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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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The scares are back at Lake Compounce: Phantom Fall Fest begins Sept. 30

By | September 22, 2022

BRISTOL, Conn. — Get ready for terrifying haunts, gruesome ghouls, and wicked food this Halloween season as Lake Compounce opens the gates for its all new Halloween event, Phantom Fall Fest. Beginning September 30, visitors will step inside the Phantom’s world as they enter through the gates at America’s First Amusement Park. The fear kicks into gear […]

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Take a Journey to Hell at Blackpool Pleasure Beach this Halloween

By | September 22, 2022

Journey to Hell Freak Nights return to Blackpool Pleasure Beach this Halloween.  Will you be brave enough to travel through the eight scare zones to uncover the horrors that await? Journey to Hell Freak Nights is a terrifying, experience led event featuring live actors through eight themed areas of Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Journey to Hell […]

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LA ProPoint celebrates 20 years of innovation!

By | September 21, 2022

SUN VALLEY, Calif. — LA ProPoint, the leader in the design, engineering, fabrication, and installation of theatrical and theme park systems, is celebrating 20 years of industry-leading innovation. The company was founded in 2002 out of the back of Mark Riddlesperger’s, LA ProPoint’s President pick-up truck. After surviving economic downturns and even a global pandemic, LA […]

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Idlewild’s HALLOWBOO! brings spooky, silly fall fun featuring Daniel Tiger and his Neighborhood Friends

By | September 21, 2022

LIGONIER, Pa. — Idlewild’s HALLOWBOO!, a fun, friendly Halloween seasonal event, returns starting this weekend for its 18th season at The Best Kids Park In The World. The young and young-at-heart can enjoy live shows, new character meet and greets, tasty fall treats and nearly 30 rides and Halloween-themed attractions on weekends from September 24 through October 30. “HALLOWBOO! is […]

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Latest signed agreement bounces Altitude Trampoline Park into Bluffton

By | September 21, 2022

BLUFFTON, S.C. — Altitude Trampoline Park, one of the world’s largest family entertainment brands, announced today a new signed franchise agreement to position a go-to spot for indoor, active adventure in Bluffton with a new park location. Local entrepreneurs David and Haleigh Johnston will introduce the energetic brand to Beaufort County, specifically targeting parents and […]

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Adventureland’s Helping Hands foundation raises $1 million for Long Island

By | September 21, 2022

Adventureland’s Helping Hands Foundation hosted their 5th annual VIP Night fundraiser on a beautiful Friday night at Adventureland. This event raised $275,000 for Long Island, bringing the total raised from all 5 annual events to over $1,000,000. Funds raised will support the foundation’s scholarship program, grant program, and goods drive program. The picture-perfect weather made […]

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