Latest Roller coaster Stories

2011-08-10 15:05:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 250 amusement park enthusiasts rode roller coasters for a cause on July 24 as part of Cedar Fair Entertainment Company's (NYSE: FUN) "Coasting For Kids" event.

2011-06-30 18:43:00

VALENCIA, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Magic Mountain, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, today launched its record-breaking 18th coaster with the debut of the new first-in-the-U.S., vertical track, spinning GREEN LANTERN: First Flight.

2011-06-23 15:26:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN) announced today that amusement park enthusiasts across the country will have the chance again this summer to ride roller coasters for a cause.

2011-06-11 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SUNDAY, JUNE 12: ROLLER COASTERS Profile America -- Sunday, June 12th.

2011-06-01 12:40:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Point will add a new level of excitement to its entertainment package when American Portrait, a new nighttime show, will make its debut at the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort on Friday, June 3. Sponsored by the Marathon Petroleum Company LP, American Portrait will feature lively music, vivid hi-res images and colorful pyrotechnics that will illuminate the evening sky.

2011-05-26 14:14:00

AUSTELL, Ga., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Over Georgia's 11th roller coaster, the highly anticipated DARE DEVIL DIVE, is now open for thrills! The innovative new coaster sends riders over a 10-story vertical lift at a spine-tingling 95 degrees: beyond vertical! To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, go to: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/sixflags/48781/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110526/MM08656 ) Media, roller coaster enthusiasts and...

2011-05-19 10:00:00

DOSWELL, Va., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is around the corner and Kings Dominion is turning up the heat with the Intimidator(TM) 305, voted "Best New Roller Coaster of 2010" by Amusement Today Magazine and in About.com's Readers' Choice Awards.

2011-05-19 06:00:00

JACKSON, N.J., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It was "standing room only" at Six Flags Great Adventure's premiere of the highly-anticipated, new, stand-up thrill coaster, GREEN LANTERN, based on the DC Comics' Super Hero.

2011-05-17 09:15:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Point is now offering some money-saving deals that make it a great time to get a jump on summertime fun! With classes coming to a close, Cedar Point will be offering students a thrilling yet economical way to have an end-of-year celebration.

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