Tagged: darien lake

Tantrum Euro-Fighter Coaster Opens at Darien Lake

Darien Lake officially opened Tantrum, a Gerstlauer euro-fighter coaster, on Friday, June 1 — though it had soft opened to guests over the Memorial Day weekend. The ride was manufactured by Gerstlauer Amusement Rides and was installed by Ride Entertainment. “Tantrum...

Darien Lake Goes Wet and Wild in 2015

In 2015, Darien Lake will add a “freefall” double water slide and a seven-story “giant loop” to the park’s ride and slide lineup. Learn more about these two new attractions below: Rolling Thunder Standing seven stories tall, this Larson “Giant Loop” ride...

Rowdy’s Ridge at Darien Lake

Opening this year at Darien Lake is Rowdy’s Ridge, an entire area of the park dedicated to fun attractions for the entire family. New attractions making their debut in the Rowdy’s Ridge area include Rowdy’s Heave Ho!, a tower attraction...

Theme Park Safety with Randy King

The amusement industry has received a lot of national media attention the past few weeks due to a series of tragic  and unfortunate accidents (and other non-events completely blown out of proportion). We thought it would be a good time...

Herschend to manage Elitch Gardens and Darien Lake

Herschend Family Entertainment, the owners of both Dollywood and Silver Dollar City, will take over management of Elitch Gardens and Darien Lake beginning today, January 25, 2011. The company released the following press release: “January 25, 2011, Orlando, FL &...