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Raging Waters Los Angeles hosts SwimBrayv’s Dashing Duck Drawing fundraiser to support newly launched water safety program

By | May 16, 2024

SAN DIMAS, Calif. — Raging Waters Los Angeles, California’s Largest Water Park, is hosting SwimBrayv’s Dashing Duck Drawing Fundraiser to help teach over 8,000 children and parents water safety throughout the 2024 summer season. Starting Saturday, May 25, the World’s Largest Rubber Duck will make California’s Largest Water Park its lily pad throughout Memorial Day Weekend, welcoming visitors and […]

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WaveGarden’s artificial waves are now breaking at Sydney’s Olympic Park

By | May 16, 2024

SAN SEBASTIAN — Good news for Sydney surfers who were used to driving 45 minutes a day to the nearest ocean in search of quality waves, while being exposed to common hazards such as strong currents, overcrowding and even sharks. The URBNSURF group, following the success of their first surf park located next to Melbourne Airport […]

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In new one-of-a-kind act, majestic butterflies and marvelous blooms bring even more color to Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Pigeon Forge

By | May 15, 2024

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — A realm of wonder and excitement awaits guests as Dolly Parton’s Stampede unveils its newest addition to the popular dinner show. Combining the show’s equestrian stars, breathtaking aerial acrobatics, a new take on a classic Dolly song and talented performers, this never-before-seen segment promises to elevate the already legendary entertainment experience to […]

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Idlewild kicks off season of family fun May 18 with thrilling events and park enhancements

By | May 15, 2024

LIGONIER, Pa. — Idlewild and SoakZone, the Best Kids Park in the World, opens its gates for the 2024 season on Saturday, May 18. Story Book Forest upgrades, thrilling special events, new and improved dining options, an expanded operating calendar plus several parkwide enhancements will provide a full summer of new adventures and enjoyment for all ages. “This will […]

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Alpine Express ‘Enzian’ and ‘Tirol Log Flume’ return, while the ‘Yomi Adventure Trail’ awaits explorers

By | May 15, 2024

With the Alpine Express ‘Enzian’ and the ‘Tirol Log Flume’, two traditional classics return to the Austrian themed area with a brand new splendour. The charming family rollercoaster and the refreshing log boat ride wind through the impressive ‘Magical Valley of Diamonds’ and bring fun for all ages. The ‘Yomi Adventure Trail’ is completely new, […]

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AI supports the monitoring of amusement park rides

By | May 15, 2024

ESSEN — DMT GmbH & Co. KG, a TÜV NORD GROUP company, is launching the world’s first AI-supported real-time monitoring system for amusement rides just in time for the new amusement park season. DMT RideGuard offers additional safety as well as high efficiency through optimised maintenance processes. The system is already in operation at Movie […]

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Splish Splash kicks off the season May 25 with more time to splash & new additions

By | May 15, 2024

CALVERTON, N.Y. — Opening Day is just ten days away at New York’s Largest Water Park. With more days and extended hours to splash, Splish Splash officially opens for an eventful and appetizing 2024 season on Saturday, May 25 at 10 a.m. New for the 2024 season, guests will be delighted with two all-new food locations, Ben’s […]

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RWS Global acquires Great Big Events, producers of the world’s greatest sporting moments, continuing to raise the bar in global event production

By | May 14, 2024

NEW YORK, N.Y. — RWS Global, the world leader in live moments, today announced the acquisition of Great Big Events (GBE), a leading sports event production company known for its work on the world’s biggest sporting events. Past credits include over 100 World Championships, World Cups, Olympic, Paralympic, Commonwealth and multi-sport Games. As a result […]

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Splashway Waterpark & Campgrounds crowned America’s number one outdoor waterpark by USA Today

By | May 14, 2024

SHERIDAN, Texas — In the heart of Texas, where laughter echoes under wide-open skies, a family oasis known as Splashway Waterpark & Campgrounds has just been named the Number ONE Outdoor Waterpark in America by USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. This accolade recognizes the thrilling slides and sparkling pools but is also a testament […]

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Meow Wolf Grapevine announces parking lot mural by artist Lauren Lewchuk, unleashes The Real Unreal on reality

By | May 14, 2024

GRAPEVINE, Texas — Meow Wolf Grapevine, in collaboration with local artist Lauren Lewchuk, announced the launch of its inaugural exterior mural project, P.A.R.K.E.D. (Phenomenal Asphalt Realm of Kaleidoscopic Expressionistic Design.) This massive parking lot mural will transform the landscape surrounding the Grapevine Mills location, inspired by the otherworldly experience of The Real Unreal. Guests will have the entire summer […]

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