Do you remember Extreme Makeover: Home Edition? That was the show that swept the nation for a few years in the late 2000’s. ABC and the star of the show Ty Pennington, despite the show being cancelled, continue to work together and this time it is for a great cause. …

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Ride for a Reason

Two years ago Jeff Brashares combined his love for roller coasters and passion for the Arthritis Foundation into a fundraiser with Cedar Point called Ride for a Reason. The annual event allowed guests to purchase a ticket to ride Millenium Force, Jeff’s favorite roller coaster, for one hour straight. Source: coaster-net.com

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Possible Disney Development in Sydney

A few years ago the state government in Sydney was so secretive about a development plan that they coded the name and kept very quiet about it. Code named “Project Lesser,” the development would be what one member of the government called “a development proposal dressed as a fun park” …

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Zoo Theme Park Still in the Works in Miami

Reports coming from Miami Today are in flux regarding an addition to the Zoo Miami. The Miami-Dade Finance Committee rejected the proposal 3-1, yet there is still hope. The proposal called for a Universal Studios like theme park addition. Though, only Miami LLC and Dinosaur Park Miami Corp. Source: coaster-net.com

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Magic Kingdom Switches to FastPass+

After years of the FastPass program, Disney now will ditch the program, for the Fast Pass+ system. According to reports from Bay News 9, and the Orlando Attractions Magazine, Magic Kingdom will ditch the process on January 14. This comes with a new MyMagic+ system, and the new MagicBand bracelets, …

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Shamu Up Close Opens in Orlando

Starting with the New Year, SeaWorld Orlando closed the doors to Shamu Stadium which housed their signature show, One Ocean. The iconic show is SeaWorld’s crown jewel of entertainment featuring the orcas and their trainers performing high action tricks to the back drop of the importance of taking care of …

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