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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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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.

Tomorrowland image
Sunday, September 13, 2009 19:54

The Tomorrowland Transit Authority is now back in operation at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, having been under refurbishment for several months.

Sunday, September 13, 2009 16:27

Disney has officially announced that the Star Tours attractions at Disneyland and Disney's Hollywood Studios will be upgraded to a new 3D simulation, opening in 2011.

Friday, September 11, 2009 18:46

Alton Towers has announced details of its February opening period in 2010, including a list of the attractions that will be operating.

Blue Horizons image
Friday, September 11, 2009 18:27

The Blue Horizons dolphin show will open at SeaWorld San Diego in 2010, replacing the Dolphin Discovery show which has now closed.

Halloween Horror Nights image.
Friday, September 11, 2009 18:25

Universal Studios Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights team will be holding online question and answer sessions on Facebook on September 1, 18 and 23.

Sum of All Thrills concept art
Thursday, September 10, 2009 22:07

The Innoventions pavilion at Walt Disney World's Epcot is set to host its very first ride, with The Sum of All Thrills likely to open within weeks.

Planet Snoopy logo
Wednesday, September 09, 2009 21:02

Cedar Fair-owned parks Canada's Wonderland, Carowinds, Kings Dominion, California's Great America and Kings Island have all confirmed plans to replace existing Nickelodeon-themed areas with Planet Snoopy.

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