Waterworld Concord will be rebranded Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord, when it opens this spring for the 2018 season. Northern California’s biggest and most thrilling waterpark will debut an exciting new attraction—Splashwater Island—a colossal water play area featuring more than 100 interactive sprayers, water jets and geysers. The park will also receive extensive theming and upgrades throughout the 30-acre property. Continue reading “NEW: Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord!”
Sean: Another Six Flags Magic Mountain update! We were just at the park a few days ago, but since then there have already been some changes worth noting. This includes Apocalypse operations, the continuation of the Jet Stream refurbishment, as well as additional brakes being installed on Green Lantern: First Flight. In addition we’ll look at some other notes I made about situations around the park! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – February 21st, 2018”
Sean: Lunar New Year is not celebrated by all parks, but major players like SeaWorld San Diego, Disneyland Resort, and Universal Studios Hollywood do love to celebrate. This has been a very successful January for the park, and we thought it was a great time to show you a bit of the event. Thanks to a reader for helping with the visuals! Continue reading “A Look at Lunar New Year at SeaWorld San Diego”
Sean: One of the less covered coaster additions in California is the brand new Electric Eel coming to SeaWorld San Diego! The park’s brand new Sky Rocket II model has finished its track, but is far from actually opening. Let’s take a look at the current construction, shall we? Continue reading “Electric Eel Construction Update at SeaWorld San Diego – February 2018”
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, in partnership with JLL (NYSE:JLL), a global professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management, today announced an ambitious new initiative to power two more of its parks—Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, California and Six Flags Magic Mountain, near Los Angeles—almost entirely with solar power. Continue reading “Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and Six Flags Magic Mountain to be Solar Powered!”
Sean: After lots of Magic Mountain construction, it seemed time for a large Knott’s Berry Farm Update! So there I headed on a chilly Presidents Day, with quite the crowds. In this update we’ll take a look at the HangTime progress, the Peanuts Celebration, Montezooma’s Revenge’s status, Xcelerator, and a ton more! Continue reading “Knott’s Berry Farm Update – February 19th, 2018”
The Knott’s Boysenberry Festival is our annual food-inspired event that celebrates the park’s historic roots by highlighting the little berry that started it all, the boysenberry. This year’s festival will feature over 75 new and returning boysenberry-inspired creations crafted by the Knott’s culinary team. Continue reading “Knott’s Boysenberry Festival Returns March 16th With a New Lineup of Everything Boysenberry”
Sean: We spent a few days at Six Flags Magic Mountain with European Coaster Kings, and we’re excited to have been invited to a CraZanity and Boardwalk construction tour! Below you’ll find some quick park update notes before we dive into all the details we received during the CraZanity Boardwalk construction tour! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain CraZanity Construction Tour and Park Update – February 2018”
Alexander: It’s a busy time for Six Flags Magic Mountain! Lots of changes going on!
Transformation of Colossus County Fair into Boardwalk continues, and a few other surprises are popping up around the park.
Alexander: It’s been six weeks since Six Flags Magic Mountain began 365-day operations. Have you been out to the park recently to enjoy the light crowds?
Lots of changes are already underway to help ensure an optimal 2018 and beyond at Magic Mountain, but there’s also lots of opportunities for improvement.
Alexander: Ni hao!
Welcome to a very special Disney update!
Those of you who follow us on social media may be aware of a little Shanghai, China trip we took at the end of last month. While this was my 2nd time visiting Shanghai Disneyland, it was a new Disney Resort for Sean (his 2nd ever, after Disneyland Resort Anaheim).
Universal Studios Hollywood Debuts the All-New DreamWorks Theatre With the Technologically-Advanced, Immersive Attraction “Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest” in Summer 2018
On the heels of the recent acquisition of DreamWorks Animation, Universal Studios Hollywood is setting the stage for the Summer 2018 debut of the all-new DreamWorks Theatre presenting the premier attraction, “Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest.” Continue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood Debuts “Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest” in Summer 2018”