Cedar Point Press Release
SANDUSKY, Ohio – Cedar Point will offer three-days of savings to members of the armed forces and public safety personnel for American Heroes Weekend during Father’s Day Weekend at the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort.
From Friday through Sunday, June 17-19, public safety personnel and members of the armed forces (active, honorably discharged or retired members of the United States military) and their immediate family will be able to purchase one-day tickets to the park for only $34.99, a savings of $12 per ticket! (A valid ID is required.)
On Father’s Day, an all-you-can-eat picnic barbeque will be served from noon to 2 p.m. in the Coral Courtyard. The meal will consist of fried chicken, hot dogs, Johnsonville brats, potato salad, baked beans, baked rigatoni, cookies and ice cold Pepsi. Tickets can be purchased online at cedarpoint.com or at the park.
Cedar Point will also offer a special meal for the little ones. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Labor Day, guests will be able to enjoy the Breakfast Buffet with the PEANUTS Characters. With scrambled eggs and pancakes to fruit and yogurt, dining with Snoopy and the gang is fun for everyone. The buffet will be served from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Midway Market on the park’s main midway. Tickets can be purchased online or at the park. Admission to Cedar Point is required.
With rides, roller coasters and live musical revues, Cedar Point is the perfect setting for a memorable Father’s Day. Earlier this week, the park’s new swing ride, the WindSeeker, opened for the summer. Standing 301-feet-tall, WindSeeker gives riders dramatic views of Cedar Point, Lake Erie, Sandusky Bay and the Cedar Point Beach.
Another special activity on Father’s Day will be the first Cedar Point 5K Challenge. The race will begin at 7 a.m. and will end by 8 a.m. An awards ceremony will be held afterward.
Race packet pickup will be held on Friday, June 17 (from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.) and on Saturday, June 18 (from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) at Cedar Point’s Castaway Bay indoor waterpark resort on Cleveland Road in Sandusky.
For more information, visit cedarpoint.com or call the park’s General Information Line at 419.627.2350.
Cedar Point Press Release
SANDUSKY, Ohio – Thrilling roller coasters, tantalizing food, and a special tribute to the armed forces are a few of the many things to do at Cedar Point during the Memorial Day Weekend, May 28-30.
During the three-day holiday weekend, the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort will be honoring the brave men and women of the armed forces. Free admission will be offered to active, honorably discharged or retired members of the United States military with a valid ID. Family members of those in the armed forces will be able to purchase reduced admission tickets at the daily special military discount of $36.99.
On Saturday, music will fill the air as the Ohio State University Spring Athletic Band returns to the park. The band will begin the day by performing near the Raptor roller coaster at 9:40 a.m. At 1:30 p.m., it will march along the park’s main midway and play their ever-so popular songs on the Iron Dragon Midway.
Beginning Friday, May 27 guests will also have the opportunity to enjoy the Breakfast Buffet with the PEANUTS Characters every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Labor Day, plus this Monday, May 29 and the other Monday holidays, July 4 and Sept. 5. From scrambled eggs and pancakes to fruit and yogurt, eating with Snoopy and the gang is a fun and unique dining event that every family should experience. The buffet will be served from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Midway Market on the park’s main midway. Tickets can be purchased online or at the park. Admission to Cedar Point is required.
Guests will also be able to enjoy a good-old-fashion picnic at the Coral Courtyard. The Picnic at the Point will feature a menu consisting of fried chicken, hot dogs, Johnsonville Brats, potato salad, baked beans, baked rigatoni, cookies, and ice-cold Pepsi beverages. The meal will be available Saturday from 5:30-7 p.m., Sunday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Monday. Tickets can be purchased online at cedarpoint.com or at the park’s admission gates.
Adjacent to Cedar Point, the Soak City waterpark will be opening on Saturday, May 28, and will be open daily through Labor Day, Monday Sept. 5. The 18-acre waterpark has more than a dozen waterslides, a 500,000 gallon wave pool, two children’s areas and the Splash Zone, a multi-story interactive play area that offers over 100 different wet and wild water gadgets, water slides, and a gigantic bucket that pours 1,000 gallons of water on guests below.
For more information about Cedar Point, Soak City, or any of the Memorial Day Weekend events, please visit cedarpoint.com or call the park’s general information line at 419.627.2350.
Cedar Point Press Release
SANDUSKY, Ohio, – Cedar Point will offer a wide array of family entertainment this weekend when three popular special events return to the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort.
Back for its second year, PointFest returns to Cedar Point on Saturday, Sept. 18. With nearly seven hours of music and entertainment, PointFest will feature some of today’s most popular Christian artists. The PointFest lineup includes Grammy- and American Award-winner Casting Crowns, Family Force 5, Manic Drive, Sixteen Cities, Remedy Drive and David Nassar.
