Author Archives: News Release

New for 2019, Silver Dollar City Presents: The Year of Shows & Festivals, New Mega-Productions & Glowing Fall Nights

By | October 19, 2018

BRANSON, Mo. — A hallmark of Branson’s famed tourism industry is live entertainment and production shows, with Silver Dollar City having proven decades-long leadership in presenting great and unique talent. Today’s announcement of the 2019 lineup strongly builds on that tradition, with Silver Dollar City beginning a new era of even bolder entertainment with “The […]

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Connecticut Park Gears Up For 2019: New Family Ride, Other Improvements At Quassy

By | October 19, 2018

MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – For the 16th consecutive year, Quassy Amusement & Waterpark here will make marked improvements for its upcoming season. “We’re pleased to announce the addition of another new family ride for 2019 as well as some other enhancements at the property,” Quassy President Eric Anderson said today. Bouncing Buggies will be the new […]

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This Christmas at Liseberg: Swan Lake on ice

By | October 19, 2018

Every year, during Christmas at Liseberg, a spectacular ice show is shown daily. This Christmas, the stunning classical ballet Swan Lake will be showing at the Liseberg ice rink. “It will be a first-class fairytale ballet on ice,” reveals producer Sofia Sjölin. Christmas at Liseberg and the Swan Lake ice ballet open on 16 November. […]

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Among giant pumpkins and monsters of all kinds the season of Gardaland Magic Halloween has begun

By | October 19, 2018

And so it began, on Saturday 6th October, the seventeenth edition of Gardaland Magic Halloween, the “most frighteningly fun” event of this autumn, with the Park displaying a totally themed layout, ready to offer its Guests a chilling experience… made of pure amusement! The opening day saw the presence, among others, of Danilo Santi, General […]

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Kentucky Flyer cleared for takeoff

By | October 17, 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Kingdom is pleased to report that the Fair Board has granted the park its request for one acre of expansion property required for the installation of its newest and 6th coaster – the Kentucky Flyer. The park was advised of this development after Mr. Hart held a press conference yesterday at […]

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Fair Board Derails Kentucky Kingdom’s Expansion

By | October 16, 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — In preparation for installing a new roller coaster for the 2019 season, Kentucky Kingdom gave notice to its landlord, the Kentucky State Fair Board, that it was exercising its option to use one acre of the 20-acre tract to which the theme park is entitled, per the terms of its lease with the […]

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Power, internet outages throughout the Dallas-area; Amusement Today offices remain open

By | October 15, 2018

A direct lightning strike at an AT&T facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, has led to internet issues for AT&T customers. The Amusement Today offices were effected by this outage, but remain open. Our email and land-based phone lines remain down, however. If you need to reach us, we recommend contact Gary Slade at (682) […]

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National Roller Coaster Museum to expand in 2019

By | October 15, 2018

PLAINVIEW, Texas — Thanks to the incredible generosity of the entire amusement industry, the National Roller Coaster Museum (NRCMA) is expanding its Plainview, Texas, archive facility to include a nearly 10,000-square-foot exhibition space to be named after founding board member and Uremet Corporation founder Mark Moore. The Mark Moore Wing will display a portion of […]

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SeaWorld’s new annual passes bring in waves of savings all-new dueling coaster ‘Tidal Twister’ will have guests riding the tide

By | October 10, 2018

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — SeaWorld continues to be the San Diego value leader with the unveiling of its new annual Passes. For only $7.99 a month, the best price of the year, guests will receive 12-months admission, exclusive events and giveaways, and savings on parking. The monthly installment for this new annual Pass is the lowest […]

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Efteling announces new ride for 2020 — A new family roller coaster will open on the site of the ‘Bob’ bobsleigh run

By | October 10, 2018

Efteling – the fairytale theme park in the south of Holland – has revealed that a new attraction is to launch where the Bob bobsleigh run is currently located, scheduled to open in spring 2020. After more than 34 years of service as a children’s roller coaster, next year the Bob will make way for […]

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