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Inside the walls of a derelict seaside swimming resort in Weston-super-Mare, UK, mysterious construction over the last month—including a dingy looking Disney-like castle and a gargantuan rainbow-colored pinwheel tangled in plastic—suggested something big was afoot. Suspicion and anticipation surrounding the unusual activity attributed to fabled artist and provocateur Banksy has …

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Prepare to Take Flight in 2016 on Skyhawk and Flying Eagles

PRESS RELEASE: Canada’s Wonderland is taking guests to new heights for 2016 with the addition of two new rides that will capture the imagination of both families, and thrill-seekers, as they take flight in an interactive flying experience. Skyhawk, the first ride of its kind in North America, will take …

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5 New Family Rides Joining an Expanded Planet Snoopy in 2016

PRESS RELEASE: Families can glide, fly and launch into 2016 at Worlds of Fun with the addition of five new family rides coming to Planet Snoopy next season: Woodstock Gliders – Young guests control their own flight with movable stationary wings. Flying Ace – Get your aviator glasses ready for …

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Delirium Thrill Ride to Replace Shockwave at Kings Dominion

A thrill ride that looks like a giant Frisbee swinging in a pendulum motion while spinning in a clockwise rotation will be coming to Kings Dominion next spring. The Delirium ride will replace the Shockwave roller coaster, the Hanover County theme park announced this morning. The Shockwave stand-up coaster carried …

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Kings Dominion Announces Delirium For 2016

Get ready to defy gravity on Kings Dominion’s new ride, Delirium. The thrill ride will be located in the Candy Apple Grove section of the park and is set to open in the spring of 2016. Delirium is a powerful, spinning pendulum on which 40 riders will be strapped into …

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Kings Island Announces Water Park Expansion + New Toll Plaza For 2016

  Kings Island today announced a water park expansion to Soak City, with the addition of Tropical Plunge, a complex of six different water slide experiences towering nearly seven stories . Three of the slides on the 65-foot tall complex will start with guests climbing inside an Aqua-Launch chamber where they …

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Seven-Story Water Slide Complex Coming To Kings Island In 2016

PRESS RELEASE: Kings Island announced Wednesday a major expansion to its Soak City Waterpark for the 2016 season with the addition of Tropical Plunge, a complex of six different water slide experiences towering nearly seven stories. Three of the slides on the 65-foot tall complex will start with guests climbing …

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Knott's Plans Makeover of 17-Year-Old GhostRider Wooden Coaster

Knott’s Berry Farm plans a full restoration of the aging GhostRider wooden coaster as part of a 75th anniversary celebration of the Ghost Town area of the Buena Park theme park. The few details released by Knott’s left many unanswered questions: Who will do the makeover? Will any inversions be …

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SeaWorld Begins Installation Of New Roller-Coaster

The first piece of SeaWorld Orlando’s new 200-foot-tall hypercoaster surfaced this week as it travelled from the production facility in Ohio to its new home in Orlando. Mako will be Orlando’s tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster, and will reach speeds of 73 mph along 4,760 feet of steel track …

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Help Support Theme Park Central by Buying on Amazon!

I know that many of you are going to be shopping on Amazon to find those perfect gifts for family and friends. The good news is that you can help support TPC with just one extra click of the mouse! If you click the following link before you start your …

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