Archive For 2022

Happy 102nd Patent-versary to Deno’s Wonder Wheel

By | September 29, 2022

Happy 102nd Patent-versary to Deno’s Wonder Wheel, Brooklyn, N.Y.! Filed in January, Charles Hermann’s patent for his invention, which he said combined the thrills of a Ferris wheel with a gravity railway or roller coaster, was approved on September 28, 1920. An earlier design for what would one day become the Wonder Wheel was patented […]

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Changes to Knott’s Scary Farm chaperone policy increase number of minors per adult over 21, plus complimentary chaperone entry for those accompanying 5 paid guests under the age of 18

By | September 29, 2022

For 49 seasons, Knott’s Scary Farm has been providing haunting experiences and unimaginable scares to millions of guests. To make the event even more accessible to Scary Farm fans who are 17 years old or younger, Knott’s Scary Farm will implement the following change to our chaperone policy, effective September 29, 2022 – one guest, […]

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New Kennywood Phantom Fall Fest security procedures

By | September 29, 2022

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — For 124 years, it has been Kennywood’s mission to provide the finest in family fun and entertainment. As we continue collaborating with law enforcement on their investigation and get ready to open on Friday, we want to share about new and ongoing security enhancements that will be in place that evening and […]

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Beyond Van Gogh: The immersive experience opens at American Dream on December 1

By | September 29, 2022

BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. — Imagine being completely immersed in more than 300 of the greatest works of post-Impressionist artist Vincent Van Gogh. Now imagine experiencing all of this art liberated from its two-dimensional limitations into a three-dimensional experience that exhilarates every sense and brings to life one of the most influential artists the world has known. It’s […]

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Catapult Falls, the world’s first launched flume coaster debuts in 2023 at SeaWorld San Antonio

By | September 28, 2022

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — SeaWorld San Antonio today announced the construction of a NEW water flume coaster, Catapult Falls, coming in 2023. The first-of-its-kind ride combines the thrill of a launched roller coaster, the excitement of a vertical lift elevator that lifts riders above the theme park, and a water flume ride with the steepest […]

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Embed brings tech of transformation to IAAPA Expo Europe 2022

By | September 28, 2022

DUBAI, U.A.E. — Transforming the business of fun since 2001, Embed, the ultimate cashless solutions provider for the amusement, entertainment, and leisure industries wowed customers and prospects with breakthrough innovations at the IAAPA Expo Europe show in London, United Kingdom from September 13 to 15. Transitioning from Coins to Cashless, One FEC at a TimeAs […]

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October 2022

By | September 27, 2022

The October 2022 issue includes: 2022 WWA Symposium, Trade Show preview The OWA Resort debuts gulf coast’s largest indoor water park Throwback GCII coaster headlines Worlds of Fun anniversary plans Knott’s Berry Farm to transform, revitalize Fiesta Village in 2023 Cedar Point reimagines area as The Boardwalk, adding coaster Disney gives update, Journey of Water: […]

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Apple Industries’ Faceplace Marvel Adventure Lab Outdoor Edition makes European debut at IAAPA Expo London

By | September 27, 2022

GREENVALE, New York — Industry leader Apple Industries, manufacturer of faceplace photo booths, introduced the new outdoor version of its blockbuster faceplace Marvel Adventure Lab at the recent IAAPA Expo Europe in London. The faceplace Marvel Adventure Lab Outdoor Edition has a smaller footprint to suit a variety of outdoor locations such as theme parks, […]

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The Doctor is in (sane)

By | September 27, 2022

The hauntingly talented Jim Sisti will star as the infamous Dr. Heller at the Creepy Carousel Theatre stage during Terror At Quassy. The doctor will in at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. when terror strikes again starting Oct. 7 at Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury, Conn.!  Sisti, Quassy’s resident magician from Beacon Falls, Conn., has conjured […]

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Iconic Canobie Lake Corkscrew spins to museum

By | September 23, 2022

PLAINVIEW, Texas – The National Roller Coaster Museum & Archives (NRCMA) is thrilled to receive the Canobie Lake Corkscrew into its permanent collection thanks to a donation by the park. The ride’s iconic loop is included in the donation and will have a featured location as the icon for the museum building in the future. […]

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