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Busch Gardens Tampa: Annoucement coming next week!

From Gareth H
Posted August 19, 2009 at 3:22 PM
Internesting post on the official Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Facebook today.

"Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Who's ready for a big announcement?! We've got one coming next week..."

Anyone have any ideas what it could be?

From Gareth H
Posted August 19, 2009 at 2:02 PM
Got a hint it may be red!

From Tyler S.
Posted August 19, 2009 at 5:26 PM

From James Rao
Posted August 19, 2009 at 5:49 PM
They are shipping the Big Bad Wolf down from Williamsburg, I hope.

From David Graham
Posted August 19, 2009 at 5:43 PM
Well, I didn't look at the facebook yet, and might need to edit once I do lol, but Sesame Street, in the now Dragon area now. I know back in June was confirmed the following:

What is confirmed at this point are the plans filed with the city June 12th to begin demolition and prep work to add four new buildings and a roller coaster.

So maybe an Elmo coaster? Guess it will be confirmed coming soon, but I know rumor was an annoucement late summer on it. Anyone got more?

Here is more info maybe to confirm it from a news article in June:

From Jason Jackson
Posted August 19, 2009 at 7:43 PM
ELMO is red!

From steve lee
Posted August 19, 2009 at 7:56 PM
Back when Jungala was in the planning stages, there was supposed to be a B&M hyper in "phase two." I haven't heard anything on that in quite a while. I'm certainly not saying that that could be the announcement, but it was a heavy rumor 18 months ago.

From David Graham
Posted August 20, 2009 at 6:24 AM
Be nice if it was another coaster, but just don't see it with paper work filed already for 4 buildings, coaster, and meet/greet. All points to a certain street. And yes Elmo is red :o)

From Noah Meeteer
Posted August 20, 2009 at 3:15 PM
They definately need a coaster for their new attraction... even if it is Elmo... :)

From David Graham
Posted August 20, 2009 at 5:14 PM
If it's the same idea, maybe layout IF that is what it is, here is a link to see the Grover one in VA for an idea of what to expect.

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