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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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Six Flags New Orleans sign
Monday, November 16, 2009 20:56

The company behind failed plans for a Nickelodeon theme park has made a $12.5 million offer to buy the former Six Flags New Orleans site.

Magic Kingdom Space Mountain image
Sunday, November 15, 2009 22:10

Disney has begun a "soft opening" of the refurbished Space Mountain rollercoaster at the Magic Kingdom, ahead of its official reopening on November 22.

Son of Beast roller coaster
Friday, November 13, 2009 17:56

A forensic engineer has accused Kings Island of "negligence" in failing to ensure the safety of its Son of Beast rollercoaster.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 06:59

The Ghost Town in the Sky theme park in Maggie Valley, North Carolina could be in danger of closure, with reports emerging of employee wages not being paid in full.

Disney's Magic Kingdom castle image
Thursday, November 12, 2009 06:46

Disney has released its Mobile Magic application, a paid-for service which gives Verizon Wireless subscribers access to attraction wait times and information at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

Polar Express Experience image
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 18:17

The Polar Express makeover of SeaWorld Orlando's Wild Arctic simulator will return on November 13 for the Christmas season.

Six Flags New Orleans sign image
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 17:57

Cable TV company Nickelodeon has pulled out of a deal to license its characters for use in a proposed theme park in New Orleans.

Hong Kong Disneyland castle
Monday, November 09, 2009 20:01

Hong Kong Disneyland is aiming to complete its ambitious expansion plan by 2014, according to reports in China.

Splash Mountain image
Monday, November 09, 2009 17:34

Walt Disney World's website has revealed details of planned ride refurbishments to be carried out this winter.

Alton Towers image
Friday, November 06, 2009 18:13

Pop star Pink is to play a concert at Alton Towers in summer 2010, with tickets set go on sale on Monday, November 6.

Thursday, November 05, 2009 17:50

Silver Dollar City and Europa Park have both announced the addition of Splash Battle rides for the 2010 season.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 17:23

Disney has announced that it has received clearance from the Chinese government to complete a deal to build a Disneyland resort in Shanghai.


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