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Theme Park Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 25, 2015

Entertainment | Donald Wood | November 25, 2015

Theme Park Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 25, 2015

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Australia Reportedly Getting Multi-Billion Dollar Attraction
The Wanda Group told the Gold Coast Bulletin that the company is negotiating with the State Government in Australia to obtain land at Coomera for the development of a multi-billion-dollar attraction, with rumored ties to the Disney company.

Chinese Company Building ‘Disneyland-Like’ Theme Park in Pakistan
Another Chinese company is looking to get into the theme park game, but this proposed facility would be in Lahore, Pakistan, instead of China. The investors are contributing 32 billion Indian rupee to a project that will cover 320 to 350 acres near Kala Shah Kaku.

Legoland Theme Park Coming to New York Area?
A Legoland theme park could be coming to the New York-New Jersey area, as officials from several counties—including Orange and Dutchess—are competing to become the new home of the park and resort.

Details of ‘Walking Dead’ Theme Park Ride Revealed
The Sally Corporation unveiled its "Battle for Survival" attraction based on the “Walking Dead” television show at the International Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo, and the details about the dark ride have been released to the public.



Do you love chicken and waffles? If so, Theme Park Insider has a great breakdown of the best chicken and waffle sandwiches at top amusement parks around the United States.

With plans in place and construction beginning on many of the new attractions and rides for the 2016 season, Yahoo is offering a glimpse at what to expect from some of the biggest and best theme parks.

The Travel Channel released a list of the top holiday events held at theme parks, and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party held at Magic Kingdom was ranked No. 1, with Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas second.

Did you love the game "Candy Land" when you were a child? Well, a life-sized Candy Land game board will be on display at the Penitentiary Glen Nature Center in Kirtland, Ohio, from Nov. 21 to Jan. 3.


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