Friday 27 May 2022

Theme Park News in a Minute - 28th May 2022

This week's News:
Guardians of the Galaxy cosmic rewind has officially opened at Epcot this week.
Previews have started for Disneylands returning Tale of the Lion King show.
Disneyland Paris have announced July 20 will be the opening date for their Avengers Campus.
Toy giant Mattel has trademarked a name for a theme park, Mattel Adventure Park. This is expected 
The latest version of Universal Orlando’s Tribute Store opened this week paying tribute to classic movies, ET, Jaws and Back to the Future.
The rumours of Universal Orlando’s City walk getting Escape Rooms is gaining traction. Check out Theme Park Stop on YouTube for a summary of the current rumours.
Universal Hollywood have confirmed they are switching from the word maze to the word House for their attractions at this year’s Halloween horror nights, in line with Universal Orlando.
Cedar point has opened their annual Frontier Festival this week, which runs through to June.
Knotts Berry Farm have also started their Summer time celebrations, including shows featuring DJ Lance Rock from Yo Gabba Gabba, and also the return of the Ghost Town Alive! Street entertainment.

Saturday 21 May 2022

Theme Park News in a Minute - 21st May 2022

This week's Theme Park News:

Efteling have announced the replacement for Spookslot haunted castle will be another spooky attraction called Danse Macabre.
Universal Orlando is retiring it’s day time parade Universal's Superstar Parade, in June just to make way for other entertainment experiences.
Universal Orlando and Hollywood have announced the first of their houses for Halloween Horror nights Universal Monsters: Legends Collide, featuring Dracula, the mummy and the wolf man.
Disney have confirmed that the only way to ride Epcot's new Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind roller coaster at opening end of May, will be via virtual queue or Lightning Lane.
Disney is also making so that Genie+ is only available to purchase on the day of use from June.
Kings island are adding a new fireworks show for their 50th anniversary called “Fun, Fireworks and Fifty: A Kings Island Nighttime Spectacular”
Busch Gardens Tampa bay have announced plans for their Summer celebration which has fireworks and beer samples
The electric ocean event is coming back to SeaWorld Orlando this summer with a new fireworks show called Ignite 360