Welcome to IAAPA 2019!! Let's head in and see what's being revealed this year!!
Day one of IAAPA is usually the day of train reveals, and this year didn't disappoint AT ALL.
First up, Iron Gwazi, opening at Busch Gardens Tampa next year.
Texas Stingray coming to SeaWorld San Antonio next year
Pantheon coming to Busch Gardens Williamburg next year
Carnival Cruises also unveiled the coaster trains for Bolt and had a special guest, the Chief Fun Officer himself!!
You can find out more about Bolt here.
In a surprise move, SeaWorld San Diego announced a new name for their dive coaster. Emperor!!
Let's hope an upgrade of their Penguin Encounter is also a part of this change.
Not IAAPA related at all, but how amazing is this poster?
Premier Rides and SeaWorld Orlando unveiled the trains for Ice Breaker
Zamperla's two brand new coaster designs!
Shout out to Fred Langford and Alberto Zamperla who were this year's Hall of Fame inductees!
New vehicles for the brand new dark ride coming soon to the brand new Legoland New York.
For Knott's fans, the Triotech/Knott's conference and a teaser trailer for Bear-y Tales Return to the Fair.
The lead car for King's Island's new B&M giga coaster, Orion.
That's gonna wrap it up for Day One. Stay tuned to all of our social media for Day Two tomorrow!!
Welcome to our second full day of IAAPA 2017 coverage. Today we are spending more time on the show floor looking at some new ride vehicles, visiting with some of our favorite ride manufacturers and even showing some of the never before seen things that may be coming to a park near you soon.
Be sure to check out our Day One Coverage .
Coverage by Renée Girard
We’re back for day 2 of IAAPA! Getting a bit of a late start today. I’m getting too old to be staying out past midnight!
If heights are your thing, you can take a climb on the ropes course.
VR is still a popular thing at a lot of attractions. Brogent Technologies offer a cool looking experience.
Checking out the Gerstlauer booth.
Soaring Eagle makes some unique and awesome experiences like Terror Dactyl and Dare to Drop.
Battle Company has all of your laser tag needs.
Crazy 8’s is a fun little spinning coaster.
Love the trackless ride system!
I love a good B&M coaster, including Mako from SeaWorld Orlando, on display here.
Really looking forward to the S&S Steeplechase Evolution!
More VR for those who like that sort of thing.
ABC rides Switzerland will be showing up at the Six Flags Parks next year with their top spin.
Some of the trains made by the folks at Zamperla.
Going to check out what’s new from Triotech. Love these guys!
Triotech introduces a new branding and logo for this year.
Ghostbusters opened last year in Heide Park.
Triotech has partnered with Ubisoft for a new attraction that is a VR maze.
The partnership between Triotech and Ubisoft is sure to lead to great things in the future!
Fidget spinner video game anyone?
The Aquaticar by Cloward looks pretty neat!
A virtual reality water slide, because why not.
This guy will welcome you into Journey to the Five Realms.
SimEx iWerks offers a lot of great 4D experiences, with Superman Man of Steel coming soon.
The WhiteWater company always has amazing slides and other activities for a fun water park experience.
ADG Mountainsides makes some pretty sweet mountain coasters.
Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters booth
This looks like a fun interactive driving experience at the Fotosmile booth
A look at a ride vehicle at the Maurer booth.
Finger Coaster VR experience from Smaaash.
Thanks for joining our trip around the show floor on day 2 of IAAPA. We’ll be back one last time tomorrow!