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Knoebels makes final prep for “Joy Through the Grove” – a Christmas light experience

By | November 24, 2020

ELYSBURG, Pa. — Kozmo Klaus and the rest of the team at Knoebels are hard at work making final preparations for their newest season of fun. On November 27, Knoebels will launch their all-new Joy Through the Grove – A Christmas light experience. The drive through light display will be open nightly November 27 through […]

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2020 provides opportunity and change in leadership at Dollywood

By | November 24, 2020

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — After more than ten years of unprecedented growth at the helm of Dollywood, Craig Ross is moving back to Herschend Family Entertainment, Dollywood’s operating partner, to assume a new role as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the newly formed Herschend Growth & Opportunity Group.   “Craig Ross is a fine man and […]

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ADG to open half a dozen Flowriders in 2020-2021

By | November 24, 2020

COHOES, N.Y. — Aquatic Development Group (ADG) is proud to announce six brand new FlowRider installation between 2020-2021 year. These installations are at popular waterparks, resorts and municipalities across the nation. These six installations, bring the total number of FlowRiders in the US to over 110 and over 200+ worldwide.   Three of these FlowRiders […]

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Buy with confidence this holiday season! Morey’s Piers offers deep discounts on summer fun

By | November 24, 2020

THE WILDWOODS, N.J. — Handcrafting family fun for over 50 years, Morey’s Piers, located on the boardwalk of the Wildwoods, NJ, is excited to welcome guests back to Mariner’s Pier for the unofficial start to summer on May 8th, 2021 with Surfside and Adventure piers scheduled to open at the end of May. For the […]

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Sally Dark Rides’ attraction receives global recognition for Outstanding Achievement

By | November 23, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Sally Dark Rides, a leading creator of family ride experiences around the globe, today announced its partner PortAventura World was awarded the prestigious Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement for dark ride Sesame Street: Street Mission. Named by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA), the Thea Award is an international symbol of excellence and […]

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Funplex Myrtle Beach holds ground breaking

By | November 20, 2020

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A transformation is taking place to the parking lot located on North Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beac. Just steps from the beach, sitework beginning on the new Funplex Myrtle Beach. Promising a big punch in a compact footprint, Funplex Myrtle Beach was designed to maximize every square foot. Tropically themed, Myrtle […]

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Dollywood unveils Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals

By | November 20, 2020

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Because traditional fuzzy slippers, tacky ties and boring blenders may not be on many Christmas lists this season, Dollywood’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday specials provide gift giving excitement that includes memory-making moments families can enjoy throughout 2021. Additionally, the free Pre-K Imagination Season Pass returns after its well-received debut in 2020. […]

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Palace Entertainment Parks offer Dayback Guarantee on 2021 season passes to safeguard against COVID-19-related closures

By | November 20, 2020

PITTSBURGH — As Palace Entertainment leisure venues across the United States launch their annual Black Friday promotions, each park is making a commitment to guests: they will get their money’s worth on 2021 Season Passes, even if the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the amusement and attractions industry.  From National Historic Landmark Kennywood to the […]

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It’s easy to give to the NRCMA this holday season

By | November 20, 2020

PLAINVIEW, Texas — The holidays are a time for giving and thanks to Amazon, giving to the National Roller Coaster Museum (NRCMA) is easy this season.    Simply go to Smile.Amazon.com and select the NRCMA as your charity.  With every one of your holiday purchases, .5% will be donated to the Roller Coaster Museum helping to […]

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Lionsgate’s breakthrough Twilight Saga Ride wins THEA Award for Best New Attraction

By | November 19, 2020

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Lionsgate, which continues to unveil breakthrough location-based entertainment thrills throughout the world, has won a coveted Thea Award for “Outstanding Achievement for an Attraction” for its daring virtual reality adventure “The Twilight Saga: Midnight Ride” at Lionsgate Entertainment World—the world’s first vertical theme park, which premiered to guests in China last […]

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