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2010-09-16 07:00:00

JACKSON, N.J., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- DC Comics' Super Hero GREEN LANTERN will focus the might of his Power Ring at Six Flags Great Adventure in 2011 with the launch of an exciting new thrill ride. Towering 15 stories high with over three quarters of a mile of twisting green steel, this new stand-up coaster will take riders on a journey of epic proportions. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100916/PH65626 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100916/PH65626 )...

2010-09-14 15:38:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Families looking for world-class fun and thrills will want to find their closest Cedar Fair Entertainment Company amusement or water park as the company earned several top honors at Amusement Today's 2010 Golden Ticket Awards celebration, including the coveted "Best Amusement Park in the World" honor for its flagship Cedar Point amusement park/resort in Ohio. This marks the 13th consecutive year that Cedar Point has earned that title. Cedar Fair...

2010-09-14 09:10:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 13th consecutive year, Cedar Point amusement park/resort in Sandusky, Ohio, was named as the "Best Amusement Park in the World" in the prestigious Golden Ticket Awards presented annually by Amusement Today newspaper. The announcement was made Saturday night, Sept. 11 during a special ceremony held in Williamsburg, Va. The Golden Ticket Awards are given to the highest-rated parks in approximately two dozen categories as determined by a panel...

2010-08-17 07:49:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Going above and beyond took on a whole new meaning on Thursday, July 29 when Cedar Fair Entertainment Company's (NYSE: FUN) eleven amusement parks hosted "Coasting for Kids 2010" to raise money for Give Kids The World Village, the nonprofit organization that provides weeklong vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. The fun-filled event was a company-wide effort. Park fans and coaster enthusiasts alike...

2010-08-15 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, AUGUST 16: FIRST LOOPING ROLLER COASTER Profile America -- Monday, August 16th. While the summer season is rapidly drawing to a close, many children are begging their parents for just one more visit to the nearest amusement or...

2010-07-22 14:57:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Riding Cedar Point's Gemini double-racing coaster will help terminally ill children and their families when the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort hosts "Coasting for Kids" on Thursday, July 29. For the second consecutive year, Cedar Point will help raise money for Give Kids The World, a Florida-based organization that provides vacations for children who have a life-threatening diseases and their families. Cedar Point will partner with...

2010-07-06 10:14:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The thrill of a roller coaster ride will have a whole lot more meaning on Thursday, July 29 when Cedar Fair Entertainment Company's (NYSE: FUN) eleven amusement parks host "Coasting For Kids 2010" to raise money for Give Kids The World Village, the nonprofit organization that provides weeklong vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. The fun-filled event is a company-wide effort. Park fans and coaster...

2010-06-29 06:40:00

OLD BRIDGE, N.J., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- With the summer now in full swing, what's it really like to ride the best roller coasters in the country? In his book entitled America's Top Roller Coasters and Amusement Parks (A Guide for Those Who Ride Them and Especially for Those Who FEAR Them), Pete Trabucco takes the reader behind the scenes and presents an e-ticket review of the best amusement parks and roller coasters around the country. Pete, a pilot and freelance writer, has been...

2010-06-28 15:07:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Special entertainment, delicious meals, and money saving deals will be available at Cedar Point during the Fourth of July Weekend, Thursday through Monday, July 1-5. Guests will even have a few extra hours to enjoy the Independence Day festivities at Cedar Point as the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort will be open until 1 a.m. on Sunday, July 4. That leaves nearly three hours to enjoy all of the park's rides and attractions after the fireworks...

2010-05-18 14:34:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- With classes ending soon, Cedar Point will be offering students a great way to celebrate the end of the school year. During Student ID Weekend, Friday, May 21 through Sunday, May 23, students (kindergarten through college) will be able save $16 on a one-day ticket to the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort. During this three-day event, students will be able to purchase a regular one-day ticket to the park for only $29.99, a savings of nearly 35...


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