Latest Roller coaster Stories

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.

2011-05-06 17:03:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Premium made-to-order gourmet hot dogs and chili dogs will add to the fun and excitement of a Cedar Point summer when the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort opens for the season on Saturday, May 14. Beginning Saturday, May 14, Cedar Point will be open every day through Labor Day, Sept.

2011-05-04 11:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thrill-seekers can have a blast learning about space while visiting one of the mid-Atlantic's premier amusement parks this week. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Employees from NASA's Langley Research Center will travel to Kings Dominion to take part in the park's annual Education Day, held from 9 a.m.

2011-04-22 15:53:00

VALENCIA, Calif., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The New Texas Giant opens at Six Flags Over Texas on April 22nd, 2011 and Theme Park Review was there to get a sneak preview! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110422/CG88289) The "old" Texas Giant closed in 2009 and for the past two years the park has worked on re-engineering and re-designing the ride into something new, something high tech, and something AMAZING! The New Texas Giant features a steep 79 degree first drop,...

2011-04-14 07:00:00

AGAWAM, Mass., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags New England, home to the largest collection of coasters in New England, announces the launch of Gotham City Gauntlet Escape from Arkham Asylum - adding another level of family thrills to the park's already incredible line up.

2011-04-11 00:00:37

Broadway At The Beach Attraction Is First To Open In Carolinas, Will Provide Interactive Entertainment For All Ages Myrtle Beach, SC (PRWEB) April 9, 2011 WonderWorks, the much anticipated upside-down “amusement park for the mind” at Myrtle Beach's Broadway at the Beach, is now open.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.