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Park/Land Ownership
???? to 1830 - F. Devoe
1830 to ???? - Alexander Porter
1836 to ???? - Theodore Shelton owns Northwest Half until it's foreclosed on
Date Unknown - Alexander Porter reclaims the Northwest Half after foreclosure
1838 to ???? - Stephen Hills, Jr. and Ebenezzer Jessup own the southeast section until it's foreclosed on
Date Unknown - Hills' interests are sold on execution and purchased by Porters heirs
1865 to ???? - Rush R. Sloane
1882 to 1887 - Benjamin F. Dwelle and William Slackford lease Cedar Point
1888 to 1897 - Adam J. Stoll, Jacob Kuebeler, Louis Adolph and Charles Bretz
1897 to 1930 - Cedar Point Pleasure Resort & Company, headed by G. A. Boeckling
1931 to 1955 - The Cedar Point Property Association
1956 to 1982 - George Roose and Emile Legros
1983 to Present - Cedar Fair, L. P.

History

1662
-The Land that Cedar Point currently occupies is part of the huge land grant made to the Colony of Connecticut by King Charles II of England.

1679
-LaSalle passes through the area en route to Lake Superior on a fur trading mission.

1760
-Major Robert Rogers and his Rangers, in search of the Northwest Passage, camped overnight at what is now the foot of Columbus Ave, on the site from which people now ferry to Cedar Point.

1805
-The Treaty of Fort Industry wipes out the Indian claims to title in the Firelands.

1812
-Another front of the War of 1812 causes the founding of Sandusky.

1816
-Certain residents of Connecticut, whose homes were burned by British invaders, received land grants in the Sandusky area, and formed a settlement. This land came to be called the "Firelands".

1823
-First mention of the name "Cedar Point"

1830
-On January 30, 1830 the Sandusky Clarion lists the 1,200 acres of Cedar Point for sale by F. Devoe. He sells it in about a month.

1831
-"Cedar Point" first appears in legal documents

1836
-Alexander M. Porter sells northwest half of the peninsula to Theodore Shelton for $55,000. Porter buys back the land after it was repossessed for $292.80

1838
-Porter sells the southwest section to Stephen Hills, Jr. and Ebenezzer Jessup

1839
-Colonel A.M. Porter purchased 440 acres for $292.80. The land was appraised at $439.22.
-Cedar Point lighthouse built

1842
-Charles Dickens stays at Porters Steamboat Hotel in Sandusky. Legend has it that Dickens was highly pleased with the food at what he called the "Porter House" and that this was the origin of the Porterhouse Steak.

1849
-Porter requires all fishermen using Cedar Point to pay him 1/8 of the day's catch

1862
-George Arthur Boeckling born (February 2)

1865
-Rush Sloane purchases Cedar Point

1867
-A small railroad is built from the Sandusky Bay across the peninsula to Lake Erie

1870
-Considered Cedar Point's first season
-First use of Cedar Point as a bathing house
-Louis Zistel builds a beer garden, bathhouse, a covered dance platform, refreshment stands, swings, see-saws and sliding boards.
-First passengers arrive at Cedar Point Resort on the Steamer, "Young Reindeer."

1878
-James West opens a group of bathhouses near the beach

1882
-Benjamin F. Dwelle and William Slackford leased Cedar Point and added picnic tables, walkways, and other improvements
-Theodore Moore builds the first dance hall. It has 45,000 square feet of floor space.
-Dock built at Biemiller's Cove area
-Eight Bathhouses are built
-Steamer "R.B. Hayes" begins service to Biemiller's Cove while the Steamer "Lutts" goes to the Cedar Point Lighthouse
-A new dock is built between Biemiller's Cove and the Lighthouse

1884
-Great Western Band performed at Grove on lakeshore
-Biemiller's Cove served by Steamer "H.B. Wilson."
-By now there are 16 bathing houses on the lakeshore

1887
-Dewelle's 5 year lease presumably ended this year. He had spent $5,000 on improvements over that period.
At the end of the season, 4 local men announce great improvements for Cedar Point. They were Adam J. Stoll, Jacob Kuebeler, B. F. Dwelle and Charles Baetz

1888
-The Grand Pavilion opens, featuring an auditorium, (3) 66ft bowling alleys and dining facilities. It is 168ft x 110ft It has 12 feet porches on 3 sides. The main room is 144ft x 60ft with a stage 33ft x 60ft. D. L. Stine of Toledo is the Architect and A. G. Fettle of Sandusky was the builder.
-New clearings are made and stagnant pools are filled up.
-Band stand added in front of Grand Pavilion for Great Western Band.
-Steamer "I.M. Weston" chartered.

1889
-Cedar Point is now leased to a company of five gentlemen, including Mr. Dwelle.
-Terms of the lease include: A building on the farther shore to combine all the features of amusement and entertainment; The old walk will be taken up and be replaced by a plank walk 12 feet wide; Grounds will be cleared and beautified.
-The new building will be 150ft long x 80ft wide
-The company expects to make an outlay of $20,000 the coming season.
-The Ladies Pavilion opens and provided refreshments suitable for ladies and children
-Brush Electric Dynamo power plant installed. It operated 20 arc lamps, froze ice cream, crushed ice and did other chores.

1890
-A water toboggan is built so guests could slide down a ramp into the lake.

1891
-First electricity at Cedar Point
-Steamer "A.J. Wehrle, Jr." began service

1892
-The Switchback Railway, Cedar Point's first roller coaster, opens

1894
-Beach additions include a pony track, diving platform, water toboggan, horizontal bars, water trapeze and bicycle boats

1897
-Cedar Point is sold to the Cedar Point Pleasure Resort Company, headed by G. A. Boeckling, for $256,000 There were five original holders including: Dwelle, A. J. Stoll, Louis Adolph. Stoll and Adolph appear to have been the owners of the peninsula.

1899
-Cedar Point's first hotel, the Bay Shore Hotel, is built

1900
-The Kinodrome opens

1901
-The White House hotel was built and designed by architect Oliver W. Marble
-The Bay Shore Hotel becomes boarding house

1902
-The Three-Way Figure Eight Roller Toboggan opens
-Pony Track opens

1903
-1,200-seat Opera House opens
-The White House hotel is expanded
-Ohio State University's lake laboratory is built for the study of insect and aquatic life at the North end of Biemiller's Cove

1904
-Cyrstal Rock Castle opens. It is named after a local beer.
-The Sea Swing opens
-Use of the Cedar Point Lighthouse is discontinued
-The Bay Dock is covered and lighted
-Mathew Armbruster beautifies the Dance hall by painting landscapes on the walls.
-The dining hall's capacity is enlarged to 1000
-The following attractions could be found: Trip to Rockaway; House of Mirth; Chateau Alphonse; Auto Tour; Circle Swing; Electric Theater; Illustrated Song Exhibition; Figure Eight Roller Toboggan; Merry-Go-Round; Miniature Railway; 12 Bowling Alleys; Boxball Game; Penny Arcade; Shooting Gallery; Skating Rink
-The Metal Statuary, Urns and Planters found in the midway gardens around the park were originally from the 1904 Worlds Fair in St. Louis, MO
-A contract for $25,450 is given to Detroit Dredging Company for digging about 4 miles of the lagoons, 10ft deep and 60 to 150ft wide. This would permit boating facilities for patrons, provide a convenient method for hauling supplies throughout the peninsula, and eliminate a swamp that would hopefully reduce the insect hazard.

1905
-Hotel Breakers opens with 600 rooms (June 12) It is designed by Knox & Elliot of Cleveland and is built by John and George Beir of Sandusky. The design was influenced by chateaus Boeckling had seen while traveling in France.
-Dredging of the lagoons begins
-Boardwalk expanded
-Crystal Rock Palace built to serve food and beverages.
-Movie "The Great Train Robbery" played the season at Cedar Point Theatre
-A building is constructed to house the offices of the Cedar Point Pleasure Resort Company
-Rates at the Breakers Hotel ranged from $1 a day to $10 a week
-Rates at the White House and Bay Shore ranged from $1 a day to $7 a week
-Meals were 35 cents and there was a 5 cent lunch counter.

1906
-The Coliseum opens. More than 10,000 people can assemble under it's roof. It features a rathskeller on the first floor and a 45,000 ballroom on the second. The building is 300ft x 150ft
-The Amusement Circle opens featuring the Circle Swing, Chateau Alphonse, Auto Tour, House of Mirth, Cascades, Box Ball, Shooting Gallery, A Trip to Rockaway, a skating rink, fortunetellers, and a miniature railway
-A new electric plant is built. It provides power for (1 million) eight-candle power lamps.
-Steamer "New York" purchased by Cedar Point
-Over 1,000,000 guests visit Cedar Point this year

1907
-New dock opens allowing large ships to come directly to Cedar Point without stopping in Sandusky
-United States Post Office is opened
-Arrival of Steamer "Eastland."
-Beginning of steamship service to Cedar Point from Cleveland.
-Final season for skating rink
-Property value is at $5,000,000
-Accommodations for 50,000 people daily
-The dining rooms and restaurants have a capacity of 5,000.
-The Breakers Annex Opens immediately adjoining the Breakers. It contains nearly 100 commodious, nicely furnished rooms.
-Thousands of dollars were spent to further beautify the parks and flower gardens.
-As of this year the attractions at the park include but are not limited to: The Circle Swing; Carousel; Auto Ride; Trip Around the World; Figure Eight roller coaster; Electric Theater; Vaudeville; Penny Arcade; Historical Museum; 12 lane regulation Bowling Alley; Trip to Rockaway; Chateau Alphonse; Miniature Railway; Box Ball; Shooting Gallery; 3 Mile Boat Ride; Souvenir Booths and other attractions.
-White House rates; 1 person, day 75¢ and $1, week $5 and $7; 2 persons, day $1.50 and $2, week $10 and $12
-The Breakers rates; 1 person, day $1.50 and $2, week $7, $10 and $12; 2 persons, day $2 and $3, week $10, $14 and $18
-Meals in the American Plan Dining Room are 25¢ and 50¢
-Biggest and Best 5¢ lunch counter in the country
-3 room Cottage contains 1 reception room and 2 bedrooms. A 5 room Cottage contains 1 reception room and 4 bedrooms. All cottages are nicely furnished equipped with electric light and sanitary plumbing. Rental price includes beds linens, ice, and water service. Rental Rates are as follows: 3 room June & July $10 week, $35 month; 3 room August & September $12 week, $45 month; 3 room season $100; 5 room June & July $15 week, $50 month; 5 room August & September $18 week, $60 month; 5 room season $150.

1908
-Scenic Railway opens
-Mundy's Trained Wild Animal Show opens
-Regular steamship service from Detroit and Toledo added
-As of this year the attractions at the park include but are not limited to: The Scenic Railway, Circle Swing; Carousel; Figure Eight roller coaster; Auto Trip Around the World; Vaudeville; Penny Arcade; 12 lane regulation Bowling Alley; Trip to Rockaway; Chateau Alphonse; Miniature Railway; Box Ball; Shooting Gallery; Pony Track for Children and Saddle Horses for ladies; Mundy's animal show; Egyptian Palmistry; Lap Rolling Ball; Wave-the-Wave; Roller Chairs; World in Wax; Infant Incubator; Southern Plantation; House of Illusions; 3 mile boat ride.
-White House rates; 1 person, day $1 and $1.50, week $5, $7 and $10; 2 persons, day $1.50 and $2, week $8, $10 and $12
-The Breakers rates; 1 person, day $1.50 to $2.50, week $7, $10 and $12; 2 persons, day $2.50 and $3.50, week $10, $14 and $18
-3 room Cottage contains 1 reception room and 2 bedrooms. A 5 room Cottage contains 1 reception room and 4 bedrooms. All cottages are nicely furnished equipped with electric light and sanitary plumbing. Rental price includes beds linens, ice, and water service. Rental Rates are as follows: 3 room $15 week, $50 month, $150 season; 5 room $20 week, $70 month, $200 season.
-Following the season, engines of the Steamer "New York" were removed and placed in the newly built Steamer - "G.A. Boeckling."

1909
-Inaugural year for the famed steamship G. A. Boeckling. It arrived on June 27th and is christened the next day by Lucile Dehnel (Burch)
-Himmelein's stock company presents plays at the theater.

1910
-Glenn Curtiss sets world record for the Longest Over-Water Flight when he flies 64.75 miles from Euclid Beach near Cleveland to the Cedar Point beach. He was to get paid $15,000 to make the flight. (August 31) It was Boeckling's idea for him to fly to cedar Point. He paid Curtiss $2,500 to make his destination Cedar Point. More than 20,000 people witnessed the event.
-Boeckling acquires controlling interest of Cedar Point
-New bathhouse opens as the largest of its kind in the world
-Figure-Eight Roller Toboggan moved, rebuilt, and renamed the Racer
-White House and Bay Shore rates; 1 person, day $1 and $1.50, week $5, $7 and $10; 2 persons, day $1.50 and $2, week $8, $10 and $12
-The Breakers rates; 1 person, day $1.50, $2 and $2.50, week $7, $10 and $12; 2 persons, day $2.50, $3 and $3.50, week $10, $14 and $18

1911
-Cedar Point announced that a roadway would be built to the resort, connecting it with the main arteries coming into the Sandusky area.

1912
-Leap the Dips Scenic Railway opens. (It is located on the current site of Blue Streak)

1913
-Knute Rockne and Gus Dorias perfect the forward pass on the Cedar Point beach

1914
-G. A. Boeckling announces that a large AC generator will be built to extend lighting along the Cedar Point Chaussee (April 30)
-The first road to Cedar Point, the Chausee, opens (June 13) or (July 19)?
-Cedar Point water tower is built
-A Chicago company purchases the "Eastland"

1915
-White House hotel is renovated and reopens as Cedars Hotel (June 20)

1916
-A feather weight boxing match between George Chaney and defender Johnny Kilbane was held. The defending champion won in the third round with a Knockout.

