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Alton Towers announces details of February opening

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

The event precedes the official start of the 2010 season on March 20, and will take place from February 13-21 (to coincide with half-term for UK schools)

Blue Horizons dolphin show coming to SeaWorld San Diego

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

The existing dolphin showcase ran for the last time on September 7 . It will make way for Blue Horizons, which has been running at sister park SeaWorld Orlando

Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights Q&A on Facebook

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

The creative team behind Halloween Horror Nights, which runs from September 25 through to the end of October, will answer questions from fans throu

Disney gears up for The Sum of All Thrills opening at Epcot

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.

Sponsored by Raytheon, The Sum of All Thrills will allow guests to design their own rollercoaster, jet plane or bobsled ride. They'll then be able

Nickelodeon out, Snoopy in at Cedar Fair parks

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.

The parks' current deals with Nickelodeon will expire at the end of this season, with the

$150m Ratatouille dark ride set for Walt Disney Studios in Paris

New rumors have emerged suggesting that Walt Disney Studios in Paris will open a dark ride based on Pixar's Ratatouille in 2012.

Investigators dismantle Invertigo at California's Great America

The Invertigo rollercoaster at California's Great America is being temporarily dismantled as part of an ongoing investigation into an incident that left riders stranded last month.

State investigators and Great America personnel are taking the coaster apart in order to determine the cause of a

60th anniversary celebrations to be held at Drayton Manor

Drayton Manor is to celebrate its 60th anniversary with a special fireworks and laser display on October 31 and November 1.

The Diamond Jubilee Fireworks Spectacular will take guests on a historical journey through the history of Drayton Manor and its main attractions. The display will start at

Theme Parks gear up for Halloween celebrations

Theme parks around the world are gearing up for their Halloween celebrations - and there are big savings to be made for visitors who book in advance.

The Universal Studios parks in Orlando and Hollywood are again running the hugely popular Halloween Horror Nights events throughout late

Big Bad Wolf closes today at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Riders will experience the Big Bad Wolf rollercoaster at Busch Gardens Williamsburg for the last time today, September 7.

The ride is closing after 25 years despite a campaign by fans to save it. Busch Gardens has auctioned off the seats on the last ever ride to the highest bidders, but has

Tomorrowland Transit Authority reopening delayed to September 12

Tomorrowland Transit Authority at Disney's Magic Kingdom will now reopen on September 12.

The ride was originally due to reopen on August 25, but this was recently delayed until September 1. It has now been further pushed back, suggesting that refurbishment work is taking longer than expected.

Fear Factor Live closed for good at Universal Studios Orlando?

The Fear Factor Live show at Universal Studios Orlando has closed down once again - with rumors suggesting that it may not return.

The show has been replaced for the duration of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights events by Bill and Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure. Fear Factor Live has

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