One of the Most Anticipated Coasters in the World Awakens at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Press Release from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (January 20, 2022) – Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will open Iron Gwazi, the world’s fastest and steepest hybrid coaster, exclusively for Pass Members on select dates starting February 11 before the ride opens to all park visitors on March 11. After presenting their Annual Pass, eligible riders will be among the first to conquer the record-breaking thrills of Iron Gwazi. Guests can go online to get more information on exclusive Pass Member previews.

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Kennywood Unveils Multi-Year, Multi-Million Dollar Improvements and Plans for 125th Celebration

Press Release from Kennywood

WEST MIFFLIN [December 16, 2021] – A party 125 years in the making is too big for just one season. Today, Kennywood announced plans for a major, multi-million dollar improvement project to the park, along with a lineup of special events unlike anything seen since its founding in 1898.

Kennywood’s 125th season of fun is on the horizon in 2023. However, park leadership won’t wait another moment to begin the party, unveiling a two-year celebration starting with major changes coming in 2022 that will enhance guest experience, refresh landmark locations, and provide reasons to visit every single day of the season – from Opening Day on April 23 to the final night of Holiday Lights.

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Fun Spot America to Reveal ARIEFORCE ONE Roller Coaster at IAAPA Expo HUGE $13 Million Dollar RMC Coaster, the Largest Single Investment on any Ride in Fun Spot History to Debut at Fun Spot Atlanta

Press Release from Fun Spot Atlanta

ORLANDO, Florida – November 16, 2021- Fun Spot America Theme Parks, Orlando’s only Family-Owned theme park is adding HUGE excitement to its Atlanta, Georgia location with the addition of an action-packed custom Rocky Mountain Construction steel roller coaster, ArieForce One. Riders will soar over 3,400 feet of track, towering 15 stories and flying at speeds up to 64 miles-per-hour. The new coaster will be located near the main gate to the park where guests will have spectacular views of the ride featuring the largest Zero-G Stall in America. “ArieForce One is a tribute to my father and his passion for flying. We will have you believing you’re traveling into space with all of the airtime moments and weightlessness this RMC coaster provides,” said Fun Spot America CEO and Owner, John Arie Jr.

“The addition of ArieForce One is a HUGE milestone for our company and the first of many new Marquee rides and attractions yet to come to the Fayetteville, GA park. As a one-of-a-kind roller coaster, custom designed to the topography and layout of Fun Spot Atlanta, no other RMC roller coaster has this combination of elements. The Raven Truss Dive and the Zero-G Roll over the arcade are the first-of-their-kind in the world. In both ride elements the train travels through the center of a uniquely designed truss bridge while twisting at Zero-G,” said John Arie Jr.

Key Features of ArieForce One include:

  • Themed queue lines based on John Arie Sr’s boyhood passion for flight;
  • Two state of the art 20 passenger steering axle trains that just scream high speed thrills;
  • 3,400 feet of RMC’s award-winning patented steel lbox track;
  • A HUGE tension-building ascent up a towering, 154-foot lift hill;
  • Reaching incredible speeds up to 64 mph;
  • Intense ride elements including a steep, 83-degree first drop and the largest Zero-G Stall in America;
  • Four exciting inversions including a first ever Raven Truss Dive, two Zero-G Rolls and a 180-degree stall.
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Kennywood’s 10th Annual Holiday Lights Spectacular Returns with New Sights, New Lights, and Endless Holiday Cheer

Press Release from Kennywood

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. [November 10, 2021] – Deck the halls – Holiday Lights makes it triumphant return to Kennywood beginning on Saturday, November 20 with a special Season Passholder only night on Friday, November 19. Pittsburgh’s Home for the Holidays celebrates the season over 24 nights and will feature more than one million lights, Pennsylvania’s Tallest Christmas Tree, sweet and savory seasonal snacks, and favorite family rides and attractions.

“There’s no better way to conclude 2021 than with Kennywood’s biggest and best Holiday Lights ever,” says Kennywood General Manager Mark Pauls. “Guests will have a great time walking through our winter wonderland, enjoying some rides and celebrating the most wonderful time of the year together. We have some great gifts to share this season above and beyond Holiday Lights, too – some that may even arrive before Christmas. So, stay tuned.”

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Six Flags Great Adventure’s Holiday in the Park and Drive-Thru Experience to Deliver More Seasonal Sparkle and Festive Entertainment Than Ever Before

Press Release from Six Flags Great Adventure

Jackson, NJ — November 4, 2021 — Six Flags Great Adventure’s spectacular winter festival, Holiday in the Park, will shine brighter than ever with millions of glittering lights, festive foods, thrilling, new rides, and holiday entertainment. Holiday in the Park Drive-Thru Experience, which debuted in 2020, will return by popular demand. From November 13, 2021 through January 9, 2022, the World’s Ultimate Thrill Park will transform into an eye-popping winter wonderland. This immersive and enchanting holiday experience will offer guests two ways to experience the joy of the holidays. Coordinated sights, sounds, scents, and attractions will give each section a distinct character. The events are included with all active Memberships and Season Passes.

“Holiday in the Park and our Drive-Thru Experience deliver world-class entertainment for all ages and unparalleled thrills that only Six Flags Great Adventure can provide,” said Park President John Winkler. “Both events provide a way for families to enjoy the spirit of the holidays while making lasting memories together.”

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