1917
-Coming from Cedar Point with a big crowd aboard, the G. A. Boeckling hits the north end of the pier. Many riders saw visions of the Titanic. Although there was panic for a few minutes, the boat was docked and the incident soon forgotten (August 3)

1918
-Scenic Railway rebuilt and renamed the Leap Frog Railway
-After prohibition laws are enacted, the Crystal Rock Palace is no longer used for food and drink.

1919
-Eden Musee opens

1920
-The entrance and a portion of the Cedar Point Chausee, battered by storms over previous years, are relocated two miles west

1921
-An industrial exhibit of Sandusky-made products was arranged at the Crystal Rock Palace

1923
-A mile-long cement road was laid from the center of the park to the Cleveland boat docks. Auto trains are now used to carry passengers to the park in lieu of the "street car" boats through the lagoons. This continued until steamer service ended.

1924
-The first Kiddieland opens
-The Caterpillar opens
-Tornado destroys Cedar Point boat dock in downtown Sandusky (June 28)
-A 500 car garage is built within the "Racer" roller coaster.
-The Bon Air addition of 160 rooms to the Breakers Hotel was begun.

1925
-Bon-Air wing of Hotel Breakers opens
-Hellen Keller speaks to the Lions Club at Cedar Point (June 30)
-Noah's Ark opens
-Night bathing was tried and abandoned due to lack of interest.

1926
-Talking pictures are shown at the park.
-Cleminshaw Company of Cleveland appraises the park at $2,757,550. After fighting this valuation in court for several years, the number was reduced 3 times even making it to the Supreme Court. A final valuation of $832,500 was reached in 1931.

1928
-Final season for the Racer
-Plans are made to build a causeway over the bay to Sandusky.

1929
-The Cyclone opens
-Legislation in the city state and congress are passed for the causeway and property is acquired. But, the financial conditions of the times prevented and progress. It would not open until 1957.
-The resort announces plans to spend in excess of $1 million on the resort and Convention Center. Half of the money would be spent before the opening of the 1930 season, with the rest spent during the season. (November 17)

1930
-Cedar Point opens for the 1930 season. (June 8)

1931
-The Cedar Point Property Association is incorporated to act without profit. The purpose of the association is to promote the general welfare and property rights of its members and to aid and assist the advancement of Cedar Point as a residential district. (May 9)
-G. A. Boeckling passes away at the age of 69 (July 24)

1934
-Leap Frog is rebuilt and renamed High Frolics
-Tumble Bug opens

1935
-Final season for Leap the Dips Scenic Railway
-Tavern Terrace, an outdoor stage, opens. It provided entertainment from bands and offered cocktail.

1939
-Second floor of Coliseum renovated into Art Deco ballroom
-Final season for High Frolics
-Dance floor and skating rink of the Coliseum converted to a Ballroom and refreshment service added.
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1942
-The Berardi family opens their first french fried potato stand

1944
-Flying Skooters opens

1946
-Midway Carousel opens (Muller)
-Moon Rocket opens

1948
-A bronze plaque was placed on the beach, dedicated to the memory of the 1910 Curtiss flight.

1949
-A plaque is dedicated to the football coach Knute Rockne who died in 1931.

1950
-Cedar Point is leased to Torrence C. Melrose for 10 years.
-Cedar Point opens for their 80th season June 16
-First road to the Hotel Breakers main entrance opens. The roadway makes it possible for guests to drive right up to the hotel where a porter handled the baggage and a runner parked the car.
-Erie County Fall Festival is held at Cedar Point. The agricultural event featured exhibits of poultry, livestock, and farm machinery. Various Cedar Point rides and concessions remained opened for the event. (September 7-10)

1951
-Melrose conveys his interest in Cedar Point to D. M. Schneider
-Final run for the steamship G. A. Boeckling (September 3)

1952
-New 10-ride Kiddieland opens
-Final season for the Cyclone
-Regular steamer service between Sandusky and Cedar Point was discontinued. Steamer "G.A. Boeckling" put out of service; sold and removed to Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., where it became a floating warehouse.

1954
-A Sandusky obstetrician, Dr. Dean Sheldon, purchases the land surrounding the first Cedar Point road that closed in 1920. He establishes a sanctuary for migratory birds

1955
-Fascination opens

1956
-Boeckling options the controlling interest of Cedar Point to a syndicate headed by George A. Roose and Emile A. Legros of Cleveland. They announce plans to turn the peninsula into a housing development. This prompted a storm of public protest all across Ohio. The governor, legislators, other officials, and the letter writing public were not about to lose the resort to home sites.
-The State proposes acquiring the Cedar Point and turning it into a state park. The City of Sandusky opposed this idea as it would no longer be able to be a resort. In addition they'd lose $40K in annual tax revenue.

1957
-Boeckling's options were contested by 3 heirs but ultimately the Erie County Common Pleas court approved the option. The owners assured the anxious public that they would undertake a vast redevelopment to restore Cedar Point to it's previous status as a Showplace of America.
-Cedar Point Causeway opens (June 12)

1958
-Roose and Legros abandon plans for housing development and instead focus on turning Cedar Point in the "Disneyland of the Midwest"
-Cadillac Cars opens. Cars are replicas of the 1910 Cadillac.

1959
-The Causeway is linked to State Route 2 by a new access road.
-The new Roose management negotiates termination of the original 10 year lease.
-Opening Day is May 30
-Wild Mouse opens
-Turnpike Cars opens
-Cedar Point Marina opens
-Monorail opens. It comes from Summit Beach in Akron. The installation cost is $125,000. It is owned by concessionaire Bob Burse, who also had two other rides: Satellite Jets and the Flying Coaster.
-Million Dollar Marina opens
-A new bathhouse opens
-Amusement section redesigned
-Midway enlarged
-Hotel Breakers redecorates and refurnished 100 rooms, a new cocktail lounge on the hotel beach veranda, new front and rear entrances, and a new 190 seat restaurant
-Final season for Noah's Ark
-Amusement Midway includes 57 rides and attractions
-2 Hour Moonlight Cruise is 75 cents Tue, Thur & Sun at 8:30pm
-At the new Million Dollar Marina marina, guest docks are 10 cents/ft., season is $3/ft ($60 min), electrical outlets are $2/mo, launching ramp is $3 round-trip, storage is $3/ft, travel lift is 50 cents/ft up to 40 tons
-Closing Day is Labor Day

1960
-Park is open May to September
-$16 million of capital improvements announced
-Cadillac Cars opens
-Scrambler opens
-Tiki Twirl opens
-Amusement Midway includes 60 attractions
-Midway paving begins
-A new cafeteria opened (June 1)
A photo contest is held from June 11 to mid August. Awards for the best pictures include both a Leica and a Nikon 35mm camera. The judges are Edwin Vorpe from the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Tom O'Malley from the Toledo Blade and Gordon Kuster Sr. from the Columbus Dispatch.
-Hotel Breakers opened their newly renovated lobby
-400 more rooms are fully modernized
-Guests staying at the resorts 7 days or more receive a 10% discount
-Guests checking into the Hotel Breakers on Sunday can stay 5 nights for the price of 4
-The Chart Room, a new cocktail lounge, opens at the marina pier
-A repair center opens at the marina
-Additional dockage is planned for the marina

1961
-Cedar Point opens for their 91st season (May 6)
A million dollars is invested in new rides, midway, food, hotel rooms and personnel
-Cedar Classic Miniature Golf opens
-Rotor opens
-Sky Ride opens
-Super Satellite Jets (Star Voyager) opens
-Final season for Wild Mouse

1962
-Western Cruise (Paddlewheel Excursions) opens
-Sky Wheel opens
-Scamper opens

1963
-Cedar Point and Lake Erie Railroad opens. 370,000 guests ride the railroad during its first season. One of 6 authentic steam locomotives carry 300 people at a time. The Locomotives are:"Maud L." Baldwin 1902; "Albert" Davenport 1911; "No. 22" Vulcan 1922; "Porter Bell" 1878; 2 vintage "Porters".
-Mill Race opens.
-Unknown Dark Ride on water opens
-A giant funhouse opens

1964
-Cedar Point opens for their 94th season (May 23)
-Blue Streak opens (May 23)
-Calypso opens near present day Ice Cream Parlor(May 23)
-Cedar Point buys the Jennie K (not named until 1967)
-Tue, Thur and Fri get a 10 coupon book for $2.50
-Wednesdays, 2 rides for the price of 1
-Mondays, Ride all day for $3
-Kiddieland has 9 Madcap rides including: Flying Rocket; Coaster; Ferris Wheel; and Whip. Only $1 for all nine rides.
-Final season for Rotor
-Closing Day is Labor Day

1965
-Cedar Point opens for their 95th season (May 22)
-Cedar Point has invested $10 million into the park over the past 10 years.
-Jungle Larry's Safari Island opens
-Space Spiral opens. It is built by Bay Construction, Inc. of Sandusky. The foundation consists of 450 cubic yards of concrete layed in one continuous pour, on 25 steel piles driven to the bedrock. The tower consists of 10 mammoth steel tubes bolted together.
-Bay Construction has become Cedar Point's principle contractor. Over the past 7 years they have completed 25 projects totaling over $2 million.
-San Francisco Earthquake opens
-Direct from Broadway, performed live at the Cedar Point Playhouse: The Marriage-go-round; Under the yum-yum tree; The champagne complex; The little hut; The perfect set-up; and Auntie Mame. Tickets are $2 at the door. Advanced sales are $5 for 3 shows and $9.95 for all 6.
-The Miss Ohio Pageant is held from July 15 - 17
-The following information was taken for the July 17, 1965 issue of Amusement Business.
-New arcade buildings including the air-conditioned Fascination (60 tables) opens. The building is 550 feet long and has 20 game booths. It is built by Bay Construction Company, Inc. of Sandusky, OH and financed by Garnet Walker. He is an independent concessionaire who will operate it until it reverts to park ownership after 10 years. Another 6 games of the center-stand variety are around the perimeter.
-Original estimates were for a $500K complex and a standing $100K in merchandise. Both these numbers were revised up.
-Some of the games include: Laughing Clowns, Slot Roll-Down; Balloon Darts; Crazy Ball; Roman Targets; Duck Pond; Milk Bottles, Ball Fish Race; Cord Gallery; Hoop-La; Punk Rack; Spindle; Bushel Baskets; Basket Ball toss; and many more
-For 10 days ending Memorial Day, no less than 12,000 stuffed toys of all sizes and other prized were dispensed.
-During the seasons peak it will take 200 to 250 people to man the operation.
-Calypso relocated to area adjacent to Silver Dollar Cafe
-Amusement Midway includes 77 rides
-Cedar Point surpasses two million in attendance for the first time
-Advertising slogan "New Heights in Fun" is used
-Mon, Wed are Pay One Price for $3
-Tue, Thur and Fri 10 ride books for $2.50
-Sat and Sun 12 ride books for $3
-Kiddieland everyday Choice of 4 rides for 50 cents or 9 rides for $1
-Closing Day is Labor Day

1966
-Cedar Point opens for their 96th season (May 28)
-Pirate Ride opens
-Fun House opens
-Live Show Department is formed
-Miss Ohio 1966 is Sharon Phillian
-Final season for Eden Musee
-Final season for Monorail. After removing the ride, it is scrapped.
-New 6,000-car parking area
-Closing Day is Labor Day

1967
-Cedar Point opens for their 97th season (May 27)
-$2 Million is invested
-Frontiertown opens.
-A new train station is added to transport guests back to Frontiertown. This is the only access to Frontiertown.
-Jeannie K is rebuilt to 2-4-0. The engin is offically named this year after wife Jennie and grand daughter Kathy of Jack Foster, the first CP&LE superintendent.
-Cedar Downs Derby Ride opens (May 29)
-Sealand opens (May 29) It had eye-level windows for guest viewing of sharks, penguins, and a variety of other aquatic animals. It cost $200,000
-Hollywood Wax Museum (Wax House) opens (May 29) Some of the famous personalities include: Walt Disney; Bob Hope; Phyllis Diller; the Bonanza Family; Natalie Wood; Alfred Hitchcock; Al Capp; Julie Andrews; Louis Armstrong; Huntley & Brinkley; James Bond; Barbara Streisand; Jimmy Durante; Ronald Reagan; Sam Snead; Jack Nicklaus; Arnold Palmer; Vince Lombardi; Jack Parr; Maurice Chevalier; Clyde Beatty; and Mary Martin
-New version of Rotor opens (May 29)
-Shoot-the-Rapids opens. It reaches speeds of up to 50mph.
-Spin-a-Top Ride opens
-New Kiddieland rides open
-New animations for Western Cruise and CP&LE RR. Another riverboat and an additional train.
-More Cadillac cars are added.
-A larger Dodgem opens.
-Additional Logs added to Mill Race.
-New animation in San Francisco Earthquake.
-Safari Island is expanded.
-Sky Ride switches from 2 seat buckets to 4 seat buckets.
-$500,000 is spent on building the Swiss Chalet and modernizing the Coral Dining Room. The Chalet is air-conditioned and decorates in unique Scandinavian Motif.
-The new facilities increased the ride capacity over 50% from last year to 51,000 per hour.
-New, colorful, all steel picnic shelters the can accommodate up to 1,700 persons are added near Sky Wheel.
-The marina receives thousands of dollars in new improvements including: An air-conditioned Steak House; evening dancing; and an improved shower facilities.
-Miss Ohio pageant is held in the Ballroom July 12 to 15
Miss Ohio 1967 is Pamela Sue Robinson
-Mon, Wed and Fri ride all day $4
-Tue and Thur 15 coupon book $3.75 (Max. Val. $7.50)
-Sat and Sun 12 coupon book $3.50 (Max. Val. $6.00)
-Child prices are for age 12 and under
-Children under 3 ride free with parents, except in kiddieland.
-Kiddieland 1 cent coupon per ride or 6 for 75 cents or 11 for $1.25, Individual Tickets 15 cents The Funway is open 10am to 10pm
-Amusement Midway includes 150 rides and attractions including 3 coasters
-The entrance to the parking lot is widened, the lot is increased in size and now accommodates 10,000 autos. More and brighter lights are added.
-Hotel Breakers rates range from $15 to $42
-Closing Day is Labor Day
-Over the last 5 years, gross revenue increased from $2,702,000 to $6,034,000 and attendance reached 2,341,000.

