We finally have the answer as to how one passes the time at an outdoor waterpark in Northeast Ohio in the winter.
The folks at Wildwater Kingdom in Aurora are having fun sharing the daily exploits of “Chippy” the Elf on the Shelf as he wanders around the waterpark in the off season.
The park has posted photos on its Facebook page depicting the merry maker in a variety of poses from lounging on a deck chair to being ready to eat hot cheese from a nacho cheese machine.
Wednesday’s post has Chippy taking a chilly plunge down one of the park’s waterslides.To read more or comment...
The magic number is 145 days ‘til Cedar Point throws open its gates for the 2015 season.
Cedar Point’s official opening day for the 2015 season will be May 9.
The opening date is identical to this past season when park also opened on the second Saturday in May.
The park quietly announced the date in a press release about this past weekend’ Santa Hustle Half-Marathon and 5k.To read more or comment...
Cedar Point was all aglow Saturday night to brighten the season for a group of kids.
The park served as a "flyover" stop Saturday night for a Unitied Airlines flight ferrying a plane full of children suffering life-threatening illnesses and their families.
The park lit up the sky with the lights from its signature coasters and rides as the flight made its way to the "North Pole" as part of the airline's Fantasy Flight from Cleveland.To read more or comment...
Forget Throwback Thursday, Cedar Point is launching Flashback Friday on its Facebook page.
Tony Clark, the park’s social media guru, said workers have discovered that over the years many of the park’s old photos were converted into slides.
Clark said an effort is underway to convert this “ton” of slides into digital images.
Over the ensuing weeks, Clark said, the park will cherry pick the best images and post them to the park’s Facebook page.To read more or comment...
Trim Santas are expected to descend on Cedar Point on Sunday when the park hosts the annual Santa Hustle Half-Marathon and 5K.
This year both the 5K and the half-marathon races will begin in the park’s main parking lot and make their way around the rides and roller coasters.
Holiday music, cookies and candy will be featured throughout the course. Participants will receive a Santa hat, beard and a newly-designed dri-fit Santa Hustle sweatshirt.
The top three finishers in each age group will receive a customized Santa Hustle medal and all half-marathon finishers will receive a special finisher’s medal.To read more or comment...
Cedar Point continues to work hard to make Santa’s good list with yet another discount ticket offer.
In the latest online deal, Cedar Point is offering a one-day pass, plus a free meal and parking, for any day including HalloWeekends. Each ticket costs $61.
The park is also offering one-day passes for $39.99.
The offers are available at www.cedarpoint.com.To read more or comment...
Opening day is still months away, but Cedar Point is working to generate excitement about its new Rougarou sit-down coaster.
The park has posted a video on YouTube featuring the impressive “stat facts” on the converted former stand-up Mantis roller coaster.To read more or comment...
Jason Aldean’s Burn It Down Tour will return to Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday, May 30.
Other performers at the concert include Cole Swindell, Tyler Farr and Dee Jay Silver.
Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 12.
Tickets can be charged by phone at 717-534-3911 or 800-745-3000 and online at www.HersheyEntertainment.com or www.TicketMaster.com.To read more or comment...
Cedar Point and Kings Island are working hard to stay on Santa’s wishlist.
Both parks are offering online Cyber Monday deals to lure in shoppers.
The parks are offering one-day passes for $59.99 — the same price as a regular ticket at the front gate this past season.
In addition to the a single-day admission to the park, the online deal includes a free Fast Lane pass that typically costs around $60.To read more or comment...
Cue the speculation.
Cedar Point’s surprise announcement Tuesday that it is demolishing the Good Time Theatre has further fueled speculation that an indoor roller coaster or dark ride could be in the Sandusky park’s future.
The closing announcement was made by the park’s social media guru Tony Clark who offered few, if any details, about the future plans for the space.
“We can’t tell you all the details, but we’ll need that space for future expansion,” he wrote in an online blog.To read more or comment...