Super Nintendo World opening delayed

Konohana, Osaka, Japan

The opening of Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan, initially planned for Feb. 4, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The new themed area will include a Mario Kart-inspired ride and other augmented reality attractions. Click the headline for more information

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Super Nintendo World opening in 2021

Konohana, Osaka, Japan

Universal Studios Japan announced that Super Nintendo World will open February 4th. The new $580 million themed area will feature augmented reality attractions based on the game series, such as Yoshi’s Adventure attraction and Mario Kart: Koopa’s Challenge ride inside a re-creation of Bowser’s Castle. Click the headline for more information

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Lagoon opens at 15% capacity

Farmington, Utah, USA

Lagoon, near Salt Lake City, opened to the public with reduced capacity and COVID-19 safety guidelines in place. Prior reservations and face masks were required for the nearly 6000 guests that entered the park, however some rides were not open, as social distancing cannot be maintained in them. Click the headline for more information

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Universal Orlando reopening dates

Orlando, Florida, USA

Universal Orlando Resort will be reopening on Friday, June 5th! The plan includes the Islands Of Adventure and Universal Studios theme parks as well as Volcano Bay water park opening with reduced capacity. They will also have shortened hours, but not use a reservation system like many other parks are doing. Click the headline for more information

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New park for Myrtle Beach?

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA

A local engineering firm has submitted plans to build a Funplex amusement park in Myrtle Beach, with construction set to begin in September. Planned attractions include a roller coaster encircling the property, as well as a drop tower. The park is expected to open by April next year. Click the headline for more information

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Silverwood announces opening date

Athol, Idaho, USA

Silverwood will open May 30th-31st, becoming the first major American theme park to announce an official opening date. Both Silverwood and Boulder Beach water park will open for daily operation starting June 6th. Reduced park capacity and social distancing will be implemented. Click the headline for more information

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