1968
-Cedar Point opens for their 98th season (May 25)
-More than $2 Million is invested
-Over $300,000 for free daily variety shows and entertainment on the funway, in the Ballroom and at new Frontier Town
-Golden Palace Theatre opens (May 25)
-Town Hall Museum opens. It cost $116,000
-Frontier Lift opens. It reaches heights up to 70ft.
-Sky Slide opens
-Kiddieland Carousel (Kiddy Kingdom Carousel) opens. It was originally built in 1925
-Amusement Midway includes 150 rides and attractions including 3 coasters.
-Calypso relocated to area adjacent to Sealand
-Myron H and George R are rebuilt to 2-4-0
-Parking is expanded to accept 12,000 autos
-Miss Ohio pageant is held in the Ballroom July 18 to 20
-"Where to go - What to see" broadcast on WLEC AM 1450
-Hotel Breakers rates range from $17 to $50
-Plan 1 - Ride all day for $4.50 (Except rifle range, golf course and bathhouse)
-Plan 2 - 10 ride ticket book $3.50 Each coupon is good for one ride or use of the Bathhouse
-Plan 3 - $1 admission, children 6 and under are free. Individual rides are 35 and 50 cents. Kiddieland: 1 ride is 25 cents; 6 rides for $1; 12 rides for $1.75
-Round Trip toll: Car 50 cents; bus is 10 cents per passenger
-Free Parking
-Closing Day is Labor Day

1969
-Cedar Point opens for their 99th season (May 24)
-The brochure says $2 Million more... for 1969
-A Newspaper advertising suplement says $3 Million in new rides and attractions.
-Cedar Creek Mine Ride opens (May 24)
-Antique Cars open (May 24)
-The following was printed in a newspaper advertising suplement. Over $1 million is
spent on new rides and attractions at Frontier Town including: Early American Indian
Village; Chicken Plantation (Now a Chick-Fil-A); The Gazebo Bandstand; Cedar Creek
Gold Rush (CCMR); The Horsless Carriage (Antique Cars); Patent Medicine Show
-Sealand is expanded
-Upside Down Fun House Opens
-The park buys a 1923 Vulcan Iron Works engine (later named Jack Foster, then Judy K.)
-Cedar Point has 4 coasters.
-Parking for 12,000 autos
-A free arts and crafts show is held at the Town Hall June 14-29. Among the exhibitors are the Smithsonian Institution, State of West Virginia and Libbey Glass Co.
-The Ballroom Theater features a bright and brassy musical revue dealing with the humorous aspects of what happens when and elite girls' school goes coed.
-The Golden Palace features 2 different miniature musical vignettes bringing the old west theater alive again.
-The Hippodrome features various talents throughout the season including: Golddiggers and Tahiti Nui Revue
-The Ballroom Theater will host the State Finals for the Miss America Pageant July 10 to 12. It will be state-wide televised on July 12.
-Final season for Hollywood Wax Museum
-Final season for Scamper
-Final season for Hippodrome
-Final season for Go Carts
-Miss Ohio pageant is held in the Ballroom July 10 to 12
-Hotel Breakers rates range from $17 to $50
-Plan 1 - Ride all day for $5.00 10am to 10pm
-Plan 2 - 10 ride ticket book $4.00 Each coupon is good for one ride.
-Plan 3 - $1.50 admission, children 3 and under are free. Individual rides are 50 cents.
-Kiddieland: 1 ride is 25 cents; 6 rides or $1; 12 rides for $1.75
-Each plan includes the use of the Causeway or Cedar Point Rd. without additional charge.
-All parking is free.
-Closing Day is Labor Day

1970
-Cedar Point opens for their 101st season. The park celebrates with 100th year medallions that are given to guests (May 23)
-Centennial Theatre opens (May 23)
-WildCat opens on the former site of Calypso and Twister (May 23)
-Tiki Twirl opens on former site of Scamper (May 23)
-Bayern Kurve opens near Western Cruise (May 23)
-Dodgem (Dodgem II) opens near Paddlewheel Cafe (May 23)
-Schwabinchen opens near Western Cruise (May 23)
-Himalaya (Super Himalaya) opens near the Marina Entrance (May 23)
-Monster opens near Western Cruise (May 23)
-Hofbrau opens (May 23)
-Million Dollar Midway, now home to the Cedar Point Summer Spectacular, opens (May 23)
-Redesigned and enlarged Kiddieland opens. Cedar Point calls it "largest in the nation" It includes 14 rides and a Lost Children's area(May 23)
-Miniature Golf is relocated near Sky Slide to accommodate the enlarged Kiddieland
-CP&LE railroad gives 4.5 million rides to guests. The highest in it's history. This is due to the fact that it is one of only 2 ways for guests to get to Frontier Town. The other being the Frontier Lift. This ridership decreases after the Frontier Trail opens in 1971.
-Cedar Point has 3 coasters.
-Western Cruise (Paddlewheel Excursions) entrance relocated to near present day location of Iron Dragon
-CP&LE station relocated to present day location
-Calypso relocated once again back to area adjacent to Silver Dollar Cafe on the former site of Hippodrome.
-Chicken Plantation renamed Plantation Inn
-Twister relocated next to Plantation Inn
-Super Jets are relocated next to Blue Streak
-Stroller Rental opens on former site of Super Jets
-First year for "ride-all-day" ticket
-Cedar Point boosts it now has the largest ride capacity of any amusement park in the country
-Each season the park employs about 3000 people. 90% of which are college students.
-Base pay is $1.70
-Cost of room and board is $19.20 for employees working 48 hours a week

1971
-Cedar Point opens for their 102nd season. (May 22)
-Frontier Trail opens. The attractions include: Visiting Crafts Center; Grist Mill; Print Shop; Glass Blowing; Candle Making; Toy and Doll Shop; Leather Craft; Spinning and Weaving; Chair Caning; Soap Making; Pottery; Woodworking; Fort Sandusky, a replica of the famous block house and stockage built in 1760; Blacksmith; China Shop; and Aunt Em's Kitchen
-Twister is relocated behind Wildcat
-"America Sings" is featured at the Centennial Theater
-A razzamatazz Gay 90's musical is featured at The Red Garter
-A Western Dance Hall is featured at the Golden Palace Theater
-Country Western music is featured at the Bluegrass Amphitheater
-Camper Village opens in the latter part of the season. It includes 224 RV sites.
-Funday Adult admission age 12 and up $6
-Funday Junior admission age 4 through 11 $5
-Fun Nite Adult admission $5
-Fun Nite Junior admission $4
-Date Nite admission $7 (per couple)
-General Admission $3 adult, $2 Junior
-Children 3 and under are free
-Final season for Zugspitze
-Amusement Midway includes 200 rides and attractions including 3 coasters.
-Hotel Breakers rates range from $19 to $52
-Attendance is over 2.5 Million
-Closing Day is Labor Day

1972
-Cedar Point opens for their 103rd season (May 20)
-Giant Wheel opens. It is 15 stories high, carries over 200 people, and sparkles with over 3,800 lights. It is North America's Largest Ferris Wheel.
-Jumbo Jet opens. It features 70 degree banked turns at speeds up to 60mph
-A picnic shelter is removed to accommodate Jumbo Jet
-3 new picnic shelters are built in the existing picnic area
-Frontier Carousel opens. It's a 1904 Dentzel
-The Bluegrass Amphitheater opens. It seats 1,500 people.
-Matterhorn opens on former site of Zugspitze
-Pie Shop reopens as Aunt Em's Kitchen
-Cedar point has the nations biggest capacity at 86,000 rides per hour.
-Cedar Point has 200 rides and attractions including 4 coasters.
-Cedar Point has the largest ride capacity in the world at 86,000 rides per hour.
-Causeway is 50 cents round trip
-Cedar Point employs over 2500 college students
-Hotel Breakers rates range from $19 to $52, Crib $4, Rollaway Bed $4
-Hotel Breakers is open from May 19th to September 4th
-Camper Village rates: $6 per family of 4. 50 cents extra for each person over 8 years of age. Due to the popularity of Camper Village, you are limited to 3 consecutive nights.
-Marine rates: Season $8/running ft, $20.60 for a guest pass; Daily 20 cents/running ft
-Final season for Twister
-Open daily at 9am

1973
-Cedar Point opens for their 104th season (May 19)
-Cedar Point has 4 coasters.
-Funday Admission is $6.18 for adults age 12 and over
-Funday Admission is $5.15 for juniors age 4 through 11
-General Admission is $3.09 for adults age 12 and over
-General Admission is $2.06 for juniors age 4 through 11
-Children 3 and under are Free
-Starlight tickets (after 6pm) are $5.15 for adults age 12 and over
-Starlight tickets (after 6pm) are $4.12 for juniors age 4 through 11
-Friday is Date Night (after 6pm) Couples can purchase tickets for $7.22
-Closing Day is September 16

1974
-Cedar Point opens for their 105th season
-The 1923 Vulcan engin is named Jack Foster in honor of the first superintendent of the CP&LE Railroad
-Tramway opens in parking lot
-Bay Harbor Inn building erected, replacing the old Yacht Club building
-Gazebo removed from main flower bed and the first floral design debuts - it is the CP star logo.
-Cedar Point holds first Frontier Days crafts festival.
-Amusement Midway includes more than 100 rides and attractions including 4 coasters
-Final season for Himalaya

1975
-Robert Munger, Jr. becomes president of Cedar Point
-Cedar Point opens for their 106th season (May 17)
-Cedar Point Cinema opens. "Man Belongs to the Earth" was shown. The Cinema had a total area of 19,000 square feet. The area was divided into the Cinema Showcase and the Main Theatre. The Main Theatre housed one of the world's largest indoor motion picture screens. It is 66 feet high by 88 feet wide. 950 guests watched the film in the Main Theatre while guests in the Cinema Showcase were entertained by the zany Showcase performers. "Man Belongs to Earth" was a dramatic ecological message originally produced fro Expo '74.
-The Chartersphere Dome opens at Jungle Larry's African Safari
-Piano plunkin, banjo strumin and dazzlin' glitter of 1890's shows are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-Cedar Point has 4 coasters.
-"Yankee Doodle Dandy" is featured at the Centennial Theater
-"Give my regards to Broadway" is featured at "Golden Palace"
-"Oh give me a home" is featured at "Bluegrass Amphitheater"
-Most seasonal employees wage is $2.10/hr with a 15 cent/hr bonus
-Dorms are 15 cents per hour worked up to a $7.20/wk max

1976
-Cedar Point opens for their 107th season (May 15)
-Jungle Larry's African Safari is re-designed and rebuilt a midway is added around the attraction.
-Corkscrew opens as the first roller coaster to feature three inversions (May 15)
-Troika opens next to Corkscrew (May 15)
-7 foot long sharks are added to Sealand
-J.W. Addington Mill opens (May 15)
-Cedar Point sets new attendance record of 3,065,000 guests.
-Cedar Point has 5 coasters.
-"Circus World" was shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"Circus Sideshow" is featured in the Cinema's holding theater
-"Beauty and the Beach" is featured at Golden Palace
-"America Sings" is featured at Centennial Theater
-Honkey-tonk piano, singers dancers and an accordion player are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"I believe in country" is featured at Bluegrass Amphitheater

1977
-Cedar Point opens for their 108th season (May 14)
-Corkscrew midway is extended.
-Witches' Wheel opens
-Dodgem I is relocated from next to the Centennial theater to the expanded Corkscrew Midway.
-Bay Harbor Inn opens
-New park characters are introduced:Cedar Pointers; Barney Bulldog; Cassie Bassett; and Daniel Spaniel
-Bluegrass Amphitheater is renamed Frontier Theater
-Cedar Point has 5 coasters.
-"To Fly" was shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-Eight people are injured by flying glass at the Marina Steak House when severe thunderstorms, with winds of up to 70mph, move across the park (June 19)
-A tornado strikes the northwest tip of the Cedar Point peninsula. It moved across Frontiertown and Camper Village and then out over Lake Erie. Five rides were damaged including Shoot-the-Rapids, CP&LE Railroad, and the Cedar Creek Mine Ride. The storm hit at 7:45pm and, although the park was open, all rides were shut down. At Camper Village, 15 cars were damaged or destroyed and, in Frontiertown, several dozen trees were uprooted. Also in Frontiertown several buildings were damaged including the Jitney Arcade and the Emporium. A portion of trees that were scheduled to be removed for the construction of Gemini were also uprooted. The park opened the next day with 50 of the 55 rides operated and Frontier Town closed. A total of 15 people were injured (June 30)
-Directors of Cedar Point, Inc. approve a record $5,200,000 capital appropriations budget for the 1978 season. Improvements will include completion of a new midway, new rides and attractions (September 24)
-Cedar Point announced that the park's attendance for the 1977 season was 2,868,000, the second highest in its 108-year history. (November 8)
-"America Sings" is featured at Centennial Theater
-Ragtime Band to Pretty Girls singing to a Barbershop Quartet are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Greed and the Golden Gulch", "Oil's well that ends well" and "Vaudeville Vanities" alternate at Golden Palace Theater
-"Try a little country" is featured at the Frontier theater
-The Keystone Kops, The Bluegrass Trio and The Hobo Band all entertain you on the midway

