1996 in coasters

Events by year
1995 1996 in coasters 1997
1995 1996 in rides 1997

This page is for everything related to roller coasters, powered coasters, and alpine coasters, that occurred during the year 1996.

Opened

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened
Roller Barnstormer Magic Kingdom
USA
Family Vekoma Unknown
Roller Big Apple M&D's Scotland's Theme Park
UK
Family Pinfari Unknown
Roller Dragon Wagon Adventureland
USA
Kiddie Wisdom Rides Unknown
Roller Great White Morey's Piers
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
Custom Coasters International June 10
Roller Grizzly Silverwood Theme Park
USA
Wooden Custom Coasters International May 25
Roller High Roller Stratosphere Tower
USA
Family S&MC April 29
Roller Izzy Busch Gardens Williamsburg
USA
Wild Mouse Mack Rides April 12
Roller Joker's Revenge Six Flags Fiesta Texas
USA
Sit-Down Vekoma May 10
Roller Junior Rhombus Rocket Fantasy Island
UK
Kiddie W.G.H. Transportation Engineering Unknown
Roller Lil' Phantom Kennywood
USA
Kiddie Molina & Son's Unknown
Roller Looping Star Jolly Roger at the Pier
USA
Sit-Down Pinfari Unknown
Roller Looping Thunder Oaks Amusement Park
USA
Sit-Down Pinfari May 25
Roller Mantis Cedar Point
USA
Stand-Up Bolliger & Mabillard May 11
Roller Mega Blitz Coney Beach Pleasure Park
UK
Sit-Down Pinfari Unknown
Roller Mind Eraser Geauga Lake
USA
Shuttle Vekoma May 10
Roller Montu Busch Gardens Tampa
USA
Inverted Bolliger & Mabillard May 16
Roller Outer Limits: Flight of Fear Paramount's Kings Island
USA
Launched
Enclosed
Premier Rides June 18
Roller Outer Limits: Flight of Fear Paramount's Kings Dominion
USA
Launched
Enclosed
Premier Rides June 18
Roller Pegasus Big Chief Carts And Coasters
USA
Wooden
Family
Custom Coasters International, Inc. Unknown
Roller Python Pit Jeepers
USA
Family
Indoor
E&F Miler Industries Unknown
Roller Python Pit Jeepers
USA
Family
Indoor
E&F Miler Industries Unknown
Roller Rolling Thunder Riverside Amusement Park
USA
Family E&F Miler Industries Unknown
Roller Runaway Mountain Six Flags Over Texas
USA
Enclosed Premier Rides June 12
Roller Santa Monica West Coaster Pacific Park
USA
Family Morgan May 25
Roller Skull Mountain Six Flags Great Adventure
USA
Enclosed Intamin June 3
Roller Teddy Bear Stricker's Grove
USA
Wooden
Family
Ralph Stricker Unknown
Roller Turbo Brighton Palace Pier
UK
Sit-Down Pinfari Unknown
Roller Underground Adventureland
USA
Wooden
Enclosed
Family
Custom Coasters International, Inc. Unknown
Roller Viper Barry Island Pleasure Park
UK
Sit-Down Interpark Unknown
Roller Wild Thing Valleyfair
USA
Hyper Morgan May 11
Roller Wildcat Hersheypark
USA
Wooden Great Coasters International May 26
Roller X:/ No Way Out Thorpe Park
UK
Enclosed Vekoma March 23
Roller Zillerator Playland
Canada
Sit-Down D.P.V. Rides Unknown

Relocations

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Cyclone Sandspit Cavendish Beach
Canada
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf Unknown Cyclone at Rocky Point Park
Roller Nightmare At Phantom Cave Darien Lake
USA
Enclosed Schwarzkopf Unknown Starchaser at Kentucky Kingdom

Rethemed / Refurbishments

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Legend Arnolds Park
USA
Wooden Outdoor Amusement Enterprise, Inc. June 8, 1930 Giant Coaster
Roller Mild Thing Valleyfair
USA
Kiddie Allan Herschell Company 1976 Kiddie Coaster
Roller Mine Train Six Flags Over Texas
USA
Hybrid Arrow Dynamics June 1966 Run-A-Way Mine Train
Roller Rails Valleyfair
USA
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 1979 Wild Rails

Closures

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Closed Relocated
Roller Bunny Rabbit Seabreeze
USA
Kiddie Allan Herschell Company 1985 Unknown Island in Pigeon Forge
Roller Galaxi Santa's Village
USA
Sit-Down S.D.C. 1987 Unknown Mexico
Roller Montagnes Russes Old Indiana Fun-n-Water Park
USA
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf June 29, 1985 August 11 State Fair of Texas