We're off to California to visit some of the best theme parks in the US, with live updates from Los Angeles on Facebook and Twitter. Here's where we will be visiting and when:

  • Universal Studios Hollywood on Tuesday September 30
  • Disneyland Resort on Wednesday October 1
  • Knott's Berry Farm on Thursday October 2
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain on Friday 3 October

We'll be posting comments, photos and videos from each of the theme parks. Don't miss any of our live updates, like ThemeParks-US on Facebook and follow ThemeParks-US on Twitter.

US Theme Park News

mantis-to-become-rougarou-at-cedarpoint-in-2015Cedar Point, The Roller Coaster Capital of the World, will introduce a dynamically new riding experience when it unleashes Rougarou in the spring of 2015 replacing Mantis.Named after a terrifying werewolf-like creature in French folklore, Rougarou [roo-guh-roo] feeds on screams and lurks in and around...
brick-or-treat-at-legoland-in-florida-california-halloween-2014Brick-or-Treat at LEGOLAND FloridaEvery Saturday and Sunday in OctoberGhouls, ghosts and goblins descend on Miniland USA transforming it into a haunted adventure with a scavenger hunt in search for these scary creatures that have invaded the famous cities. This spooky event takes place weekends in...
seaworlds-halloween-spooktacular-in-2014Halloween Spooktacular at SeaWorld OrlandoWeekends in OctoberJoin SeaWorld Orlando every weekend in October for silly spooky fun at SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular. During this daytime event, children and adults alike will be immersed in an underwater "fantasea" filled with trick-or-treating, dancing...
frozen-ride-coming-to-epcot-at-walt-disney-worldA brand new "Frozen" attraction is coming to Epcot at Walt Disney World in Florida, replacing Maelstrom at the Norway Pavilion in World Showcase, opening in 2016.Walt Disney promised that Disneyland would never be completed, so long as there is imagination left in the world, a promise to guests that...
new-monsters-infect-knotts-scary-farm-for-2014Knott’s Scary Farm conjures up unprecedented experiences and entertainment for 2014, including the debut of Special Ops: Infected, where guests fight zombies in an interactive six acre war, and the return of Elvira – Mistress of the Dark in an all-new live stage show.Hunt Zombies in an All-Out WarThis...
wicked-cyclone-hybrid-coaster-at-six-flags-new-england-in-2015Six Flags New England, the Thrill Capital of New England, has announced plans to add a new state-of-the-art roller coaster that integrates the latest in ride technology and innovation to Massachusetts - Wicked Cyclone. Wicked Cyclone will offer the ultimate in thrills and adrenaline combining the...
twisted-colossus-hybrid-coaster-at-six-flags-magic-mountain-in-2015Six Flags Magic Mountain, the “Thrill Capital of the World”, has unveiled plans for highly anticipated world-record-breaking hybrid coaster, Twisted Colossus, an unprecedented, awe-inspiring four-minute journey through nearly 5,000 feet of track and two lift hills. Twisted Colossus, the next...
batman-4d-wing-coaster-at-six-flags-fiesta-texas-in-2015Six Flags Fiesta Texas has unveiled plans to debut the most exciting coaster in the park’s 22-year history — BATMAN: The Ride, premiering in 2015. After being lifted straight up a 120-foot hill, this 4D Wing Coaster challenges riders to “face their fears” as they flip head-over-heels at least six times...
new-rides-at-six-flags-parks-in-2015Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, the world’s largest regional theme park company, has announced thrilling new offerings for each of its 18 parks for 2015. The upcoming season will include unique, one-of-a-kind attractions, sophisticated new interactive dark rides and, in signature Six Flags fashion,...
howl-o-scream-cursed-at-seaworld-san-antonioHowl-O-Scream 2014 unleashes a new curse onto SeaWorld San Antonio in the form of a song. The park transforms with 12 horrifying haunted mazes and sinister Terror-Tories. The only way out is through - through a night full of undead beings and paranormal terrors. Survive the park and you just might...
universal-orlando-halloween-horror-nights-in-2014On select nights September 19 - November 1, your worst nightmares will take shape as Universal Studios Florida is transformed into the award-winning Halloween Horror Nights. See if you can survive all-new haunted houses and spine-chilling street experiences.Buy tickets for Halloween Horror Nights now to...
universal-studios-halloween-horror-nights-in-2014After 80 years of blood-curdling horror film production, Universal Studios brings you the most terrifying 360 degree Halloween event in Los Angeles. On select nights Sept 19 - Nov 2 experience an all-new nightmare featuring scares from some of Hollywood's most terrifying movies, TV shows and music at...
new-family-adventures-at-silver-dollar-city-in-2015In a major announcement, new for 2015, Silver Dollar City presents Fireman’s Landing, an $8 million development with 10 new family adventures for ages 3 to 93 in an all-new area.Set to open in Spring 2015, Fireman’s Landing substantially increases the park’s attractions, adding 10 family adventures in...
tallest-fastest-giga-coaster-fury-325-for-carowindsCarowinds has announced that Fury 325, the world's tallest and fastest giga coaster, will be unleashed in Spring 2015 as part of a planned $50 million dollar multiyear investment.For more than 40 years, Carowinds has been the place where the Carolinas come together. It's where the Tar Heel State and...
howl-o-scream-at-busch-gardens-williamsburgThe cursed will take over Busch Gardens Williamsburg when Howl-O-Scream returns Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from September 12 - October 26 . Survive an all-new Terror-tory and see a revived fan-favorite show to celebrate the 16th year of this event.Buy tickets for Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens...
new-killer-whale-environments-at-seaworld-parksSeaWorld has announced plans to build new, first-of-its-kind killer whale environments and that it will fund new programs to protect ocean health and killer whales in the wild. The new projects will build on SeaWorld’s legacy of providing state-of-the-art, innovative homes for its animals, and will...
howl-o-scream-returns-to-busch-gardens-tampaAs the lights dim and the fire dwindles, a sinister song in perfect pitch curses all who hear its tormenting tempo. Survive the curse this fall, for 18 nights, as Howl-O-Scream returns to Busch Gardens Tampa in 2014 with unexpected terrors around every corner.Freaky Preview returns this year with...
laff-trakk-spinning-coaster-at-hersheypark-in-2015Hersheypark in Pennsylvania has announced the addition of Laff Trakk, the first indoor, spinning, glow-coaster in the United States for Summer 2015, a 21st century Fun House.Laff Trakk, built within a family friendly house of laughs, will spin riders through an eye-popping adventure of sights and sounds...
mickeys-halloween-party-at-disneyland-californiaHalloween Time at Disneyland Resort transforms Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park into spooky family-friendly Halloween environments. Highlights include the re-theming of Haunted Mansion Holiday and Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy, Mickey Mouse and his friends in Halloween costumes, and a...
mickeys-not-so-scary-halloween-party-in-floridaNot-so-spooky ghosts and goblins return this fall – while dastardly villains unleash some mischief — during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, delighting fun-seekers of all ages in the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida for 2014.On 26 select nights from September 1...
holiday-world-launching-coaster-in-2015Thunderbird, the nation’s first launched wing coaster, will open at Holiday World in 2015 including a 0-60mph launch in 3.5 seconds, plus multiple inversions and near-misses. Continuing Holiday World’s tradition of sending roller coasters through thickly wooded and hilly terrain, Thunderbird first...

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