1978
-Cedar Point opens for their 109th season (May 13)
-Gemini opens as the tallest, fastest, and steepest roller coaster in the world (June 17)
-Gemini Midway opens connecting former Corkscrew Midway to Frontiertown. A train crossing is added near stockade refreshments.
-Cedar Point has 6 coasters.
-Himalaya reopens next to Matterhorn and is renamed super Himalaya.
-"North of Superior" was shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-Hits of the last three decades are featured at Centennial Theater
-Musical sounds of dixie, pop and barbershop are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Flight to the Finish", "Just Plain Foolishness" and "At the Turn of the Century" are alternated at Golden Palace Theater
-"Good Times, Good Music, Good Friends" is featured at Frontier Theater
-The Cedar Pointers, The Keystone Kops, The Bluegrass Trio, Ragtime Razz and The Hobo Band all entertain you on the midway
-Cedar Point purchases Valleyfair! in Shakopee, MN
-Cedar Point holds first CoasterMania. (June 30) The event ran through July 2. About 140 people attended event, which was sponsored by park and the popular culture department of Bowling Green State University.
-Cedar Point announces 1979 capital improvement plan, highlighted by the Wave Swinger, Jr. Gemini and a newer version of the WildCat (December 8)
-Final season for Jumbo Jet
-Funday admission for adults age 12 and over $8.75
-Funday admission for juniors age 5 to 11 $7.75
-Funday admission for seniors age 65 and over $6.00
-Children 4 and under are free
-Starlight tickets after 5pm daily $5.75
-Closing Day is September 17th

1979
-Cedar Point opens for their 110th season (May 12)
-A two-month strike by three plumbers and 175 skilled trades employees at Cedar Point ends with a direct agreement between the amusement park and the plumbers. (January 2)
-Jr. Gemini opens
-Wave Swinger opens
-Cedar Point has 6 coasters.
-"Man Belongs to the Earth" was shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-WildCat is replaced by new model and relocated to area near Space Spiral
-The state of Ohio purchases land surrounding the first Cedar Point road from the estate of Dr. Dean Sheldon and establishes Sheldon's Marsh State Nature Preserve.
-"You Must Be This Tall" boy replaced by individual character signs created by Debbie Klonk, an employee of the Cedar Point's Planning and Design department. There were initially five signs on display.
-Cedar Point announces "The Amazement Park Revue," a touring company of entertainers who would perform throughout the Midwest during the off-season. The shows were similar to the live shows featured at the park during the summer.
-Cedar Point has 57 rides. The most of any park in the world.
-Funday admission for adults age 12 and over $9.25
-Funday admission for juniors age 5 to 11 $8.50
-Funday admission for seniors age 65 and over $6.50
-Children 4 and under are free
-Starlight tickets after 5pm daily $6
-Hotel Breakers rates: Couples $38-$48; Families $48-$70; Suites $70-$100 plus 7.5% room tax.
-Cedar Point's board of directors unanimously rejects a tender offer from MCA Inc. (December 3)
-Closing Day is Sept 16th

1980
-Cedar Point opens for their 111th season (May 17)
-Oceana opens. It's a $3 million 5 story high 1,600-seat stadium where dolphins Striker, Coco, Breezy and Misty; and sea lions Skipper and Brandy perform.
-Cedar Point's 7th annual Frontier Days crafts festival begins (July 14)
-Super Himalaya is relocated near Gemini
-Cedar Point has 6 coasters.
-"To Fly" once again played in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"America Sings" is featured at Centennial Theater
-"The Good Old Days" is featured at Red Garter Saloon
-Musical shows from the Gay 90's with a little Wild West is featured at Golden Palace
-Bluegrass and Country music are featured at Frontier Theater
-The Keystone Kops, The Hobo Band and The Trail Blazers entertain you on the midways.
-Cedar Point has 57 rides and 13 shows.
-Final season for Sky Wheel
-Funday admission for adults age 12 and over $9.95
-Funday admission for juniors age 5 to 11 $9.45
-Senior Citizen admission for age 65 and over $7.00
-Children 4 and under are free
-Starlight tickets after 5pm daily $6.50
-Bonus Weekends $7.75
-Cedar Point 18-hole miniature golf $1.25
-Hotel Breakers rates: Couples $40-$55; Families $60-$80; Large Families $80-$125
-Closing Day is Sept 14th

1981
-Cedar Point opens for their 112th season (May 16)
-Legal action sought by a group of Cedar Point stockholders to block the sale of stock to British firm S. Pearson and Son Ltd. is denied by a federal judge. (April 12)
-Opening Day (May 16)
-Ocean Motion opens (May 16) It swings 60 feet into the air.
-Kiddieland Carousel (Kiddy Kingdom Carousel) is restored
-Myron H is officially names in honor of Mike Hetrick, former superintendent of the CP&LE Railroad.
-"Living Planet" was shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"Abracadabra" is featured at the Cinema Showcase
-"It's Bluegrass Country" is featured at the Frontier Theater
-"America Sings" is back for it's 12th edition at Centennial Theatre
-"On the boardwalk at Cedar Point" and "Give me a good ol' vaudeville show" are featured at Golden Palace Theatre.
-Dixieland Bands, Barbershop Harmonies and Old Fashioned Saloon Sining are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-Striker, Coco, Breezy, Misty, Skipper and Brandy are back for their 2nd season at Oceana Stadium
-Funday Adult age 12 and up $12.95
-Funday Junior ages 5 to 11 $10.45
-Senior Citizens age 65 and up $8
-Starlight after 5pm $7.50
-Bonus Weekends $8.75
-Kids 4 and under are Free
-Breakers rates range from $50 to $120
-Final season for Shoot-the-Rapids
-Final season for Fun House

1982
-Cedar Point opens for their 113th season (May 15)
-White Water Landing opens. It's the longest hydro-flume ride ever built.
-Kid Arthur's Court opens
-Bavarian Funfest is held. (September 13) The event runs through September 17.
-Cedar Point has 6 coasters.
-"Hail Columbia" was shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"America Sings" is featured at Centennial Theater
-Dance, comedy and ragtime piano are featured at Lusty Lil's Palace
-Dixieland, Barbershop and Saloon singing are featured at Red garter Saloon
-"Country Gold" is featured at Frontier Theater
-Three different "Magic!" acts alternate in the Cinema's Holding Theater
-The Keystone Kops and The Hobo Band will entertain you on the midway
-Hotel Breakers is placed on the National Register of Historical Places
-Funday admission for adults age 5 and over $11.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 65 and over $8.50
-Children 4 and under are free
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $7.95
-Bonus Weekends are $9.75
-Hotel Breakers rates: Couples $55-$65; Families $65-$90; Large Families $95-$130
-Cedar Point employees about 3,500 people
-Basic wage is $3.30/hr with a 30 cent/hr bonus
-The Commons and Bayside apartments run at a Max of $21.60/wk
-The Dorms run at a Max of $14.40/wk
-Closing Day is Sept 19th

1983
-Cedar Point opens for their 114th season (May 15)
-Demon Drop opens (May 15)
-Picnic shelter #1 is chopped to accommodate Demon Drop.
-The Berenstain Bears are introduced
-Cedar Point has 6 coasters.
-"Flyers" was shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-The Keystone Kops and The Hobo Band will entertain you on the midway
-Cedar Fair, L. P. is formed. Robert Munger is the first CEO
-Funday admission for adults age 5 and over $11.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 65 and over $8.75
-Children 4 and under are free
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $8.25
-Closing Day Sept 18th

1984
-Cedar Point opens for their 115th season (May 12)
-Cedar Point celebrates the 100th year of the roller coaster
-Cedar Point has 6 coasters.
-"Man Belongs to Earth" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema
-"America Sings" is featured at Centennial Theater
-Ragtime Piano, Dancing Girls, Comedy and Magic are featured at lusty Lil's Palace
-Red Garter Rose and the Hot Time Band are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Country Gold" is featured at Frontier Theater
-The Keystone Kops and The Hobo Band will entertain you on the midway
-Final season for Tiki Twirl
-Final season for San Francisco Earthquake
-Final season for Rotor
-Final season for Bayern Kurve
-Cedar Point has 57 rides.
-Funday admission for adults age 5 and over $12.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 65 and over $8.95
-New 2 Day Ticket (consecutive days only) $18.95
-Children 4 and under are free
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $7.95
-Season Pass $39.95 for 119 days of summer fun
-Hotel Breakers rates: Couples $60-$70; Families $75-$95; Large Families $100-$135
-RV sites range from $10 to $18 for a family of 4
-Closing Day Sept 16th

1985
-Cedar Point opens for their 116th season (May 11)
-Avalanche Run opens on former location of Wildcat (May 11) Touted as the Mis-West's only summertime bobsled run.
-Eye Spy Photo (Sneak Peeks) opens (May 11)
-Avalanche Eatery (Transport Refreshments) opens (May 11)
-Berenstain Bear Country opens in former Earthquake building(May 11)
-Safari Canyon opens at Jungle Larry's African Safari (May 11)
-Cedar Point has 7 coasters.
-"Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"America Sings" is featured at Centennial Theater
-Ragtime Piano, Dancing Girls and Comedy are featured at lusty Lil's Palace
-Red Garter Rose and the Good Time Band are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Country Gold" is featured at Frontier Theater
-The Hobo Band, Cedar Point Beach Band and the Hot Tamale Band will entertain you on the midway
-WildCat relocated to Million Dollar Midway to accommodate Avalanche Run
-Schwabinchen relocated from Million Dollar Midway to the former site of Rotor.
-Matterhorn relocated from near Space Spiral to the former site of Tiki Twirl
-Final season for Frontier Lift
-Final season for Craft Building
-Final season for Trading Post
-Funday admission for adults age 5 to 61 $13.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 62 and over $9.50
-Bonus Weekend admission $10.95
-2 Day Ticket (consecutive days only) $23.75
-Children 4 and under are free
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $7.95
-Season Pass $44.95
-Hotel Breakers rates: Couples $60-$70; Families $70-$95; Large Families $100-$135
-RV sites range from $10 to $18 for a family of 4
-Closing Day is September 15th

1986
-Cedar Point opens for their 117th season (May 10)
-Thunder Canyon opens
-Sir Rub-A-Dub's Tubs opens in Kiddy Kingdom.
-Dr. Gert Grizzly's Office opens as a new themed area in Berenstain Bear Country.
-Cedar Point has 7 coasters.
-"The Dream Is Alive" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"America Sings" and "The Amazement Park Revue" are featured at Centennial Theater
-"Ain't we got fun", "Showstoppers!" and "Swingin' Singin'" are featured at lusty Lil's Palace
-"Downright Dixie", "Shake Rattle and Roll", "Swingin' Singin'" and "Hot Tamale Band" are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Hot Tamale Band", "Rock 'n' Country USA" and "Shake Rattle and Roll" are featured at Frontier Theater
-Cedar Point Beach Band will entertain you at Cinema Showcase
-Hot Tamale Band will entertain you on Fontier Trail
-Final season for Star Voyager (Satellite Jets / Super Jets)
-Funday admission for age 9 to 59 $14.95
-Junior admission for age 4 to 8 $8.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $9.95
-Bonus Weekend admission $10.95
-2 Day Ticket (consecutive days only) $23.75
-Children 3 and under are free
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $8.50
-Season Pass $44.95
-Hotel Breakers rates: Couples $60-$70; Families $70-$95; Large Families $100-$135
-RV sites range from $10 to $18 for a family of 4
-Closing Day is September 14th

1987
-Cedar Point opens for their 118th season (May 9)
-Cedar Fair, L. P. begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange (April 29)
-Iron Dragon opens (May 9)
-Cedar Point has 8 coasters.
-"On the Wing" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-Monster relocated from Million Dollar Midway to area near Gemini to accommodate Iron Dragon
-Western Cruise relocated to Gemini Midway from Million Dollar Midway and renamed Paddlewheel Excursions to accommodate Iron Dragon
-"On The Wing" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema
-"Ain't We Got Fun!" is performed at Lusty Lil's Palace
-"The Amazement Park Revue" is performed at the Centennial Theatre
-"America Sings" is performed at the Centennial Theatre
-"Brass Brigade" is performed on the Main Midway
-"Country Sunshine" is performed at the Frontier Theatre
-The "Cedar Point Beach Band" performs on the Main Midway
-"Downright Dixie" is performed at the Red Garter Saloon
-The "Hobo Band" performs on the Main Midway
-"Shake Rattle and Roll" is performed at the Red Garter Saloon
-"Show Stoppers" is performed at Lusty Lil's Palace
-"Swingin' Singin'" is performed at Lusty Lil's Palace and the Red Garter Saloon
-"Oceana's Wet World of Sports" and "Dolfunatomy" are performed at the Oceana stadium
-Hotel Breakers is named a National Historic Landmark
-Final season for Bathhouse behind Kid Arthur's Court
-Funday admission for age 9 to 59 $15.95
-Junior admission for age 4 to 8 $9.50
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $10.95
-Bonus Weekend admission $11.95
-2 Day Ticket (consecutive days only) $24.95
-Children 3 and under are free
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $8.95
-Season Pass $47.95 (First mention of a Parking Fee is noting that it's not included in the Season Pass Price)
-Hotel Breakers rates range from $63 for a Couple to $138 for a Large Family
-RV sites range from $10 to $19 for a family of 4
-Campers Village has 500 sites. Each with picnic table and grill. Many offer electric water and sewer facilites.
-Campers vilage is open May 9th to September 20th
-Closing Day is September 20th

