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Designs and storyline for Terra Magma presented by Bobbejaanland
Press preview at Bobbejaanland reveals details on new dark ride
Curse at Alton Manor is now open!
Curse at Alton manor open after major retheme.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach will reopen Valhalla in 2023
The long awaited refurbishment of Valhalla is almost finished.
Slagharen announces opening date for Red Bandits Adventure
Red Bandits Adventure will open next month.
Katmandu Park Punta Cana now open to public
New park with three DRdb-entries opens in Dominican Republic
Original designs for Genting SkyWorlds’ SFX Coaster revealed
Long awaited semi-dark ride would have an Alien vs. Predator-theme
Efteling reveals more details of Danse Macabre design
New show ride scheduled to open in 2024
Monster Mansion at Six Flags over Georgia is being refurbished
Monster Mansion is being upgraded to increase longevity.
First look inside Droomvlucht during extensive refurbishment
Behind the scenes video reveals more info on maintenance
Curse at Alton Manor will open next month
Opening date announced for Alton Tower’s new dark ride
Terra Magma: Bobbejaanland reveals name for rethemed Indiana River
New ride set to open in May 2023
Oakwood Theme Park teases new dark ride
Oakwood Theme Park seems to be retheming Spooky 3D.
Portable dark ride Smash & Reload XXS announced by BoldMove
BoldMove expands the Smash & Reload line of dark rides
Fire in the Hole of Silver Dollar City will close in 2023
Final season for Fire in the Hole.
New Katmandu Park Punta Cana opening soon with dark and show rides
Katmandu Park Punta Cana will feature 3 DRdb-listed rides
Disney shows progress on Frozen Ever After at Hong Kong Disneyland
New land including dark ride debuting in 2023
VinWonders Nha Trang to open new Flying Theatre
VinWonders Nha Trang builds new flght simulator
Scooby-Doo Spooky Coaster has been closed for refurbishments
Scooby-Doo Spooky Coaster will be refurbished and reopen in 2024.
Efteling upgrades Vliegende Hollander with new scene
One of the most significant scenes will be redesigned
Ghost Train overhaul teased by Thorpe Park
Thorpe Park’s Ghost Train will be reimagined without Derren Brown.
DRdb expands with company pages
New expansion for Dark Ride Database now online
Disneyland opens Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway
Second installation of popular trackless dark ride now open in California
Alton Towers announces retheme for Duel: ‘The Curse at Alton Manor’
Curse of Alton Manor is the replacement for Duel.
Phantasialand’s Hollywood Tour is confirmed to being demolished
Photos show the demolishment of Hollywood Tour in Phantasialand.
Mission Ferrari at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi opens to the public
Long-awaited semi-dark ride opens to the public
Slagharen shares first look at Red Bandits Adventure
Name and info announced on rethemed wild west dark ride
Tata World River Adventure now open at VinWonders Nha Trang
Brand new major dark ride opened in Vietnam
Rethemed Monopoly semi-dark ride now open in Galaxyland
Ride opens together with Hasbro re-theme of the park
Simworx presents new flying theatre: Pegasus
Pegasus, a different style flying theatre.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s Mission Ferrari to open on January 12th!
Today Ferrari World Abu Dhabi (U.A.E.) announced the long awaited opening of the...
Plopsaland De Panne presents new information on Bumba dark ride
Dark ride will be located in new indoor area Circus Bumba’
New interactive theatre for Elev8 Fun Tampa
Elev8 Fun Tampa to get a XD Dark Ride by Triotech
Uncharted semi-dark ride confirmed by PortAventura for 2023
PortAventure reveals details on enclosed roller coaster
Genting SkyWorlds opens Invasion of the Planet of the Apes
Invasion of the Planet of the Apes unexpectedly soft-opened
IAAPA Brass Ring Awards for dark and show ride
Volkanu and Digital Park: Mission Space win major categories
Lagoon teases Primordial as new ride for 2023 season
Primordial will be an interactive semi-dark ride rollercoaster
Thea Awards 2023 winners announced by TEA
3 dark / show rides won a Thea Award
Sally Dark Rides unveils exciting new Haunted Hotel attraction for USA in 2023
Haunted Hotel dark ride to debut at Funtown Splashtown in 2023
Tata World River Adventure dark ride at VinWonders almost open for public
Dark ride in Vietnam designed by Jora Vision
Visiting the final opening day of Wild West Adventure at Attractiepark Slagharen
Western dark ride will be rethemed for the 2023 season
Final operating day of Indiana River before the retheme
Fans and staff say goodbye to classic dark ride
Eatrenalin now open at Europa-Park Resort
Combination of dark ride and dining experience now open
New dark rides and show rides for 2023
Overview with all exciting upcoming rides!
