Busch Gardens Williamsburg Unearths Howl-O-Scream

PRESS RELEASE: For this year’s Howl-O-Scream®, Busch Gardens Williamsburg joins forces with the legendary producer of the 1999 horror film The Blair Witch Project, Robin Cowie. The award-winning filmmaker reveals the darkest corners of his mind to Busch Gardens as the producer and director of Unearthed™ – Scarlett’s Revenge, one …

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Could Virtual Reality Augment the Roller Coaster?

Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, which owns and operates fourteen amusement parks in the midwest and California, has announced plans to bring virtual reality to its slushy slurping customers. And those plans involve making a virtual space in the most famous roller coaster-centric park in America, perhaps the world. Source: coaster-net.com

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C.J. Barrymore's to Bring Roller Coaster to Clinton Township

At CJ Barrymore’s, there’s about a zillion things to do. “Now we’re up to four go-cart tracks, bumper boats, bumper cars, laser tag, golf, bowling, rock climbing, mini golf,” said owner Rick Iceberg. “We have a ton of stuff.” The family entertainment center in Clinton Township has certainly expanded over …

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Kinzel Center Construction Underway in Sandusky

Dick Kinzel spent most of his life shaping Sandusky into the roller coaster capital of the world. The former Cedar Point CEO spearheaded plans that constructed countless thrill rides, plenty of family-friendly attractions and nearly all of the amusement park’s iconic modern-day coasters. Now retired, Kinzel has shifted his focus …

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Halloween: Michael Myers Comes Home Announced for Horror Nights

PRESS RELEASE: Michael Myers, aka “The Boogeyman,” takes a stab at Universal Studios’ “Halloween Horror Nights” beginning Friday, September 18, 2015 in a startling and terrifying new maze, “Halloween: Michael Myers Comes Home,” inspired by the unparalleled, original classic slasher film, Halloween, directed by renowned horror filmmaker John Carpenter. Source: …

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Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood Adds All-New Jabbawockeez Show

PRESS RELEASE: Jabbawockeez, the highly-accomplished, award-winning hip hop dance group, universally recognized as America’s best dance crew, will bring their innovative choreography, intricate synchronized style and signature white masks to Universal Studios Hollywood in an electrifying new show during “Halloween Horror Nights,” beginning Friday, September 18, 2015. Currently starring in …

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GaleForce Coaster Announced for Playland's In Ocean City

A new amusement ride will tower over the boardwalk next summer as Playland’s Castaway Cove on Tuesday announced plans for a 125-foot tall coaster scheduled to open in 2016. Dubbed GaleForce, the triple-launch roller coaster features a 90-degree drop, speeds of 64 mph and seven “thrilling” elements. Source: coaster-net.com

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Boulder Dash Knocked Out By Lightning At Lake Compounce

NOTE: The ride reopened today! The premier attraction at Lake Compounce – the award-winning Boulder Dash roller coaster – has been out of commission since it was hit by lightning Saturday. Park Manager Jerry Brick said the bolt knocked out its drive and electronics. Though some parts came in Tuesday …

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AMC's "The Walking Dead" Returns to Halloween Horror Nights 2015

PRESS RELEASE: The nation’s insatiable appetite for AMC’s “The Walking Dead” will continue to terrify Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort when the most intense moments from season 5 of the critically-acclaimed, Emmy Award®-winning television series take a bite out of “Halloween Horror Nights,” beginning Friday, September 18, 2015. …

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