Cedar Point Press Release

SANDUSKY, Ohio – Although Old Man Winter is not giving up without a fight, summer fun is right around the corner. Two sure indicators of summer’s arrival are the start of baseball season and the opening of Cedar Point’s Season Pass Center, less than three weeks before the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort begins its 142nd season on Saturday, May 14.

Amid much anticipation, Cedar Point kicks off the summer countdown by opening the doors to its Season Pass Center on Wednesday, April 27. The Center will be open to purchase and/or process season passes Wednesdays through Sundays until Friday, May 13. Hours will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays while extending its hours to 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Beginning Saturday, May 14, the Season Pass Center will be open from 9 a.m. to park closing.

New for this summer, Cedar Point introduces Instant Online Renewal! Current passholders can simply purchase a renewal pass online to insure an updated pass for the 2011 season.  No need for a new picture or pass to be made. Some restrictions apply. Please visit cedarpoint.com for complete details.

For new season passholders, Cedar Point Season Pass and Cedar Fair Platinum Pass exchange vouchers must be redeemed for a non-transferable photo ID card before being used for admission to Cedar Point, Soak City waterpark or any other Cedar Fair Entertainment Company amusement or outdoor waterpark.

Returning for its fourth year, the Cedar Fair Platinum Pass is the biggest and best ticket to fun and excitement around. For only $165, the Platinum Pass includes unlimited admission and free parking at all of the amusement and outdoor waterparks owned by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, including Cedar Point, Soak City waterpark, Wildwater Kingdom, and Kings Island. Plus, each park will offer additional benefits that will vary throughout the year.

Currently, a four-pack Platinum Pass is available online at cedarpoint.com for only $155 per pass, a savings of $40. For a complete listing of Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Parks, please visit cedarfair.com.

Cedar Point Season Passes (for guests ages 3-61, 48 inches and taller in shoes) are $106 and are only valid for admission to Cedar Point. Parking passes for Cedar Point are not available. For additional savings, a two-pack Cedar Point Season Pass can be purchased online for $99.99 each at cedarpoint.com.

Cedar Fair Junior/Senior Platinum Passes (for guests under 48 inches tall in bare feet or age 62 and older at time of redemption) are $92; Cedar Point Junior/Senior Passes are $69. Children age 2 and under are always free.

Cedar Point will open for the 2011 season on Saturday, May 14. For more information on season pass benefits, guests can visit cedarpoint.com or call 419.627.2309.