1988
-Cedar Point opens for their 119th season (May 7)
-Off-season fire at Hotel Breakers causes $80,000 damage
-Soak City opens. The $3.5 Million 5 acre project consisted of 10 slides with Heated Water: (2) 60 foot Speed Slides; (3) Body Slides; (2) Runaway Inner Tube Slides; (3) Rollicking Raft Slides
-A new Bathhouse is built near Soak City.
-Cedar Point carousel horse featured on U. S. postage stamp
-Cedar Point has 8 coasters.
-"Skyward" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema
-"Surfin' Summertime" is performed at Lusty Lil's Palace
-"The Amazement Park Revue" is performed at the Centennial Theatre
-"America Sings" is performed at the Centennial Theatre
-"Brass Brigade" is performed on the Main Midway
-"Country Sunshine" is performed at the Frontier Theatre
-The "Cedar Point Beach Band" performs on the Main Midway
-"Downright Dixie" is performed at the Red Garter Saloon
-The "Hobo Band" performs on the Main Midway
-"Shake Rattle and Roll" is performed at the Red Garter Saloon
-"Show Stoppers" is performed at Lusty Lil's Palace
-"Swingin' Singin'" is performed at Lusty Lil's Palace and the Red Garter Saloon
-"Sea-lection '88" and "Dolfunatomy" are performed at the Oceana stadium
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller to age 59 $16.95
-Junior admission for under 48" $9.50
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $11.50
-Bonus Weekend admission $12.50
-2 Day Ticket (consecutive days only) $26.50
-Children 3 and under are free
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $9.50
-Season Pass $49.95
-Parking Pass $30.00
-Soak City (per hour) $4.95
-Hotel Breakers rates through June 30th range from $55 for a Couple to $165 for a Large Family and from July 1st to Sept 4th range from $82.50 for a Couple to $198 for a Large Family
-Closing Day is September 25th

1989
-Cedar Point opens for their 120th season (May 6)
-$8 Million is invested.
-Magnum XL-200 opens as the world's tallest, fastest, and steepest roller coaster. It is the first roller coaster in the world to exceed 200 feet in height (May 6)
-"North of Superior" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-Cedar Point has 55 rides including 9 coasters.
-Radisson Harbor Inn opens. It would not be owned by Cedar Point until 1996.
-Magnum XL-200 officially measured for Guinness Book of World Records (June 2)
-Inside Track ranks Magnum as the 9th best coaster in the world. It is the only Steel coaster ranked in the Top 10.
The first "Big Bash", an annual end-of-the-year party for employees, is held.
-Cedar Point announces that Avalanche Run will be renovated, enclosed, and renamed Disaster Transport for the 1990 season
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller to age 59 $18.50
-Junior admission for under 48" $9.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $12.75
-Bonus Weekend admission $13.75
-2 Day Ticket (consecutive days only) $28.95
-Children 3 and under are free
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $10.50
-Season Pass $54.95
-Parking Pass $30.00
-Soak City (per hour) $4.95 or $7.95 for 2 consecutive hours
-Soak City is open May 6th to October 1st
-Hotel Breakers rates through June 30th range from $66 for a Couple to $143 for a Large Family and from July 1st to Sept 3rd range from $93.50 for a Couple to $187 for a Large Family
-RV site rates: Through June 30th from $14 to $24 for a family of 6; from July 1st to Sept 3rd $14 to $24 for a family of 6
-Closing Day is October 1st. This marks the first time the park is open in October.

1990
-Cedar Point opens for their 121st season (May 5)
-Disaster Transport opens (May 5)
-Avalanche Eatery renamed Transport Refreshments
-Sandcastle Suites opens with 96 suites.
-Soak City is expanded to include: Tadpole Town, an interactive water playground with pipe falls, water curtains and spray jets; and Main Stream, a lazy river
-Modifications made to Magnum XL-200. Upstop wheels replace the original upstop plates.
-Readers of Inside track rank Magnum as the 4th best coaster in the world
-Cedar Point has 54 rides including 9 coasters.
-Perimeter of park is reconfigured so that picnic shelters 1 through 4 are outside the park. These continue to be public picnic areas. Picnic shelter 5 is now used for catered events only.
-Myron H is rebuilt by Shop Services Inc in Mt. Pleasant, IA
-"The Dream is Alive" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"The Hollywood Beat" and "Jumpin' at the Kukebox" are featured at Centennial Theater
-"Red Hot 'n' Dixie", "Swingin' Singin'" and "Red Garter Rockers" are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Swingin' Singin'", "Surfin' Summertime" and "Show Stoppers" are featured at Lusty Lil's Palace
-"Country Sunshine" is featured at Frontier Theater
-Oceana Now!" and "DolFUNatomy" are featured at Oceana
-Cedar Point Beach Band and Hobo Band are featured in The Showcase
-"Swingin' Singin'" is featured on Frontier Trail
-Final season for the Trabant
-Final season for Pyramid Gifts
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller to age 59 $19.95
-Junior admission for under 48" to age 59 $10.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $12.75
-Bonus Weekend admission $14.95
-2 Day Ticket (consecutive days only) $29.95
-2 Day Ticket Combo (CP & SC on 2 consecutive days) $39.95
-Children 3 and under are free
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $10.95
-Season Pass $58.95
-Parking Pass $30.00
-Soak City Regular 1 Hour $4.95 for CP Guests or $5.95 General Admission
-Soak City Regular 2 Consecutive Hours $6.95 for CP Guests or $8.95 General Admission
-Soak City Regular All Day $9.95 for CP Guests or $12.95 General Admission
-Soak City Junior 1 Hour $2.95 for CP Guests or $3.95 General Admission
-Soak City Junior 2 Consecutive Hours $4.95 for CP Guests $5.95 General Admission
-Soak City Junior All Day $6.95 for CP Guests or $8.95 General Admission
-Soak City is open May 1st to September 3rd
-Closing Day is September 30th

1991
-Cedar Point opens for their 122nd season (May 11)
-$7.5 Million is invested
-Mean Streak opens as the world's tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster (May 16) It is 160 feet tall, goes 65mph and is over a mile long.
-Media Day held for Mean Streak (May 22)
-Train Crossing added near Lusty Lil's Palace
-Breakwater Cafe opens
-Park Plaza opens on the former site of Pyramid Gifts.
-Cedar Point has 54 rides including a world record 10 coasters.
-"A Freedom To Move" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"Cedar Point Beach Band" and "Hobo Band" are featured at Cinema Showcase
-"Starsongs", "Radio Hot Spots" and "America Sings" are featured at Centennial Theater.
-"Red Hot 'n' Dixie" and "Red Garter Rockers" are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-Swingin' Singin'", "Show Stoppers" and "Surfin' Summertime" are featured at Lusty Lil's Palace
-"DolFUNantics" and "DolFUNatomy" are featured at Oceana Stadium.
-MagnumMania is held (June 7)
-Readers of Inside track rank Magnum as the 2nd best coaster in the world, Blue Streak as the 14th, Mean Streak as the 34th, and Gemini as the 38th.
-Final season for Sky Slide
-Final season for Cedar Classic Miniature Golf
-Cedar Point announces the price of junior admission will be drastically reduced for the 1992 season
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $21.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 4 and over $11.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $12.75
-Bonus Weekend admission $16.50
-2 Day Ticket (consecutive days only) $32.95
-2 Day Ticket Combo (CP & SC on 2 consecutive days) $42.95
-Children 3 and under are free
-Parking Fee/Causeway Toll $3
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $11.95
-Season Pass $64.95
-Parking Pass $30
-Soak City Regular 1 Hour $5.25
-Soak City Regular 2 Consecutive Hours $6.95
-Soak City Regular All Day $9.95
-Soak City Regular first 2 or last 2 hours of the day $5.95
-Soak City Junior All Day $2.95
-Soak City Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 25th to September 2nd
-Chalet rate is $140 a night for up to 5 people
-Condominium rate is $180 a night for up to 6 people
-Sandcastle Suites rates range from $90 to $160
-In May and June a Cedar Point Funday Admission will be available to Sandcastle Suites guests for only $18
-Hotel Breakers rates range from $65 to $190
-Camper Village rates range from $19 to $30
-Camper village Escape includes 2 one day tickets and ranges from $66 to $88
-Closing Day September 29th

1992
-Cedar Point opens for their 123rd season (May 9)
-The American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) honored Cedar Point for its 100th Anniversary of Roller Coasters
-The newly rebuilt Jack Foster engine is renamed Judy K in special honor of Richard Kinzel's wife Judy.
-Macaroni's opens, replacing the Swiss Chalet (May 9)
-An expanded Berenstain Bear Country opens on the site of the former Sky Slide and Cedar Classic Miniature Golf (May 9) It includes: Tree House; Spooky Old Tree; water play area; dinosaur bone dig up; and a hallow log crawl through.
-Bear Country Railroad opens (May 9)
-Challenge Park opens near Magnum XL-200. (May 9) It features Cedar Point Grand Prix, an exciting go-kart track and Challenge Golf, two 18-hole miniature golf courses. Soak City is now considered part of Challenge Park. A new arcade, snack bar and gift shop are also added for the convenience of Challenge Park Guests.
-4x4's open in Kiddieland (May 9)
-CoasterMania '92 is held (June 5)
-Readers of Inside track rank Magnum as the 2nd best coaster in the world, Mean Streak as the 15th and Blue Streak as the 21st
-Cedar Point has 54 rides including a world record 10 coasters.
-"To Fly!" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"Rolling Stones at the Max Larger Than Live" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema. It is an 89 minute show and has a separate charge. The film follows the Stpnes during their Steel Wheels/Urban Jumgle tour.
-"It Takes Two" and "Senior Scrapbook" are featured at Centennial Theater
-"The Jazzland Band", "Red Garter Rockers" and "Let the Good Times Roll" are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Let the Good Times Roll" and "Surfin' Summertime" are featured at Lusty Lil's Palace
-The Beach Band is featured in the Cinema Showcase and on the Main Midway
-"DolFUNantics" and "DolFUNatomy" are featured at Oceana
-NBC's Today Show and Cedar Point make history when the "Gadget Guru" Andy Pargh broadcasts live while riding the Mean Streak. It marks the first time a live broadcast occurred while riding a roller coaster (June 26)
-Cedar Point's parent company Cedar Fair, L.P. announces the acquisition of Dorney Park in Allentown, PA (July 22)
-Cedar Point announces Snake River Falls, the world's highest and fastest water ride, will debut in 1993 (September 9)
-Cedar Point announces it will open a Hardees on the corner of the Causeway and Fifth Street in Sandusky. The fast food restaurant will have a Cedar Point theme and, at 4,500 square feet, will be the largest Hardees in the world (December 9)
-Sandcastle Suites is expanded with 91 additional suites.
-Cedar Point changes soft drink providers from Coke to Pepsi
-Cedar Point celebrates 100 years of roller coasters at the park with commemorative signs at each coaster
-Hotel Breakers is placed on the National Register of Historical Places
-Final season for Kid Arthur's Court
-Final season for Frontier Theater
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $22.95
-2 Day admission for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $34.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 4 and over $4.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $12.50
-Bonus Weekend admission $16.95
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $12.50
-Combo (CP and SC on same day) $28.95
-2 Day Combo (CP & SC on 2 consecutive days) $42.95
-Children 3 and under are free
-Season Pass $64.95
-Parking Pass $35.00
-Soak City Regular 1 Hour $5.50
-Soak City Regular 2 Consecutive Hours $6.95
-Soak City Regular All Day $9.95
-Soak City Junior All Day $2.95
-Soak City Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 23rd to September 7th
Breakers rates range from $75 to $190
-Sandcastle Suites rates range from $90 to $225
-Camper Village rates range from $20 to $95.50
-Closing Day is October 4th

