California's Great America introduces chaperone policy
Popular Bay Area amusement park, California’s Great America, over the weekend implemented a new chaperone policy for its youth guests, as part of an update to its code of conduct.
Popular Walnut Creek splash area shuts off due to CO2 shortage
The popular spray ground at Larkey Swim Center in Walnut Creek turned off its spigots Tuesday after running out of carbon dioxide gas needed to treat the water, officials said Tuesday.
Fairy Winterland at Children's Fairyland in Oakland returns
For the next two weeks, Children’s Fairyland in Oakland will stay open until 7 p.m. for its Fairy Winterland holiday event.
Video shows tense scene at Knott's Berry Farm after shooting outside park, 2 young boys injured
Two teenage boys were injured during a shooting outside Knott's Berry Farm late Friday night.
Texas Six Flags roller coaster stops mid-ride, 20 riders rescued
Several riders were trapped Saturday on a roller coaster that stopped in the middle of a ride at the Six Flags Fiesta Texas theme park in San Antonio.
California's Great America in Santa Clara reopens to public
California's Great America in Santa Clara welcomed guests back into the theme park Saturday for the first time since the pandemic forced it to shut down in March 2020.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom safely reopens rides to guests after pandemic forced closure
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo welcomed guests back onto rides Thursday after the coronavirus pandemic forced them closed for over one year.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom safely reopens rides to guests after being closed for over a year
KTVU's Tom Vacar reports on Six Flags Discovery Kingdom's first day back with rides after being closed for over a year.
SkyFOX over the newly-reopened Six Flags Discovery Kingdom theme park
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom closed their rides more than a year ago. Today at 11 a.m., the Vallejo theme park welcomed guests back onto their entire array of thrilling rides.
Monterey Bay Aquarium is latest California attraction to announce reopening as COVID-19 restrictions ease
The Monterey Bay Aquarium has joined a growing list of attractions slowly reopening in California amid an easing of COVID-19 health and safety restrictions.
Six Flags planning to reopen all parks in 2021, hire thousands of seasonal workers
On Friday, the Texas-based theme park operator announced plans to reopen all 26 of its locations for the 2021 season, including five locations that stayed closed in 2020 due to continued coronavirus restrictions.
Disney changing Splash Mountain, ride tied to Jim Crow film
The changes to the ride will be made at Disneyland in California and the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Florida, the company said in a post.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom reopening next week but with no rides
The park had closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic but will reopen on July 2 as an animals-only experience with various talks from animal care specialists and animal demonstrations at outdoor venues.
Disney World workers petition to delay reopening of parks
The theme parks are set to begin reopening July 11.
Walt Disney World Resort in Florida suspending operations beginning Monday through end of month
Walt Disney World Resort in Florida suspending operations due to coronavirus concerns.
Disneyland, California Adventure to close this Saturday through end of the month
Disneyland announced on Thursday it will close till the end of the month to help stem the tide of the coronavirus outbreak.
SeaWorld trainers will no longer ride dolphins at theme parks
SeaWorld performers will no longer stand on and ride dolphins, a practice that has been under heavy criticism from PETA and other animal rights activists over the past year.
Golden Gate Park getting giant Ferris wheel for 150th anniversary
San Francisco is pulling out all the stops to mark the 150th anniversary of Golden Gate Park in 2020. What better way to celebrate than bringing in an illuminated 150-foot Ferris wheel with sweeping views of the park and downtown San Francisco.
Company will pay you $1,000 to watch 30 Disney movies in 30 days
Is sitting around watching Disney movies sound like a dream job?
Disney World gondola malfunctions
Walt Disney World park-goers were stuck for hours aboard the Florida resort's newly launched aerial cable car system Saturday night, prompting firefighters to lift people from the gondolas to bring them back to the ground. There were no reported injuries.