Conneaut Lake cancels 2020 season

Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania, USA

Conneaut Lake Park announced that they will not be opening for the 2020 season as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Already operating under federal Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to reorganize its debts, there was no feasible way for the park to comply with safety guidelines and make a profit. Click the headline for more information


M&D’s goes into administration

Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland

M&D’s, Scotland’s biggest theme park, announced it has gone into administration. The park is citing the Covid-19 pandemic as a reason. Until a new buyer is found, the future of the park, including four roller coasters, is unknown. 165 employers have also been made redundant. Click the headline for more information


Holdouts give in to COVID-19 guidelines

Orlando, Florida, USA

The three Fun Spot parks in Florida and Georgia gave in and joined the rest of America’s parks by closing their doors, while the Gold Coast parks in Australia finally shuttered their gates as well, leaving Gold Reef City in South Africa as the only major park in the world still operating. Click the headline for more information


$3 million for Indiana Beach buyers

Monticello, Indiana, USA

A month after Indiana Beach closed, local authorities are offering $3 million in economic incentives to any potential buyer of park and Apex Group say they are still hopeful that the park will be operational this year. Investors are interested, so will this huge finical dangling carrot attract a new buyer? Click the headline for further information


More UK/USA opening delays as Far East parks reopen

Staffordshire, England, UK

As UK theme parks fall in line with government guidelines shutting their doors and more American parks delay openings, parks in China and Japan begin to welcome guests again as the Novel Corunavirus pandemic begins to subside in the Far East. Click the headline for more information


Global Pandemic closes parks worldwide

Burbank, California, USA

The Coronavirus global pandemic has closed or delayed the opening of almost every amusement park in the USA, Europe, Far East and Middle East. Strangely, Australia’s big four theme parks have vowed to remain open to visitors amid the outbreak, despite a government ban on public gatherings. Click the headline for more information


Japan parks close due to COVID-19

Urayasu, Chiba, Japan

Following last month’s China theme park closures, Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea parks announced they will close for the next two weeks due to concern regarding the spread of the Coronavirus. All other parks including Universal Studios, Fuji-Q Highland and Nagashima Spa Land, have also closed. Click the headline for more information