| Sep 22, 2012
| 7:33 AM
The parent company of Knott's Berry Farm has temporarily closed all the WindSeeker tower swings in the amusement park chain after the thrill rides stranded visitors hundreds of feet in the air for hours at a time this summer....
| Sep 22, 2012
| 8:30 AM
BUENA PARK, Calif. (KTLA) -- The parent company of Knott's Berry Farm has shut down its WindSeeker rides nationwide after a malfunction earlier this week stranded 20 riders in mid-air for hours.
Cedar Fair, which operates a dozen amusement parks, will...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
A tiny Orlando, Fla., family entertainment center plans to add seven attractions over the next few years in a bid to become a small amusement park with a collection of new rides that rivals its better-known neighbors.
Any of the new additions —...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Cedar Point plans to turn the Ohio theme park's Million Dollar Midway into the $6-million Luminosity nighttime spectacular complete with lights, lasers and fireworks tied to a stage performance with DJs, dancers and drummers.
PHOTOS: Luminosity nighttime...
| May 31, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Cedar Point theme park in Ohio plans to add a $25-million record-setting winged roller coaster in 2013, according to local media reports.
Photos: Winged roller coaster at Cedar Point
The Swiss-based Bolliger & Mabillard Wing Rider, dubbed "CP Alt....
| Jul 29, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Kings Island and Cedar Point are the most popular seasonal amusement parks in the U.S., according to a report issued by the Theme Entertainment Association.
Both parks, owned by Cedar Fair Entertainment of Sandusky, Ohio, saw a slight rise in...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 6:05 PM
With 14 rides, including eight roller coasters, the proposed Orlando Thrill Park hopes to cater to enthusiasts underserved by Florida's theme parks.
Photo gallery: View the 14 proposed Orlando Thrill Park rides
Scheduled to open in summer 2013, the...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 3:18 PM
The new 301-foot-tall WindSeeker tower swing ride at Knott's Berry Farm combines the exhilaration and tranquility a bird must feel soaring amid the clouds.
The ever-changing view from the lazily spinning ride provides the perspective of a circling hawk...
| Dec 20, 2010
| 5:46 PM
Knott's Berry Farm has quietly begun offering a fee-based, line-cutting pass for some of its most popular roller coasters and thrill rides.
The $40 Hate to Wait front-of-line pass made its debut in early December after a test run during the Buena Park...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 5:20 PM
California's Great America has announced plans to remove the third coaster in less than a decade – a period in which no new coasters were added to the amusement park in Santa Clara, Calif.
Invertigo, an inverted shuttle coaster that made its...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Knott's Berry Farm has tentatively penciled in a mid-July premiere for its new 301-foot-tall WindSeeker spinning swing ride after watching Memorial Day weekend and Fourth of July debuts slip out of reach.
Knott's recently topped off the new $5 million...