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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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Saturday, December 05, 2009 18:09

A new musical based on Pixar's Toy Story movies will open at Disney's California Adventure in 2011, replacing the park's existing Aladdin show.

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Friday, December 04, 2009 17:34

U.S. cable giant Comcast has agreed a $13.75 billion takeover of NBC Universal, which will give it control of the Universal theme park chain.

SeaWorld killer whale image
Friday, December 04, 2009 17:25

SeaWorld's theme parks in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio are all now visible through Google Maps' Street View.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 18:08

Cedar Fair has announced that the Demon Drop tower ride will be moving to Dorney Park in 2010, and not Knott's Berry Farm as previously planned.

SeaWorld killer whale image
Thursday, December 03, 2009 17:30

The $2.7 billion takeover of the SeaWorld and Busch Gardens theme park chains by the Blackstone Group has been completed.

Disneyland castle image
Wednesday, December 02, 2009 18:08

There is increasing speculation that Disneyland and Walt Disney World will bring back Michael Jackson's 3D movie Captain EO early in 2010.

Hogwarts Castle image
Tuesday, December 01, 2009 17:26

Universal has included the Wizarding World of Harry Potter on its official Gradbash website, suggesting that it plans to have the new land open by the time the event begins on April 23.

Universal Grinchmas image
Monday, November 30, 2009 17:51

Christmas-stealing thief the Grinch is coming to Universal Studios Hollywood and Islands of Adventure for the 2009 holiday season.

Friday, November 27, 2009 17:30

Flamingo Land has been fined £5,000 after a two-year-old boy fell through an unguarded hole in its Motion Master simulator ride.

Little Dipper image
Thursday, November 26, 2009 17:44

Six Flags Great America has announced that is has purchased the classic wooden rollercoaster, Little Dipper, from the closed Kiddieland amusement park.

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.

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