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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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Magic Kingdom castle image
Tuesday, November 03, 2009 21:04

Walt Disney World has announced the dates of its Grad Nites events for 2010, when graduating high school students can party late into the night at the Magic Kingdom.

Disneyland Castle
Tuesday, November 03, 2009 20:04

The Disneyland Resort has launched a new Audio Description service, enabling visually impaired guests to hear a commentary on what is happening on a range of popular attractions.

SeaWorld killer whale image
Monday, November 02, 2009 18:19

SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay have both raised the price of a single-day ticket, although online discounts are still available.

Texas Giant image.
Monday, November 02, 2009 17:38

The Texas Giant rollercoaster at Six Flags Over Texas has closed down to undergo an extensive $10 million renovation that will see it reopen in 2011.

Six Flags New Orleans sign image
Friday, October 30, 2009 18:01

The company behind the proposed Nickelodeon theme park to be based in New Orleans have missed a deadline for putting up funds needed to secure a crucial $100 million government bond.

Disney's Magic Kingdom castle image
Friday, October 30, 2009 17:46

A new show featuring Princess Tiana, the leading character in Disney's Princess and the Frog movie, has launched at the Magic Kingdom and is on its way to Disneyland.

Thorpe Park Saw:  The Ride logo
Thursday, October 29, 2009 20:02

Thorpe Park has revealed that it will open a new walk-through "horror maze" themed around the Saw movies in Spring 2010.

Disney's Magic Kingdom castle image
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 18:46

Disney has unveiled details of its Mobile Magic application, which will give Verizon Wireless subscribers access to information such as attraction wait times at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

Liberty Tree Tavern image
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 18:20

Walt Disney World has increased the window for booking dining at its restaurants, as well as recreation and tours, to 180 days from the current 90 days.

Tomorrowland logo
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 17:42

The refurbishment of Space Mountain at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom is nearing completion, with the rollercoaster set to reopen on November 22.

Halloween Horror Nights image.
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 17:35

Universal Studios Orlando has announced that a new Scarezone will be added to its Halloween Horror Nights event this week.

Aquatica entrance
Monday, October 26, 2009 17:40

The website of SeaWorld Orlando's Aquatica has confirmed that a new expansion will be added to the water park in Spring 2010.

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