Just add sparkles

These photos are just in from Zamperla headquarters in Italy: The above photo is the base of our new ride for 4th of July: Sparkler! Here's a good look at the tower for this fun vertical swing ride (65 feet tall!): And the other end of the Sparkler tower: Finally, the not-quite-finished seats. You'll be…

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The first mate and the skipper, too, will do their very best …

  …to make the others comfortable … I couldn't help but think of Gilligan, the Professor, Ginger and the rest when I came upon this bit of construction down by Bahari River: That's right – we're adding cabanas this season! We're not ready to take reservations just yet, but I can tell you this much:…

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A Mammoth pan

No, we're not marketing Mammoth Cake Pans. And reviewers haven't issued any negative commentary regarding our new water coaster, either. And no, the Greek god of shepherds hasn't added a new critter to his flock. (Although we do expect folks to flock to our new water coaster …) What I'm talking about is camera movement….

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Your head will spin!

… when you come down the hill from Christmas to 4th of July this season! We're making a few changes … This craterous space will be colorfully and musically filled by the Star Spangled Carousel. Here's another angle, just so you get your bearings: And what Independence Day-themed ride will take the newly-vacated spot right…

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Throw Holidog a bone … er, wiffle ball

It's been a few years, but does anyone remember our retired Dog House game? Erin, our new Games Director, is bringing the old game out of moth balls. Or should we say wiffle balls … that's what you'll need to toss through Holidog's mouth to win a prize. Do you like the new look? Hmmmm…

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” … just another Mammoth Monday”

It turned into quite a fun-day, as the first pieces of Mammoth fiberglass took flight. It all began shortly after 7:30 this morning. This first piece is part of Mammoth's first drop. We started with a low-to-the-ground piece. Yes, it's all … ahem! … uphill from here. Each piece of Mammoth fiberglass will be lovingly…

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Halloween in January?

During the winter months, we get asked "what exactly do you do when the park isn't open?" a lot. A lot. I often joke that we spend quite a bit of time going through the stacks in our offices, on a quest to rediscover the tops of our desks. Special Events Director Eric, however, is…

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A chilly perspective

Dan’s like a kid in a candy shop when he stops by the Mammoth construction site. He just can’t help himself. This morning, he dragged his mom along with him. The first few pieces of Mammoth tunnel are already assembled up in the woods. It’s not exactly a stretch to say this is one of…

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Pillars of length

Forgive the pun in the subject line, but looking at the photos from the Mammoth construction site this week, it becomes apparent that these pillars are all lining up to create the world’s longest water coaster. We’re expecting colorful fiberglass to arrive soon. Just in time for Thanksgiving, no doubt. Indeed, is this surveyor writing…

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“Where can you get a good stake around here?”

If you've enjoyed the prime rib at Plymouth Rock Cafe this season, you have Mrs. Koch to thank. … plus the many folks who've asked her "where can you get a good steak around here?" over the years. As we prepared for the start of this season, Mrs. Koch was determined she'd be able to…

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