2020 in amusement parks

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This is a list of events and openings related to amusement parks that occurred in 2020. These various lists are not exhaustive.

Amusement parks[edit]

Opening[edit]

Change of name[edit]

Change of ownership[edit]

  • U.S. Indiana Beach – Apex Parks Group » Indiana Beach Holdings, LLC

Birthday[edit]

Closed[edit]

Additions[edit]

Roller coasters[edit]

New[edit]

Name Park Type Manufacturer Opened Ref(s)
Abyssus Energylandia Steel Launched roller coaster Vekoma 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Achterbahn Ticiland Family roller coaster Zierer October 10
Aquaman: Power Wave Six Flags Over Texas Steel PowerSplash roller coaster Mack Rides 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Bolt Mardi Gras Spike Dragster Maurer Rides 2020
Canavar Dalga Wonderland Eurasia Family Launched roller coaster Intamin 2020
Candymonium Hersheypark Steel roller coaster Bolliger & Mabillard July 3
Çelik Kartal Wonderland Eurasia Suspended Junior roller Coaster Zamperla 2020
Cinderella Coaster Storybook Land Spinning roller coaster SBF Visa Group 2020
Draken Furuviksparken Family roller coaster Zierer May 16
Dragonfire Adventure Island Indoor Launched roller coaster Premier Rides 2020
DUPLO Dino Coaster Legoland Windsor Junior roller Coaster Mack Rides March 14
Eleventh Roller Coaster Great Xingdong Tourist World Steel roller coaster Hebei Zhongye 2020
Emperor SeaWorld San Diego Dive coaster Bolliger & Mabillard 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Erdbeer Raupenbahn Karls Erlebnis-Dorf Koserow Family roller coaster SBF Visa Group May 30
Erdbeer Raupenbahn Karls Erlebnis-Dorf Zirkow Family roller coaster SBF Visa Group May 29
Eagle Warriors VinWonders, Kiên Giang Suspended Family Coaster Vekoma 2020
Euro Coaster Wiener Prater Gliding Coaster Reverchon May 29
F.L.Y. Phantasialand Flying roller coaster Vekoma September 17
Frank' N Coaster House of Frankenstein Niagara Falls Steel Family roller coaster Wisdom Rides July 13
GP Racers Suzuka Circuit Dueling roller coaster Hoei Sangyo Co., Ltd. March 1
Girdap Sörfçüler Wonderland Eurasia Steel roller coaster Interpark 2020
Hals-über-Kopf Erlebnispark Tripsdrill Suspended Thrill Coaster Vekoma June 26
Hummel Brummel Schwaben Park Wie-Flyer Wiegand August 15
Ice Breaker SeaWorld Orlando Steel Launched roller coaster Premier Rides 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Jersey Devil Coaster Six Flags Great Adventure Steel roller coaster Rocky Mountain Construction 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Leviathan Sea World Wooden roller coaster Martin & Vleminckx
The Gravity Group
December 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Launch Coaster Sun Tzu Cultural Park Steel Launched roller coaster S&S - Sansei Technologies August 23
Max & Moritz Efteling Steel Powered roller coaster Mack Rides June 20
Miğfer Wonderland Eurasia Steel roller coaster SBF Visa Group 2020
Mine Roller Coaster Great Xingdong Tourist World Mine train roller coaster Golden Horse 2020
Mission Ferrari Ferrari World Abu Dhabi SFX Coaster Dynamic Attractions 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Mouse Coaster Wonderland Eurasia Spinning Wild Mouse roller coaster Levent Lunapark 2020
Noisette Express Nigloland Junior roller Coaster ART Engineering GmbH July 11
Objectif Mars Futuroscope Spinning Launched roller coaster Intamin June 13
Orion Kings Island Steel roller coaster Bolliger & Mabillard July 12
Öksökö Öfkesi Wonderland Eurasia Steel roller coaster Beijing Shibaolai Amusement Equipment 2020
Pantheon Busch Gardens Williamsburg Steel Blitz Coaster Intamin 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Power Mouse Coaster Wonderland Eurasia Spinning Wild Mouse roller coaster Fabbri Group 2020
Primordial Lagoon Steel roller coaster unknown 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Race of the Future Dream Island Moscow Spinning Wild Mouse roller coaster Fabbri Group 2020
Roller Ball Wiener Prater Roller Ball Ride Engineers Switzerland June 13