1993
-Cedar Point announces that it will expand Kiddieland and rename it Kiddy Kingdom. The area will have a new bumper boat ride and a medieval theme (January 20) The more than a dozen rides also include: Bumper Cars and Drive-it-yourself trucks.
-Cedar Point opens for their 124th season (May 8)
-Snake River Falls opens as the world's tallest, fastest, and steepest water ride (May 8)
-Sir Bumpalot's Boats opens (May 8)
-"Flyers" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema."
-"Hot Hits of the 90's" and "Rock 'n' Roll Fever" are featured at Centennial Theater
-"Triple Threat", "Red Garter Rockers" and "Boot Scootin' Country" are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Boot Scootin' Country", "Show Stoppers" and "Surfin' Summertime" are featured at Lusty Lil's Palace
-The Beach band entertains you on the Main Midway
-"DolFUNantics" and "DolFUNatomy" are featured at Oceana
-Marina Steak House renovated and renamed Boathouse
-Kiddieland Carousel renamed Kiddy Kingdom Carousel
-Cedar Point has 56 rides including a world record 10 coasters.
-Monster is closed for the first portion of the operating season while Cedar Point awaits delivery of parts for the ride.
-The Cedar Point Newsletter, the Internet's first Cedar Point information service, begins distribution (August 26)
-Cedar Point announces Raptor. An invitation to the 10:30 AM press conference calls Raptor the "most exciting and ambitious project ever... a project that will challenge the boundaries of imagination and change the Sandusky, Ohio amusement park/resort like nothing before it." (September 1)
-Cedar Point is honored as best amusement park in the world by "Inside Track", an international publication for park fans. Readers also choose Magnum as the Number 1 coaster in the world, Mean Streak as 9th, Blue Streak as 31st and Gemini as 44th
-Final season for Mill Race
-Final season for Taffy Box
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $23.95
-2 Day admission for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $36.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 4 and over $4.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $13.95
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $13.95
-Bonus Weekend admission $17.95
-Combo (CP and SC on same day) $29.95
-2 Day Combo (CP & SC on 2 consecutive days) $44.95
-Children 3 and under are free
-Season Pass $69.95
-Parking Fee/Causeway Toll $4.00
-Parking Pass $40.00
-Soak City Regular 1 Hour $5.50
-Soak City Regular 2 Consecutive Hours $6.95
-Soak City Regular All Day $9.95
-Soak City Junior All Day $2.95
-Soak City Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 29th to September 6th
-Marina Seasonal Dockage $45/ft for 20ft+ or $810 for under 20ft
_Marina Transient Dockage $1/ft or 65 cents/ft for boats under 25ft and no electric. Free dockage in South Basin with no water or electric
-Camper Village rates range from $20 to $35
-Sandcastle Suites rates range from $100 to $235
-Hotel Breakers rates range from $75 to $190
-The park has over 3,500 seasonal employees
-Closing Day is October 3rd

1994
-The Cedar Point Trip FAQ, the Internet's first Cedar Point information guide, is released (April 19)
-Media Day is held for Raptor (May 6)
-Cedar Point opens for their 125th season (May 7)
-The first Red Cross Inaugural Rider event is held (May 7) The top 2 bidders paid $350.
-Raptor opens as the world's tallest and fastest inverted roller coaster (May 7)
-Raptor Photos opens. It cost $12 million.
-"Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"DolFUNantica" & "DolFUNatomy" are featured at Oceana Stadium
-"Hot Hits of the 90's" & "Rock 'n' Roll Fever" are featured at the Centennial Theater
-"Triple Threat", "Red Garter Rockers" & "Honkey Tonk Attitude" are featured at the
Red Garter Saloon
-"Honkey Tonk Attitude", "Show Stoppers" & Surfin' Summertime" are featured at
Lusty Lil's Palace
-Midway Carousel relocated to just inside main gate to accommodate Raptor
-Calypso relocated next to Blue Streak to accommodate Raptor
-Turnpike Cars is reduced in size to accommodate Raptor
-Trim brakes are installed on Mean Streak's first drop
-A portion of the Hotel Breakers is razed in preparation for a hotel expansion
-Final season for Frontier Carousel
-Final season for Jungle Larry's African Safari
-"Christmas in the Park" is held for the first and only time. The Midway Carousel, Park Plaza, and Sweets n' Treats were open for the event. A horse drawn carriage touring behind the scenes at the park, area choirs, Christmas music, Santa in a Magnum car, and a Christmas tree on the midway were also part of the festivities. Hours of operations were: Monday - Saturday, 11 AM - 8 PM; Sunday 12 PM - 5 PM; Christmas Eve, 11 AM - 3PM; Christmas Day, closed. The event ended December 30 (December 10)
-Cedar Point is honored for the third time as best amusement park in the world by "Inside Track", an international publication for park fans. Readers also choose Magnum for the second consecutive year as the Number 1 coaster, in it's first year Raptor was chosen as the third best coaster and Mean Streak is 20th
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $25.95
-2 Day admission for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $39.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 4 and over $4.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $14.95
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $15.95
-Bonus Weekend admission $19.95
-Combo (CP and SC on same day) $31.95
-2 Day Combo (CP & SC on 2 consecutive days) $47.95
-Children 3 and under are free
-Season Pass $74.95
-Junior Season Pass ages 4 and older 48" and taller $24.95
-Soak City Regular 1 Hour $5.50
-Soak City Regular 2 Consecutive Hours $6.95
-Soak City Regular All Day $9.95
-Soak City Junior All Day $2.95
-Soak City Children 3 and under are free
-Challenge Golf $4.95 for 18 holes
-Challenge Golf Junior $2.95 for 18 holes
-Cedar Point Grand Prix $4.95
-Camper Village rates range from $21 to $36
-Sandcastle Suites rates range from $105 to $255
-Hotel Breakers rates range from $80 to $195
-Seasonal Dockage:$45/ft for boats over 20ft; $810 for boats under 20ft
-Transient Dockage:$1/ft/night; 65 cents/ft/nt with no electric; Free in South Basin.
-Closing Day is October 2nd

1995
-Cedar Fair purchases Worlds of Fun, Kansas City, MO
-Cedar Point opens for their 126th season (May 13)
-Cedar Point celebrates "125 Summers" with a time capsule in Hotel Breakers, an award from the National Amusement Park Historical Association and a special logo on flags and merchandise.
-The National Amusement Park Historical Association (NAPHA) honors Cedar Point for its 125th Anniversary
-The Cedar Point Summer Spectacular, a laser, light, and sound show, debuts (May 27) The Laser Show is projected on a huge screen measuring 50 ft. high by 72 ft. wide near Main Train Station.
-Cedar Point is honored for the fourth time as best amusement park in the world by "Inside Track", an international publication for park fans. Readers also choose Magnum for the third consecutive year as the Number 1 coaster and Raptor as #2
-Soak City is expanded to more than double it's size. New additions include Zoom Flume, Renegade River, and Choo Choo Lagoon
-Cedar Point has 56 rides including a world record 11 coasters.
-"Flight of the Aquanaut" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"Showstoppers", "Surfin' Summertime" and "Rockin' Country" are featured at Lusty Lil's Palace
-"Rockin' Country", "Red Garter Rockers" and "Triple Threat" are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Hot Hits of the 90's" and "Soda Shop Bop" are featured at Centennial Theater
-The Cedar Point Beach Band will entertain you on the Main Midway and Oceana Midway
-Soak City opens for its 7th season (May 27)
-Breakers East, a new wing with 206 suites and single rooms at the Hotel Breakers, opens
-Soak City is open May 27th through September 4th
-Cedar Point announces plans for Banshee (September 8)
-Cedar Point confirms their new stand-up roller coaster will not be called Banshee, due to the connotation of the word 'banshee' (September 13)
-Final season for The Lunch Basket
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $26.95
-2 Day admission for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $41.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 4 and over $4.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $15.95
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $16.95
-Bonus Weekend admission $20.95
-Combo (CP and SC on same day) $36.95
-2 Day Combo (CP & SC on 2 consecutive days) $54.95
-Children 3 and under are free
-Season Pass $79.95
-Combo Season Pass $129.95
-Junior Season Pass $24.95
-Junior Combo Season Pass $49.95
-Parking Pass $40.00
-Soak City Regular 1 Hour $8.95
-Soak City Regular 2 Consecutive Hours $9.95
-Soak City Regular All Day $14.95
-Soak City Starlight $10.95
-Soak City Junior All Day $4.95
-Soak City Children 3 and under are free
-Challenge Golf $5.95 for 18 holes or $7.95 for 36 holes
-Challenge Golf Junior $2.95 for 18 holes
-Cedar Point Grand Prix $4.95
-Hotel Breakers rates range from $90 to $195
-Breakers East rates range from $105 to $275
-Sandcastle Suites rates range from $110 to $260
-Camper Village rates range from $23 to $38
-Closing Day is October 1st
-Cedar Point announces their new stand-up roller coaster will be renamed Mantis (November 17)
-Cedar Point launches web site at www.cedarpoint.com (November 17)

1996
-Cedar Point announces the purchase of the Radisson Harbor Inn and T.G.I. Fridays. The purchase is for 99% share of Radisson Harbor Inn for $2,300,000. (January 10)
-Media Day is held for Mantis (May 9)
-Cedar Point opens for their 127th season (May 11)
-Mantis opens as the world's tallest, fastest, and steepest stand-up roller coaster (May 11) It cost $12 Million
-Mantis Photos opens (May 11)
-RipCord opens in Challenge Park
-Cedar Point has 56 rides including a world record 12 coasters.
-"Speed" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"Rockin' Round the Point" and "Sealed with a Kiss" are featured at Centennial Theater
-"Kickin' Country", "Sealed with a Kiss" and "Star Spangled Salute" are featured at Lusty Lil's Palace
-"Frontier Follies" and "Sealed with a Kiss" are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Show Case Shenanigans" is featured at the Cinema Holding Theater
-Cedar Point is the 1996 "Applause Award" willer. The award is presented by Amusement Business and Liseberg Amusement Park
-Virtual Reality opens in the former Lunch Basket building.
-Final season for Pirate Ride
-Final season for Chicken Patio
-Cedar Point announces plans for a Soak City expansion (August 8)
-Funday admission for 54" or Taller age 4 to 59 $28.95
-2 Day admission for 54" or Taller age 4 to 59 $45.95
-Tweener admission for 48" to 54" age 4 and older $26.95
-Tweener 2 day for 48" to 54" age 4 and older $41.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 4 and over $6.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $15.95
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $18.95
-Bonus Weekend admission $22.95
-Combo (CP and SC on same day) $39.95
-2 Day Combo (CP & SC on 2 consecutive days) $64.95
-Season Passes: Regular $85.95, Regular Combo $135.95; Senior $69.95, Senior Combo $110; Junior $24.95, Junior Combo $49.95
-1997 Season Passes bought before October 6th 1996 are only $69.95. Combo Passes are only $125.95 (Junior and Senior Passes are also available)
-Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City Regular 2 Hour age 4 to 59 $10.95
-Soak City Regular All Day age 4 to 59 $15.95
-Soak City Senior All Day age 60 and over $11.95
-Soak City Junior All Day under 48" age 4 and up $4.95
-Soak City Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 25th to Sept. 2nd
-Ripcord rates: 1 person $24.95; 2 persons $19.95; 3 persons $14.95
-Challenge Golf $5.95 for 18 holes or $7.95 for 36 holes
-Challenge Golf Junior $2.95 for 18 holes
-Cedar Point Grand Prix rates: 1 trip $5.95; 2 consecutive trips $7.95
-Hotel Breakers rates range from $90 to $210
-Breakers East rates range from $120 to $300
-Sandcastle Suites rates range from $130 to $265
-Camper Village rates range from $24 to $39
-Marina Seasonal Dockage $41/ft for 21 to 29ft, $46/ft for 30ft+, $750 for under 20ft and $595 for second boat under 20ft
_Marina Transient Dockage $1.10/ft or 75 cents/ft for boats under 25ft and no electric. Free dockage in South Basin with no water or electric
-Closing Day is October 6th
-Walt Schmidt launches his first Cedar Point web site when Cedar Point Newsletter moves to the web (December 14)

1997
-Cedar Point opens for their 128th season (May 10)
-Park takes over Hardess on Fifth St, renovates and renames it Coasters Mid-Way Grill. The menu included five lunch combos named after Cedar Point roller coasters
-Quarterdeck Arcade opens
-New boats are installed on Paddlewheel Excursions
-Midway Market opens
-Sneak Peaks reopens on the Main gate side of the midway Market building
-Rental Center is relocated near Demon Drop
-Recording Studio is relocated near the indoor section of Bear Country
-Cedar Point has 57 rides including a world record 12 coasters.
-"Speed" is once again shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"Rockin' Round the Point" is featured at Centennial Theater
-"Rockin' Retro Revue" is featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Rockin' USA Country" is featured at Lusty Lil's Palace
-"Boom Bang Band" is featured at the Cinema Showcase
-"Freeze Frame Flashback" and "Spotlight America" are also featured
-Trim brakes are added to Mantis' first drop
-Soak City 6.5 acre expansion includes: Breakers Bay, a 22,500sf. 500,000 gallon wave pool; Eerie Falls, an action slide area with three twisting enclosed inner tube raft slides; Adventure Cove, an activity pool section with various interactive water elements; Toddler River, a children's lazy river; and Boardwald Patio, an adult activity area with whirlpools and Bubbles, a swim up refreshment center.
-Swan Boats open
-CoasterMania '97 is held (June 6)
-Chaos opens (June 7)
-Plans are announced for Power Tower (August 20)
-First annual HalloWeekends is held (September 26-28, October 3-5, 10-12) Featured attractions include: Cedar Point Cemetery; Eerie Manor; Cedar Point Spooky Express. Shows include: Pumpkinheads Livery; Pumpkin Decoration Station; The Trial of the Boneville Graverobber; The Witches' Captive; The Legend of Fort Sandusky; The Sleepy Hallow Incident and Ghoul Tones
-Final season for Oceana
-Final season for Safari Gifts
-Cedar Point announces 2-year, $16,000,000 expansion to the Hotel Breakers
-Cedar Fair purchases Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA
-Funday admission for 54" or Taller age 4 to 59 $29.95
-2 Day admission for 54" or Taller age 4 to 59 $46.95
-Tweener admission for 48" to 54" age 4 and older $27.95
-Tweener 2 day for 48" to 54" age 4 and older $42.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 4 and over $6.95
-Junior 2 Day for under 48" age 4 and over $13.90
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $16.95
-Senior Citizen 2 Day for age 60 and over $33.90
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $19.95
-Bonus Weekend admission $23.95
-Children 3 and under are free
-Halloweekend Fridays $13.95 (Only Main Midway, Frontier Trail and Frontier Town are Open)
-Halloweekend Sat & Sun $23.95
-2 Day Combo (CP & SC on 2 consecutive days) $64.95
-Season Pass $89.95
-Combo Pass (CP & SC) $149.95
-1998 Season passes bought between Sep 2 and Oct 12, 1997 are as follows: Season $69.95; Combo $125.95; Junior $24.95; Junior Combo $49.95; Senior $60; Senior Combo $110; Parking $20
-Soak City Regular 2 Hour age 4 to 59 $12.95
-Soak City Regular All Day age 4 to 59 $18.95
-Soak City Senior All Day age 60 and over $12.95
-Soak City Junior All Day under 48" age 4 and up $6.95
-Soak City Starlight $12.95
-Soak City Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 24th to Sept. 1st
-Ripcord rates: 1 person $24.95; 2 persons $19.95; 3 persons $14.95
-Challenge Golf $5.95 for 18 holes or $7.95 for 36 holes
-Challenge Golf Junior $2.95 for 18 holes
-Cedar Point Grand Prix rates: 1 trip $5.50; 2 consecutive trips $7.95
-Hotel Breakers rates range from $65 to $220
-Breakers East rates range from $130 to $350
-Sandcastle Suites rates range from $135 to $275
-Camper Village rates range from $27 to $36
-Closing Day is October 12th

