Let’s Take A Look At Sol Spin – REVIEW

Sean/McLaren: Knott’s Berry Farm officially opened Sol Spin on April 21st after several weeks of construction and testing, and of course we were there to check it out! The park’s newest ride is located on the lot where WindSeeker used to reside and offers guests a totally unique experience in the Californian theme park world. Let’s take a look at Sol Spin and what our experience of the new thrill ride was like! Continue reading “Let’s Take A Look At Sol Spin – REVIEW”

California’s Great America Purchases 100% Renewable Energy from Silicon Valley Power to Cover Electricity Use

Silicon Valley Power (SVP) is pleased to announce that California’s Great America, Santa Clara’s 100-acre amusement park, will cover 100% of its electricity use with renewable energy through SVP’s Santa Clara Green Power program. Santa Clara Green Power is a renewable energy program that allows Santa Clara residents and businesses to purchase 100% solar and wind energy. Continue reading “California’s Great America Purchases 100% Renewable Energy from Silicon Valley Power to Cover Electricity Use”

SOL SPIN IS NOW OPEN AT KNOTT’S BERRY FARM!

Spring time is in full bloom at the farm and the newest thrilling installment has arrived at Knott’s Berry Farm just in time to enjoy during the popular Knott’s Boysenberry Festival. Sol Spin will bring brand new hair-raising thrills to the Fiesta Village area starting (Today) April 21st.  Continue reading “SOL SPIN IS NOW OPEN AT KNOTT’S BERRY FARM!”

Knott’s Berry Farm and Komen Orange County Collectively Raise Over $108,000 Dollars For Breast Cancer Awareness

Knott’s Berry Farm and Susan G. Komen Orange County have partnered for a fourth consecutive and successful year to raise more than $108,000 for breast cancer awareness and services for the local community during Knott’s for the Cure promotion in January. Continue reading “Knott’s Berry Farm and Komen Orange County Collectively Raise Over $108,000 Dollars For Breast Cancer Awareness”

Sol Spin Testing – Sol Spin Light Package – Supreme Scream Boysenberry Light Package

Sean: It’s always a good time for a quick update! Especially when Sol Spin has started testing and has been programmed! In addition to which, even though the stickers/patterns have yet to be added to the ride’s mechanisms, the light package is already working! While we take a quick look at Sol Spin and its light package, we’ll also discuss the Boysenberry Festival light package on Supreme Scream! Continue reading “Sol Spin Testing – Sol Spin Light Package – Supreme Scream Boysenberry Light Package”

Knott’s Berry Farm – Boysenberry Festival 2017!

Sean: One of the best events in the state is back! The Boysenberry Festival at Knott’s Berry Farm! Since we were unable to attend on the opening day for the park’s media event, we visited a few days later! The sun was out and crowds were nowhere to be found! Plenty of great food and awesome rides with minimal lines!  Continue reading “Knott’s Berry Farm – Boysenberry Festival 2017!”

From Southwest to Southeast: Carowinds!

Sean: After riding the World’s fastest, and arguably best, Wooden Coaster a few days prior, it was time to visit the World’s largest Giga Coaster at Carowinds! This park recently received a major facelift from Cedar Fair, one very similar to what California’s Great America is planned to receive in the next few years! The park’s operations were amazing, and the park has a solid line-up of roller coasters! Let’s take a look around the park, shall we?

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Patriot Opens at California’s Great America

Byron: California’s Great America was nice enough to invite us to the media day for their new ride experience for 2017; Patriot! After a 25 year run as one of the first B&M stand up coasters, Vortex closed last year to receive new floorless trains and be converted to Patriot. Below I’ll go over what the media day and opening ceremony consisted of, as well as my thoughts on this new ride experience.

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Sol Spin Construction at Knott’s Berry Farm – Late March

Sean: Sol Spin, Knott’s Berry Farm’s newest thrill ride, has arrived at the park and has been assembled in Fiesta Village. It looks like the details and patterns have yet to be placed on the ride mechanism, as only the basic colors are exposed. Let’s take a look, shall we? Continue reading “Sol Spin Construction at Knott’s Berry Farm – Late March”

California’s Great America – OPENING WEEKEND 2017

Jeremy: It’s time to head back to California’s only large regional park with an off-season… You’ve guessed it, California’s Great America! As most of you know, this last weekend was opening weekend, so we headed out to the Santa Clara theme park to see how the off-season treated the park. Continue reading “California’s Great America – OPENING WEEKEND 2017”