On the heels of yesterday’s announcement by Indiana Beach that it is closing, today we have confirmation that Fantasy Island is truly closing as well. The news was released by operator Apex Parks Group. In addition to Fantasy Island and Indiana Beach, 2 family entertainment centers in Texas are also closing.Continue reading
Sad news out of Indiana today as owner Apex Parks Group announced that it is shuttering Indiana Beach after 94 years of operation. The park was home to 3 CCI Wooden Coasters: the quirky Lost Coaster of Superstition Mountain as well as the more traditional Cornball Express and Hoosier Hurricane. Indiana Beach also had a Schwarzkopf Jet Star ride and an S&S El Loco coaster. The park also had a unique walkthrough attraction named Frankenstein’s Castle and a dark ride named Den of the Lost Thieves.Continue reading
Six Flags Inc. announced today that entered a purchase agreement with Premier Parks, Inc to acquire lease rights for 5 parks.
These parks are:
- Wet n’ Wild Splashtown – Houston
- Wet n’ Wild Phoenix – Phoenix
- Darien Lake – Buffalo
- Frontier City – Oklahoma City
- White Water Bay – Oklahoma City
For more information, see the press release by Six Flags.