Latest Amusement Park News

DUP MP calls for action over 489 accidents at funfairs and theme parks
Almost 500 people reported injuries at amusement parks and funfairs in the UK last year, according to new figures. In 2014/2015, 489 people were hurt, with around 120 of the cases meeting the criteria for an investigation, the Health and Safety Executive …
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Former Amusement Park Torn Down
HARVEYS LAKE — A piece of history was torn down in Luzerne County Saturday. Parts of the former Hanson’s Amusement Park in Harveys Lake were reduced to rubble to make way for homes. Even though what remained of the park was an eyesore, it still had people …
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10 Creepy Abandoned Amusement Park Getaways
In time for summer, going to a “functioning” amusement park can set you back $ 85 plus the price of some nachos dipped in cheese sauce. So why not consider vacationing at a creepy abandoned amusement park? An abandoned amusement park is like a scary …

Looking Up: Amusement Parks On Track For A Record-Breaking Year
If you’re looking for a way to gauge the health of the U.S. economy this summer, consider regional amusement parks — parks that you can drive to within a few hours. Some 260 million people spend about $ 10 billion annually at regional theme parks, and …
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