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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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Wednesday, November 25, 2009 20:44

China's National Development and Reform Commission has revealed the plans for Shanghai Disneyland - showing a much smaller resort than originally expected.

Fire Hawk at Kings Island. Image © 2009 Kings Island
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 18:12

A vote on a proposed new tax on admission and parking fees at Kings Island has been delayed until February 2010.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 21:30

Universal has been fined $3,750 over an incident which saw an employee struck by one of the ride trains on the Dueling Dragons rollercoaster at Islands of Adventure.

Aquatica entrance
Monday, November 23, 2009 18:08

SeaWorld Orlando's Aquatica water park will add four new water slides as part of a major expansion for 2010.

Monday, November 23, 2009 17:42

Rumors suggest that the Demon Drop freefall ride that recently closed at Cedar Point may not be moving to Knott's Berry Farm as originally planned.

Hogwart's Castle image
Saturday, November 21, 2009 12:54

Universal is running a contest that offers the winner a trip to the opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Islands of Adventure next year.

Magic Kingdom Space Mountain image
Saturday, November 21, 2009 12:12

Space Mountain at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom is due to officially reopen tomorrow following its seven month refurbishment.

Blizzard Beach entrance
Saturday, November 21, 2009 11:24

Walt Disney World has significantly increased rental prices for lockers, wheelchairs and scooters at its theme parks and water parks.

Friday, November 20, 2009 20:38

The Ghost Town in the Sky theme park in Maggie Valley, North Carolina is headed towards bankruptcy just two years after reopening.

Universal Studios Singapore logo
Friday, November 20, 2009 17:51

Universal Studios Singapore has released video footage of the Battlestar Galactica attraction expected to open with the park in 2010.

Fire Hawk at Kings Island © 2009 Kings Island
Thursday, November 19, 2009 18:03

Kings Island is asking guests to help it fight a proposed new tax on park admission tickets and parking fees.

Texas Giant rollercoaster image
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 22:07

Six Flags Over Texas has begun work on the $10 million renovation of its headliner Texas Giant wooden rollercoaster.


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