1998
-Misty, one of the two remaining dolphins at Oceana, dies. The other dolphin, Breeze, retires at the Dolphin Research Center
-Cedar Point opens for their 129th season (May 10)
-Power Tower opens as the world's tallest drop ride (May 10)
-Frog Hopper opens (May 10)
-Cedar Point has 59 rides including a world record 12 coasters.
-"Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"Dancin' Through the Decades" is featured at Centennial Theater
-"The Beat Goes On" and "Totally 80's" are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Red Hot 'n' Country" and "That's Entertainment USA" are featured at Lusty Lil's Palace
-"Groove Masters" is featured at the Cinema Showcase
-Safari Gifts renovated and renamed Power Station
-Sir Bumpalot's Boats relocated from Kiddie Kingdom to area in front of Gemini
-Halloweekends is expanded to include: Toxic Tunnel of Terror; Kid Arthur's Creepy Court; and More Costumed Characters. Shows this year include: The Trial of the Ghostly Graverobber; The Frightful Fates; Tales of Fort Sandusky; The Tale of the Headless Horseman; Bob Brown Puppets presents, Monster Madness; Ghostly Gouls; Aaron Radatz illusionist and magician; Zombo the radio DJ; and King Dapper Combo
-Waterspouts are seen offshore (June 30)
-Parking fee is increased to $6.00 (August 1)
-Cedar Point announces Camp Snoopy will be built for the 1999 season. The new children's area will include a 31-foot family coaster.
-Ceder Point is awarded the Golden Ticket for Best Amusement Park in the World and Best Capacity by Amusement Today. Best Steel Coasters include: Magnum at #1, Raptor at #6, and Mantis at #14. Mean Streak is the #21 Wood Coaster
-The new Hotel Breakers addition is named Breakers Tower (November 13)
-Final season for Berentstain Bear Country
-Final season for the Oceana Aquarium
-Final season for Paddlewheel Cafe
-Final season for Sealand
-Funday admission for 54" or Taller age 4 to 59 $31.95
-2 Day admission for 54" or Taller age 4 to 59 $49.95
-Tweener admission for 48" to 54" age 4 and older $27.95
-Tweener 2 day for 48" to 54" age 4 and older $42.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 4 and over $6.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $16.95
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $20.95
-Bonus Weekend admission $25.95
-Halloweekend Fridays $15.95 (Only Main Midway, Frontier Trail and a portion of Frontier Town are Open)
-Halloweekend Sat & Sun $25.95
-Ride and Slide $69.95
-Season Pass $94.95
-Combo Pass $149.95
-Junior Pass $39.95
-Junior Combo $59.95
-Senior Pass $74.95
-Senior Combo $119.95
-Parking Pass $40
-Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City Regular 2 Hour age 4 to 59 $12.95
-Soak City Regular All Day age 4 to 59 $19.95
-Soak City Senior All Day age 60 and over $12.95
-Soak City Junior All Day under 48" age 4 and up $6.95
-Soak City Starlight $12.95
-Soak City Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 23rd to Sept. 7th
-Ripcord rates: 1 person $24.95; 2 persons $19.95; 3 persons $14.95
-Challenge Golf $5.95 for 18 holes or $7.95 for 36 holes
-Challenge Golf Junior $2.95 for 18 holes
-Cedar Point Grand Prix rates: 1 trip $5.50; 2 consecutive trips $7.95
-Closing Day is October 11th

1999
-Cedar Point opens for their 130th season (May 9)
-Breakers Tower, a 10-story addition to the Hotel Breakers that began in 1997, opens. It has 230 rooms and suits including 17 luxurious Horizon Suites and 30 Peanuts themed Family rooms. The total number of rooms and suites at Breakers is now 650.
-Cedar Point Grand Prix in Challenge Park is replaced by Triple Challenge Race park
-Oceana Stadium renamed Cedar Point Aquatic Stadium. Splash!, an innovative and daring high diving demonstration opens
-Coasters opens on the former site of Paddlewheel Cafe(May 9)
-Snoopy Boutique opens in the former indoor section of Berenstain Bear Country (May 9)
-Peanuts Playground opens on the former outdoor section of Berenstain Bear Country (May 9)
-Bear Country Railroad renamed Peanuts Express
-TGI Friday's opens on the Cedar Point beach
-Camp Snoopy opens (May 9)
-Charlie Brown's Cookout opens (May 9)
-Woodstock Express opens (May 9)
-Camp Bus opens (May 9)
-Snoopy Bounce opens (May 9)
-Lolli Swing opens (May 9)
-Balloon Race opens (May 9)
-Tilt-a-Whirl opens (May 9)
-Camp Snoopy Photo opens (May 9)
-Peanuts 500 opens (May 9)
-Red Baron opens (May 9)
-Super Himalaya is relocated next to Power Tower to accommodate Camp Snoopy
-Stadium Games opens (May 9)
-Edison Learning Company opens (May 9)
-Cedar Point has 67 rides including a world record 13 coasters.
-"Extreme" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"Dancin' thru the Decades" is featured at Centennial Theater
-"Retro Daze" and Honky Tonk Nites" are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"That's America" is featured at Lusty Lil's Palace
-"Ka-Boom" is featured at the Cinema Showcase
-New shows for Halloweekends include: Camp Spooky; Inquisition of the Undead; Phantom Puppet Follies; Metamorphosis; Addington Mill Mishap; and Witches World. In addition, there are once again, more spooks this year.
-Sealand building is reopened as an Arcade
-Two-year renovation of Cedar Point Marina begins
-14th annual Physics Day is held (May 20)
-CoasterMania '99 is held (June 4)
-Cedar Point announces construction has started on Breakers Express, which will open for the 2000 season (July 2)
-Cedar Point announces Millennium Force, a 310-foot giga-coaster will be built for the 2000 season (July 22)
-Cedar Point holds third annual HalloWeekends event (September 24-26, October 1-3, 8-10)
-Cedar Fair, L. P. announces the purchase of White Water Canyon in San Diego, CA (October 14)
-Ceder Point is awarded the Golden Ticket for Best Amusement Park in the World and Best Capacity by Amusement Today for the 2nd year in a row. Best Steel Coasters include: Magnum at #1 and Raptor at #6. Mean Streak is the #18 Wood Coaster
-Final season for Kid Arthur's Court
-Final season for Edison Learning Company
-Final season for the former Bathhouse building
-Funday admission for 54" or Taller age 4 to 59 $32.95
-2 Day admission for 54" or Taller age 4 to 59 $51.95
-Tweener admission for 48" to 54" age 4 and older $27.95
-Tweener 2 day for 48" to 54" age 4 and older $42.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 4 and over $8.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $18.95
-Senior Citizen 2 Day for age 60 and over $35.95
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $20.95
-Bonus Weekend admission $26.95
-Halloweekend Fridays $16.95 (Only Main Midway, Frontier Trail and a portion of Frontier Town are Open)
-Halloweekend Sat & Sun $26.95
-Ride and Slide Silver (1 Day) $44.95
-Ride and Slide Gold (2 Day) $74.95
-Season Pass for age 4 to 59 and 48"+ $99.95 (Junior and Senior Passes are also available)
-Combo Pass for age 4 to 59 and 48"+ $159.95 (Junior and Senior Passes are also available)
-Through October 15th there was a $25 discount on year 2000 Season and Combo Passes
-Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City Regular 2 Hour age 4 to 59 $12.95
-Soak City Regular All Day age 4 to 59 $19.95
-Soak City Senior All Day age 60 and over $12.95
-Soak City Junior All Day under 48" age 4 and up $8.95
-Soak City Starlight $12.95
-Soak City Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 29th to Sept. 6th
-Ripcord rates: 1 person $24.95; 2 persons $19.95; 3 persons $14.95
-Challenge Golf $5.95 for 18 holes or $7.95 for 36 holes
-Challenge Golf Junior $2.95 for 18 holes
-Triple Challenge Race Park rates: Family Stock Track 1 trip $5.95 or 2 consecutive trips $9.95; Rokie Track 1 trip $4.95 or 2 consecutive trips $6.95; Kiddie Track 1 trip $3.95
-Closing Day is October 10th

2000
-Media Day is held for Millennium Force (May 11)
-Cedar Point opens for their 131st season (May 13)
-Millennium Force opens as the world's tallest, fastest, and steepest roller coaster. It is the first roller coaster in the world to exceed 300 feet in height (May 13) In total Millennium Force breaks 11 records.
-Beagle Bay Outfitters opens in former location of Edison Learning Company (May 13)
-Cedar Point has world record 68 rides including a world record 14 coasters.
-"Alien Adventure" is shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"Movies, Movies, Movies!" is featured at Centennial Theater
-"The Big 80's" and "Hot Country Nites" are features at Red Garter Saloon
-"America" is featured at Lusty Lil's Palace
-"Krash Boom Bang" is featured at the Cinema Showcase
-"Splash!" is featured at the Aquatic Stadium
-The 350-room Breakers Express is added on Causeway Drive.
-Giant Wheel is relocated next to Disaster Transport to accommodate Millennium Force
-Candy Factory renovated and split into two food stands: C. J.'s Provisions and Toot Sweets
-Gemini Gifts is renamed Joe Cool's Corner Store
-Early Petting Farm renovated and moved to accommodate Millennium Force
-Entrance to Mantis is relocated to opposite side of CP&LE tracks
-Climbing wall opens next to Dodgem I
-Aunt Em's Kitchen and Chicken BBQ are renovated and become Coyote Cody's and Dastardly Dan's
-Virtual Reality becomes Video Recording Studio
-Virtual Midway is launched (May 23)
-Ticket to Ride, Cedar Point's first attempt at a virtual queue, is introduced on Millennium Force (June 23)
-Cedar Point holds Millennium Mania for the first time (September 6)
-Halloweekends is expanded to include: Pharaoh's Secret, a haunted house; and Peanuts Playground with a trick or treat area
-Ceder Point is awarded the Golden Ticket for Best Amusement Park in the World and Best Capacity by Amusement Today for the 3rd year in a row. Best Steel Coasters include: Magnum at #1, Millennium Force at #2, Raptor at #5 and Mantis at #24. Mean Streak is the #16 wood coaster.
-Final season for Fascination
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $38
-2 Day admission for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $59
-Junior admission for under 48" age 4 and over $10
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $22
-Senior Citizen 2 Day for age 60 and over $39
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $23
-Bonus Weekend admission $28
-Halloweekend Fridays $19 (Limited Ride Availability)
-Halloweekend Sat & Sun $31
-Ride and Slide Silver (1 Day) $49
-Ride and Slide Gold (2 Day) $79
-Season Pass for age 4 to 59 and 48"+ $110 (Junior and Senior Passes are also available)
-2004 Season Passes Bought before November 14th 2003 are only $85
-Combo Pass for age 4 to 59 and 48"+ $175 (Junior and Senior Passes are also available)
-Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City Regular 2 Hour age 4 to 59 $15
-Soak City Regular All Day age 4 to 59 $21
-Soak City Senior All Day age 60 and over $13
-Soak City Junior All Day under 48" age 4 and up $10
-Soak City Starlight $15
-Soak City Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 27th to Sept. 4th
-Ripcord rates: 1 person $30; 2 persons $22; 3 persons $15
-Challenge Golf $5.95 for 18 holes or $7.95 for 36 holes
-Challenge Golf Junior $2.95 for 18 holes
-Triple Challenge Race Park rates: Grad Prix (Stock) Karts 1 trip $4.95 or 2 consecutive trips $7.95; Sprint (Slick) Karts 1 trip $4.95, 2 consecutive trips $7.95 or 5 rides for $20; Kiddie Karts 1 trip $3.95 or 2 consecutive trips $4.95
-Closing Day is October 15th

