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Better, brighter and fresher than ever: Sandcastle Waterpark opens May 21

By | May 18, 2022

WEST HOMESTEAD — BETTER. BRIGHTER. FRESHER THAN EVER. The all-new Sandcastle Waterpark – Pittsburgh’s Hometown Waterpark – will open its gates beginning Saturday, May 21.  Nominated as one of the Top 20 best outdoor waterparks in 2022, park guests can look forward to a vibrant new look to the park’s Boardwalk and waterslides, plus the eagerly anticipated Bombs […]

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State Fair of Texas unveils 2022 commemorative theme art: “Taste of Texas”

By | May 18, 2022

DALLAS — For 136 years, food has been a focal point of the annual State Fair of Texas exposition. When you ask folks what their favorite part of the State Fair is, without skipping a beat, many will answer food. As an event that blends more than 2 million people from all walks of life, our wide […]

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Kings Island: New nightly finale to include fire bursts, lasers, 200 drones & yes, plenty of fireworks

By | May 18, 2022

MASON, Ohio – Kings Island’s brand-new nighttime finale, “Fun, Fireworks and Fifty – A Kings Island Nighttime Spectacular,” will debut on Saturday, May 28, and continue nightly throughout the summer. Created to pay tribute to the park’s 50th anniversary season, the evening finale will take guests on a nostalgic journey through the amusement park’s first […]

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Omni Arena debuts at Autobahn

By | May 18, 2022

We’re pleased to announce that Omni Arena has debuted at Accelerate Indoor Speedway in Waukesha, WI. Accelerate is a brand of Autobahn, the nation’s second-largest go-karting operator. Autobahn owns and operates eleven venues in nine states. This installation is Virtuix’s 55th Omni Arena system in the U.S. In Omni Arena, up to four players can […]

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ProSlide debuts groundbreaking dueling FlyingSAUCER at Adventure Island

By | May 17, 2022

ProSlide Technology Inc., the industry leader in water ride design, technology and manufacturing, is congratulating SeaWorld’s Adventure Island on the debut of Rapids Racer, the world’s first ProSlide Dueling FlyingSAUCER. This global debut is the newest innovation by ProSlide, combining two exclusive technologies to deliver a high-performance racing attraction that signifies the next step in […]

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Nighttime Zoo: San Diego Zoo announces extended summer hours

By | May 17, 2022

The San Diego Zoo invites visitors to join in the fun of Nighttime Zoo, a summertime experience that offers guests the chance to explore the Zoo at night, when it’s usually closed to the public. From June 3 through Sept. 5, the Zoo will be open late and filled with live entertainment from a variety […]

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Legoland California Resort unveils global debut of world’s-first Lego Ferrari Build And Race Attraction!

By | May 17, 2022

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Start your engines! Today, LEGOLAND California Resort debuted its newest attraction, LEGO Ferrari Build and Race. Capitalizing on the increased popularity of Formula 1 racing (with viewership up 56% compared to 2020), the new attraction puts visitors in the driver’s seat with cutting-edge digital technology that guests have never experienced at any other […]

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Red Raion launches keynote to present their Moby Dick – Friends to the Rescue! in view of SEA participation

By | May 17, 2022

CATANIA, Italy — Red Raion, the CGI studio specialized in media-based attractions, have created a keynote presentation of their newest CGI film for licensing, Moby Dick – Friends to the Rescue! The title is inspired by the popular Moby Dick IP, revisited in a family-friendly key: produced in 5D, VR and Dome formats, the film […]

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Kilburn Live partners with Semnox for its technology solutions

By | May 17, 2022

DALLAS — Kilburn Live, is the latest addition to Semnox’s growing list of clients to implement Semnox technology at their new family entertainment center concept in Mississauga, Ontario.  In partnership, Semnox and Kilburn Live have developed the “Parafait-Game Hub integration” allowing seamless activation of various games and experiences using RFID wristbands and the Parafait Gamification […]

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Lights, camera, action capture!

By | May 17, 2022

CONCORD, N.C. — Whether guests are bouncing off the walls or climbing up them, they’re almost always going to leave experience centers with a story worth telling; yet with little to show. DNP Imagingcomm America Corporation (DNP IAM) today launches its Action Capture system to elevate the guest experience at theme parks, family fun centers, rock […]

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