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2013 Opening Dates and Pricing
Posted By Chris on Friday 11th January 2013 @ 7:56 PM | Filed Under: General Park News

2013 Opening Dates and Pricing

Opening dates and prices have been announced for the 2013 season. Rides will open on 16th and 17th March, and then every day from 23rd March until 29th September. The rides will open on select days in October before closing on Sunday 3rd November. The Fantasy Island Market will open during weekends from Saturday 2nd March and seven days a week from 23rd March.

The price for pay as you go live cards will remain the same as last season. However, wristband pricing has been increased; which now includes access to the rock wall and bucking bronco. These prices are outlined below:

Single Day Wristbands
High season:
Age 3 to 9: £11
Age 10+: £22

Mid Season:
Age 3 to 9: £8
Age 10+: £16

Low Season:
Age 3 to 9: £5
Age 10+: £10

7 Day Wristbands
Age 3 to 9: £40
Age 10+: £80

Rave Returning to Fantasy Island
Posted By Chris on Saturday 5th January 2013 @ 12:13 PM | Filed Under: Events

Rave Returning to Fantasy Island

A promotional image has been released for ‘Return to Fantasy Island’; an all night dance festival organised by The Pleasuredome. Initial details indicate that the event will take place at Fantasy Island on Saturday 18th May 2013. Similar events have been held at the park before and often attract thousands of people to the area. Local residents have criticised previous events due to anticipated noise concerns.

More information about this event will be posted to the Fantasy Island Events Page on Facebook

Community Radio Station Rebranded
Posted By Chris on Sunday 23rd December 2012 @ 7:07 PM | Filed Under: Misc

Community Radio Station Rebranded

The community radio station, which launched in July 2012, has recently been rebranded. Initially named Bracin’ Radio, the station is now known as Lindsey Online and broadcasts from Fantasy Island. There are a number of shows being presented for the station, complemented by non-stop music during non-presented time slots. The station will feature local news and community focussed interviews as well as showcase musicians and bands.

Currently, the station is broadcasting online, with options for listeners to tune in via the website, Internet radio or mobile phone applications. There are plans for the station to broadcast over FM in the local area for 28 days in August 2013, which will support their application for a community radio licence.

Lindsey Online website

Lighting Upgrade Improves Carbon Footprint
Posted By Chris on Monday 3rd September 2012 @ 6:40 PM | Filed Under: General Park News

Lighting Upgrade Improves Carbon Footprint

Fantasy Island has recently upgraded the lighting used on rides and the pyramid. A specialist team from worked in collaboration with the park to replace the original lighting and coloured effect bulbs. The new system uses cutting edge RGB LED technology, which is more environmentally friendly when compared to traditional light bulbs.

As well as lowering the carbon footprint of the park, the new lighting can be programmed remotely to display a fantastic range of custom patterns. Adam Garton managed the project implementation and described how the new system allows him to “control the lights across the park using wireless technology directly from [his] PC or even an iPhone.”

Halloween Extravaganza
Posted By Chris on Monday 27th August 2012 @ 3:01 PM | Filed Under: Events

Halloween Extravaganza

Fantasy Island has announced plans for a Halloween Extravaganza event. Scheduled for Saturday 27th October, the amusement park will have a free bonfire and fireworks display in the evening. There will also be a fancy dress competition for adults and children as well as live family entertainment. Wristbands for rides will be available for £5 for adults and children on the 27th, 28th October as well as on the 3rd and 4th November.

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