Kings Dominion’s Intimidator 305 to reopen today!

Kings Dominion has announced their newest speed machine, Intimidator 305, will reopen to the public today.


American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) pause for a group photo in front of Intimidator 305 at Kings Dominion while on a backstage tour.

American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) pause for a group photo in front of Intimidator 305 at Kings Dominion while on a backstage tour.

Kings Dominion is Celebrating 40 Years of Family Fun, Thrills and Memories in 2014


DOSWELL, VA (September 12, 2013) – Kings Dominion turns back the clock as the park announces plans for a celebration four decades in the making. This once in a lifetime event will include many surprises, the return of classic park icons and a chance to create new traditions and memories with your family. The celebration will begin next season to commemorate Kings Dominion’s grand opening in 1975.

“As a native Richmond resident, I grew up not only visiting Kings Dominion, but also started my career here as a seasonal associate,” said Pat Jones, Kings Dominion’s Vice President and General Manager. “I have 40 years of fond memories and I am thrilled to share some of these exciting moments with our guests during our special 40th Celebration.”

The central piece of the 40th Celebration will be the introduction of “Ruby”, a custom painted 40th Celebration horse. “Ruby” will be added to the park’s historic Carousel, which dates back to 1917. The Carousel has operated at Kings Dominion since the park opened in 1975.


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Busch Gardens Presents A Terror-tory Terror-story: Ripper Row

WILLIAMSBURG (September 9, 2013) – Ripper Row is one of four unnerving Terror-tories awaiting guests when Howl-O-Scream opens Friday the 13th of September.  This immersive area will greet guests when they enter Howl-O-Scream through what was once a quaint English village, but now resembles another time and place. Loosely based on the terrifying reign of the Whitechapel Murderer, Ripper Row envelops guests into a cinematic experience infused with new horrifying plot twists and turns. As the main attraction in Ripper Row, beware or become the Ripper’s next victim during this autumn of terror.

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg Unveils New Show for 2014


WILLIAMSBURG (September 7, 2013) – Peace, love and happiness filled Das Festhaus® at Busch Gardens® Saturday morning at the park’s annual Pass Member Appreciation Weekend kickoff. Pass Members who attended the event were the first to hear about a new Christmas Town™ Pass add-on offer, Howl-O-Scream® and Christmas Town details, as well as a new British rock-n-roll show debuting next year in the park’s Globe Theatre.

The exclusive event featured details about a special Christmas Town Pass available as an add-on for active

Annual Pass Members that provides unlimited admission to Christmas Town for the 2013 season. The $30 pass add-on is the same price as a Christmas Town Single-Day Ticket and Pass Members retain their membership benefits, including free parking and in-park discounts.

For a limited time, pass members can purchase the Christmas Town Pass add-on for $25. Pass members can visit and log in to their Pass Member account for complete details. Christmas Town fans without an Annual Pass can visit to become a pass member and then take advantage of this pass-member exclusive offer.

Busch Gardens, known for high-caliber productions like Celtic Fyre® is raising the bar again in 2014 with the debut of London Rocks™. Guests will embark on a musical journey that explores the roots of rock-n-roll and transforms Busch Gardens’ Globe Theatre into a rousing 25-minute live action and multi-media rock spectacular. The musical revue explores the powerful role that music plays in people’s lives.  A team of more than 200 musical directors, designers, technicians and artists is taking on this ambitious Busch Gardens’ production.

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