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Mattel Adventure Park: Hot Wheels rides, opening date and more – The Arizona Republic

A theme park is coming to Arizona and it’s causing quite a buzz.
The Mattel Adventure Park is slated to open in 2024 in metro Phoenix. The 9-acre park promises to bring all your Mattel favorites to life, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Thomas & Friends and Uno.
The indoor and outdoor design of the theme park will offer air-conditioned fun to appeal to all ages. Adults can relive their childhoods and embrace the nostalgia while kids can have a fun and action-packed day to remember.
If you’re interested in what rides and food Mattel Adventure Park will have as well as when it’s expected to open, keep reading.
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Mattel Adventure Park is under construction at 9601 W. Cardinals Way in Glendale. It will be part of the sprawling VAI Resort under construction near State Farm Stadium.
The park will have two Hot Wheels-themed roller coasters — Hot Wheels Bone Shaker: The Ultimate Ride and Hot Wheels Twin Mill Racer, according to a press release.
The Hot Wheels Bone Shaker will incorporate the hot rod’s skull design and climb 84 feet in the air. The Hot Wheels Twin Mill Racer will have a double loop and two corkscrews.
Here’s what else is under construction at Mattel Adventure Park:
The park will have a Hot Wheels Legends Bar and Grill with premium bar offerings, according to Desiree Wilson, the head of marketing and sales for Mattel Adventure Park. A family-friendly pizza kitchen will offer pizza, chicken tenders and salads.
A concession in the Thomas & Friends area will sell coffee, juice and novelty items.
A food and beverage area near the entrance of the park will have a high-end grill focused on Mexican food and other grill items, Wilson said.
A Barbie-themed rooftop bar and restaurant where all ages can gather will offer themed alcoholic and nonalcoholic, as well as sweet and salty snacks.
Ticket prices for Mattel Adventure Park haven’t been announced.
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Mattel Adventure Park was expected to open in 2024. No specific date was announced.
“We will have an announcement hopefully by the end of this year on an opening date in 2024,” Wilson said.
You can watch the progress on a construction camera on the park’s website.
Check back with The Arizona Republic for updates.
Reach the reporter at dina.kaur@arizonarepublic.com. Follow @dina_kaur on Twitter.
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