Sandy's Blasting Bronco Nickelodeon Universe In American Dream Meadowlands Steel Launched roller coaster Intamin October 1
Sidewinder Safari Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Steel Wild Mouse roller coaster Zamperla 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Saven Fårup Summer Park Family Boomerang Vekoma 2020
Skyflyer Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park Kiddy Coaster SBF Visa Group 2020
Smurfberry Roller Coaster Smurfs Theme Park Junior Spinning roller coaster Beijing North Rongda Amusement Equipment Co.,Ltd 2020
Steel Taipan Dreamworld Launched roller coaster Mack Rides 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Texas Stingray SeaWorld San Antonio Wooden roller coaster Great Coasters International February 22
Tsunami Scene75 Entertainment Center - Dayton Spinning roller coaster SBF Visa Group October 2020
Shred The Sewers Dream Island Moscow Launched roller coaster Intamin July 18
Uzaya Yolculuk Wonderland Eurasia Steel roller coaster Beijing Shibaolai Amusement Equipment 2020
Volldampf Erlebnispark Tripsdrill Family Boomerang Vekoma June 26
Vertika La Récré des 3 Curés Euro-Fighter roller coaster Gerstlauer June 6
Wakala Bellewaerde Family roller coaster Gerstlauer July 1
Wacky Worm The Rides at Long Beach Junior roller Coaster unknown 2020
West Coast Racers Six Flags Magic Mountain Steel Launched roller coaster Premier Rides January 9
Whirlwind Waldameer Park Spinning roller coaster SBF Visa Group July 3
Gesengte Sau Wiener Prater Steel roller coaster Gerstlauer 2020
unknown Energylandia Mine train roller coaster Vekoma 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Wrath Of Zeus VinWonders, Kiên Giang Launched roller coaster Vekoma 2020
Ipanema Skate Ride VinWonders, Kiên Giang Surfrider Roller Coaster Intamin 2020
Eagle Wingspan VinWonders, Kiên Giang Cloud Coaster Extreme Engineering 2020
unknown Chengdu Wanda City Launched roller coaster Intamin 2020
unknown Shaoxing Jinghu Theme Park SFX Coaster Dynamic Attractions 2020
unknown Attrapark Junior roller Coaster Vekoma 2020
unknown Attrapark Boomerang roller coaster Vekoma 2020
unknown Ocean Paradise Spinning roller coaster Intamin 2020
Barracuda Ocean Paradise Steel roller coaster Intamin 2020
unknown Mandoria Bob Coaster Gerstlauer 2020
unknown Erlebniswelt Seilbahnen Thale Roller Ball Ride Engineers Switzerland 2020
unknown Erlebniswelt Seilbahnen Thale Kiddy Coaster unknown 2020
Pitts Special PowerLand Infinity Coaster Gerstlauer June 24
unknown Hot Go Dreamworld Dueling roller coaster Preston & Barbieri 2020
unknown Hot Go Dreamworld Hyper Coaster Bolliger & Mabillard 2020
unknown Hot Go Dreamworld Wing coaster Bolliger & Mabillard 2020
unknown Taunus Wunderland Spinning roller coaster SBF Visa Group 2020
unknown Window of the World Steel Launched roller coaster S&S - Sansei Technologies 2020
unknown World Fairytale Land Steel Launched roller coaster Vekoma 2020
unknown World Fairytale Land Family roller coaster Golden Horse 2020
unknown World Fairytale Land Mine train roller coaster unknown 2020
unknown World Fairytale Land 4D Free Spin S&S - Sansei Technologies 2020
Bolt Skytropolis Funland Powered roller coaster unknown 2020
Formula Rossa Junior Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Junior roller Coaster Zamperla March 1
unknown Flamingo Land Steel roller coaster Intamin 2020
unknown Luna Park Junior roller Coaster Zamperla 2020
unknown Speelpark Oud Valkeveen Family roller coaster Zierer 2020
unknown Dragon Valley Theme Park Launched roller coaster Vekoma 2020
Pearly Whirly Coaster Craig's Cruisers Family Fun Center, Mears Big Air Coaster SBF Visa Group 2020
unknown Fantawild Ningbo Launched roller coaster Vekoma 2020
unknown Fantawild Ningbo Family Boomerang Vekoma 2020
unknown Bollywood Parks Dubai Steel PowerSplash roller coaster Mack Rides 2020
unknown Happy Valley Nanjing Mine train roller coaster Golden Horse May 1
unknown Happy Valley Nanjing Suspended Family Coaster Vekoma May 1
unknown Happy Valley Nanjing Wing Coaster Bolliger & Mabillard May 1
unknown Happy Valley Nanjing Launched roller coaster Intamin May 1
unknown Enchanted Kingdom Spinning roller coaster Mack Rides 2020

