Friday, June 02, 2006

Theme Parks and The Backyardigans

Want to see a photo you took posted on the Backyardigans Fan blog? If you're going to be hitting any of the Paramount Parks theme parks this summer, head over to the Nickelodeon section and get a picture of something Backyardigans related (decorations, rides, overworked teen dressed up as Tasha, etc.) When you get home, put it on Flickr, then post a comment on the most recent blog post, letting me know. I'll put it up here!

(Naturally, I reserve the right to display only those photos that fit the standards of this blog. In other words, it must be appropriate for small children. Which shouldn't be a problem, since we're just taking pictures of amusement park rides and characters.)

Here's more information about the rides! Paramount has teamed up with Nickelodeon to create a Nick-themed section in five of their seven parks. Some of them don't seem to have much, judging by the webpages, but some of really gone all out, with parades and everything. It sounds great and makes me wish I was heading to heading to Paramount this summer!

King's Dominion - Actually, judging by their webpage and the Nick Jr. page about their rides, there doesn't seem to be anything Backyardigans there, although there is other great Nick Jr. stuff.

King's Island - According to the press release, the "most elaborate collection of Nickelodeon-inspired rides and attractions in the world". The Nick Jr. page mentions The Backyardigans, but it isn't clear if there's a Backyardigans ride, or only characters.

Carowinds - This park has a Backyardigans Swing-A-Long. The Nick Jr. page doesn't mention The Backyardigans.

Great America
- No idea if there are any Backyardigans rides here. The closest thing to a clue is the mention of a Nick Jr. house, on the Nick Jr. page.

Canada's Wonderland - According to the press release, there will be Backyardigans characters there to meet and greet your children, all season long.

And if you run across anything else Backyardigans as you meander through the summer, let me know! We'll put it up here.

1 comment:

  1. Hi !! We went to Kings Island back in June. I saw ONE Backyardigans ride. It was the swinging chair thing, and it was Uniqua. I heard they had the characters in the parade but we missed it. Just thought i'd share.