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Want to keep up with the latest theme park news, including new attraction announcements, details of special events and updates on temporary ride closures? You've come to the right place!

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SeaWorld killer whales
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 07:29

Busch Entertainment is rumored to be close to announcing the sale of its Busch Gardens and SeaWorld theme parks to The Blackstone Group.

Chang loop image
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 07:06

Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom has begun dismantling its Chang rollercoaster, which is set to be relocated to Six Flags Great America.

Xcelerator launch image
Monday, September 21, 2009 19:53

Two riders were injured on the Xcelerator rollercoaster at Knott's Berry Farm when a cable snapped and showered them with debris.

Toy Story Mania logo
Friday, September 18, 2009 18:29

Toy Story Midway Mania fans can now replicate part of the experience at home, following the release of a Nintendo Wii game based on the popular Disney attraction.

MuppetVision 3D logo
Thursday, September 17, 2009 19:04

Disney has announced that the MuppetVision 3D show at Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's California Adventure will be upgraded to digital 3D in the near future.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 07:43

Universal Studios Japan has revealed that it will open a new $55 million (4-5 billion yen) space-themed attraction in 2010.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 07:34

The Camelot theme park in Lancashire, UK has confirmed that it will open for the 2010 season on Good Friday, April 2.

Hogwarts Castle image
Wednesday, September 16, 2009 19:07

Universal Orlando has released full details of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, due to open at Islands of Adventure in Spring 2010.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 19:10

Alton Towers has announced that it will once again run its "Adrenaline Week" in November, allowing guests to experience the park's major thrill rides one last time before they close for the winter.

Monday, September 14, 2009 07:42

UK visitors to Florida should be aware that both British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have both announced changes to their existing baggage policies.

Cars Land logo
Sunday, September 13, 2009 21:40

Disney has released a video rendering of Radiator Springs Racers attraction, due to open at Disney's California Adventure in 2012.

Fantasyland expansion artist's impression
Sunday, September 13, 2009 21:21

Disney has announced the largest expansion of Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom in its history, with the existing Fantasyland to be doubled in size.


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