Hersheypark Halloween and Dark Nights Return Friday, Sept. 13

Press Release from Hersheypark

(Hershey, Pa. – June 26, 2024) – Hersheypark amusement park today announced the return of its Hersheypark Halloween seasonal event and Dark Nights immersive haunt experience for more haunting dates than ever before from Friday, Sept. 13 through Nov. 3, 2024. 

For 25 days, including Halloween night on Thursday, Oct. 31, guests can experience five haunted houses, including the all-new Estate of Evil haunted house, three Scare Zones with the new Darkstone’s Hollow: Battle for Spring Creek scare zone, 50 attractions and dark coaster rides, Hershey’s Trick-or-Treat Trail and more – all included with a Hersheypark Halloween ticket. The eight-weekend event will also feature exclusive culinary creations, including the return of the popular Dark Nights Tasting Pass, plus the new Avenue Of The Afterlife path with themed food and drink offerings, pop-up retail and live entertainment. 

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Six Flags Unmasks FrightFest Extreme

Press Release from Six Flags Magic Mountain

ARLINGTON, Texas — June 25, 2024 — Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company and largest operator of water parks in North America, unveils Fright Fest Extreme – presented by SNICKERS, featuring an expansive lineup of terrifying horror franchises ahead of the brand’s highly anticipated annual event. Beginning September 7, thrill-seekers and horror enthusiasts are invited to immerse themselves in the pulse-pounding excitement and terror that only Fright Fest can deliver with Six Flags’ largest investment and expansion yet.

This year, Fright Fest returns with a vengeance and goes EXTREME. Visitors to Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey and Six Flags Magic Mountain in Los Angeles will step into a world where nightmarish creatures inspired by legendary horror brands come to life with Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures’ SAW franchise, Netflix’s Stranger Things and Army of the Dead, Warner Bros. Discovery’s The Conjuring, Annabelle and The Nun, and Legendary Entertainment’s Trick ‘r Treat. Guests at Six Flags Great Adventure will also be treated to a new experience from Netflix & Legendary Entertainment’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022) while visitors to Six Flags Mexico will have access to a special exclusive maze based on DCeased, the bestselling comic series from DC Comics.

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Universal Orlando Resort Unveils New Details About Dark Universe

Press Release from Universal Orlando Resort

Orlando, Fla. (June 20, 2024) – “It’s Alive! It’s Alive!” Next year, Universal – the pioneer of the horror genre – will bring its timeless monsters to the present day with the debut of Dark Universe – one of the five immersive worlds featured at the all-new Universal Epic Universe opening in 2025. The most mysterious world of Universal Orlando’s newest theme park, this captivating new land will envelop guests in monstrous adventures across various attractions, shops, restaurants and character meet and greets that will thrill everyone from families to classic Monster fans alike.

Created by the award-winning Universal Creative team in partnership with Universal Pictures, Dark Universe blends the iconic stories of unearthly legends like Dracula, The Wolf Man, Frankenstein’s Monster, the Bride of Frankenstein and more with a new generation of monsters and characters, including Dr. Victoria Frankenstein – the great-great-granddaughter of the infamous Henry Frankenstein who has continued his misguided experiments. As guests venture through Darkmoor – the ravaged village within Dark Universe – they’ll encounter the characters and subjects of those experiments within a first-of-its-kind theme park environment that offers family-friendly fun while also pushing the boundaries on intensity in a way that only Universal could achieve.

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Dorney Park Announces Thunderhawk Roller Coaster’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

Press Release from Dorney Park

Allentown, PA (June 7, 2024) – Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom’s historic 2024 season just got more exciting!

On Friday, the park announced they will host the Thunderhawk roller coaster’s 100th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, June 29th

The all-day event included with admission will feature a special ceremony, music, food, a pop-up history museum, special guests, photo ops, and more. 

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Six Flags Magic Mountain Unveils DC Heroes & Villains Fest

Press Release from Six Flags Magic Mountain

VALENCIA, CALIF. — June 4, 2024 — Six Flags Magic Mountain, the undisputed Thrill Capital of the World, in partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment, debuts an all-new summertime event, the DC Heroes & Villains Fest. The epic new celebration will take place on select Saturdays and Sundays, June 15 through August 4 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm. Fans of all ages are invited to join the ultimate summer nights showdown of DC Heroes versus Villains and immerse themselves in the marvelous universe of DC with exclusive character appearances, electrifying live shows and entertainment, themed food and drinks and of course, an unprecedented lineup of thrilling DC-themed rides and attractions. 

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