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Mattel Theme Park planned for West Phoenix

Mattel-Branded Theme Park Coming to Phoenix Area

Whether it be a pleasant excursion on the rails with Thomas, the Tank Engine or a wild ride on a Hot Wheel Racer, next year thousands of kids will be making their way to the new Mattel Adventure Park in Peoria, next to State Farm Stadium.

The park will highlight the full spectrum of the iconic toymaker’s portfolio of brands and showcases the contributions of Mattel and Epic Resort Destinations (Epic). Thomas Adventure Train: Treasure Hunt™  allows families to talk to Thomas and his friends before embarking on a journey on a real-life electric Thomas the Tank Engine — and Hot Wheels Unleashed 4D Ride multi-media attraction takes guests behind the wheel of a custom-designed Hot Wheels car in a 4D motion experience.

The Mattel Adventure Park will be adjacent to Crystal Lagoon Resort, which will feature an 11-acre lagoon 8- to 10-feet deep along; a hotel with more than 600 rooms, restaurants and bars. Both venues expect to open next year, just in time for Super Bowl LVII.


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Mike covers our Texas and Phoenix/Southwest regions. He is a veteran news reporter who spent 10 years in radio and television news, mostly in Tucson, Arizona. Following his career in the media, he spent ten years as a communications executive for a publicly traded development company. Mike is married with three boys and three Huskies.

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