The concert will begin at approximately 2 p.m. with performances continuing until 9 p.m. The event will be held in the Soak City parking lot. Combo tickets to Cedar Point and the concert are available online and at Cedar Point. Concert-only tickets for season passholders and deals for groups of 15 or more are also available. Admission to Cedar Point is required. For more information and a link to purchase tickets, please visit cedarpoint.com.
This weekend will also mark the start of Cedar Point’s HalloWeekends 14. New this season will be Dr. D. Mented’s Asylum for the Criminally Insane, a brand new haunted house in Frontiertown. Inhabited by dozens of horrific creatures and a mad scientist, this could be the scariest location in the park!
Returning for their second season will be two other haunted houses: Happy Jack’s Toy Factory, a bizarre collection of toys and dolls from days gone by, and G.A. Boeckling’s Eerie Estate that will feature more than 20 rooms of scream-inducing terror!
HalloWeekends at Cedar Point will be held Friday nights, Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 17 through Oct. 31. Cedar Point will be open 6 p.m. to midnight on Friday nights (only a portion of the park is open); noon to midnight on Saturdays; and noon to 9 p.m. Sundays. (On Sunday, Oct. 10, the park will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
For more information, including attractions, entertainment and hours of operation, please visit halloweekends.com or call the park’s General Information Line at 419.627.2350.
North American In-Water Boat Show
The North American In-Water Boat Show will drop anchor in the Cedar Point Marina for the 38th consecutive year from Wednesday through Sunday, Sept. 15-19.
The Cedar Point Boat Show will be the largest in-water boat show on the Great Lakes and will feature hundreds of the newest power and sail boats, equipment and accessories. This year, visitors will be able to enjoy the Boats Under $15,000 and Boats $15,000-$25,000 pavilions, the Brokerage Pier and the Demo Dock and Sail Pier. A variety of other activities and the always-popular Party Barge will also be available.
Regular admission is $9 for adults and $7 for seniors (age 60 and older), while children, age 12 and younger, are free. Hours for the boat show will be noon to 7 p.m., Wednesday through Friday, Sept. 15-17; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 19.
For more information about these events, please log onto to cedarpoint.com or call Cedar Point’s General Information Line at 419.627.2350.
From Bleacher Report…
In connection to the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide races at Michigan International Speedway, Cedar Point Amusement Park is putting on a group of events, titled “Wheels of Thunder.”
Located in Sandusky, Ohio, Cedar Point will have events spanning from Tuesday, August 10 to Thursday, August 12.
During the three-day run, if you bring an AMPEnergy can, you will receive seven dollars off of a regular, one-day adult ticket.
Once in the park, Michigan International Speedway will have a display near Dodgem. The display will include driver memorabilia, a cut-away show car, two racing simulators and a Dale Earnhardt, Jr. show car. The experience is open 10 a.m – 6 p.m. (Tuesday and Wednesday) and 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Thursday.
On Tuesday, the deal will be sweetened as ARCA’s most recent winners Joey Coulter and Robb Brent, plus Berlin runner-up Patrick Sheltra, will be signing autographs from 12-1 p.m. They will also have Brent’s ARCA on display for viewing.
Then on Thursday to close the three-day event, NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be there.
First, he’ll stop by the Point Pavilion shortly after 5 p.m. for an all-you-can-eat meal, which you can purchase tickets to ($47.70, including admission to park) through Cedar Point’s website. During the meal, you can win autographed prizes, race-used Goodyear tires, stand-up displays, and more.
Following the meal, Earnhardt Jr. will make an appearance at the WildCat Mindway just before 5:30 p.m. Also, if you submit a question by the registration table next to the stage, you could win autographed prizes, tickets to the CARFAX 400 race on Sunday, pit passes, and more.
The last part of the three-day festival includes the Goodyear Blimp. The Goodyear Blimp will be there and if you’re spotted around the park showing your love for Goodyear, you could win one of five spots to ride the blimp, plus meet Dale Earnhardt Jr. afterwards.
For more information, check out Cedar Point’s official website:
Combine your park admission with an all-you-can-eat meal on Sunday, May 16! Enjoy broiled Johnsonville brats, hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, assorted Pepsi beverages, cookies and ice cream. Served from 4-6:30 p.m. in the Coral Courtyard. One entry to the session during the serving time. Junior/Senior ticket available for $30.48. Season Passholder tickets ($10.95 Regular plus tax, $7.50 Junior/Senior plus tax) available at park admission booths.