Relocated[edit]

Name Park Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly Ref(s)
unknown Pleasureland Southport Family roller coaster Pinfari 2020 Crazy Train at Gulliver's Warrington
unknown Clacton Pier Steel roller coaster Pinfari 2020 Looping Star at Codonas Amusement Park
Spin-o-Saurus Wonderland Amusement Park Spinning roller coaster SBF Visa Group 2020 Spin-o-Saurus at Wild Willy's Adventure Zone
Boomerang Hyper Coaster Trans Studio Cibubur Boomerang roller coaster Vekoma 2020 Boomerang at Knott's Berry Farm
Family Coaster Family Park, Monts Family roller coaster SBF Visa Group July 1 Family Coaster at Family Park, Saint-Martin-le-Beau
Gold Rush Family Park, Monts Steel roller coaster Zierer July 1 Gold Rush at Loudoun Castle
unknown Lakeside Amusement Park Steel roller coaster Pinfari 2020 Big Ohhhh! at Fun Plex
Gold Rush Kingoland Family roller coaster Pinfari June 20 Python at Gulliver's Milton Keynes
Super Glider Skytropolis Funland Flying roller coaster Zamperla 2020 Flying Coaster at Genting Theme Park
Bayou Express Le Fleury Family roller coaster Zierer 2020 Karavanen at Tivoli Gardens
unknown Luna Park Sincan Steel roller coaster Pinfari 2020 unknown at Lunapark Mersin
unknown Golden City, Russia Accelerator Coaster Intamin 2020 Zaturn at Space World
unknown Baghdad Island Steel roller coaster Pinfari 2020 Orkanens Øje at Tivoli Friheden
Kersplash Edaville Family Theme Park Water coaster E&F Miler Industries 2020 Kersplash at Washington State Fair

Refurbished[edit]

Name Park Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly Ref(s)
Spartan Race VinWonders, Kiên Giang Family Boomerang Vekoma April 2020 Flying Dolphin Coaster
The Gold Coaster Dreamworld Steel roller coaster Arrow Dynamics December 2020 Hot Wheels Sidewinder
Monkey Mayhem West Midland Safari Park Spinning roller coaster Reverchon 2020 Walls' Twister Ride

Other attractions[edit]

New[edit]

