Category Archive: amusement parks

Apr 26

Roller Coasters: Bigger is not Always Better

We’ve got a fantastic guest article by Sally Stacey.  Sally loves roller coasters, travels around the world to ride them and even works in a theme park in the UK from time to time as a ride controller! She writes for a number of websites including Vision MX where she got herself a Contour helmet …

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Mar 06

Canada’s Wonderland 2013 Entertainment Lineup

Canada’s Wonderland has announced its entertainment lineup for the 2013 season, with two brand new shows: British Invasion and Charlie Brown’s Jungle Journey. Returning favourites include an upgraded Starlight Spectacular, along with Crique Ambiente and the famous Victoria Falls Divers. Canada’s Wonderland opens to the public on May 5th for it’s 2013 season, but Season …

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Mar 03

From the Archives: Canada’s Wonderland Logos

Canada’s Wonderland has switched ownership three times in its history. It was originally built by Taft Broadcasting Company and The Great-West Life Assurance Company in 1981, sold to the now defunct Paramount Parks in 1993 and has been owned and operated by Cedar Fair since 2006. With each of these acquisitions  new versions of the logo were created. Here are a few …

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Mar 01

Where to find old Theme Park Maps & Brochures

For you theme park junkies out there, we’ve discovered an awesome resource for old park maps and brochures. We like grab a few park maps on our visits to parks to take home as free souvenirs, but sometimes it’s nice to see older versions we don’t have.  Whether you use them as your desktop background, …

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Jan 23

Theme Park Jobs: Summer’s just around the corner

As we sit here in chilly January, the summer season of rollercoasters, thrill rides and outdoor parks seems like it will never arrive. For those of us that live in colder climates with seasonal parks, this is prime time for getting a position in a park. Many seasonal amusement and theme parks have begun their …

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