Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Los Angeles Update – May 28th 2016

20160528_130812 (Medium)This may just be our very first Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Update that I didn’t combine with the Six Flags Magic Mountain Update. That being due to the fact that the park opened for the 2016 Season today and there’s quite some water slide construction to address. The Python Plunge slides will come to the water park later this season! Continue reading “Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Los Angeles Update – May 28th 2016”

Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – May 28th 2016

20160528_172343 (Medium)It’s Memorial Day Weekend, and that means show time at Six Flags Magic Mountain! The park’s line up of entertainment for the 2016 Season launched today and the park was quite crowded. Nonetheless, the park handled the crowds wonderfully! In addition, the separately ticketed Hurricane Harbor water park opened for the 2016 season next door. In this update we’ll take a look around the park and the entertainment line up for this season!  Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – May 28th 2016”

Twisted Colossus vs. The Joker

20160525_160046 (Medium)We just launched our review of Northern California’s newest coaster, The Joker. But with two RMCs in the state, an inevitable question was raised…The question has been asked by many readers and followers on our Social Media platforms and around the state. Which Californian Rocky Mountain Construction Hybrid Coaster is better? The longest Hybrid Coaster on earth, or the newest? Twisted Colossus or The Joker? Let us dive into that… Continue reading “Twisted Colossus vs. The Joker”

The Joker at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – Ride Review

20160525_155024 (Medium)Let’s talk Joker at Six flags Discovery Kingdom, shall we? To the surprise of some, Roar closed mid-August of 2015 to be turned into California’s second Rocky Mountain Construction Iron Horse coaster. The moment the word officially came out of this conversion, most instantly noted that RMC had never worked with a track layout, or structural layout, of a twisty GCI wooden coaster before, which promised a unique Hybrid Coaster experience. Did it live up to that promise? We’ll discuss that right here in our The Joker Ride Review! Continue reading “The Joker at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – Ride Review”

Knott’s Berry Farm Hires New General Manager

Cedar Fair Logo (Large)Some quick industry news here! Knott’s Berry Farm just announced that the park has hired a new General Manager to replace Raffi Kaprelyan.

Jon Storbeck has been hired as Vice President and General Manager of Knott’s Berry Farm. Jon will join the company on May 30, after a distinguished career of more than 30 years at The Walt Disney Company. Continue reading “Knott’s Berry Farm Hires New General Manager”

The Joker Media Day at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

DSCN3136 (Medium)After months of updates and closely following along with construction of California’s newest and highly anticipated roller-coaster, The Joker, it was finally time to experience it for ourselves during the Media Day! This report looks mainly at the Media Day, we’re currently also working on a very detailed Ride Review, which will launch soon! – For those with Six Flags Season Passes, you may ride the Joker May 27th and 28th, more details below! Continue reading “The Joker Media Day at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom”

Universal Studios Hollywood Update – May 20th 2016

20160520_180546 (Medium)Summer is right around the corner and there seem to be a few nice changes around Universal Studios Hollywood before the summer crowds hit. It was a very nice averagely crowded Friday with nice operating hours, so I made sure to spend some time at the park today. In today’s update we’ll look at a bunch of Jurassic Park related changes at the park and Studio Tour, as well as maze preparations for Halloween Horror Nights, the new Walking Dead Attraction, and more! Continue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood Update – May 20th 2016”

First Look at the new Walking Dead Attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood!

The Walking Dead Attraction is opening at Universal Studios Hollywood on July 4th this summer! As part of this exciting announcement, Universal Studios Hollywood is revealing its first image and behind-the-scenes look into the making of its new permanent walk-through attraction based on AMC’s record-breaking television series, featuring Greg Nicotero, executive producer and director of “The Walking Dead.” See the video below! Continue reading “First Look at the new Walking Dead Attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood!”

The Joker Construction Update #11

DSC_0458 (Medium)Here we are folks, in the final stretch. Track has been completed, systems have been tested, and the opening date of May 27th has been announced. It’s amazing to think just a few months ago I was overjoyed to find track sitting in the parking lot, and now it has all been put into place on this absolute jaw dropper of roller coaster. Let’s see exactly how far we’ve come in our final The Joker update before the media day just a week or so away. Continue reading “The Joker Construction Update #11”

Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – May 7th 2016

20160507_160757 (Medium)Where else to go to ride some coaster than Six Flags Magic Mountain right next door? It’s been weird weather the past few days, and today was no different. This did mean that it wasn’t all that crowded in the park, so a quick run in and out of the park meant I could hop on several rides. In today’s update we’ll take some quick looks at the Hurricane Harbor expansion/upgrade, Tidal Wave, the 2017 project, and a bunch of other quick things! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – May 7th 2016”