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Frightful: Halloween at Kings Dominion and Six Flags America

Think the government shutdown is scary? Take on Kings Dominion and Six Flags, where monsters create weekend mayhem

By Rhuaridh Marr and Randy Shulman
Photo by Rhuaridh Marr
October 10, 2013 6:55 AM |
In recent years, major theme parks have extended their seasons beyond Labor Day by tapping into this country's seemingly insatiable bloodlust for Halloween. Virtually every amusement park in the nation now remains open on weekends throughout the month of October, offering an adrenaline-pumping mix of high-octane rollercoasters during the day, and intense, ghoulish scares at night. And you'll find ... [Read]

Disabled for nearly the entire summer season due to a delay in replacing a failed part, Kings Dominion's Intimidator 305 coaster will reopen Sept. 14. The central Virginia amusement park announced earlier this week that the Intimidator 305 and two of its other coasters were named in the "Top 50 Steel Roller Coasters in the World" category by Amusement Today’s annual ... [Read]

While there is no news about Peppermint Patty's support for gay-marriage, Kings Dominion is buzzing about the Peanuts gangs' takeover of the park's 2013 season. When Kings Dominion opened in 1975 it had just 15 attractions. Today, the Virginia amusement park opens its 2013 season with more than 60 attractions including a updated and expanded children's area. In addition to ... [Read]