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Time to announce the “Best of the Best!”

By | September 8, 2021

The 2021 Golden Ticket Awards – presented by Amusement Today – are ready to be announced! The winners are being kept under wraps until this coming Thursday, September 9! We’ll begin announcing the winners on Facebook (as well as AmusementToday.com, Twitter, and your YouTube channel) starting at 1 p.m. (Eastern)! All of the 2021 Golden […]

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Father’s Day, starring Dad with half-priced flights and free beer!

By | August 26, 2021

This Father’s Day, make dad feel on top of the world with a gift of a half-price flight and a FREE BEER on Melbourne Star! A flight on Melbourne Star offers a mesmerising experience for the whole family. Gift Dad a spectacular 360-degree views that stretch out over the city and Port Phillip Bay, with […]

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Semnox goes live in 15 new locations across the U.K.

By | August 26, 2021

Semnox, a leading solutions provider for the leisure and entertainment industry, has implemented its offerings in 15 new amusement locations in the United Kingdom, just over the past year. With well-known venues like M&Ds Scotland Theme Park and Codonas getting onboard, it’s been a busy few months for Semnox! Semnox has seen a tremendous response […]

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Six Flags America donates over $250,000 worth of tickets for vaccination efforts in Prince George’s County

By | August 26, 2021

BOWIE, Md. — Six Flags America, D.C.’s Thrill Capital, is proud to partner with the Prince George’s County Health Department and the Prince George’s County Executive’s Office by donating 4,000 tickets to aid in the county’s vaccination efforts. “Six Flags America is proud to support vaccination efforts in Prince George’s County,” said Six Flags America Park […]

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Navigating the waves at Soak City Water Park at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio

By | August 26, 2021

Kings Island is giving the opportunity for some local world class athletes to use its water park for training. Earlier this week the park lent its wavepool to serve as a coastal rowing training facility for Olympic hopefuls, Cassidy Norton and Christopher Bak. The two are getting practices in before competing in September’s World Rowing Beach Sprint […]

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Popular HallowBoo! returns to Idlewild this fall

By | August 26, 2021

LIGONIER, Pa. — Idlewild’s HALLOWBOO!, a fun, friendly Halloween seasonal event, makes its triumphant return for a sixteenth season at Idlewild & SoakZone in 2021. Beginning September 25 through October 31 on weekends, Idlewild will feature three live shows, several special Halloween attractions, tasty treats, and nearly 30 rides. “We’re thrilled to extend our season into October […]

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Oh my gourd! Lake Compounce announces new Happy Hauntings event

By | August 26, 2021

BRISTOL, Conn. — This fall, Halloween hits Lake Compounce like never before. The all-new Happy Hauntings debuts Saturday, October 2 with tricks and treats available for guests of all ages on weekends throughout the most fang-tastic month of the year. Lake Compounce visitors can eat, drink and be a little scary for this experience in one of Connecticut’s […]

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September 2021

By | August 25, 2021

The September 2021 issue of Amusement Today is available for FREE via Digital Edition and/or downloadable PDF! Dynamic Attractions Soar America debuts in Pigeon Forge Maurer Rides and Carnival Cruise Line bring roller coasters to the sea Six Flags Fiesta Texas set to take the plunge with B&M dive coaster Intamin expands the Surf Rider into larger family of coasters Storyland Studios […]

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August 2021

By | July 22, 2021

The August 2021 issue of Amusement Today is available for FREE via Digital Edition and/or downloadable PDF! Phoenix rises at Deno’s Wonder Wheel Park New offerings spotlight Cedar Point’s 150 year history RMC gives rise to the Jersey Devil Mack spinning coaster at Plopsaland De Panne Kings Island Camp Cedar opens Massive crowds enter Marvel stories at Disney’s Avengers Campus Quassy’s Rock […]

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Water coaster coming to Quassy as park reveals largest investment ever

By | July 14, 2021

MIDDLEBURY, Conn. — Quassy Amusement & Waterpark here today unveiled what will be the single largest investment in the park’s 113-year history. Quassy President Eric Anderson announced that the family-owned property would build a new water raft ride in Quassy’s Splash Away Bay waterpark for the 2022 season. “This new attraction will actually be what […]

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