California’s Great America Halloween Haunt opened for the 2016 Season and for the first time in history, the park has added four separate Skeleton Key Room experiences that are absolutely crazy! Since these are unique and exclusive to Skeleton Key holders only, we’ll keep it a surprise as much as possible. Join us for a spoiler-free (no more details than the Halloween Haunt site has released) review of each and our opinions of which are the best! There may be a very tiny spoiler here and there that is available across the web, if you wish to not read that information, please check out our other Knott’s Scary Farm and Halloween Haunt articles on our Halloween page! Continue reading “California’s Great America Halloween Haunt 2016 – Spoiler Free Skeleton Key Room Reviews”
California’s Great America’s Halloween Haunt has opened for the 2016 Season! This year’s event includes three Scare Zones. Two very good ones, and one that has potential but sadly is understaffed. Join us as we discuss and review the three Scare Zones at the event.
It’s that time of year… the World Famous Knott’s Scary Farm has opened for the 2016 season and this may just be their best season yet! With 2 new shows, 4 Scare Zones (including the new one: “The Hollow”), and an amazing cast, this year was another year that you can not miss at Scary Farm. Join us as we take a look at the shows and Scare Zones and review them below! Continue reading “Knott’s Scary Farm 2016 – Show and Scare Zone Reviews”
California’s Great America Halloween Haunt has opened for the 2016 Season! They definitely have Northern California’s best mazes (set wise) and have several cool changes in store this year, that greatly improved the preexisting mazes! There’s a shortage of actors again, which is sad as some mazes are very actor-dependent. Nonetheless, the sets usually amaze us at this event! Let’s get into rating and reviewing them! Continue reading “California’s Great America Halloween Haunt 2016 – MAZE Ratings and Reviews”
Knott’s Scary Farm opened for the 2016 Season and for the first time in the history of the Skeleton Key Rooms the park has added four separate Skeleton Key Room experiences that are absolutely crazy! Since these are unique and exclusive to Skeleton Key holders only, we’ll keep it a surprise as much as possible. Join us for a spoiler-free (no more details than the Knott’s Scary Farm site has released) review of each and our opinions of which are the best! Continue reading “Knott’s Scary Farm 2016 – Spoiler Free Skeleton Key Room Reviews”
You know what event has some of the best mazes ever created? It’s Knott’s Scary Farm. I can honestly say that this is the first year, and first event ever, where I was not disappointed with a single maze. Every single one of the nine mazes this #ScaryFarm season were awesome. Let’s get into rating and reviewing them! Continue reading “Knott’s Scary Farm 2016 – Maze Ratings and Reviews”
Our friend Jeremy helped us out and visited Six Flags Discovery Kingdom to check out the new VR on Kong/ Rage of the Gargoyles! This experience opens to Pass holders on Saturday the 24th for the 2016 Fright Fest event at the park! (It opens to all guests on Friday September 30th). We’ll be there with several team member, so say “hi” if you see us there!
Fear VR: 5150 is a horror based Virtual Reality experience that will be making its debut in Cedar Fair parks this season. Hollow Studios, the company behind the production of this project, has partnered with Cedar Fair Entertainment to bring Fear VR: 5150, to Canada’s Wonderland, Knott’s Scary Farm, and California’s Great America this haunt season, providing a whole new kind of cutting edge horror experience.
Six Flags Magic Mountain has opened their popular Fright Fest event for 2016! The event features SEVEN Scare Zones, some of which are among the best in the industry. Not only does the park have the most Scare Zones of any event in the state, it also has some of the most fascinating themes! Check out our review of each! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2016 – Scare Zone Reviews”
Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Fright Fest has opened for 2016, and of course I was there to experience all mazes! This year’s line-up features seven mazes, including the gigantic new Aftermath 2: Chaos Rising. In addition, the mazes were filled with actors. Let’s get to rating and reviewing them! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2016 – MAZE Ratings and Reviews”
Six Flags Magic Mountain, the well-known top destination for thrilling roller-coasters, opened their popular Fright Fest Halloween Event for 2016! The opening weekend was the perfect time to check out all the new terrifying entertainment the park has to offer guests this Haunt season. The park debuted their largest maze ever created, as well as an outstanding Suicide Squad scare zone that is definitely one of the highlights of this year’s event. Join me right here, right now, as we take a look at this year’s Fright Fest opening! Continue reading “Fright Fest 2016 Opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain”
It’s been a few months since our last visit to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, so we took a trip out to provide you guys with an update of this superb seaside amusement park. Between the progress their of 2017 project, and one heck of a crowded visit, we’ve gt plenty to cover, so please enjoy the following update.
Six Flags Magic Mountain invited California Coaster Kings, along with a few other theme-park bloggers and news outlets, to take a look at the construction site of the new Justice League: Battle for Metropolis. In addition to which we also got a full walk-through of the new Aftermath 2: Chaos Rising maze and the Suicide Squad experience! Join us below! Continue reading “Justice League: Battle for Metropolis and Fright Fest TOUR at Six Flags Magic Mountain!”
We’re back with SUPER POLL SUNDAYS! Today we let readers vote for the best Inverted Coaster by B&M, in California! Do you think Flight Deck, Batman: The Ride, or Silver Bullet is best? VOTE! It’s been a while since we launched a Super Poll Sunday, and therefore some readers may be unfamiliar with this series. We’re excited to reintroduce the series, so read on and VOTE! 😀 Continue reading “Super Poll Sunday – The Battle of the Three California B&M Inverts”
Quicksilver Express is one of the often forgotten coasters in California, and being at a park the size of Gilroy Gardens that’s almost understandable. Quicksilver express however is a gem, and very much worth more discussion. This Morgan mine train through the beautiful backwoods of Gilroy Gardens was a whole lot of fun, and it’d be a shame if we didn’t give it some deserved recognition, so enjoy the following Ride Review of Quicksilver Express!
We recently took a trip to the gorgeous Gilroy Gardens Family Theme park. This unique park is home to beautiful scenery, gardens, landscaping, the world famous circus trees, and of course some awesome rides. Below we’ll outline what Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park has to offer. Continue reading “A Look at Gilroy Gardens”
Several California Coaster Kings team members from throughout the state visited California’s Great America on Labor Day to take the Last Stand on Vortex. Vortex was the park’s Stand-Up coaster that operated for 25 years ’til it took its final riders on board September fifth. The ride will reopen next year as a Floorless Coaster named Patriot. Let’s take a look at Vortex and its last day of operations. Continue reading “VORTEX: The Last Stand”
We took a trip to the lovely Six Flags Discovery Kingdom for the first time in weeks to provide an update for you guys. For better or worse, we had a very interesting and crowded day, but that just gives us more to talk about. Between the Latino Fest event, Rage of the Gargoyles/Kong, Joker and plenty else, we’ve got a lot of ground to cover let’s get going.
After yesterday’s announcement, and before four Northern California parks this weekend, I swung by Six Flags Magic Mountain to activate my 2017 Gold Pass and to get an update for our readers. There’s an incredible amount of Fright Fest preparation to cover, along with 2017-related things, and X2 and Apocalypse’s closures! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – September 2nd 2016”
SeaWorld breaks ground on an exciting new attraction that will inspire guests to explore the depths of the oceans and take action to protect the amazing creatures who inhabit them. Ocean Explorer, which is scheduled to open in late spring of 2017 at SeaWorld San Diego, will feature multiple aquariums, exciting rides and digital technologies to engage park guests in an experience centered on exploration and adventure. Continue reading “SeaWorld San Diego – The Ground Breaking of Ocean Explorer”