Worlds of Fun has added Fun Pix as a Season Pass upgrade for the 2018 season. This new service allows you to digitally collect onride photos (and photos from roaming photographers) by scanning your pass if you have the upgrade.
Also new this year, if you have the Fun Pix upgrade to your pass, you can also utilize it at six other parks in the chain, including Cedar Point, Kings Island and Canada's Wonderland.
It's that time of the year when we get to learn where things have been moved and shuffled around Silver Dollar City for the upcoming season.
The new skillet restaurant on Valley Road will be called Buckshot Annie's Skillet Cookery.
Hatfield's Tater Patch is remaining.
The new food court will still have a Dippin' Dots stand as well.
We still do not have the new name of the chicken standwich restaurant.
Miner's Break Time is also returning over by the entrances to both ThuNderaTion and Time Traveler.
In the shop that was formerly The Greatest Gift is now Casey's Dugout. The former merchant version of Casey's Dugout, which was across from Christmas Hollow will be no longer.
Ring 'Em Up is moving from over by White River Mercantile to near Fireman's Landing.
Mortimer's Magic Box is moving into the shop that housed Dockside Letter Merchant, which is located directly across from Lucky's Toy Shop.
Cowboy Jepp's will move from Valley Road to Midtown into the shop that housed the Christmas in Midtown merchandise during Christmas. The shop is directly across the pathway from Carrie's Candles and Grandfather's Mansion.
We'll keep an eye on the maps and let you know if any additional changes happen for this upcoming season.
The Boss received some major re-profiling this off season. The double helix at the end of the ride has been replaced by a simple 180 degree turn. The double up into the brake run is still present as can be seen on the left side of this photo.
More details are finally emerging about Worlds of Fun's new Nordic Chaser ride. First off, we can pretty confirm that the ride will be a Mack Seastorm ride that is currently being refurbished by MOST Amusement Rides.
The ride will be like brand new when it debuts at the park this Spring. Here you can see the boats for the ride in their primer paint getting ready to have the finished layers and details applied.
Silver Dollar City is ready to start sharing details about the other new projects happening in the Time Traveler area. Here a park spokesperson is standing in from of the new Time Traveler store next to the ADA entrance (on his right) and the exit from the ride itself.
Valley Road has been rerouted for the new season. It now does a curve just past the new Time Traveler store and then hugs the top of the hill that is above Echo Hollow. To get your bearings, last year this was a shaded area with green picnic tables. They have expanded the pathway, it was not nearly this big last season.
We're now back over by the Christmas store looking down Valley Road towards Frisco Barn. The road, as mentioned above, now curves to the right past the Time Traveler gift show (the green building on the right side of the photo). You can see the new Big Skillet on the left and the new chicken sandwich show straight ahead in the middle of the photo.
The new Big Skillet shop sits right next to Cowboy Jepp's across the former pathway down to the Frisco Train Depot and Flooded Mine Entrance. There is a new covered dining patio directly behind it, which will give you views of Flooded Mine while you eat.
The new chicken sandwich, rumored to be called Buckshot Annie's. If you look past the new tree on the right side of this photo you can see the Frisco Barn and the old Waterboggan tower. Echo Hollo is immediately to our right.
The new Time Traveler store. You will exit the ride through this shop (the garage door is the exit). The entrance to both Time Traveler and ThuNderaTion is immediately to the right of this photo.