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PEANUTS Happiness Is… Cedar Point

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Cedar Point Press Release

SANDUSKY, Ohio, July 29, 2011 — With the help of Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the other PEANUTS characters, Cedar Point will be celebrating what individual happiness really means during PEANUTS Happiness Is… Week.

Next week, Monday, Aug. 1 through Sunday, Aug. 7, the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort will be holding special PEANUTS-themed events dedicated to having fun.

Starting Monday, Camp Snoopy and Planet Snoopy will have tables filled with a variety of fun activities for children to do as they take a break from all the rides and shows the park has to offer.

Kids can partake in a PEANUTS-themed activity sheet that is filled with connect-the-dots, tic-tac-toe, and much more. The sheets will also allow kids to gain early entry to the 4 p.m. performance of Everybody Loves Snoopy ice-skating show.

Guests will also have the opportunity to create a Chain of Happiness that will allow kids to express themselves by writing on a strip of paper of what makes them happy. The decorated strips of paper will then be linked together to form a giant chain that will be put on display for guests to see and enjoy.

All week long, guests can find happiness by “Helping Snoopy’s Friends.” Any guest who donates, new, unopened treats for our furry friends will receive a coupon for $10 off one regular admission ticket. All donations will be given to the Humane Society of Erie County.

During PEANUTS Happiness Is… Week, guests having the most fun will receive a coupon for a free scoop of ice cream from Toft’s Ice Cream Parlor located in the front of the park, next to Pink’s, the new hot dog eatery that opened this summer.

On Sunday, Aug. 7, Happiness Is… Week will be celebrating birthdays with a giant gift. On that day, Snoopy and the gang will unwrap the present revealing a surprise that every guest will be able to enjoy.

For additional PEANUTS fun, the Breakfast Buffet with the PEANUTS Characters will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6-7. The PEANUTS characters will greet guests at the Midway Market. Tickets may be purchased online at cedarpoint.com or at the gate.

For more information about PEANUTS Happiness Is… Week, please visit cedarpoint.com or call the park’s general information line at 419-627-2350.

PEANUTS 60th Anniversary

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PEANUTS™ 60th Anniversary – Join Cedar Point as they celebrate 60 years of the fun and antics of Snoopy and the PEANUTS™ pals! Cedar Point is partnering with the Humane Society of Erie County for “Helping Snoopy’s Friends,” a donation drive hosted at the park.

Simply donate one of the items below (must be prepackaged and unopened) and receive a $10 discount on your admission ticket to the park on the day you donate*.

raw hides dog treats cat treats cat litter canned cat food kitten food cat toys dog toys

Plus, see a giant present near Planet Snoopy (it’s going to be opened on August 8 at 2 p.m.)**, play a special scavenger hunt (August 1-8) to win great prizes (download the form here [7 mb], or pick up your form in Guest Services or at Town Hall), and see a giant anniversary card on display at Planet Snoopy on August 8.

WN020*Donations are accepted at the park and discounts are only valid on the day you donate from August 1-8, 2010. Discount is only applied to the Regular admission price of $45.99.

**Cedar Point Fans are guessing that whatever is inside this present is a new ride/attraction for the Wicked Twister midway area.  The reasoning behind this because ValleyFair “gave” Snoopy a Planet Snoopy and Dorney Park’s 8 million dollar present is also rumored to be a Planet Snoopy.

CP Guide will be tweeting LIVE from the present opening tomorrow, be sure to follow us on twitter, @mycpguide!

Cedar Fair Amusement Parks Nationwide Celebrate Historic Event on August 8

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Cedar Fair Press Release

SANDUSKY, Ohio – Happiness is…

Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the lovable PEANUTS characters have brought smiles and laughter to people of all ages for decades.  In fact, this summer the group will be celebrating their 60th anniversary.  In honor of that historic milestone, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company’s (NYSE: FUN) 11 amusement parks will host a variety of celebrations on Sunday, Aug. 8.

From family-friendly scavenger hunts and mask decorating to special events and giveaways, the Cedar Fair parks are preparing for a celebration like no other.  Additionally, several parks will offer guests a discount on their admission ticket when they bring in a donation for animal-friendly charities and organizations.

“The PEANUTS characters have been a wonderful addition to our parks because they’re loved by people of all ages,” said Dick Kinzel, Cedar Fair’s chairman, president and CEO.  “Children are just as excited to meet Snoopy as their parents are.  It really makes a trip to one of our parks extra special for families.”

Created in 1950 by Charles Schulz, PEANUTS has grown into one of the longest running and most popular comic strips of all time.  Since their inception, the PEANUTS characters have been featured in videos, on television, and in their own comic books.  PEANUTS-themed rides, shows, and even the characters themselves can be found at Cedar Fair parks across the country.

“Cedar Fair parks are a great destination for families to experience PEANUTS-themed entertainment,” said Joshua Kislevitz, Senior Vice President, Domestic Licensing at PEANUTS Worldwide. “We’re thrilled that all 11 amusement parks will join us in commemorating the 60th anniversary of Charles Schulz’s beloved and iconic comic strip.”

Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: “FUN”) is a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio.  The Company, which owns and operates 11 amusement parks, six outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and five hotels, is one of the largest regional amusement park operators in the world.  Its parks are located in Ohio, California, North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, and Toronto, Ontario.  Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in Gilroy, California under a management contract.  Cedar Fair’s flagship park, Cedar Point, has been consistently voted the “Best Amusement Park in the World” in a prestigious annual poll conducted by Amusement Today newspaper.

About PEANUTS Worldwide
Iconix Brand Group, in a joint venture with Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates has formed PEANUTS Worldwide, a new home to the global PEANUTS property and a wide range of other brands including Fancy Nancy, Raggedy Ann & Andy, Dilbert, Hallmark’s Rainbow Brite, hoops&yoyo and Maxine, Babymouse, Dirty Dancing, Deadliest Catch, Iron Chef America, Pet Project, Ed Emberley, Poptropica, and Goodnight Moon.  For more information, visit http://www.iconixbrand.com/PEANUTS_history.html

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