topic-t04050000104 News Coverage on Amusement and Theme Parks - CTNow
RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Amusement and Theme Parks

A collection of news and information related to Amusement and Theme Parks published by this site and its partners.

Top Amusement and Theme Parks Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Ravinia originally intended to be amusement park

    Ravinia originally intended to be amusement park
    Today, Ravinia is internationally known for bringing all kinds of musical entertainment to the masses. It may be hard to imagine that when Ravinia Park opened in 1904 on land purchased by A.C. Frost, it was conceived as a yearround amusement park with...
  • Boy's monster wish comes true

    Boy's monster wish comes true
    A 4-foot-tall boy became an 800-foot-tall lizard in a Near Northwest Side production studio Sunday, battling monsters and wreaking havoc on a miniature Chicago. Five-year-old Maddex, aka "Madzilla," stomped in costume through a meticulously designed set...
  • Shonda Rhimes night thrills WFTV

    What does WFTV-Channel 9 make of ABC's performance last season? And what new show is the Orlando affiliate most excited about this fall from the Disney-owned network? "ABC had a very strong May," WFTV General Manager Shawn Bartelt told me. She...
  • Universal Studios: 'From Dusk to Dawn' added to Halloween Horror Nights lineup

    Universal Studios: 'From Dusk to Dawn' added to Halloween Horror Nights lineup
    Universal Studios has announced the theme for another haunted house for the 2014 edition of Halloween Horror Nights. One maze will be tied to the television drama "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series." Universal says to expect a "sinister nightclub,"...
  • 20th Century Fox to Unveil Korea Theme Park

    HONG KONG - Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products is poised to unveil plans for a new Fox World theme park in South Korea. The proposed park is a venture involving Village Roadshow and the province of South Gyeongsang and will be part of a larger...
  • Discovery Cove nabs top prize from TripAdvisor

    Discovery Cove nabs top prize from TripAdvisor
    Discovery Cove, SeaWorld's day resort that features interactions with dolphins, exotic fish and birds, again has won the top spot in TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice competition.  It was ranked the No. 1 amusement park in the world for 2014. Universal's...
  • Jerry Rees to Direct 'The Marvel Experience'

    Longtime Disney theme park attraction director Jerry Rees will lead the creative team behind "The Marvel Experience," a live touring attraction featuring the company's iconic super heroes. Rees has helmed 16 of Disney's theme park attractions around...
  • Todrick Hall brings comic YouTube videos to Orlando

     Todrick Hall brings comic YouTube videos to Orlando
    Todrick Hall has performed on Broadway. He has appeared on national television, as a contestant on "American Idol." But he credits his success to the place where anyone with a video camera and a dream can become a star: the Internet. Specifically,...
  • Robert Rodriguez's 'From Dusk Till Dawn' Gets Maze at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights

    The vampires of Robert Rodriguez's "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" are headed for Universal's Halloween Horror Nights. Rodriguez's El Rey Network has paired up with Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort to design mazes around the...
  • Village Roadshow to Manage Fox World Korea Theme Park

    HONG KONG - Rides and environments based on film properties "Alien," "Ice Age" and "Planet of the Apes" will be among the attractions of the Twentieth Century Fox World Korea theme park. A MOU between Fox Consumer products and the governor of...
  • Disney Princess Half Marathon sells out in less than 24 hours

    Disney Princess Half Marathon sells out in less than 24 hours
    The next Disney Princess Half Marathon is 217 days away, but the annual runDisney race is already completely booked, selling out in less than 24 hours. Registration for the Feb. 22 race opened July 15, but according to reports on social media, the...