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Could a New “Giga Coaster” Be Coming to Knott’s Berry Farm?


🚨🚨🚨 ACTUAL REAL BREAKING NEWS NOT A SHITPOST 🚨🚨🚨

KNOTTS BERRY FARM GIGA BLUEPRINTS. WE REPEAT, KNOTT'S BERRY FARM GIGA BLUEPRINTS. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.

Fury sized, lift of 325 ft, drop 347 into a tunnel. pic.twitter.com/kkaQQlfSrB

— The Drunk Riders Podcast (@TheDrunkRiders) December 29, 2021


Valleyfair's oldest roller coaster is getting a fresh look for spring



Valleyfair is getting ready to open the gates for their 2022 season, and the oldest coaster in the park is getting ready with a fresh coat of paint.

The High Roller has been taking fans to heights of 70 feet above the ground since Valleyfair first opened in 1976. Park officials say they got lots of suggestions about a change in color, including highlighter yellow and pitch black, but opted to keep the coaster it's iconic white.



The 'forgotten' rollercoaster disaster of Battersea funfai

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Tokyo Disneyland Announces New Space Mountain and Tomorrowland Renovation


Tokyo Disneyland's owner The Oriental Land Company revealed today that Space Mountain and the surrounding Tomorrowland area at Tokyo Disneyland Park will undergo a major renovation set to debut in 2027.



Busch Gardens Williamsburg Permanently Closes Popular Attraction

Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW) announced via email that it has permanently closed its nearly 40-year-old attraction, Da Vinci’s Cradle.

The flying carpet-style flat ride, manufactured by the German company, ZIERER Karussell- und Spezialmaschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG (Zierer), made its debut at BGW in 1983. Da Vinci’s Cradle rocked passengers back and forth until it gathered enough momentum to make a complete 360-degree rotation with what the park described as defying the laws of gravity. There is no specific reason for the closure of this attraction.


Arizona grandpa constructs rollercoaster in backyard



Gary Dykman really enjoys spoiling his grandkids.

But rather than bore his family with swing sets or sandboxes, Dykman's begun to turn his property into a mini amusement park.

He's already built a self-propelled merry-go-round contraption and spent three months constructing a small rollercoaster in the yard of his home located northwest of Tucson.