| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:25 PM
A 52-year-old New Haven man, whose life's passion is riding the log-like flume rides in water parks, is suing Six Flags after the company banned him from its 18 locations for life. Jay Marc Harris, known as "Flumie" and "Flume Dog" to his friends...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 7:30 AM
A German theme park will introduce a first-of-a-kind attraction featuring a 240-foot-tall high-speed hyper-coaster sandwiched between a pair of medieval-themed dark ride experiences.
Set to debut this summer at Hansa Park, Karnan's Oath: Beware of Its...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 8:30 AM
Billed as the successor to the beloved Main Street Electrical Parade, Disneyland’s new 1.5 million-light Paint the Night will be a near carbon copy of a Hong Kong Disneyland nighttime parade.
Starting May 22, Disneyland’s new parade joins...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:15 AM
What do you give a 60-year-old theme park that has everything?
How about a nighttime parade transplanted from Hong Kong Disneyland and an anniversary-themed update to its long-running fireworks show?
Disneyland's 60th Anniversary: Overview | Parade...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 7:15 AM
It's no wonder Knott's Berry Farm is hosting a Boysenberry Festival this month. Namesake Walter Knott was the first farmer to grow the berry commercially and start selling them at his Buena Park stand in the 1930s.
As the story goes, Knott's business in...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 8:00 AM
It’s safe to say most coaster enthusiasts had never heard of ZDT’s before the tiny Texas amusement park announced plans to add a one-of-a-kind ride this summer.
Designed by Ohio-based Gravity Group, the Famous Switchback Railway will be...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Every time I visit a Disneyland or Adventure Island, I make sure my diet adheres to the theme park food pyramid — equal servings of fried, sugared and sausage. (Can you imagine someone inventing a hot dog churro?) The formula for amusement park...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld are ending their longtime partnership the year after a documentary raised concerns about the treatment of killer whales at the theme-park chain.
The airline and the park said they reached a mutual decision not to renew...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Two Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors who were riding the Ninja roller coaster when it struck a downed tree Monday sued the park, seeking unspecified damages.
Jeremy Ead and Olivia Feldman filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea.
The announcement comes only seven months after the entertainment company broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Throughout the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley, you can find subtle salutes to Jaws, the Universal Studios ride that was once on the site of the new attractions. Here are four of them — you can look for more when you visit: