• Four New and Coming Ghostbusters Attractions

    Over 30 years after the release of the original “Ghostbusters” in theaters, its fans are finally getting to see it take shape in new attractions opening all over the world. Someone from Sony must be shopping this intellectual property around because there seems to be a lot of activity over this franchise. One could say

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  • Disneyland Paris Announces Plans for 25th Anniversary

    Starting March 26, 2017, Disneyland Paris will start their 25th anniversary celebration. And no, they will not be painting their castle Pepto Bismol pink. Instead, the park will focus mostly on live entertainment offerings, shows, and overlays. For starters, Paris will be catching up to the parks in North America with Star Tours: The Adventures

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  • Resident Evil Escape Experience Opens in Los Angeles for Limited Time

    To celebrate Resident Evil’s 20th anniversary, Capcom has designed a pop-up escape room themed to the video game in Los Angeles. Resident Evil Escape Experience opens in Los Angeles for a limited three-week run starting Thursday, October 20. The game promises to have references and nods to every game in the Resident Evil series, including

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  • Cirque du Soleil Theme Park Unveils Even More Artwork

    We’ve covered the Cirque du Soleil theme park since it was first announced here at Theme Park University. The new groundbreaking extravaganza will be open in 2018, but slowly artwork continues to leak out. This place is jaw dropping. The water park will open with the first phase of the Cirque du Soleil theme park.

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  • Motiongate Dubai Prepares for December 2016 Opening

    With one of the biggest years in theme park history winding down, just remember that the largest one has yet to open. Motiongate Dubai just sent us these pictures of the park and it’s really starting to come together. Even though the park has been pushed back to a December 2016 opening date, the main

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  • Six Flags Rage of the Gargoyles Virtual Reality Coaster

    Six Flags Over Georgia has combined a virtual reality experience with a real-life roller coaster to create one of the world’s first fully interactive Virtual Reality Roller Coasters: Rage of the Gargoyles. The new attraction will run throughout October at Fright Fest and we got to be one of the first to test it out! The Victims Two crazy

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  • Vault of Souls Draws More Spirits for 2016

    How did you spend your Thursday night last week? I personally spent hours exploring the underground tunnels of a bank in downtown Tampa. Among the highlights were playing hopscotch With demented children and getting smacked in the butt with a riding crop via a lady of the night. Easily the best and most unique Halloween evEnt

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  • Project V Flying Attraction Headed to Europa Park in 2017

    Regarded as one of the best theme parks on the planet, Europa Park in Germany is opening a new attraction in 2017, tentatively titled Project V. This new attraction will be a Soarin‘ style experience, built with a slightly different ride system. While the motion of hang gliding will be the same, the cars will

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  • Cedar Fair’s FearVR Haunt: Perception is Reality

    By now, you’ve probably heard about the hubbub regarding the virtual reality haunted house at Knott’s Berry Farm and Great America. If not, I’ll keep it brief. A new haunt experience recently debuted at those parks where guests were not ushered through a maze with live actors at the two parks owned by Cedar Fair.

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  • Dollywood Prepares for Fall 2016

    No matter how many parks I’ve visited around the world, none come close to the jaw dropping beauty of Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. I recently got a chance to visit Dollywood for the first time in several years.  The park is preparing for its Harvest Celebration and it looks amazing. Scattered around the main

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  • Supercinema to Host Nightmare Before Christmas and Moulin Rouge Immersive Theater Parties

    We have talked about the joys of immersive theater here at Theme Park University for years now. However, something we skipped over is Supercinema at the McKittrick Hotel in New York City, home to Sleep No More. After the regular immersive theater experience (which you should definitely experience at least once in your life) on

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  • Get your sugar fix at the World of Coca Cola

    Growing up in Atlanta, the global headquarters for Coca-Cola, you get used to something. When you order sweet, brown, fizzy liquid in a restaurant, it’s never referred to as pop, soda, Pepsi, or anything other than Coke. Recently, I got to visit the World of Coca-Cola located in downtown Atlanta to find out just how

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