For the first time ever, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Singapore are partnering with Netflix to bring “Stranger Things” to life at this year’s “Halloween Horror Nights” events. Fans of the series will get the chance to brave the Upside Down and confront the supernatural as each park debuts all-new mazes inspired by season one of the critically-acclaimed series. Continue reading “Stranger Things Coming to Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights”
Electric Eel—San Diego’s tallest and fastest roller coaster with astounding loops, twists and airtime—opens to the public on May 12! Electric Eel features multiple-launch experiences that propel riders forward and backward as they speed through the ride’s station house accelerating to more than 60 mph in seconds. Continue reading “Electric Eel Opens at SeaWorld San Diego May 12!”
Byron: California’s Great America opened for the 2018 season this past weekend, and of course, we were in attendance for opening day. It was a pleasure to be back at the park and take an extended look at this changing and growing park. Below we’ll discuss how the rides are running, general park improvements, and of course the phenomenal progress of Railblazer. Continue reading “California’s Great America – Opening Day Report 2018”
Alexander: Hello again! It’s been about 18hrs since our last Six Flags Magic Mountain update, but honestly there’s always something new to touch on.
Sean and I went back to the park today so that he could check out DC SUPER HEROES Drop of Doom VR (which I was happy to do a 2nd time; Sean is impressed with the experience as well), plus to cover a few more details of changes happening around the park. Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – March 25, 2018”
Alexander: It’s been about a month since our last full Six Flags Magic Mountain update (mostly due to a few quiet weeks at the park), but this week we experienced a LOT of developments seemingly overnight! Let’s take a look!
Six Flags Magic Mountain—in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment—today announced a new, extreme virtual reality experience coming to one of the world’s tallest and fastest drop tower rides. For a limited time, guests can experience the new DC SUPER HEROES Drop of Doom VR. Continue reading “Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom to Feature DC Super Heroes VR”
Sean: It has been a few weeks since I traveled across the globe in search for an exciting roller coaster that not many people have had the chance to ride, but that everyone is already obsessed with. My travels took me to Shanghai Disneyland, which is home to TRON: Lightcycle Power Run. Perhaps the best coaster Disney has ever opened. Continue reading “The World isn’t Good Enough for TRON: Lightcycle Power Run, but Walt Disney World Might Be.”
Sean: One of the less covered coaster additions in California is the brand new Electric Eel coming to SeaWorld San Diego! The park’s brand new Sky Rocket II model has finished its track, but is far from actually opening. Let’s take a look at the current construction, shall we? Continue reading “Electric Eel Construction Update at SeaWorld San Diego – February 2018”
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, in partnership with JLL (NYSE:JLL), a global professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management, today announced an ambitious new initiative to power two more of its parks—Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, California and Six Flags Magic Mountain, near Los Angeles—almost entirely with solar power. Continue reading “Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and Six Flags Magic Mountain to be Solar Powered!”
The Knott’s Boysenberry Festival is our annual food-inspired event that celebrates the park’s historic roots by highlighting the little berry that started it all, the boysenberry. This year’s festival will feature over 75 new and returning boysenberry-inspired creations crafted by the Knott’s culinary team. Continue reading “Knott’s Boysenberry Festival Returns March 16th With a New Lineup of Everything Boysenberry”