Efteling presents first of its kind ride system for Danse Macabre
Spooky simulator ride to open in 2024
Wild West Adventure closed for renovation
Slagharen’s only dark ride will be refurbished
Eatrenalin to open November 4th, more information revealed
Details on Mack Rides’ unique restaurant – dark ride hybrid
New theme for Burg Falkenstein confirmed by Holiday Park
Smurfs dark ride announced by Plopsa Group
New theme and closing date chosen for Indiana River at Bobbejaanland
Update: closure date given for indoor log flume
Efteling reveals details on 4-month Droomvlucht refurbishment
Major technical refurbishment for suspended dark ride
Ritter Rost – Magic Park Verden announces opening day for Drachen Magic dark ride
New dragon-themed dark ride to open coming winter
Clacton Pier to add new dinosaur themed 4D theatre for 2023
Clacton Pier is adding a 4D theatre in 2023.
ETF Ride Systems’ first Pirate Mania to be built in Vietnam
ETF Ride Systems’ first turnkey ride ‘Pirate Mania’ will be installed in Vietnam
Holiday Park plans retheme for Burg Falkenstein
Medieval scenes inside might be making way for new ones
Simworx and Katapult officially present Overdrive dark ride concept
New action-packed concept includes AGV dark ride vehicle
Tetrastar Spaceport: New simulator now open at National Space Centre (UK)
National Space Centre opens Tetrastar Spaceport, which includes a spaceflight simulator.
Europa-Park announces dark ride section on new roller coaster
Tesla-themed coaster in Croatian area set to open next year
Ice Age: Expedition Thin Ice now open at Genting SkyWorlds
Another dark ride in soft-opening in Malaysian theme park
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New Interactive Theatre ‘Blast 7D’ opens in American Dream
The American Dream-mall opens Blast 7D, a new interactive theatre.
La Tête dans les Nuages expands with new interactive theatres
French FEC chain La Tête dans les Nuages opens new branches.
New flying theatre ‘This is Germany’ to open in Berlin for 2024
A German equivalent of ‘This is Holland’ to open in Berlin
Simworx showcases AGV dark ride vehicle at IAAPA Expo Europe
New trackless motion-based dark ride vehicle presented
CAVU Designwerks and KUKA Robotics partner up for new dark ride system
Innovative vehicle for dark rides teased by Canadian manufacturer
Triotech participates in Puy du Fou Asia SAGA experience Shanghai for 2023
New ride system for a unique visitor experience in China
Dark rides run away with Golden Ticket Awards for best new rides
The 2022 awards for the best dark rides, according to Amusement Industry, are...
First D23 information available
New ride vehicles on display at D23
DarKoaster: Busch Gardens Williamsburg reveals replacement of Curse of DarKastle
New enclosed roller coaster takes place of dark ride that closed in 2017
Intamin presents new Motion Tower immersive show ride system
New concept combines flying theatre and a drop element
Universal Studios Florida prepares to reopen Revenge of the Mummy
Universal Studios Florida has started soft-opening Revenge of the Mummy
Alton Towers speculates on closing Duel – The Haunted House Strikes Back
After increasing rumours, Alton Towers itself now hints on closing the ride
Tentative opening date for additional attractions at Genting SkyWorlds
Recent news suggests additional dark rides will be open by February 2023
Cavallino Matto postpones opening of Pirati
Italian theme park Cavallino Matto won’t open new semi-dark ride Pirati any time...
