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The Lagoon IMAX That Never Was

In the 1980s, Lagoon announced plans to expand its “world of entertainment” by adding Utah’s first IMAX theater.

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Old Attractions Hidden In Plain Sight, Part II

As new attractions are added, sometimes old ones have to go, but they don’t always disappear completely. Here’s a few elements of past rides and attractions that have remained at Lagoon.

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2018 Monthly Recap #6: September

What was new at Lagoon in September this year? Frightmares! But more specifically, there were some new additions and updates to Frightmares attractions in 2018. Frightmares began on September 14th this year with all the shows and walk-throughs in full swing. Séance returned with an elaborate new entrance, including two tick windows on the south […]

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2018 Monthly Recap #5: August

The biggest news at Lagoon in August was probably all the work happening on the upcoming Frightmares event. Almost all of the walk-throughs were underway this month, including some new additions. The most promising addition seems to be the new facade for Seance, shown above. There’s also a new temporary stage  being added to the […]

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2018 Monthly Recap #3: June

Two shows opened at Carousel Theater. The day show, Smoke & Mirrors, is a magic show featuring classic tricks illusions and Verano returned with a new story and music. Bright red lighting has been added to the roofline on Roller Coaster, recreating an effect similar to the original neon from decades ago. Centennial Screamer re-opened […]

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2017 Monthly Recap #5: August

August is a transitional month at Lagoon. It’s the end of summer and the beginning of preparations for Frightmares. This year, August has been fairly quiet as progress continued on Frightmares and other small projects. The biggest change this month would have been the long-awaited opening of the new north restrooms near Cannibal. The much […]

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2016 Monthly Recap #6: September

Another month has flown by and we’re now in the final month of the 2016 season. September was a month of transition from daily summer operation to weekend operation, cooler weather and Frightmares! Here’s what else happened in September. The car show returned to Lagoon on Labor Day weekend after a few years without the […]

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2016 Monthly Recap #4: July

As we pass the halfway point of the 2016 season, there are still plenty of new updates and changes at Lagoon. At the beginning of the month, the billboard south of Lagoon off of I-15 was changed once again to a very simple, yet bold design. The biggest event of the month was the celebration […]

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2016 Monthly Recap #3: June

Things warmed up in June with rising temperatures and the new night show Anyway You Want It! The show, set in the 1980s, follows a group of girls trying to save their roller skating rink from being turned into an all male exercise club. The classic music that ties it together is performed by Lagoon’s […]