Mark Your Calendars! Dates announced for Central Park Funland, Jeepers It’s Winter!, and MountainFest

Hey ACErs!  Mark your calendar.  Elizabeth Ringas has been working hard on the 2014 calendar and your regional rep. is announcing dates for three events in 2014 with more dates to come!

Head out to Central Park Funland on Sunday February 9 for ACE Day at Central Park Funland.  Central Park Funland is located in Fredericksburg, VA and has some awesome indoor and outdoor rides (weather permitting) including Jett Star.  The Jett Star indoor mini roller coaster measures approximately 70′ long X 30′ wide. With seven (7) cars, the Jett Star can seat up to 14. Riders must be at least 48″ tall to ride alone, or 36″ to ride with supervision (another passenger in the same car at least 48″ tall). Maximum weight per car is 200 lbs.

ACE poses for a group photo in front of Joker's Jinx during Jeepers It's Winter! in March 2011.

ACE poses for a group photo in front of Joker’s Jinx during Jeepers It’s Winter! in March 2011.

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They’re Back! ‘Singing Mushrooms’ To Return to Kings Dominion for 40th Celebration

DOSWELL, VA (November 14, 2013) – Kings Dominion is excited to announce the iconic ‘Singing Mushrooms’ will make their grand return in the Spring of 2014 as part of the kick-off to the park’s 40th Celebration. This fan-favorite that families came to know and love, will feature the original four colorful mushrooms along with the infamous frog, all singing to their favorite barbershop songs.

“When Kings Dominion announced its 40th Celebration earlier this fall, the response was overwhelming that our guests wanted to see the popular Singing Mushrooms brought back,” said Kings Dominion’s Vice President and General Manager Pat Jones. “As an employee and fan of Kings Dominion since the 70’s, I am excited to see one of my personal favorites return to the park for a new generation of guests to enjoy.”
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Colossal Curl To Make A Splash At Water Country USA in Spring 2014

Water Country USA’s guests are in for an epic journey on the park’s newest thrill ride – Colossal Curl™, set to debut at Virginia’s largest water park this spring. Park officials announced details about the attraction today via Busch Gardens’ official YouTube channel.

True to its name, this mega slide promises to deliver a high-adrenaline, action-packed adventure. Colossal Curl features a funnel element that will swish and swirl guests before whisking them through the ride’s enclosed colorful tubes on their way to a wave element that hurtles them high above the park.

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