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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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Manta image. Image © SeaWorld Orlando
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 18:56

SeaWorld Orlando's new flying coaster Manta is likely to be closed for much of this week, in preparation for its grand opening on May 22.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 18:54

Walt Disney World Resort has increased the single-day admission price for the Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon water parks by $5.

Studio Tour tram. Image © 2009 Universal Studios Hollywood
Monday, May 18, 2009 20:20

Universal Studios Hollywood will debut "Creature From the Black Lagoon: A Raging, Rockin' Show" on July 1.

Rockit logo. Image © 2009 Universal Orlando Resort. All Rights Reserved.
Monday, May 18, 2009 19:29

Universal Studios Orlando has begun testing its eagerly anticipated Hollywood, Rip, Ride, Rockit rollercoaster.

Thursday, May 14, 2009 18:52

The head of Disney's animation studios has revealed that a new attraction based on the Toy Story movies is coming to Walt Disney Studios in Paris.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 07:32

Six Flags Great America will open its latest attraction, pirate-themed water ride Buccaneer Battle, on May 15.

Freestyle Music Park logo. Image © 2009 Freestyle Music Park.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 08:00

Freestyle Music Park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has announced ticket prices and a range of special offers for its reopening on May 23.

Rockit logo. Image © 2009 Universal Orlando Resort. All Rights Reserved.
Monday, May 11, 2009 08:00

A radio station may have mistakenly let slip the opening date for Universal Studios Orlando's highly-anticipated Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit rollercoaster as July 3.

Manta image. Image © SeaWorld Orlando
Monday, May 11, 2009 07:47

SeaWorld Orlando is allowing riders onto its new flying coaster, Manta, from 9am every day this week.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 18:42

Tokyo Disneyland Resort has announced two new attractions, including the high-profile addition of Toy Story Mania.

© 2009 Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
Thursday, May 07, 2009 07:14

Worlds of Fun opened its new $8 million wooden coaster, Prowler, on May 2.

The wait is over for Manta. Image © SeaWorld Orlando e © SeaWorld Orlando
Wednesday, May 06, 2009 18:44

The first riders have been experiencing SeaWorld Orlando's flying coaster Manta, following its "soft opening" on May 5.


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