Here are selected items that will be offered in the ACE Auction to benefit ACE funds (preservation, archives, museum) at the 2014 ACE NorCal Holiday Party at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach on December 6th. Many of the items are rare collectors’ items and will be available only at the auction.
2014 ACE Day Night at the Haunt III – FLIER AVAILABLE (9/30/2014)
Greetings, coaster and Halloween Haunt enthusiasts! The flier for the October 11th event, ACE Night at the Haunt III at California’s Great America, is now available and registration is open! The flier is available at the link below and the schedule can also be seen below: FLIER: https://www.acenorcal.org/aceday_cga_haunt2014.PDF (subject to change) Registration and payments are due by Monday, October […]
2014 ACE Day at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – FLIER AVAILABLE (9/8/2014)
Greetings, coaster enthusiasts! The flier and registration form for our rescheduled ACE Day at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom on Sunday, September 28th is now available here: https://www.acenorcal.org/sfdk2014_aceday.pdf In addition to thirty minutes of ERT on Roar and SUPERMAN Ultimate Flight, the package includes admission, parking, barbecue chicken and hot dog picnic, Q&A with park management, a surprise visit, […]
2015 Six Flags NEW Attractions Announcement (8/28/2014)
2015 SIX FLAGS NEW ATTRACTIONS ANNOUNCEMENT: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom: Six Flags Magic Mountain:
TSUNAMI SOAKER at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – Media Day! (5/29/2014)
Greetings, ACE NorCal! On May 28, 2014, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom held a media day for their new Mack spinning-boat water ride dubbed the TSUNAMI SOAKER! The new ride is looking to be a big hit. Check out these photos from the ride’s media day. Definitely a great addition to the park and a sure way […]
Funderland and Scandia Family Fun Center Event (5/25/2014)
SCANDIA UPDATE: At Scandia, we will be getting the fabulous group rate of $15.75 (!) for the unlimited rides/golf/10 tokens for arcade/batting cages wristband. Talk about a great deal! BRIEF SUMMARY OF EVENTS FOR SATURDAY, MAY 31st:1:30 PM: Meet at the entrance of FUNDERLAND at Sacramento’s William Land Park (see website link, below). A brief […]
Gilroy Gardens Welcome Video – Coaster Con XXXVII (5/8/2014)
Greetings, coaster enthusiasts! With Coaster Con coming up soon, I bet you are all getting super excited! Check out this video we produced to show off Gilroy Gardens to all prospective Con attendees. This beautiful park will be new to most attendees, and this video will give you a little taste of the park. The Gardens is […]
Surf’s Up Undertow! – April 5, 2014
Greetings, ACE members! On Saturday, April 5th, 2014, our annual ACE Day at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk will take place. Entitled Surf’s Up, Undertow!, the event includes: ONE-HOUR ERT session on Undertow, Mini Golf and VAULT: Laser Maze tournaments with prizes, Boxed lunch in the Coconut Grove, QA session with a special Boardwalk employee – TBA, […]
UNDERTOW On-ride POV is now posted!
We just filmed the first-ever mounted POV on the new Undertow at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk on 1/18/2014. Check out video of the awesome ride below. An official grand opening of the coaster is expected in the spring of 2014. Built by Maurer Söhne to replace the aging HURRICANE that operated from 1992-2012. Prior […]
UPDATED 1/16: E&F Miler Industries WILD MOUSE Coming to Scandia!
Greetings, ACE members! — UPDATED 1/16! A WILD MOUSE is currently being constructed up at Scandia Family Fun Center in Sacramento! ACE NorCal member Darren Besoyan visited the park on 1/15/2014 and took some photos of the new-for-2014 attraction. Thanks, Darren! The coaster is built by E&F Miler Industries and originally operated at Casino Pier […]