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Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa

Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa

Tampa, Florida, USA

With all other major U.S. park Halloween events cancelled, Busch Gardens has confirmed that their annual Howl-O-Scream will take place this year with modifications such as improved health and safety protocols and a shift toward more open-air and socially distant experiences. Click the headline for more information ...
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Cedar Fair park openings cancelled

Cedar Fair park openings cancelled

Sandusky, Ohio, USA

North American amusement park chain Cedar Fair announced that four of their parks will not be opening this year and another two will be closing at the end of the month due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The three parks remaining open have cancelled their Halloween events. Click the headline for more information ...
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Roller Coaster Day Survey 2020

Roller Coaster Day Survey 2020

CoasterForce Towers, Worldwide

This is not your typical "best roller coaster" survey! We want to ask you what you love about roller coasters and what you enjoy the most about your hobby! You have until August 14th to submit your answers and we'll reveal the results on Roller Coaster Day, August 16th! Click the headline to take our Roller Coaster & Fandom survey today! ...
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Drayton Manor sold to Looping Group

Drayton Manor sold to Looping Group

Drayton, Staffordshire, UK

After months of speculation, Drayton Manor has confirmed its sale to the Looping Group. The Looping Group operate 15 attractions in Europe, including two other amusement parks in the UK. The news secures the future of the 71-year-old family theme park, alongside nearly 600 employees. Click the headline for more information ...
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More parks cancel 2020 season

More parks cancel 2020 season

Denver, Colorado, USA

Elitch Gardens is the latest amusement park to join the ever-growing list of parks that have decided to cancel their 2020 season completely. SeaBreeze amusement park in Rochester, New York, made the same announcement just 24 hours earlier, also citing uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic as the reason. Click the headline for more information ...
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Universal's Epic Universe put on hold

Universal’s Epic Universe put on hold

Orlando, Florida, USA

Comcast executives confirmed that development on its Epic Universe theme park has been put on hold during the company's second-quarter earnings results call. The company's Universal theme parks division plunged 94% in the quarter due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Click the headline for more information ...
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Piraten in Batavia opens after fire

Piraten in Batavia opens after fire

Rust, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

The Piraten in Batavia dark water ride reopened after a huge fire destroyed it, as well as most of the Holland and Sweden themed areas of the park, in 2018. The new 1.7 acre (7,000m²) indoor boat tour features 88 animatronic pirate characters, eight of which survived and were restored from the original ride. Click the headline for more information ...
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IAAPA Virtual Expo Asia opens online

IAAPA Virtual Expo Asia opens online

Orlando, Florida, USA

The IAAPA Virtual Expo: Asia opened with over 3000 registered attendees and 131 exhibitors. The three-day online event puts attraction owners, operators, and buyers on the virtual exhibit hall floor to see all that's new in the attractions industry - all from the comfort and safety of their home or office. Click the headline for more information ...
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