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Six Flags Magic Mountain offers its taste of the holidays Taste of Holiday in the Park features more than two dozen specialty food items, but you can't buy them individually. The "tastes" are available in packages of six and 10, with six tastings selling for $29.99 and the 10 for $39.99.

Challenge accepted: Swimsuit-clad students ride roller coaster in brisk temps AUSTELL, GA It may be cold outside but that did not stop one Atlanta swim club from participating in a chilling challenge. On Wednesday, the Georgia Tech Swim Club accepted Six Flags’ Polar Coaster…

Busch Gardens Puts Christmas Tree on Iron Gwazi Coaster TAMPA BAY, FL Tis the season! Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has put a Christmas tree at the top of its upcoming Iron Gwazi coaster. Busch Gardens puts Christmas tree on top of coaster Iron Gwazi is…

New Extended Hours & More for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance After overestimating with Galaxy's Edge, it's now fair to say that Walt Disney World underestimated the popularity of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance.

Old Time Christmas Named Best Theme Park Holiday Event in America Silver Dollar City's "An Old Time Christmas" has been named the Best Theme Park Holiday Event in the USA Today's 10Best Poll for the fourth time. The announcement of SDC's fourth win was made Friday afternoon after four weeks of voting by fans and guests.

Biggest theme park in Europe to open in Moscow, worth $1.5 billion The biggest theme park in Europe will open in the Russian capital at the end of February. Designed to fit 20,000 people at a time, Dream Island park is set to become a tourist destination for family vacations.

Walt Disney World Extends Hours to Cope With Rising Guest Levels Though attendance may have been down in recent months, it looks like the blockbuster opening of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance has brought guest levels back up in a big way, and Disney is forecasting a blockbuster holiday season lasting through the beginning of the new year.

SeaWorld San Diego lays highest track section of new `dive' roller coaster SAN DIEGO, CA SeaWorld San Diego announced Friday that it reached a milestone in the construction of its ``dive'' roller coaster by installing the ride's highest section of track 153 feet above…

VIDEO: First Look at Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Coming to Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort During the Disney Channel holiday special, "Disney Channel Holiday Party @Walt Disney World," viewers got a first look at Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway rolling into Disney's Hollywood Studios in Florida on March 4, 2020, and coming to Disneyland park in California in 2022.

Theme Park Bits: Rise of the Resistance, a Live Hotel-Opening Webcast, And More In this edition of Theme Park Bits:. 2020 is a year full of new and exciting changes at the Disneyland Resort. One of those new changes will be in the form of floats, live characters, dancing acrobats, and music. Of course, I'm talking about an afternoon parade.

Gear Up for Anaheim Ducks Day, Returning to Disney California Adventure Park on Jan. 8 As we previously announced, Disney and Anaheim Ducks fans alike can take part in Anaheim Ducks Day at Disney California Adventure park on Wednesday, Jan. The Anaheim Ducks are taking over Hollywood Land at Disney California Adventure park with meet and greets, hockey-themed activities, photo opportunities, special decor and more!

FeelGoodFriday: Spreading Holiday Joy with Nearly 30,000 Toys for Central Florida Children One of my favorite things about our cast members is how dedicated they are to showing up for our local community. All year long, they come together to support our Central Florida neighbors who need it most, and the holiday season is no exception.

Citizens of Hollywood Taste Test Festive Favorites There are plenty of delectable reasons to love the holidays at Disney's Hollywood Studios, including tasty desserts such as Gingerbread Cookies, Elsa's Magical Macarons, and the Chestnut Pinecone.

Once upon a theme park: Universal Christmas Celebration We all know Disney puts on one heck of a show during the holidays, but I am here to tell you about the Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort.

Top 10 Steel Coasters of the 2010s Decade - Attraction Awards Welcome to the Attraction Awards of the 2010s where we're highlighting the best roller coasters and attractions that opened over the past decade. Last month, we asked readers to nominate their favorites in each of these five categories:.

The 'Disney Channel Holiday Party @ Walt Disney World' Airs Tonight How exciting is it to be able to celebrate the holidays with your favorite Disney stars wherever you are? The "Disney Channel Holiday Party @ Walt Disney World" airs tonight at 8/7c on Disney Channel and in the DisneyNOW app.

Delivering More Than Just Your Winter Magazine A lovely Member recently told me that receiving Disney Files Magazine in the mail each season feels a bit like Christmas. Made me feel like a scrawny Santa.

Holiday Photo Ops Available Now around Walt Disney World Resort I recently shared the photo opportunities available during Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom Park, but the festive photo fun doesn't end there! Disney PhotoPass photographers all around Walt Disney World Resort are offering special photo ops this holiday season.

Tis Always the Season for Sustainability It's the most wonderful time of the year! I love the holiday season and everything that comes with it - festive gatherings, beautiful decorations, tasty treats, giving gifts and enjoying quality time with friends and family.

See What's 'In Store' at these 12 Holiday Shopping Destinations at Disneyland Resort Part of the holiday season fun is experiencing the joy of gift giving. Gift givers and gift receivers alike will love the Disneyland Resort's wide assortment of offerings. The many festive shopping locations with beautiful holiday displays throughout the resort add to the excitement!

Best & Worst Disney Parks in the World In addition to Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California, there are Disney theme parks in Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. This list ranks all 12, covering pros and cons, rides, shows, details, and more to determine the best and worst Disney parks in the world.

Kennywood's Holiday Lights Named One Of USA Today's '10Best' Theme Park Holiday Events "Our Team Members put in many hours to bring Holiday Lights to life, and it's rewarding to see our efforts recognized." Over the past month, readers voted on 20 nominees for Best Theme Park Holiday Events and Kennywood finished 10th. Finishing first overall was "An Old Time Christmas" at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri.

Beaches & Cream Refurbishment: Temporary Location & Ice Cream Alternatives As a Walt Disney World ice cream aficionado, I pride myself in covering all of the breaking sundae news. It is thus with deep regret that I am so tardy in giving you the inside scoop on the refurbishment of Beaches and Cream Soda Shop at Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resorts.

Disneyland Paris Attractions, Experiences Recognized for Excellence At Disneyland Paris - and at all Disney Parks - delivering exceptional experiences and exceeding guest expectations is at the heart of everything we do. We are the destination where guests can step into the magic of beloved Disney stories and fantastic franchises, from "Frozen" to Star Wars to Marvel and more.

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