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2020 in coasters

Events by year
2019 2020 in coasters 2021
2019 2020 in rides 2021

This page is for everything related to roller coasters, powered coasters, and alpine coasters, that occurred during the year 2020. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the opening of some coasters has been delayed either to later in the year or until 2021.

Opened

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened
Roller Candymonium Hersheypark
USA
Hyper Bolliger & Mabillard July 3
Roller Draken Furuvik
Sweden
Family Zierer May 16
Roller Duplo Dino Coaster Legoland Windsor
UK
Kiddie Mack Rides March 14
Roller Family Thriller Sunac Land Chengdu
China
Sit-Down Unknown September 19
Roller Formula Rossa Junior Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
UAE
Family Zamperla March 1
Roller F.L.Y. Phantasialand
Germany
Flying Vekoma September 17
Roller Fly di Ragga Muffin Mystic Mountain
Jamaica
Suspended Wiegand July
Roller Forest Predator Happy Valley
China
Wing Bolliger & Mabillard November 11
Roller Gesengte Sau Prater
Austria
Sit-Down Gerstlauer July 9
Roller Hals-über-Kopf Erlebnispark Tripsdrill
Germany
Inverted Vekoma June 26
Roller Light of Revenge Happy Valley (Nanjing)
China
Launched Intamin November 12
Powered Max & Moritz Efteling
Netherlands
Twin
Family
Mack Rides June 20
Roller Objectif Mars Futuroscope
France
Spinning
Launched
Intamin June 13
Roller Orion Kings Island
USA
Giga Bolliger & Mabillard July 12
Roller Pearly Whirly Coaster Craig's Cruisers Family Fun Center
USA
Spinning
Hamster Wheel
SBF Visa Group June
Roller Saven Fårup Sommerland
Denmark
Shuttle
Family
Vekoma June 5
Roller Texas Stingray SeaWorld San Antonio
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
Great Coasters International February 29
Roller Tsunami Scene 75 (Dayton, Ohio)
USA
Spinning
Family
SBF Visa Group December 16
Roller Volldampf Erlebnispark Tripsdrill
Germany
Family
Shuttle
Vekoma June 26
Roller Wakala Bellewaerde
Belgium
Family Gerstlauer July 1
Roller West Coast Racers Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
Launched
Möbius
Premier Rides January 9
Roller Whirlwind Waldameer
USA
Spinning
Family
SBF Visa Group July 3
Roller Vertika La Récré des 3 Curés
France
Sit-Down Gerstlauer June 6

Relocations

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Frank' N Coaster House of Frankenstein
Canada
Family Wisdom Rides July 13 Thriller Coaster at Sports Plus Entertainment Center
Roller Gold Rush Family Park
France
Family Zierer July 1 Gold Rush at Loudoun Castle
Roller Gold Rush Kingoland
France
Family Pinfari June 20 Python at Gulliver's Land

Rethemes/Refurbishments

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Previously Known As
Roller Leap The Dips Lakemont Park
USA
Wooden
Side Friction
Edward Joy Morris June 2, 1902 N/A
Roller Monkey Mayhem West Midland Safari Park
UK
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Reverchon 1998 Wall's Twister Ride
Roller Royal Scotsman Hansa-Park
Germany
Family Vekoma 1993 Rasender Roland
Roller Streamliner Coaster Six Flags Fiesta Texas
USA
Family Vekoma 1992 Kiddee Koaster

Closures

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Closed Relocated
Roller Big Apple M&D's Scotland's Theme Park
UK
Family Pinfari 1996 Unknown Web Adventure Park
Roller Cheetah Wild Adventures
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
Custom Coasters International, Inc. June 16, 2001 March 15 N/A
Roller Primeval Whirl Disney's Animal Kingdom
USA
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Twin
Reverchon March 31, 2002 March 15 N/A
Roller Python Pit Go Bananas
USA
Family
Indoor
E&F Miler Industries 1997 March Funtimes Fun Park
Roller Racing Bakken
Denmark
Sit-Down Zierer 1972 September 13 Unknown