As the year begins to wind down, we take a look back at the great things that happened in the Amusement Industry. Lots of parks opened brand new attractions, and shows. Other parks kicked their services and fun levels all the way up. But which park did the best job at making sure that guests had the ultimate day? Over the next few weeks we’ll be breaking it down with our Thrill Weekly Poll and choosing exactly that. Which park was park of the year? You decide!
We’ve divided up the country into different regions. Each region has just about every park in that region nominated! At the end of the poll, the top two from each region will face off with the winners from the other regions. Two from each region will enter, but in the end only one park will be crowned Park of the Year.
This week we focus on the parks in Region Two. Region two consists of parks in the following states:
- West Virginia
- New Jersey
- New York
- Rhode Island
- New Hampshire
Last Year’s Region Two winners were Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Six Flags New England. Busch Gardens Williamsburg had a huge year with the addition of Verbolten and the addition of several new features in Christmas Town. Could we see a run at the title from the Virginia park?
There are tons of great theme park destinations in the U.S. and unfortunately we can’t get to them all. If we have forgotten your favorite theme park destination, make sure to write it in on the “Other” ballot and we will consider it for nomination. If your favorite park is not in one of the states listed, do not nominate it…we’ll get to it in other polls!
Congratulations to all of the nominees! We recommend that all nominated parks and fans share on Twitter, Facebook and other Social Media outlets. This poll will determine the Park of the Year in Region Two and which two parks will move on to compete in our Finals for Park of the year for our annual “Thrill Weekly Awards” which are to be announced in January. The poll will be open until 11:59 p.m. EST on December 5th, 2012.
Good luck and have fun!