Monthly Archives: January 2015

Video: Rewind Racer at Adventure City Construction Update


Adventure City in Anaheim, California is adding a family boomerang coaster built by Gerstlauer. Riders will sit two across and will be lifted backwards up and out of the station. Once at the top they will race through the station around the track and up the second spike, where they will then fly backwards and complete the same course in reverse. In this video Braedon shows off the construction progress of this New For 2015 family attraction.

logofsFun Spot America in Orlando, Florida today announced the closing of their new ride Air Raid. Air Raid, a Crazy Flipping Spinning Flat Ride by Zamperla was added in November, 2014 is all ready being taken out. According to the Fun Spot America Facebook page the ride was having mechanical  problems causing safety issues, “It has given us many maintenance problems and for the safety of our guests we are taking it out”.  The go on further to talk about potentially getting a permanent version of the ride, ” We’re keeping an eye out for a more in-ground permanent model instead of a portable one”.  Space Invader an S&S swing ride will be opening on in the park soon though.


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Tampa, Fla. – Busch Gardens® Tampa keeps the hits coming during the Food & Wine Festival this spring with concerts for every taste. In addition to music superstars Pentatonix, Gavin DeGraw and Fifth Harmony, live concerts include:

  • Saturday, March 7 – Gavin DeGraw
  • Sunday, March 8 – Fifth Harmony
  • NEW! Saturday, March 14 – Kool & The Gang
  • NEW! Sunday, March 15 – Boys Like Girls
  • NEW! Saturday, March 21 – Kenny Rogers
  • Sunday, March 22 – Pentatonix
  • NEW! Saturday, March 28 – Steven Curtis Chapman
  • NEW! Sunday, March 29 – El Gran Combo

The Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival takes place on Saturdays and Sundays from March 7 through April 26 and is included with any Pass, Fun Card or daily admission. Food and beverage is not included with park admission and is available for an extra fee. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages. For more information, visit

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Disney linked to measles outbreak

Guest that attended Disney parks in California during the month were exposed to Measles. According to data from the CDC measles was irradiated from the US in 2000. The 7 individuals that have come down with measles all visited Disney in December the CDC believes they caught he virus from a foreign visitor as measles outbreaks occur in several European countries.

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