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Busch Gardens' Pantheon Gets Its Opening Date

January 24, 2022, 12:02 PM · Pantheon, the new Intamin launch coaster at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, will open officially on March 25, the park announced today.

Themed to Roman gods Pluto, Mercury, Jupiter, Minerva, and Neptune, Pantheon will be the park's eighth coaster and the world's fastest multi-launch coaster, reaching a top speed of 73 mph. The 3,328-foot coaster will stand 180 feet tall and feature a 95-degree drop as well as four launches.

"The opening of Pantheon has been much anticipated, and we are thrilled to add such an innovative attraction to our thrill ride portfolio," Busch Gardens Williamsburg Park President Kevin Lembke said. "With multiple launches, a beyond vertical drop, speed changes and other unique ride components, this coaster creates an unforgettable ride experience."

Here is the official on-ride POV video, so you can get a first look at Pantheon for yourself:

Previews will begin March 4 for Platinum pass members, with additional previews March 5-6 and 11-13 for other pass members. Guests must be between 52 and 76 inches to ride.

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The opening date announcement for Pantheon completes the opening line-up for SeaWorld Parks' four coasters that will be debuting this year:

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