Stories from August 2009

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August 2, 2009, 6:05 PM

Theme Park Insider Summer Roadtrip: Dollywood

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August 3, 2009, 7:20 PM

Theme park cast member stories: Boozy McTourist and the Giant Mickey Mouse

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August 4, 2009, 4:15 PM

Theme park attendance is down everywhere - except at Disneyland

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August 5, 2009, 6:06 PM

Theme park deals, discounts and promo codes for August 2009

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August 5, 2009, 6:26 PM

SeaWorld San Diego to debut Blue Horizons show in 2010

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August 6, 2009, 6:54 PM

Vote of the week: What theme park discounts will Disney offer in 2010?

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August 7, 2009, 11:45 AM

Universal Orlando's lost summer

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August 7, 2009, 6:22 PM

Disney to charge for formerly free sessions at Epcot Food & Wine Festival

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August 9, 2009, 5:10 AM

Man collapses on Kings Island's Firehawk roller coaster

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August 9, 2009, 5:45 PM

Theme Park Insider Summer Roadtrip: SeaWorld Orlando

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August 10, 2009, 7:26 PM

Fall at Walt Disney World claims life of Magic Kingdom cast member

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August 10, 2009, 7:32 PM

Advice for first-time visitors to Epcot's Food and Wine Festival

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August 11, 2009, 8:17 PM

Travel day today

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August 12, 2009, 7:20 AM

Roller coasters collide at Blackpool in the UK

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August 13, 2009, 5:26 AM

Kennywood to get new coaster, close Turnpike

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August 14, 2009, 8:53 AM

Vote of the week: What new theme park ride or show do you want to see?

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August 15, 2009, 12:34 PM

Universal Studios Florida opens Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit coaster

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August 17, 2009, 9:07 AM

How theme parks can increase guest spending: Better breakfasts

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August 17, 2009, 12:07 PM

Theme park cast member stories: Walking the theme park power walk

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August 17, 2009, 7:54 PM

First Look -- Kouzzina by Cat Cora Menus

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August 18, 2009, 8:19 AM

Accident at Disney Hollywood Studios' Indiana Jones show claims third Disney cast member in a month

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August 18, 2009, 9:05 AM

Carowinds to Add $11 Million Ride for 2010

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August 19, 2009, 10:14 AM

Could Nickelodeon be coming to the former Six Flags New Orleans?

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August 19, 2009, 10:27 AM

That was a quick soft open... Universal makes it official with Rip, Ride, Rockit

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August 19, 2009, 1:41 PM

Thorpe Park wants to battle B.O.

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August 20, 2009, 10:13 AM

How theme parks can increase guest spending: Free water (or even free drinks)

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August 20, 2009, 10:23 AM

Kings Dominion to open 305-foot coaster in 2010

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August 20, 2009, 4:22 PM

Funnel cake

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August 21, 2009, 1:05 PM

Vote of the week: Which is your favorite theme park Halloween event?*

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August 21, 2009, 3:32 PM

Steel. Lots of twisty, tasty steel

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August 23, 2009, 10:41 PM

7,000 miles, 33 days, 25 states, 4 people, 1 Prius

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August 24, 2009, 9:10 AM

Theme park cast member stories: Hablamos EspaƱol... Sorta

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August 24, 2009, 10:47 AM

Disney releases more details about next month's D23 fan convention

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August 24, 2009, 1:07 PM

Today's cute animal photo

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August 25, 2009, 7:44 AM

How theme parks can increase guest spending: Sell all park merchandise online, too

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August 25, 2009, 7:46 PM

The most unusual theme park job in the world?

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August 26, 2009, 8:26 AM

Another Earnhardt themed roller coaster?

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August 26, 2009, 10:25 PM

The parade of silly theme park hats

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August 27, 2009, 11:19 AM

Theme park deals, discounts and promo codes for September 2009

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August 28, 2009, 10:42 AM

How theme parks can increase guest spending: Improving food service throughout the day

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August 28, 2009, 12:01 PM

Vote of the week: Which is your favorite theme park souvenir?

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August 29, 2009, 8:32 PM

Cedar Fair says goodbye to Nickelodeon

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August 31, 2009, 5:02 AM

DragonQuest 101

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August 31, 2009, 8:53 AM

Disney to acquire Marvel; problems for Islands of Adventure?

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  1. Disney World Magic Kingdom
  2. Disneyland
  3. Tokyo Disneyland
  4. Tokyo DisneySea
  5. Universal Studios Japan
  6. Disney's Animal Kingdom
  7. Epcot
  8. Shanghai Disneyland
  9. Disney's Hollywood Studios
  10. Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
  11. Universal Studios Florida
  12. Disney California Adventure
  13. Disneyland Paris
  14. Islands of Adventure
  15. Universal Studios Hollywood

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