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Breaking: Lakemont Park Closed for Summer 2017

This afternoon Lakemont Park in Altoona, Pennsylvania announced to the public that it would not open its gates for the 2017 summer season. The park released the following statement via Facebook:   LAKEMONT PARK TO UNDERGO RENOVATIONS DURING SUMMER OF...

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg Announces VR Theater for 2018

Recently, Busch Gardens Williamsburg has started the trend of talking about next year’s park season before the current season even gets started. With Busch Gardens’ 2017 Project, InvadR, opening on April 7, 2017, it’s already time to start talking about...

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Coaster101 Park Madness: Round of 32 RESULTS

Last week, we announced our inaugural “park madness” bracket. Like in the NCAA Bracket, we ranked 64 parks from across North America, divided into four 16-team geographic regions; East, West, Midwest and South. However, instead of the parks facing off against...

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2017 Park Madness ROUND ONE RESULTS

It’s that time a year, when basketball fans around the country fill out their National Championship brackets in hopes that their teams wins it all in the NCAA Basketball National Championship. Here at Coaster101, while we love a good bracket...

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A-Z Coaster of the Week: Yamaha Racing Coaster

Welcome back to our A-Z Coaster of the Week, where we highlight a roller coaster that corresponds with each letter of the alphabet. Did you know that there are only 9 roller coasters in history that begin with the letter...

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Food Festivals Flooding Cedar Fair Parks in 2017

Since introducing the Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival in 2014, Cedar Fair has steadily been adding more and more food festival type events to their parks. They’ve been doing Taste of the Carolinas at Carowinds since 2015, and last year...

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Why 2017 is the Year of the Drop Tower Ride

We already unveiled our top ten most anticipated roller coasters for 2017 (and hopefully will be riding the number one coaster on our list next month). While 2017 is a weaker year for new coasters, it’s going to be a...