With new details out on signature coaster for the ambitious Saudi Arabian entertainment development, we decided it was time to compile what we know about this lofty and exciting projectContinue reading “Six Flags Qiddiya and Falcon’s Flight Detail Round-up”
After months on top of months of waiting, California theme parks finally received reopening guidelines yesterday during the state’s weekly COVID-19 briefing. Governor Gavin Newsom along with other high-level representatives from the Golden State have decided to split up theme parks into “larger theme parks” and “smaller theme parks”. The placement of a theme park is based on its capacity. The state says it will allow smaller theme parks to reopen at 25% capacity (or 500 people, whichever is fewer) once the county the park resides in is placed into the orange tier. Reservations will be required, all park guests must live in the same county the park is in, and only outdoor attractions will be allowed to operate. For larger theme parks, the restrictions are even more suffocating, with the guidelines stating that the county the park resides in must be in the yellow tier in order to reopen. Like the smaller parks, reservations will also be required and the park capacity will have to be 25%. Continue reading “California Theme Parks – Where Do We Go From Here?”
The Coaster Kings Shop is open for business! By now you’ve probably seen some of our various styles and designs, but did you know you can customize Coaster Kings swag with your own personal touch? The possibilities are endless:
Alexander: Beginning with resort-saving Space Mountain de la Terre a la Lune in 1995, Disney was the unlikely champion of the modern launch coaster; before Premier Rides, Intamin, and other industry juggernauts had their hand at next-generation launchers, Disney partnered with Vekoma to create the first new catapult-propelled coaster in over a decade (one that, unlike its predecessors, would run multiple trains on a circular track.
Alex: The French park Futuroscope is finally getting its first coaster this 2020 season. Check out the details and what’s new this season on this article!
Alexander: It’s time to check up on (perhaps) the most anticipated 2020 project, Busch Gardens Tampa’s Iron Gwazi (plus bonus Polar Vortex construction at Adventure Island!
Preston: This past Saturday, we had the opportunity to attend Magic Mountain’s media event for Holiday in the Park. We were able to sample some of the new foods and treats they have available during the season for their holiday food festival. And, we took a lap around the park to take in all the beautiful Holiday decorations. And as a special Christmas present, we have some photos of West Coast Racers testing! Let’s dive in and check out all the offerings this year!
Preston: It’s Christmas time! The holidays have returned to Disneyland, and we returned to the resort on the inaugural day of the season. Here’s a look at some of the Holiday cheer that has been spread around both parks.
Alexander: Let’s get festive! Busch Gardens Tampa is all decked out in holiday cheer for their Christmas Town even! Let’s take a look!
Alexander: Day 2 of IAAPA is upon us! Time for more booth visits and more exciting details for 2020 and beyond!
Derrion: I hope everyone is enjoying summer! The park’s peak season is in full swing and it could not have been a better time to visit, although it was extremely hot. There were not many changes this time around, but we were able to capture some new additions to West Coast Racers. Lets take a look! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Park Update – July 26th, 2019”
Alexander: Welcome all to our first-ever Ohio Coasters Top 10 article! We’ll be counting our way down to our pick for the state’s best coaster; make your guesses now!
Alexander: It’s a real pleasure to be back in our old home park. Six months since our move to Orlando and Magic Mountain feels more special than ever.
Alexander: Who’s ready for an epic coaster countdown!?
Preston: Another week, another Universal Studios Hollywood update! Today, we have Jurassic World construction, Secret Life of Pets, as well as some small around the park updates. Ready? Let’s go!
Alexander: NOW OPEN! Sea World’s newest area, themed to everyone’s favorite Muppet hangout: Sesame Street! There’s lots to do in this new area for all ages! Let’s check it out!
Alexander: I’m not saying that we have a Pennsylvania Coaster Kings branch yet…but I’m also not saying we don’t. Long time collaborator Joel Brewton, on behalf of ACE, has provided us with his photos of this past week’s Steel Curtain event at Kennywood. Enjoy!
Alexander: It’s been months since our last visit to our most-visited park, Six Flags Magic Mountain. While we love living in Orlando, we dearly miss our old home base! Plenty of changes are in motion during our first Magic Mountain visit of 2019, so let’s take a look!
Alexander: It’s wintertime in Florida! It’s cool out, but still great weather for Sea World Orlando’s amazing coasters!
SeaWorld San Diego is excited to launch Tidal Twister, a dueling roller coaster, as its thrilling new attraction for 2019. The first of its kind in the world, this unique and horizontal ride is an exhilarating experience that demonstrates the power of the ocean. Continue reading “Tidal Twister – New for SeaWorld San Diego in 2019!”