| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Singers Alan Jackson and Kid Rock will kick off SeaWorld's Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival, an event upended when several performers backed out in the wake of protests associated with "Blackfish," a documentary critical of the theme park's handling of killer...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:10 AM
Forty years have passed since the first theme-park guests walked up Main Street U.S.A. toward Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.
A lot has changed since Oct. 1, 1971, not the least of it being the cost of a ticket. Single-day...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Hard-core Harry Potter fans who devoured the books, camped out for the movies and trekked through the theme park now have a new way to relive the boy wizard's adventures.
PHOTOS: Making of Harry Potter studio tour
Debuting Saturday, the Making of...
| Jul 4, 2012
The Busch Gardens landscaping team again wins top honors for its hours planting, pruning and weeding. For the 22nd year, the Williamsburg-area theme park has been awarded “The Most Beautiful Park" award by members of the National Amusement Park...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Cedar Point plans to turn the Ohio theme park's Million Dollar Midway into the $6-million Luminosity nighttime spectacular complete with lights, lasers and fireworks tied to a stage performance with DJs, dancers and drummers.
PHOTOS: Luminosity nighttime...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Universal Studios' next new attraction has entered its technical rehearsal stage. Guests at the theme park Sunday saw the first public run-through of "Universal's Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories."
Universal has not announced a...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Ted Dougherty is an unassuming Glendale paralegal and classical musician with an overt dark side that reaches its monstrous zenith every October.
Dougherty stumbled upon his twisted passion in 1987 during a visit to Knott's Scary Farm, which...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:10 AM
Radiator Springs Racers is the kind of ride nobody but Disney can do.
The new $200 million attraction in the 12-acre Cars Land at Disney California Adventure brings to bear all the theme park giant's strengths and abilities: immersive storytelling,...
| May 31, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Cedar Point theme park in Ohio plans to add a $25-million record-setting winged roller coaster in 2013, according to local media reports.
Photos: Winged roller coaster at Cedar Point
The Swiss-based Bolliger & Mabillard Wing Rider, dubbed "CP Alt....
| Jun 2, 2012
| 7:01 AM
China's Jurassic Dream is racing toward a 2013 grand opening with plans to double the size of the dinosaur-centric indoor theme park within three years of the fast-tracked debut.
PHOTOS: Jurassic Dream theme park in China
Designed by Burbank-based...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:05 AM
Like opening the door to Oz, walking into Cars Land at Disney California Adventure is like stepping into a real-life version of the fictional town of Radiator Springs from the 2006 animated movie.
PHOTOS: Preview day | Buena Vista Street | Cars Land | ...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 12:51 PM
I dropped in on one of Universal Studios' technical rehearsals for its upcoming lagoon show called "Universal's Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories."
The show officially debuts May 8 (along with Universal's Superstar Parade), but there...