The Steel, the Splash, and the Stupid
Which is which in this week's theme park news? Read on and discover.
Let’s start this week with some new attraction news from beyond the Big Two in the theme park industry.
Hersheypark's New Coaster Passes Construction Milestone: Rocky Mountain Construction has topped out the lift hill support for the Wildcat’s Revenge coaster, which opens this summer at Hersheypark. Watch it happen.
Another Wooden Coaster Gets a Steel Makeover: RMC rebuilds are not the only way that old wooden coasters find new life. Read about how Lake Compounce is refreshing its Boulder Dash for the 2023 season and beyond.
Walk Through the World of Jumanji in This New Maze: Italy’s Gardaland debuts its second Jumanji-themed attraction in as many years, with a new walk-through maze.
Last Date for Disneyland's Splash Mountain Revealed: Okay, we can’t ignore Disney any longer. The company dropped some new details about Tiana’s Bayou Adventure - including the last date that Disneyland visitors will be able to ride Splash Mountain before the original closes for its The Princess and the Frog make-over.
It's Disneyland Paris' Birthday - Here Is What's Coming Next: Here’s another news dump from Disney, with details of all the new projects coming to the Disneyland Paris Resort over the next year or so. But where is the new ride for Disneyland Paris itself?
Tokyo Disneyland Celebrates 40th Anniversary With New Parade: We’ve got a video of the new Disney Harmony in Color parade at Tokyo Disney, along with fresh videos from Disney’s parades in Anaheim and Orlando. What is your favorite Disney parade?
What's the Best First Move When Visiting Disneyland? This week we also are diving into strategy for visiting Disney’s original theme park, in California. Which way do you go when you enter the park?
And in more Disney news:
Disney to Begin Sales for New Vacation Club Resort Next Month
A Theme Park Free-Dining Deal Returns: SeaWorld San Diego wants to feed you - a lot - on your next visit. Check out the park’s latest discount deals, via our partner.
The Clown Show Is Back in Florida: Since everyone else is writing about Ron DeSantis and Walt Disney World this week, I went ahead and expressed my frustration with this utterly unnecessary and ridiculous conflict.
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Thank you for reading! Best wishes for the week ahead,
Robert Niles, Editor
Thanks for your comments on "The Clown Show" in Florida. You are right on the money here!