Disney Attraction Openings, Universal Hollywood Announcement, More Theme Park News
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Disney Opening Several New and Updated Attractions and Events
Universal Studios Hollywood to Make Announcement on June 21
Rivalry Heating Up With Opening of Shanghai Disney Resort
Legoland Theme Park Being Considered for New York Area
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The New York Daily News has released an inside look into the hottest new attractions for 2016 at the top New York City area amusement parks, including The Joker roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure.
Thursday marked the 132nd anniversary of the first roller coaster in America opening to the public. Called the Switchback Railway at Coney Island in Brooklyn, the ride went five miles per hour and cost a nickel to ride in 1884.
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation has teamed with Greyhound to offer people a getaway for four with the "Live Unleashed Sweepstakes." The prize pack includes four tickets to a Six Flags theme park of the winner's choice including a VIP tour, free roundtrip tickets to get there via Greyhound, a two-night hotel stay, food, beverage and more.
Officials from the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia announced that the new facility will open on April 19, 2017, the anniversary of the opening battles of the American Revolutionary War.
A development team has proposed a unique way to pay for renovations at New York’s Penn Station; building a 1,200-foot thrill ride on top of the station and charging $35 a ticket to make up the difference for construction.
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