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New Spin Shot Tower from S&S

New Spin Shot Tower from S&S

Logan, Utah, USA

S&S - Sansei Technologies announced their new Spin Shot Tower that takes the 4D Free Spin coaster seat and adds it to their drop tower ride. Custom ride profiles can be programmed to orient the rider, face-up, face-down or upside down during the ride sequence and it can be retrofitted on any S&S tower. Click the headline for more information ...
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Two new coasters for Motiongate Dubai

Two new coasters for Motiongate Dubai

Dubai, UAE

The Lionsgate Zone at Motiongate Dubai is expanding with two new thrill coasters opening in early 2021, featuring the world's first theme park ride inspired by the popular John Wick franchise, and A Now You See Me movie inspired coaster, which will be the world's fastest single-car spinning coaster. Click the headline for more information ...
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Walibi Holland halts Fright Nights

Walibi Holland halts Fright Nights

Biddinghuizen, Flevoland, Netherlands

Walibi Holland have canceled their Halloween Fright Nights event this year and are ending the park's season ahead of schedule. Technical failures on the event's opening night and increased coronavirus infections in the community were cited as reasons for the early shutdown. Click the headline for more information ...
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Galaxyland partially reopens

Galaxyland partially reopens

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The Galaxyland indoor theme park at West Edmonton Mall reopened with coronavirus safety measures in place, including limited capacity, maintaining social distancing, mandating the use of masks and keeping some attractions temporarily closed, including the Mindbender roller coaster. Click the headline for more information ...
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American Dream reopens with retailers

American Dream reopens with retailers

East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA

After being closed for nearly seven months because of the coronavirus pandemic, the American Dream mega mall at the Meadowlands Sports Complex near New York City has reopened. In addition to reopening Nickelodeon Universe and the DreamWorks Water Park, retail stores opened for the first time. Click the headline for more information ...
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Jurassic World VelociCoaster confirmed

Jurassic World VelociCoaster confirmed

Orlando, Florida, USA

Following months of speculation, Universal finally confirmed "Jurassic World VelociCoaster", a new coaster opening Summer 2021. Billed as the tallest and fastest launch roller coaster in Florida, Jurassic World VelociCoaster, will be based on the movies. The ride will feature four inversions and two launches. Click the headline for more information ...
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Voyage Holiday World lift hill

Holiday World closes for the season

Santa Claus, Indiana, USA

Holiday World & Splashin' Safari closed early for the season. The park normally stays open through October, but decided to shut down operations this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The park is hoping to celebrate its 75th anniversary next year under normal operating conditions. Click the headline for more information ...
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Lightning Rod Dollywood

Lightning Rod down for rest of 2020

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA

Dollywood shutdown their Lightning Rod roller coaster for the remainder of the 2020 season in order for Rocky Mountain Construction, the ride manufacturer, to make necessary changes to the attraction. The ride has suffered from reliability issues since opening in 2016. Click the headline for more information ...
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