Post IAAPA News Roundup

Last week, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions held their annual expo in Orlando. At the convention, ride manufacturers showed off their latest creations and parks revealed even more details of their new attractions!

Here’s some links to …

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New Cobra’s Curse Photos + Model Revealed!


In 2016, Busch Gardens Tampa will add yet another incredible roller coaster to their lineup, Cobra’s Curse. Now, we have even more details of the ride!


Today, at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo (IAAPA) in Orlando, …

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New Rides, Major Changes Coming to SeaWorld Parks!

After a third quarter performance that underwhelmed investors (although there were several positives in the report), SeaWorld announced major changes for the philosophy of the company in an entirely new presentation. In the presentation, they highlighted a new focus for …

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Lightning Rod Construction Video + Smoky Mountain Christmas Details!

We’ve got some awesome news out of Dollywood this week! They announced details for their Christmas celebration and sent out a construction video of their awesome upcoming roller coaster, Lightning Rod!

Let’s start with the video. It depicts the construction …

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Sahara Sam’s Announces Major 2016 Waterpark Expansion!

West Berlin, N.J. – Sahara Sam’s Oasis indoor and outdoor water park is set to break ground on a 10,000-square-foot expansion to the indoor year-round section of the complex. The four million dollar expansion is the New Jersey-based water park’s

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Alabama Splash Adventure Announces 2016 Expansion!

Alabama’s Splash Adventure has revealed the details of their 2016 expansion! The exciting news includes two new rides and overall improvements to the park’s amenities.

Let’s start with the new amenities:

Pepsi Thing

World’s Largest Pepsi Oasis & Rampage Pepsi Oasis – 

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Busch Gardens Tampa Announces 2016 Info and More Cobra’s Curse Details!


I know this is a little bit late, but I thought I’d share the Busch Gardens Tampa news today! They’ve revealed an awesome events lineup today and they have an awesome Cobra’s Curse video! Here’s the press release:

Tampa, Fla.

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Knott’s Berry Farm Announces More 2016 Details!

Ghost Town_Famed Water Pump

Recently, Knott’s Berry Farm announced the closure of their Screamin’ Swing, a Ghostrider renovation, and a celebration of the 75th Anniversary for their Ghost Town in 2016. Today, the park released even more details about the celebration of the land’s …

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New Spinning Coasters Coming to Tennessee and Kentucky!


Two small attractions you may not have even heard of are building new spinning roller coasters. Beech Bend Park and Memphis’s Incredible Pizza Company are each installing brand new spinning roller coasters next year!

The rides may only be 75 …

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Silverwood Announces New Racing Slides for 2016!


In 2016, Idaho’s largest theme park, Silverwood, will be installing a brand new slide in their Boulder Beach waterpark. This new slide will be a racing mat slide which is currently unnamed.

The six lane slide will stand at 55.8 …

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