Carowinds closes Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare: 3Z Arena
Interactive theatre Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare: 3Z Arena closed for good
New for Ritter Rost-Magic Park Verden: Drachen Magic
Ritter Rost-Magic Park Verden builds first dark ride ‘Drachen Magic’
Animatronic manufacturer and dark ride company Heimotion closes its doors
Heimotion has announced that the company will be shut down
BoldMove improves Smash & Reload-concept with 2 new themes
BoldMove introduces two new versions for their Smash & Reload interactive dark ride
Harrington Flint’s Island Adventures now open at Fantasy Island
New interactive dark ride opened last friday
Walt Disney Studios opens Avengers Campus with new Spider-Man W.E.B. Adventure
Spider-Man W.E.B. Adventure is a new interactive dark ride.
Alterface shares new information on Harrington Flint’s Island Adventures
New dark ride in Fantasy Island almost ready to open
Glorious Orient Huai’an officially opened on 1st July
The third Glorious Orient park opened today, Friday July 1st, in Huai’an (Jiangsu...
Splash mountain replacement, Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, to open in 2024
Disney released new information about the ride’s transformation.
FT Wild Land, another new Fantawild Park, to open in China
A new brand of Fantawild park is expected to open this summer in...
Lego Discovery Centre Brussels opens to the public today
6th installation of Imagination Express operational
Zigong Fantawild Dinosaur Kingdom opens its doors
Dinosaur Kingdom is the first of its kind for the Fantawild chain.
Rexperience: Naturalis opens their new simulator
Biodiversity museum Naturalis opens new show ride.
Lost Island Theme Park is set to open this Saturday
Lost Island Theme Park will open with a brand new interactive dark ride.
Snorri Touren copy at Tetsyblu Theme Park, Kazakhstan, opened to the public
Second installation of Europa-Park’s Snorri Touren operational
Danse Macabre’s possible ride system leaks
A rendering of the possible ride system for Efteling’s Dance Macabre leaked earlier...
Cosquer Méditerranée opens dark ride based on prehistoric cave
New dark ride based on Grotte Cosquer opened today
Universal Studios Hollywood to open Super Nintendo World next year
New themed area Super Nintendo World will open early 2023.
Princess and the Frog retheme of Splash Mountain coming in 2024
Princess and the Frog retheme of Splash Mountain will open in 2024.
Grand opening of Huyze Pelle at Waarbeek
Haunted House now open for public
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind now officially open in Epcot
Indoor roller coaster counts as semi-dark ride
Opening date of Lego Discovery Centre Brussels announced
Discovery Centre Brussels will feature the Imagination Express dark ride
Opening date for Avengers Campus and W.E.B. Adventure announced
New zone in Walt Dinsey Studios opens 20 July
Landhuys den Linden now open to visitors in Drouwenerzand
Haunted house is rethemed into a mansion
Additional information on Danse Macabre, Efteling’s Spookslot replacement
Danse Macabre will be opening in 2024
BoldMove’s first Smash & Reload dark ride will open in Le Pal
Smash & Reload ride will replace 3D cinema.
New Mattel dark ride concept by Scruffy Dog and Simtec
Mattel dark ride will be based on Fisher Price-line of children’s toys.
Pirates of Speelunker Cave opens in Six Flags over Texas
Rethemed dark ride honours original Speelunker’s Cave ride
Sunworld Ba Na Hills opened new simulator attraction
An example of the Simworx Cobra Dark Ride has opened in Vietnam
Waarbeek prepares for opening of Huyze Pelle haunted house
New dark ride opens on 28 May in Waarbeek
Petro Art Production shows new artwork for Secret of Arayat
Theming company shares new designs for Secret of Arayat.
First onride video for Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind opens 27 May.
Fantawild Dreamland in Wuhu suspends operation to undergo renovation
Five dark rides and show rides will be temporarily closed
Legoland Korea opens its doors with 3 new dark rides
Legoland Korea, the 10th Legoland park opens in Chuncheon.
Six Flags over Texas announces opening of Pirates of Speelunker Cave
Six Flags over Texas announced the opening date for their new dark ride
Djurs Sommerland opens new semi-dark ride Dino Xpedition
New Dino Xpedition takes riders back to the jurassic
Madhouse coming to Legoland California in 2023
Haunted House is similar to the installation in Legoland Windsor
OCT’s 1st Fantasy Valley park opens in China
New park in Xiangyang includes at least 3 dark rides
Droomvlucht to undergo a major refurbishment in 2022
Ride closed for several months
Chasseurs de Tornades in Futuroscope opening soon for visitors
Soft opening starting soon, official opening scheduled for 2 July
Curry’s Fun Park Portrush reopens, Ghost Train is back in action
(© Dead Walk Designs) Barry's Amusements (Portrush, Northern-Ireland) closed at the end of...
