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Everyone is entitled to one good scare… and beginning September 19, Universal Orlando will give guests more than one reason to scream as it brings to life John Carpenter’s classic horror film Halloween.
Based on the classic 1978 slasher film, the all-new haunted house follows the story of Michael Myers, a deranged boy from Haddonfield, IL. It is Halloween night and no one is safe as the psychotic killer embarks on a murderous rampage. With his iconic mask to hide his identity, Michael sets out for new blood and will stop at nothing as he stalks his victims. Every scene tells the tale of a different kill and if you’re not careful, you could be next.
A new Disney experience is waiting for you in the waiting line of the Crush’s Coaster ride! What is it about? Crush’s Coaster, the Game is an interactive mobile game for smartphone and tablet, available in French and English.
Visitors do not need to download the game on their smartphone or tablet, they directly play from their web browser.
What is the purpose of the game?
The mission is to help Crush become the best surfer in the East Australian current and avoid obstacles while gathering a maximum of starfish. The program includes 5 levels with increasing difficulty and between each level, riddles to solve with their family or friends.
Worlds of Fun will provide another splash to its Oceans of Fun waterpark with the addition of Splash Island. The 4200-square-foot interactive water attraction opens in the spring of 2015 on Memorial Day weekend and spells fun for the whole family.
“It’s exciting to add an attraction for a third straight season,” Worlds of Fun vice-president and general manager Frank Wilburn said. “We’ve seen many successes combining Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun into one park for one price, and with our guests looking for more activities that could be shared by the whole family we’ve addressed those desires in a major way.”
Six Flags Magic Mountain recently offered the media a sneak preview of its 2014 Fright Fest Halloween Event. The evening’s preview was divided into two portions – a multimedia roll-out of this year’s mazes, shows and attractions associated with Fright Fest (which was also open to any Season Pass holders that wanted to attend), and then an on-site tour of one of the new mazes for this year – Vault 666 (which was for media guests only).
I’d be remiss if I didn’t state that it’s been a long time since Theme Park Adventure has attended a media event of any type at Magic Mountain; even longer when it comes to Fright Fest. Thinking back, I believe the last time I personally attended Fright Fest at Magic Mountain was in 1997; without a doubt, a lot has changed as the event and industry as a whole has grown by leaps and bounds over the past 17 years. With that in mind, I was one of the only attendees who had just about zero knowledge of the event’s history, Fright Fest’s creative team, or park managers that were part of the presentation. It’s beyond rare that TPA is flying blind when it comes to a Halloween event here in Southern California that’s been around and is as high-profile as Fright Fest – but, there you are. I was – and am – a noob when it comes to this particular event.
Six Flags Magic Mountain, the “Thrill Capital of the World,” and voted by USA TODAY readers as America’s Best Theme Park, today unveiled plans for the highly anticipated, world-record-breaking hybrid coaster, Twisted Colossus, an unprecedented, awe-inspiring four-minute journey through nearly 5,000 feet of track and two lift hills.
Twisted Colossus, the next generation of the beloved wooden roller coaster that thrilled millions of guests in its 36-year reign at the park, will be a unique technological marvel combining an iconic wooden structure with state-of-the-art Iron Horse Track. The advanced technology, available exclusively at Six Flags, provides ride experiences never before possible on wooden coasters, such as over-banked turns and inversions. Twisted Colossus will feature numerous exciting components including a “Top Gun” element, the western hemisphere’s first “High Five” element, and a Zero G Roll.
What goes around, comes around, and in the case of the new Dare Devil Chaos Coaster opening at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, guests will find an exciting new thrill ride guaranteed to get their adrenaline pumping.
Dare Devil Chaos Coaster is a single looping coaster that builds anticipation as riders seated back to back travel backwards and forwards until momentum takes them at top speed revolutions, only to stop upside down at 70 feet high and reverse direction.
“This is a great new addition to our line-up of world class rides and attractions, and is sure to be fun for all,” said Don McCoy, park president. “What appears to be a simple track is really complex and riders will have a great time anticipating the inversion they know is coming.”
VIP Tour Packages
Conquer every terrifying corner of Howl-O-Scream 2014 with all-inclusive VIP Packages, which include event admission, a tour guide and a choice of three levels of terrifying special treatment. All tours include commemorative photos, merchandise discounts and complimentary beverages. Packages start at $99, and Busch Gardens Tampa Pass Member discounts are available.
Hip-hop group Far East Movement and World of Dance, featuring wildly-popular dance crew JabbaWockeeZ, celebrate the final weekend of Universal CityWalk’s free summer Music Spotlight Series at the 5 Towers stage on Thursday, August 28 and Saturday, August 30.
5 Towers stage at Universal CityWalk is Los Angeles’ free premier open-air concert venue which is host to a multitude of performances by some of today’s most influential artists, including Jason DeRulo, CeeLo Green, John Legend, Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz and Good Charlotte.
This Labor Day weekend, Friday August 29 through Monday September 1, Knott’s Berry Farm will offer a sensational lineup of live entertainment, made-to-order BBQ in Calico Square and dozens of signature attractions the whole family can enjoy. Knott’s Soak City will also join in on the weekend celebration with open-air BBQs, splash-tastic water slides and a cool lazy river in which to relax and enjoy.
The special Labor Day weekend-only entertainment serves up family fun for a variety of ages and interests, including a spectacular Labor Day Sunday fireworks show. On August 31st, the Park’s skyline will glow with a brilliant fireworks show that can be seen for miles. Open-air BBQ grills in Calico Square will offer sizzling delectable fare. Guests can also take a journey through the newly refurbished Calico Mine Ride, and stroll through the Park’s Old West Ghost Town or hang with the PEANUTS gang in a fresh Camp Snoopy, the land of high sierra fun!
For more than 40 years, Carowinds has been the place where the Carolinas come together. It’s where the Tar Heel State and the Palmetto State meet. It’s where families and friends bond over thrilling rides and entertainment. Carowinds will now unite its storied history with its future as the standard for thrills by unleashing Fury 325, the world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster.
Fury 325 will simulate the wild, daring and spontaneous flight of the hornet. The new ride will be visible from uptown Charlotte, renewing the park’s skyline and serving as a symbol of changes to come. Fury 325 is part of a planned $50 million dollar multiyear investment to bring new life to founder Pat Hall’s original vision for Carowinds. The park will be revamped from top to bottom to celebrate Carolina culture including new rides and attractions, signature Carolina food offerings and entertainment. Opening in Spring 2015, Fury 325 will be the centerpiece of a new 8.2 acre main entrance plaza that includes a state-of-the-art ticketing and season pass processing area and expanded guest service facilities.