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...
Many came to welcome back an old friend.
Some came to take their first spin.
Years of planning, fund raising and hard work paid off Sunday as hundreds of kids - both young and old - waited in line with tokens in hand to ride the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel.To read more or comment...
It has been nearly 45 years since Euclid Beach’s Grand Carousel has thrilled Northeast Ohioans.
This weekend, music from the carousel’s historic organ and the sounds laughter of children and adults alike will once again fill the air after decades of silence.
The refurbished carousel will reopen to the public on Sunday in its new $2 million digs at the Western Reserve Historical Society museum in Cleveland’s University Circle.To read more or comment...
Cedar Point has added a new wrinkle in its bid to win the hearts of Christmas shoppers.
The park has a new online special deal on one-day passes through Thursday.
The park is offering one-day passes for $59.99 — the same price as a regular ticket at the front gate this season.
While this is a bit more pricey than its last sale when the tickets were offered at $39.99 — Cedar Point has sweetened the deal.To read more or comment...
Cedar Point had its first real taste of winter on Thursday when snow blew in off the lake and covered most of its rides.
In spite of this, park officials are already looking forward to late spring when the park opens for the season and unveils its Rougarou coaster.
The park is offering a price break on one-day passes for next season. Tickets are now $39.99 one-day passes online at www.cedarpoint.com.
While the midway is quiet at park, workers are busy tearing down and reassembling the park’s 72 rides over the winter.To read more or comment...
Akron alternative rock legend and artist Mark Mothersbaugh reportedly is playfully considering a new venture — a theme park.
Time magazine along with Entertainment Weekly and other news organizations report filmaker Wes Anderson is floating the idea of partnering with Mothersbaugh to build a theme park in Northeast Ohio. The pair have worked together on several films.
Time reports that in the idea of the theme park is suggested by Anderson in the foreward to a new book by Denver Museum of Contemporary Art Director Adam Lerner, Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia.
“It will include hundreds of animatronic characters and creatures, rides through vast invented landscapes and buildings, extensive galleries of textiles and sculptures, plus an ongoing original music score piped-in everywhere.”To read more or comment...
Kings Island's newest roller coaster is expected to hit a milestone this weekend.
The Banshee is expected to give its two millionth rider.
The park plans to give away prizes to the milestone rider.To read more or comment...
Cedar Point’s historic Hotel Breakers is getting a dramatic face lift.
Workers on Wednesday tore down the hotel’s main entrance as part of a multi-million renovation project.
The work both inside and outside of the lakefront hotel includes renovating the historic rotunda so guests will be able to stay in rooms surrounding it for the first time in several years.
In addition to a new main entrance, the project involves room upgrades to include new LCD TVs, furniture, bedding and decor.To read more or comment...
Cedar Point will end its season on Sunday with a Guest Appreciation Day.
To mark the last day of the 2014 season, the park is offering a price break on tickets, merchandise and refreshments.
The park’s HalloWeekends attractions will not be open, but most of the rides will be up and running.
One-day tickets will be $29.99 and season passholders can bring along a friend for $19.99.To read more or comment...
A Berea man had the honor of being the 50 millionth rider on the Beast roller coaster over the weekend.
Mark Specht received a Beast T-shirt, cap and ornament and picture frame. He also won a 2015 VIP Tour of the park for eight guests.
Kings Island also gave him a large sign proclaiming him as the coaster’s 50 millionth rider.To read more or comment...