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This is "YOUR TICKET TO RIDE!"-
A diverse audio presentation on the Themed Entertainment & Amusement Industry. Immersive discussions on Theme Parks, Dark Rides, Roller Coasters, Interactive Atrractions, Themed Shows, World's Fair, etc. with the creators behind the industry. Disney Parks, Universal Studios, Six Flags, Cedar Fair, Busch Entertainment, and much more. The Most In-Depth Theme Park Podcast on the Internet!

The Season Pass: The Essential Theme Park Podcast The Season Pass

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    • 4.9 • 224 Ratings

This is "YOUR TICKET TO RIDE!"-
A diverse audio presentation on the Themed Entertainment & Amusement Industry. Immersive discussions on Theme Parks, Dark Rides, Roller Coasters, Interactive Atrractions, Themed Shows, World's Fair, etc. with the creators behind the industry. Disney Parks, Universal Studios, Six Flags, Cedar Fair, Busch Entertainment, and much more. The Most In-Depth Theme Park Podcast on the Internet!

    Nick's ERT #97- Voltron VS Hyperia

    Nick's ERT #97- Voltron VS Hyperia

    Join Nick Hutson and special guest Adam for an adrenaline-pumping episode of ERT as they dive into the excitement of Hyperia's grand opening day at Thorpe Park! In this episode, the duo shares firsthand experiences, breaking down every twist, turn, and drop of this highly anticipated roller coaster.
    But the thrill doesn't stop there. Nick and Adam also take a deep dive into Europa Park's Voltron, comparing its unique elements and overall ride experience with Hyperia. From innovative ride technology to theming and guest reactions, they leave no stone unturned in this roller coaster showdown.

    • 52 min
    Nick's ERT #96- Nick goes to Hyperia and Robert goes to Disneyland Paris

    Nick's ERT #96- Nick goes to Hyperia and Robert goes to Disneyland Paris

    Nick sits down with Robert to review Hyperia - the new record breaking rollercoaster at Thorpe Park and Robert discusses his first time EVER at Disneyland Paris.  You’ll also hear a short interview with Scott O’Neil - the new CEO of Merlin Entertainment.   

    • 44 min
    Nick's ERT #95- Exploring the Thrills: The World of Theme Parks with Mike Jeavons

    Nick's ERT #95- Exploring the Thrills: The World of Theme Parks with Mike Jeavons

    Join host Nick Hutson in this exhilarating episode of Nick Hutson's ERT as he delves into the electrifying world of theme parks with none other than UK-based YouTuber and avid Theme Park Enthusiast, Mike Jeavons.
    In this lively conversation, Mike shares his passion for theme parks, recounting his fondest memories and the experiences that have fueled his love for these adrenaline-pumping attractions. Together, Nick and Mike explore the possibilities of a Universal Studios Great Britain, envisioning the magic and excitement it could bring to the UK.
    Recorded prior to the opening of Nemesis Reborn at Alton Towers, the duo also discusses the anticipation surrounding this much-awaited coaster, speculating on its potential impact on the theme park scene.
    But the excitement doesn't stop there! Nick and Mike also dive into the viral sensation surrounding the ill-fated Glasgow-based Willy Wonka disaster attraction, dissecting the allure and intrigue behind this unexpected phenomenon.
    So, buckle up and get ready for a rollercoaster ride of laughter, insights, and thrilling discussions as Nick Huton and Mike Jeavons take you on an unforgettable journey through the world of theme parks. Whether you're a seasoned enthusiast or a curious newcomer, this episode promises to leave you exhilarated and craving your next theme park adventure. Tune in now!

    • 32 min
    Nick’s ERT #94- Nick and Hannah's Magical Orlando Adventure Part 2

    Nick’s ERT #94- Nick and Hannah's Magical Orlando Adventure Part 2

    Welcome back to Exclusive Ride Time (ERT) with Nick Huton, where the magic continues in the second part of Nick and Hannah's unforgettable Orlando adventure! Join us as we dive deeper into the excitement and wonder of their theme park escapades and culinary delights.
     
