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Wizarding World of Harry Potter Coming to Universal Studios Hollywood

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Coming to Universal Studios HollywoodThe Wizarding World of Harry Potter will be coming to Universal Studios Hollywood.

The announcement was made Dec. 6, 2011 by Warner Bros. Entertainment and Universal Parks and Resorts. The two companies are partnering to bring the enormously popular themed entertainment experience to Southern California.

No date was announced for the start of the new Harry Potter project at Universal Studios Hollywood.
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SkyScreamer Swing Ride Takes Flight at Six Flags St. Louis

SkyScreamer Swing Ride Takes Flight at Six Flags St. Louis SkyScreamer, the newest sensation in swing rides, took flight at Six Flags St. Louis, Mo. May 12, 2011 with famed pilot Erik Lindbergh and Wings of Hope pilots helping launch the inaugural first flight.

Standing at 236-feet, SkyScreamer is the tallest...
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Six Flags Over Texas Opens the New Texas Giant

Six Flags Over Texas Opens the New Texas Giant Six Flags Over Texas, celebrating its 50th anniversary season in 2011, opened its latest thrill ride on April 22, the new Texas Giant.

This super hybrid coaster is all new from the ground up boasting the steepest drop of any wooden coaster in the worl...
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World-Fest Celebration Returns to Branson’s Silver Dollar City

World-Fest Celebration Returns to Branson’s Silver Dollar City Another season of Silver Dollar City's World Fest got underway April 7, 2011 at the Branson,Mo.-theme park with guests to the 1880s theme park enjoying performers from all around the globe who bring their music, dance, culture and foods to middle Ame...
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Knott’s Unveils New Aerial Thrill Ride for its Orange County Guests

Knott’s Unveils New Aerial Thrill Ride for its Orange County Guests Windseeker, a new thrill ride that will take passengers 300 feet above the ground and swing them in gondollas high above Southern California's Orange County, will open in 2011, Knott's Berry Farm annouced Aug. 24.

Opening next summer, WindSeeker will ...
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