Archive For July, 2024

Palace Entertainment names new General Manager of Kennywood Park and Sandcastle Water Park

By | July 15, 2024

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Palace Entertainment, a leading leisure park operator with more than 20 major entertainment venues across the United States and Australia today announced the appointment of Ricky Spicuzza to General Manager of Kennywood Park and Sandcastle Water Park. As a native of Pittsburgh, he brings more than 20 years of dedicated amusement and water […]

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Noah’s Ark Waterpark opens reimagined water playground

By | July 11, 2024

WISCONSIN DELLS — A beloved family attraction is making a triumphant comeback after five seasons to Noah’s Ark Waterpark. Complete with a new look and modern enhancements, OctoExplorer has undergone a multi-year transformation project to bring the iconic bright yellow submarine attraction. Originally opened in 1994, OctoExplorer has been a family favorite at America’s Largest Waterpark for decades and is now […]

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“Insidious: The Further” brings a terrifying realm of darkness to Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights in an all-new haunted house

By | July 11, 2024

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. and ORLANDO, Fla. — This fall, Halloween Horror Nights guests will travel deeper into the paranormal dimension of tortured souls and demonic entities when they enter “Insidious: The Further,” an all-new haunted house inspired by the successful Insidious film franchise. The terrifying journey through the darkness is set to begin Friday, August 30 at Universal Orlando Resort and Thursday, […]

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Electric Playhouse earns prestigious 2024 “Travelers’ Choice” Award by Tripadvisor

By | July 11, 2024

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Electric Playhouse, the social gaming destination featuring dozens of motion-activated experiences, announces its Albuquerque, New Mexico, location has been recognized as a Tripadvisor 2024 “Travelers’ Choice” Award recipient. Brilliantly merging the digital and physical worlds into one, the destination fosters human connection and gets visitors of all ages and interests moving through active play and healthy movement. Each […]

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Galaxy Bowling switches up with Intercard for arcade refresh

By | July 11, 2024

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Intercard has installed its latest cashless technology at Galaxy Bowling and Entertainment Center in Richmond, Kentucky. The 32-lane center recently refreshed its 50-game arcade with 30 new games and replaced an older cashless system embedded by another manufacturer. The Intercard system is fully integrated with Galaxy Bowling’s Brunswick Sync scoring and […]

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Splish Splash kicks off new Winter Wonderland event

By | July 10, 2024

It’s never too early to celebrate the holidays especially in the summer at New York’s Largest Water Park. Splish Splash Water Park will have a new special event called Winter Wonderland. The family-friendly event kicks off July 15 through July 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Winter Wonderland will have a DJ, giveaways, exclusive meet and greets with Peppermint Pixie, […]

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World’s Largest Duck waddles to Wet ‘n Wild Emerald Pointe in Greensboro, North Carolina

By | July 10, 2024

The Carolina’s Favorite Water Park is going BIG in celebration of the park’s 40th birthday. The World’s Largest Rubber Duck is waddling over to Wet ‘n Wild for a quacking good time beginning Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21. Standing more than 61 feet tall, the Mama Duck has become an icon, making her way […]

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Story Land introduces the park’s first ever Halloween event Happy Hauntings

By | July 10, 2024

GLEN, N.H. — Story Land, The Place Where Fantasy Lives, is unwrapping one more gift for its 70th Celebration Season as it introduces New Hampshire’s Best New Way to Halloween, Happy Hauntings. Extending the park’s season to its longest ever, the all-new Happy Hauntings event will begin on Saturday, October 5 through Sunday, October 27. The family-friendly Halloween event will offer rides, […]

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Ruud Koppens, founder of ETF Ride Systems, retires

By | July 10, 2024

NEDERWEERT — Ruud Koppens, the founder of ETF Ride Systems, has announced his retirement effective July 1st. Ruud, who established ETF Ride Systems as a division of the ETF Group 26 years ago, has been a member of the ETF Group for nearly 51 years. Retiring at the age of 67, Ruud Koppens made the […]

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Slick City Indoor Slide Park announces first Minnesota location

By | July 10, 2024

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Slick City, inventors of the world’s first indoor slide park designed for all ages, has just announced that the lease has been signed for their first franchise location in Minneapolis.   The brand’s first Minnesota location will be in the Arbor Lakes district at 10900 Fountains Drive Ste 130 Maple Grove, MN 55369, and is slated […]

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