    In this thrilling episode, Nick and Hannah embark on a whirlwind tour through the iconic attractions of Orlando, starting with a hilarious romp through The Simpsons Land at Universal Studios. From indulging in classic treats to encountering beloved characters, their laughter-filled journey through Springfield is nothing short of memorable.
     
    Hold on tight as they brave the heart-pounding thrills of Escape from Gringotts, where Hannah's dream comes true with a surprise encounter with her favorite person ever: the incomparable Helena Bonham Carter. With magical moments around every corner, this ride becomes an instant highlight of their trip.
     
    But the excitement doesn't end there! Nick and Hannah take on the Velocicoaster, experiencing adrenaline-pumping speeds and exhilarating twists and turns that leave them craving more. They also explore the whimsical wonders of Universal's Great Escape and satisfy their sweet cravings at The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium, indulging in delectable desserts and unique confections.
     
    As their adventure continues, Nick and Hannah venture into EPCOT, where they immerse themselves in the rich cultures of the World Showcase, embark on a thrilling journey with Guardians of the Galaxy, and dine at The Coral Reef, enjoying exquisite with an underwater view.
     
    But the magic doesn't stop there! They also explore the vibrant sights and sounds of the Art Festival, marveling at stunning displays of creativity and talent. And no visit to Orlando would be complete without revisiting Disney Hollywood Studios and Magic Kingdom, where they relive cherished memories and create new ones amidst the enchanting atmosphere.
     
    Join us for this captivating episode as Nick and Hannah share laughter, thrills, and unforgettable moments from their magical Orlando adventure.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Nick's ERT #93- Magical Memories: Hannah's First American Adventure in Orlando (Part One

    Nick's ERT #93- Magical Memories: Hannah's First American Adventure in Orlando (Part One

    Join us on this enchanting episode of where Nick takes his girlfriend Hannah on an unforgettable journey through the magical world of Orlando's Disney and Universal attractions. With Hannah experiencing America for the very first time, every moment is filled with wonder and excitement.
    As Nick guides Hannah through the gates of Walt Disney World, listeners are treated to the joyous reactions of someone experiencing the magic of Cinderella's Castle and thrilling rides like Space Mountain, Tron and Guardians of the Galaxy for the first time. From exploring the different themed lands to dining at Be Our Guest every moment is captured with delight.
    But the adventure doesn't stop there! With Universal Studios Orlando awaiting, Hannah is whisked away into the worlds of Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, and beyond. Together, Nick and Hannah brave the exhilarating rides, immerse themselves in the captivating shows, and sample the delicious cuisine offered throughout the parks.
    Throughout the episode, listeners are invited to share in Hannah's awe and amazement as she experiences the sights, sounds, and tastes of these iconic American destinations. From the magic of meeting beloved characters to the adrenaline rush of soaring through the skies on roller coasters, every experience is a testament to the power of friendship, love, and the universal joy found in these beloved theme parks.
    Tune in to this special episode of Nick’s ERT as Nick and Hannah create lasting memories and embark on an adventure filled with laughter, excitement, and the magic of Orlando's most iconic attractions. Whether you're a seasoned theme park enthusiast or dreaming of your own first visit, this episode is sure to inspire and delight!

    • 1 hr 57 min
    Nick's ERT #92- 2024 Hype!

    Nick's ERT #92- 2024 Hype!

    The Hype of 2024.   
     
    Nick and friend Adam take a dive into 2024’s new attractions including Nemesis Reborn, Hyperia, Cadbury Dark Ride, Top Thrill 2 and Voltron - whilst also discussing Epic Universe and what else Universal has in store! 

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
224 Ratings

224 Ratings

Dan Heaton ,

Still One of The Best!

They don't do as many episodes as they once did, but Doug, Brent, and Robert still do amazing work on the Season Pass Podcast. The episodes with Eddie Sotto were a perfect example. The podcast archive includes so many cool, inspiring conversations with the legends of the industry. The Season Pass is an inspiration and required listening for anyone looking to work behind the scenes.

Park Designer ,

The best theme park industry podcast.

It’s the #1 themed entertainment industry podcast available. Very important production.

podcastic!!! ,

One of the best

I've been slowly working my way through all of the episodes. It is consistently one of my favorite theme park related podcasts. Such great interviews.
Thanks Doug!

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