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How to Survive Any Haunted House, According to the Experts

How to Survive Any Haunted House, According to the Experts

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Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida is one of America's premier Halloween events. The haunted houses and scare zones are designed to make you jump, but they're also incredible to look at. The team behind Halloween Horror Nights told Insider their tips for surviving the event — and others like it. Loading Something is loading. Like many scary stories, this one started on a dark ... Read More

Fall fun for the whole Family at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Fall fun for the whole Family at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

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This fall, there is something for everyone at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. From Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends to the all-new Cirque X-Scream, weekends can be filled with fan-favorite Sesame Street friends, expanded trick-or-treating and a NEW high-energy acrobat show. NEW Cirque X-ScreamFriday-Sunday, multiple shows per dayKicking off Friday, September 17, hair-raising stunts will return to the Stanleyville Theater, this time with a steampunk spin. Cirque X-Scream ... Read More

I’d Be More Inspired If It Was Me In The Seat (Updated)

I’d Be More Inspired If It Was Me In The Seat (Updated)

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Yeah, geez, I’m trying to get inspired here by Inspiration4, SpaceX’s latest launch. Call me crazy, or jaded or just thick as a mud fence, but it’s not coming. Maybe someone can help me peel the clouded scales from my eyes. Maybe it’s those cheap looking Sci-Fi space suits or maybe I was expecting to swoon over the sheer audacity of it. But I got nothin’. ... Read More

Drayton Manor Park’s Fireworks Extravaganza is back with a bang for 2021!

Drayton Manor Park’s Fireworks Extravaganza is back with a bang for 2021!

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LOCAL family attraction, Drayton Manor Park has announced its show-stopping Fireworks Extravaganza event will be back with a bang for 2021. With last year’s event being cancelled due to Covid-19, the dazzling show will be returning in style, with a special theme to celebrate the ‘best of British’ and the pride of the nation pulling together throughout the pandemic. The Brit-tastic Fireworks Extravaganza is set to ... Read More

How Universal Orlando’s Most Intense Coaster Was Made

How Universal Orlando’s Most Intense Coaster Was Made

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Universal Orlando Resort is no stranger to intense attractions. In fact, the theme park’s entire angle – aside from “Ride the Movies” – is geared much more into thrill rides than competitor parks, and when Islands of Adventure opened up next door to Universal Studios Florida, it offered an entire park full of wonderfully thrilling attractions. So when I say the VelicoCoaster is the most intense ... Read More

6-year-old girl dies on ride at Colorado amusement park

6-year-old girl dies on ride at Colorado amusement park

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The incident is under investigation. September 6, 2021, 7:49 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleAn investigation is underway after a 6-year-old girl was fatally injured on a ride at an amusement park in Colorado, officials said.The incident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. local time Sunday at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, located atop Iron Mountain in Glenwood Springs, about 60 miles west ... Read More

Thriller film ‘Titane’ shows that unique storytelling isn’t dead

Thriller film ‘Titane’ shows that unique storytelling isn’t dead

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Get the latest Syracuse news delivered right to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. When filmmaker Julia Ducournau premiered her first full-length feature, a 2016 cannibal coming-of-age horror story titled “Raw,” at the Toronto International Film Festival, no one was ready for the nauseating and out-of-the-box narrative, and multiple audience members allegedly passed out in the theater. What followed was the beginning of a writer/director ... Read More

Circleville Pumpkin Show Will Have New Thrill Rides this Year

Circleville Pumpkin Show Will Have New Thrill Rides this Year

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CIRCLEVILLE – Circleville Pumpkin show will have a new look this year when it comes to Amusement rides. Kissel Bros. (Troy) the ride company that has for years provided the fun rides for Pumpkin show went out of business after the pandemic last year. Pumpkin show opened up to a new ride company called Poor Jack Amusement. The company according to the owner has had some ... Read More

Lightning Lane Is Coming: Disney FASTPASS Kiosk Removal Continues!

Lightning Lane Is Coming: Disney FASTPASS Kiosk Removal Continues!

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Disney officially announced this summer that FASTPASS and MaxPass will not be returning to Disneyland Resort in California (or, for that matter, Walt Disney World Resort in Florida). Instead, an all-new amenity called Disney Genie+ with Lightning Lane will be coming to the theme parks. Related: What’s Going On With Disney World’s FastPass Kiosks? Credit: Screenshot via Disney Parks Blog What Are Disney Genie and Disney ... Read More

Knoebels, Dutch Wonderland, Hersheypark among list of world’s best amusement parks this year

Knoebels, Dutch Wonderland, Hersheypark among list of world’s best amusement parks this year

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Pennsylvania’s amusement parks are raking in the gold once again.The publication Amusement Today has released the results of their Golden Ticket Awards for this year, where votes are tallied from members across the globe to find the best amusement parks in several categories.Dutch Wonderland, the Lancaster County amusement park, claimed the top spot for Best Family Park, while Knoebels Amusement Resort in Elysburg, which ranked first ... Read More