Name Park Type Opened Ref(s)
Adirondack Outlaw The Great Escape and Hurricane Harbor Funtime Vomatron 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Area 72 Kings Island Themed Area 2020
Avengers Campus Disney California Adventure Themed area 2020
Awesome Planet Epcot Show January 17
Banzai Pipeline Six Flags Hurricane Harbor (Six Flags Over Texas) Multi-slide complex 2020
Boogie Board Racer Carowinds multi lane mat racer 2020
Beagle Brigade Airfield Canada's Wonderland Zamperla Flying Tigers 2020
The Bourne Stuntacular Universal Studios Florida Stunt show June 30
Catwoman Whip Six Flags Over Georgia Zamperla Endeavour 2020
Catwoman Whip Six Flags St. Louis Funtime Vomatron 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Cheetah Chase Holiday World & Splashin' Safari Launched Water coaster 2020
CraZanity Six Flags Mexico Zamperla Giga Discovery Frisbee 2020
Dare Devil Dive Flying Machines Six Flags Fiesta Texas Zamperla Super Air Race 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Drawn to Life Disney Springs Cirque du Soleil show 2020
Emmet's Flying Adventure Legoland California Flying Theater Simulator ride 2020
Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beast Tokyo Disneyland Trackless dark ride October 1
Harley Quinn Spinsanity Six Flags America Zamperla Giant Discovery Frisbee 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
HarmonioUS Epcot Nighttime spectacular 2020
Legoland Water park Gardaland Gardaland Water park May 29
The LEGO Movie World Legoland California Themed area 2020
Magic Happens Disneyland Parade February 28
Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Disney's Hollywood Studios Trackless dark ride March 4
Mountain Bay Cliffs Splash Works (Canada's Wonderland) Cliff-Jumping Attraction 2020
Mystic River Falls Silver Dollar City River rapids July 21
Paradise Island Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix Water play area Summer 2020
Poison Ivy Toxic Twister Six Flags Over Georgia Scrambler 2020
Python Plunge Six Flags White Water Water coaster 2020
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure Epcot Trackless dark ride Summer 2020
The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash! Universal Studios Hollywood Dark ride 2020
Spider-Man Slingshot Disney California Adventure Interactive screen dark ride 2020
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Disneyland Trackless dark ride January 17
Studio Cruiser Malang Night Paradise Trackless dark ride May 20
Supergirl Sky Flyer Six Flags New England Zamperla Endeavour 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Super Nintendo World Universal Studios Japan Themed area Summer 2020
Tidal Wave Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Rockford Water slide 2020
Tsunami Surge Six Flags Hurricane Harbor (Six Flags Great America) Water coaster 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Wahoo Racer Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Oklahoma City Racing Water slide 2020
Wahoo Wave Six Flags Hurricane Harbor at Darien Lake Water slide 2020 (Delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
unknown Luna Park Log flume 2020

Refurbished[edit]

Name Park Type Opened Formerly Ref(s)
Canada: Far and Wide Epcot Show January 17 O Canada!
Ducktales World Showcase Adventure Epcot Interactive mobile attraction 2020 Agent P's World Showcase Adventure
Impressions de France and Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along Epcot Alternating shows January 17 Impressions de France
Knott’s Bear-y Tales: Return to the Fair Knott's Berry Farm Interactive dark ride 2020 Voyage to the Iron Reef
Old Mill Kennywood Old Mill (ride) 2020 Garfield's Nightmare

Closed attractions & roller coasters[edit]

Name Park Type Closed Refs
Racing Dyrehavsbakken Steel roller coaster September 13
Big Red Car Dreamworld Dark ride August 12
FlowRider Dreamworld FlowRider August 12
Wild Arctic SeaWorld San Diego Simulator ride January 10
Rocky Hollow Log Ride Dreamworld Log flume February 8
Studio Tram Tour: Behind the Magic Walt Disney Studios Park Tram Tour January 5
Ariel's Grotto Tokyo DisneySea Meet and greet area January 31
Fantasmic! Tokyo DisneySea Live show February 28
Epcot Forever Epcot Fireworks show March 12
Rivers of Light Disney's Animal Kingdom Live hydrotechnic show March 12
The Muppets Present...Great Moments in American History Magic Kingdom Puppet show February 17
The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands Disneyland Paris Show September 13
Bayern Kurve Kennywood Bayern Kurve September 7
Kangaroo Kennywood Bartlett Flying Coaster September 7
Paratrooper Kennywood Paratrooper September 7
Volcano Kennywood Enterprise September 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U.S.'s Biggest Legoland Just Miles From NJ Opening In Spring 2020". Mahwah, NJ Patch. 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2019-04-14.