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Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts Details Revealed!

-resources-digitalassets-HP and the Escape from Gringotts 2Today, Universal Orlando Resort revealed details about Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts – the revolutionary attraction found in the heart of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. The Grand Opening date for the spectacularly themed environment will be announced at a later date.

Imagine being part of the iconic moment from the Harry Potter film series where Harry, Ron and Hermione break into one of the most guarded places in the wizarding world – Gringotts bank – to retrieve a magical object that will help defeat Lord Voldemort. You’ve seen the action on-screen, and now you get to be part of it.

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Knott’s Berry Farm Announces Re-Opening Date for Classic Calico Mine Ride Attraction & Renovated Camp Snoopy

GHP_KBF_Calico Mine Ride_Sawmen_01Knott’s is proud to announce that it will re-open the classic Calico Mine Ride and revitalized Camp Snoopy on June 14, 2014.

The refurbishment of both iconic areas began in early January 2014. The classic Calico Mine Ride, Knott’s first major attraction and theme park industry icon, is currently undergoing an all-encompassing refurbishment complete with new state-of-the-art animatronic figures and enhanced scenery.

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TPA’s Autumn Nights to Invade Sinister Pointe

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On Sunday night October 13th, TPAers will gather for their monthly social mixer at Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar at the Disneyland Resort, followed by an exclusive lights-on tour of one of Southern California’s most spectacular haunted attractions, Sinister Pointe!

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Knott’s Scary Farm Impresses on First Night 2013

It’s hard to believe, but the gates have swung open at Knott’s Scary Farm for their 41st Annual Halloween Haunt event in Buena Park! As is customary, Theme Park Adventure was on hand, to capture images and yes, a First Night video, of the event to share with Halloween fans around the world! This year’s Haunt at Knott’s featured some tremendous new mazes as well as monsters that were more than ready to plunge fangs-first into the fog! This is not a review – those come soon enough – but more of our overall impression of Halloween Haunt 2013 as a whole…

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El Cucuy Maze Preview at Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood

One of the most anticipated mazes of 2013 at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights is El Cucuy: The Boogeyman. On Thursday, September 12th, Theme Park Adventure went behind the scenes of this horrifying new addition to HHN with Creative Director/Producer John Murdy to have a peek at the thing that lurks in the darkness of Mexican folklore…

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