Gardaland opens Jumanji: The Adventure
Jumanji: The Adventure is Merlin Entertainments most expensive dark ride.
Disney announces opening date Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind
Walt Disney World’s EPCOT will open new Marvel rollercoaster in May.
The launch of the DRdb archive, celebrating two years of Dark Ride Database
Along with the archive, we added a lot of new functions to DRdb
Legoland Korea will officially open on 5 May
Legoland Korea will open with 3 (semi-) dark rides.
Madagascar: A Crate Adventure closes after 11 years of operation
Today marks the final day for the dark ride at Universal Studios Singapore
Tir Prince Fun Land rebrands park and includes dark ride
Dark ride ‘Monster Express’ comes over to the park
Bobbejaanland rethemes Indiana River for 2023 season
Three posibilities of new themes for indoor log flume Indiana River.
Flying Witch closes at Playland Park
The ride in 2015 (© Kai Dietrich) Playland Park in Rye, New York is...
New for Drouwenerzand: Landhuys den Linden
Landhuys den Linden will replace the old ghost train ‘Spookhuis’.
Mission Ferrari at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi might be opening soon
Manned test rides spotted in Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Dark ride research proposes the Dark Ride Cube as typology model
New scientific article explores design elements in dark rides
FlyOver flying theatre coming to Chicago in 2023
New flying experience set to open in fall 2023
Fantasy Island opens Harrington Flint dark ride in 2022
After a year of delay, the interactive dark ride in announced for 2022
Barry’s Amusements saved, Ghost Train might reopen
North-Irish amusement park including Ghost Train might reopen soon
Merlin Entertainments announces Lego Discovery Center Washington DC
Second rebranded Lego Discovery Center will open in Virginia
Genting SkyWorlds is officially open!
After a long construction period, Malaysia’s newest theme park officially opens.
New Lego Discovery Centre Brussels opens this summer
Lego Discovery Centre Brussels will feature an interactive dark ride.
Mack Rides, Mack NeXT and Jora Vision are taking Snorri for a swim to the Caspian Sea in Aqtau, Kazakhstan
Tetsyblu Theme Park in Kazachstan is building a copy of Europa-Park’s Snorri Touren.
Waarbeek announces opening date for Huyze Pelle
De Waarbeek announces opening date for their new haunted house ‘Huyze Pelle’.
Efteling confirms closure of Spookslot and new indoor ride for 2024
Efteling will open new indoor ride on the location of Spookslot.
Futuroscope announces details on semi-dark ride Mission Bermudes
New boat ride opening in 2024
Pirati: New semi-dark ride for Cavallino Matto
New pirate-themed Spinning Raft ride for Italian theme park.
Secret of Arayat dark ride coming up at Pradera Islands Philippines
New theme park in Philippines will contain a unique dark ride
Gardaland announces opening date and reveals vehicles for Jumanji the Adventure
Jumanji the Adventure will open at the start of the 2022 summer season.
Plopsaland De Panne starts constructing new dark ride around Bumba
Construction of themed area started with closure of a restaurant
Genting SkyWorlds – first insight into the dark rides
Soft openings in Malaysian park offer looks into te new rides
Walibi Holland closes NeuroGen VR-experience
Unique ride will be replaced by a new experience
New dark rides and show rides for 2022
Check out the list of new rides that await us in 2022!
Europa-Park announces closing date for Dschungel-Floßfahrt
Semi-dark ride will be refurbished and reopened next year.
Silvermine remnants at Bobbejaanland removed after 20 years
Decors of unused dark ride section finally removed
Plopsa Station Antwerp finishes Wickie’s Valtoren
New projections will make the ride classify as a dark ride.
