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Theme park news round-up - 26th October 2012Submitted by Nick Sim on Friday, October 26, 2012 10:51
It's a relatively quiet news day today, with rumors about the planned Avatar Land at Disney's Animal Kingdom swirling around the web (we'll be taking a closer look at those later). Ever wondered what might happen if you get shut in a theme park after it closes? You may just find the answer below...
A man who "got lost" and became trapped in Drayton Manor after it closed has been ordered to pay £1000 compensation after damaging security gates in attempt to escape the park.
Full story: This is Tamworth
Cedar Fair has dumped Pepsi as the official soft drinks supplier to its theme parks, replacing it with arch-rival Coca Cola. Guests will be guzzling Coke drinks at parks such as Cedar Point and Kings Dominion for 10 years starting in January 2013.
Full story: Cedar Fair press release
Walt Disney World's Downtown Disney
A group of "Living Statues" can now be found close to Paradiso 37 in Downtown Disney. They can be seen in action in the video below:
Full story: Disney Parks Blog