Gardaland shows update on new dark ride Jumanji – The Adventure
New video shows progress on the Stone Giant animatronic
Busch Gardens Williamsburg prepares to replace Curse of DarKastle
Rumours say the famous dark ride will be replaced by a roller coaster
Disney announces ride details at Destination D23
Openings days of dark rides in EPCOT and Walt Disney Studios announced
‘RiseNY’ Flying Theatre in New York City opens in December
RiseNY will be a new visitor-experience with a flying theatre.
Dome Ride Theater concept reintroduced by Intamin and Attraktion!
Intamin and Attraktion! released a teaser for their new show ride concept.
Santa’s Village to resurrect Wildwood’s ‘Escape from Dinosaur Beach’ dark ride
Dark ride system will get a new home after 24 years.
Brass Ring Awards 2021 given out to IAAPA Exhibitors
IAAPA announces the winners of the Brass Ring Awards 2021
Katapult and Simworx present Ferrari Experience-concept
Ferrari-themed entertainment center will contain several simulators
New “Carnival Chaos Hyper Ride” for Clifton Hill
Clifton Hill will open Triotech’s first ‘Hyper Ride’
Treasure Hunt dark ride announced for Cannery Row
Daniels Wood Land and Sally to develop Treasure Hunt dark ride
TEA announces recipients of 2022 Thea Awards
TEA awards several rides for their outstanding achievements.
Lost Island Theme Park and Sally Dark Rides present Volkanu
New theme park in Iowa opens dark ride for 2022
Conny-Land announces Crazy Professor ride for 2022
Ride is a prototype tower ride with dark ride elements
Flood causes damage to Disneyland’s ‘It’s A Small World’
Disneyland classic ‘It’s A Small World’-ride will remain closed for the time being.
Waarbeek opens new dark ride in 2022
Designs in haunted house-style presented by the park
Masameer Experience attraction opens in Saudi Arabia
New simulator ride, based on Masameer IP, built by Simworx
Bell’s Amusement Park announces plans to relocate
Re-opening of the park includes Phantasmagoria dark ride
Torchlight: a new horror dark ride concept
Katapult, Simworx and Lagotronics Projects present new concept
First stone in place for Jumanji – The Adventure
Construction of Gardaland’s new dark ride has begun.
Plopsa Station Antwerp announces opening date
After almost two years, Plopsa Station Antwerp will reopen in October.
Shrek 4D slated to close January 10, 2022
Universal Studios Florida will close the Shrek 4D film theatre
A deeper look into the ‘Advanced Dark Ride’ concepts
Leisure Expert Group and Zierer present six dark ride concepts
Walibi Belgium will reopen Saturday after major flood
Park including two dark rides reopens after the flood of July 15th
Inka Park: first theme park in Peru
Brand new theme park with multiple dark rides announced
Jumanji The Adventure coming to Gardaland
Ramses: Il Risveglio will be replaced by dark ride Jumanji The Adventure
Universal Beijing Resort is now open
Universal Beijing Resort is opening to the public on 20th September 2021.
Conneaut Lake rezoning request may signal the end for Devil’s Den
Conneaut Lake Park shows signs that it’s 129 year history may be coming...
First track pieces installed for Donkey Kong ride at Universal Studios Japan
Track installation for the new Donkey Kong themed semi-dark ride has started.
Multiple dark rides honored at the 2021 Golden Ticket Awards
The voting results are in and multiple dark rides dominate the charts.
Dschungel-Floßfahrt at Europa-Park to be rethemed in 2022
Europa-Park confirms plans to refurbish the Jungle Rafts in 2022.
Fatal accident at Glenwood Caverns’ Haunted Mine Drop
Fatal accident at the free fall ride of Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park.
Triotech opens 4D Theatre installation in Happy Valley Tianjin
New ride marks 9th Triotech theater in Happy Valley parks
Merlin Entertainments to open 3 new Legoland theme parks in Asia
Three new Legoland resorts to open in Korea, Shenzhen and Shanghai
Universal Beijing Resort opens on September 20th 2021
Grand opening follows this month’s Trial Operations
Epcot is soft-opening the new Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure ride
Epcot’s newest dark ride Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure is now soft-opening for the public.
Jurassic World Adventure, first onride of Universal Beijing Resort’s dark ride
An onride of their iteration of the Jurassic World Adventure ride appeared on...
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