2001
-Cedar Point opens for their 132nd season (May 6)
-Lighthouse Point opens, featuring 50 cottages, 10 cabins and 59 luxury RV campsites.
-Johnny Rockets opens in the old Fascination location.
-Stuffed Shirt is renamed Lotsapalooza
-Cedar Fair, L.P. announces plans to purchase Michigan's Adventure in Muskegon, MI (May 7)
-CoasterMania '01 is held (June 1)
-VertiGo opens for it's first and only season (August 11)
-Cedar Point has world record 68 rides including a world record 14 coasters.
-"Michael Jordan To The MAX" is the last movie to be shown in the Cedar Point Cinema.
-"Hooray for Hollywood" is featured at Centennial Theater
-"Country Hits Live" and "Rock, Pop 'n' Soul" are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Fantasy" is featured at Lusty Lil's Palace
-"Slam Dunk" is featured at the Cinema Showcase
-"Splash!" is featured at the Aquatic Stadium
-A lift cable on Millennium Force snaps during morning testing, causing the ride to be shut down for several days (September 2)
-Final season for Dodgem I
-Final season for Stadium Games
-Halloweekends is expanded to include: Magical House on Boo Hill; Haunted Drive-in; Undertaker U.; Pharaoh's Secret goes 3D; and a new Fright Zone
-Construction begins on Wicked Twister (October 15)
-Stadium Games is razed (October 15)
-Ceder Point is awarded the Golden Ticket for Best Amusement Park in the World and Best Capacity by Amusement Today for the 4th year in a row. Best Steel Coasters include: Millennium at #1, Magnum at #3, and Raptor at #8.
-Cedar Point announces Wicked Twister, a 215-foot impulse roller coaster, will open for the 2002 season. The park also announced that the Cedar Point Cinema will be renovated into an ice skating theater and renamed the Good Time Theater. The new theater will be home to "Snoopy Rocks! On Ice" (November 20)
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $39
-2 Day admission for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $62
-Junior admission for under 48" age 4 and over $15
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $23
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $23
-Bonus Weekend admission $34
-Halloweekend Fridays $24 (Limited Ride Availability)
-Halloweekend Sat & Sun $34
-Ride and Slide Silver (1 Day) $52
-Ride and Slide Gold (2 Day) $82
-Season Pass for age 4 to 59 and 48"+ $110 (Junior and Senior Passes are also available)
-Combo Pass for age 4 to 59 and 48"+ $175 (Junior and Senior Passes are also available)
-Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City Regular age 4 to 59 $21
-Soak City Senior age 60 and over $13
-Soak City Junior under 48" age 4 and up $10
-Soak City Starlight $15
-Soak City Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 26th to Sept. 3rd
-Ripcord rates: 1 person $30; 2 persons $22; 3 persons $15
-Challenge Golf $5.95 for 18 holes or $7.95 for 36 holes
-Challenge Golf Junior $2.95 for 18 holes
-Triple Challenge Race Park rates: Grad Prix (Stock) Karts 1 trip $4.95 or 2 consecutive trips $7.95; Sprint (Slick) Karts 1 trip $4.95 or 2 consecutive trips $7.95; Kiddie Karts 1 trip $3.95 or 2 consecutive trips $4.95
-Closing Day is October 28th

2002
-A 200-foot section of one of VertiGo's three towers collapses (January 14)
-Cedar Point announces that VertiGo will be removed (March 6)
-Media Day is held for Wicked Twister (May 2)
-Cedar Point opens for their 133rd season (May 5)
-Freeway reservation system is introduced. This no charge ride reservation system is available on Millennium Force, Wicked Twister and later in the season added Raptor. Limit 2 stamps per person per day.
-The International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA) presented Cedar Point with a “Spirit of Excellence Award” for the “Best Orientation Program.” The park also receive 3 Big E Awards
-Wicked Twister opens as the world's tallest and fastest impulse roller coaster (May 5) It is also the world's first double twist vertical coaster.
-Caves are removed from White Water Landing
-IMAX Refreshments is renamed Good Time Refreshments
-Lusty Lil's Golden Palace renamed Palace Theater
-Krispy Kreme doughnuts introduced
-CoasterMania '02 is held (June 7)
-Cedar Point has world record 68 rides including a world record 15 coasters.
-Good Time Theater opens featuring "Snoopy Rocks! On Ice" (June 22) It has a sast of 11 ice skaters.
-"Hooray for Hollywood: The Sequel" is featured at Centennial Theater
-"America Rocks" and "Karaoke Party" are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Heart of Rock 'n' Roll" is featured at The Palace Theater
-"Splash!" is featured at the Aquatic Stadium
-Track for Top Thrill Dragster is spotted on Perimeter Road near Mean Streak (August 21)
-Amusement Today's Golden Ticket Awards announces Cedar Point as "Best Amusement Park" and "Best Capacity" for 5th consecutive year. The park also took top honors in "Best Games". Best Steel Coasters include: Millennium Force at #1, Magnum at #3, and Raptor at #12. Cedar is also #2 for Best Souvenirs, and #3 for Friendliest Park Staff. (August 26)
-Final season for Schwabinchen it is sold to Strickers Grove but never rebuilt.
-Final season for Power Station
-Final season for Hats n' Such
-Final season for Corkscrew Refreshments
-Final season for Quarterdeck Arcade
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $42
-Ride and Slide for 48" or Taller age 4 to 59 $59
-Junior admission for under 48" age 4 and over $20
-Junior Ride and Slide for under 48" age 4 and over $39
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $25
-Senior Citizen Ride and Slide for age 60 and over $49
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $24
-Halloweekend Fridays $25 (Limited Ride Availability)
-Season Pass for age 4 to 59 and 48"+ $99 (Junior and Senior Passes are also available)
-Combo Pass for age 4 to 59 and 48"+ $149 (Junior and Senior Passes are also available)
-Joe Cool Club $15
-Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City Regular age 4 to 59 $23
-Soak City Senior age 60 and over $13
-Soak City Junior under 48" age 4 and up $10
-Soak City Starlight $15
-Soak City Children 3 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 25th to Sept. 2nd
-Ripcord rates: 1 person $30; 2 persons $22; 3 persons $15
-Challenge Golf $5.95 for 18 holes or $7.95 for 36 holes
-Challenge Golf Junior $2.95 for 18 holes
-Triple Challenge Race Park rates: Grad Prix (Stock) Karts 1 trip $4.95 or 2 consecutive trips $7.95; Sprint (Slick) Karts 1 trip $4.95 or 2 consecutive trips $7.95
-Closing Day is October 27th

2003
-Cedar Point announces Top Thrill Dragster (January 9)
-Nearly 100 years after the Detroit Dredging company dug them out, part of the lagoons are refilled to accommodate Top Thrill Dragster.
-Top Thrill Dragster media day is held (May 1)
-Cedar Point opens for their 134th season (May 4)
-Top Thrill Dragster opens (May 4)
-Speed Zone opens, replacing Power Station (May 4)
-Speed Freaks opens, replacing Hats n' Such (May 4)
-Grandstand Refreshments opens (May 4)
-Dragster Photos opens (May 4)
-Corkscrew lawn reduced to make room for Grandstand Refreshments and new midway
-Chaos relocated to Wicked Twister Midway on former site of Schwabinchen to accommodate Top Thrill Dragster
-Troika relocated to Wicked Twister Midway near Space Spiral to accommodate Top Thrill Dragster. The ride also receives a new color scheme.
-WildCat receives new color scheme
-The Guessing Game is relocated on the Top Thrill Dragster Midway to accommodate Top Thrill Dragster
-Freeway is expanded to include Top Thrill Dragster, Mantis and Magnum.
-Cedar Point has world record 68 rides including a world record 16 coasters.
-"Star Struck!" is featured at Centennial Theater
-"America Rocks" and "Karaoke Party" are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Heart of Rock 'n' Roll" is featured at The Palace Theater
-"Snoopy Rocks! On Ice" is featured at Goodtime Theater
-"Splash!" is featured at the Aquatic Stadium
-Cedar Point celebrates Gemini's 25th anniversary (June 17)
-Cedar Fair, L.P. announces that the company is considering an indoor waterpark at the Radisson Harbor Inn (July 15)
-Cedar Point was affected by a major power outage that struck simultaneously from New York to Michigan. Power was lost at 4:10 p.m. and was restored a few hours later. The power outage did force the park to close early, the first time the park has ever been forced to close early due to a power outage. (August 14)
-Cedar Point voted "Best Amusement Park" and "Best Capacity" for the sixth consecutive year in Amusement Today's Golden Ticket Awards. Best Steel Coasters include: Millennium Force at #2, Magnum XL-200 at #4, Raptor at #10, and Top Thrill Dragster at #11 and Wicked Twister at #50. Blue Streak was the #35 and Mean Streak was the #49 wood coasters. (August 23)
-The park receives 3 Big E Awards and 2 Brass Rings from IAAPA
-Halloweekends is expanded this year to include: Werewolf Canyon; and a Larger Fright Zone. New shows this year include: Monsters Rock; A Tale of Terror; Chris Linn's Magicomedy; The Witches of Witch Hallow
-Cedar Point announces $10 million 2004 capital improvement plan which includes the expansion of Lighthouse Point and the addition of Splash Zone at Soak City (October 15)
-Cedar Point announces Castaway Bay (November 13)
-Final season for Swan Boats
-Final season for Boathouse
-Final season for Silver Dollar Cafe
-Final season for Senior Citizens Craft Bazaar
-Final season for Games of Skill
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller age 3 to 59 $43.95
-Ride and Slide for 48" or Taller age 3 to 59 $63.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 3 and over $21.95
-Junior Ride and Slide for under 48" age 3 and over $42.95
-Senior Citizen admission for age 60 and over $29.95
-Senior Citizen Ride and Slide for age 60 and over $52.95
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $24.95
-Halloweekend Fridays $24.95 (Limited Ride Availability)
-Season Pass for age 3 to 59 and 48"+ $99 (Junior and Senior Passes are also available)
-Combo Pass for age 3 to 59 and 48"+ $149 (Junior and Senior Passes are also available)
-Children 2 and under are free
-Soak City Regular age 3 to 59 $24
-Soak City Junior under 48" age 3 and over $12
-Soak City Senior age 60 and over $15
-Soak City Starlight $15
-Soak City Children 2 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 24th to Sept. 14th
-Ripcord rates: 1 person $30; 2 persons $22; 3 persons $15
-Challenge Golf $5.95 for 18 holes or $7.95 for 36 holes
-Challenge Golf Junior $2.95 for 18 holes
-Triple Challenge Race Park rates: Grad Prix (Stock) Karts 1 trip $4.95 or 2 consecutive trips $7.95; Sprint (Slick) Karts 1 trip $4.95 or 2 consecutive trips $7.95
-Closing Day is October 26th

2004
-$10 Million in capital is spent this year.
-Cedar Point announces Donut Time, Game Day Grille, and Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que (February 5)
-Cedar Point opens for their 135th season (May 8)
-Silver Dollar Cafe is renovated an reopens at Game Day Grill
-Splash Zone opens in Soak City. It is a play area for kids that includes a Giant Splash Bucket.
-X-treme Trampoline opens in Challenge Park
-Lighthouse Point luxury camping complex expansion opens.
-Cedar Point has world record 67 rides including a world record 16 coasters.
-"Snoopy Rocks! On Ice" is featured at Good Time Theater
-"Star Struck" is featured at Centennial Theater
-"Rockin' at the Red Garter" and "Karaoke Party" are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Twistin' to the 60's" is featured at The Palace Theater
-"Extreem Splash" is featured at the Aquatic Stadium
-From May 28 to August 21 there is a daily $49.95 giveaway at Snoopy Botique
-Halloweekends is expanded to include: Lair of the Vampire; CarnEvil; an expanded Werewolf Canyon. New shows this year include: Tim Hill Illusionist/Magician; and Edgar Allen Poe readings of The Tell-Tale Heart, The Black Cat, and The Raven
-Cedar Point is Host Park for the annual Golden Ticket Awards.
-Cedar Point voted "Best Amusement Park" for the seventh consecutive year in Amusement Today's Golden Ticket Awards. They were also #4 for Friendliest Staff, #4 for Cleanest Park, #5 for Best Shows and #4 for Best Kids Area. Best Steel Coasters include: Millennium Force at #1, Magnum at #3, Top Thrill Dragster at # 7 and Raptor at #10. Cedar Downs Derby Racer is #5 for Best Carousel.
-At IAAPA they are awarded Best Production for Twistin' to the 60's
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller age 3 to 59 $43.95
-Ride and Slide for 48" or Taller age 3 to 59 $66.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 3 and over $24.95
-Junior Ride and Slide for under 48" age 3 and over $44.95
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $25.95
-Halloweekend Fridays $25.95 (Limited Ride Availability)
-Season Pass for age 3 to 59 and 48"+ $99.95 (Junior Passes are also available)
-Combo Pass for age 3 to 59 and 48"+ $149.95 (Junior Passes are also available)
-2005 season passes bought between Sep 18 Nov 12, 2004 are only $89. Combo Passes bought before this time are $144 and come with a free Joe Cool Club membership. Junior Pass $55; Junior Combo $85; Parking Pass $40; Geauga Lake Add On $26 (Free with Combo Pass); Joe Cool Club $15
-Children 2 and under are free
-Soak City Regular age 3 to 59 $26.95
-Soak City Junior under 48" age 3 and over $13.95
-Soak City Starlight $15.95
-Soak City Children 2 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 24th to Sept. 14th
-Ripcord rates: 1 person $30; 2 persons $22; 3 persons $15
-Challenge Golf $5.95 for 18 holes or $7.95 for 36 holes
-Challenge Golf Junior $2.95 for 18 holes
-Triple Challenge Race Park rates: Grad Prix (Stock) Karts 1 trip $4.95 or 2 consecutive trips $7.95; Sprint (Slick) Karts 1 trip $4.95 or 2 consecutive trips $7.95
-X-treme Trampoline (for guests 30lbs. to 200lbs.) $6
-Seasonal Dock rates range from $1,900 to $5,300
-Transient Dock rates range from $25 to $155
-Castaway Bay Seasonal Dock rates range from $500 to $2500
-Closing Day is October 31st
-The $22 million Castaway Bay indoor waterpark resort opens. Some features of the 38,000sq ft waterpark include: 100,000 gallon wave pool; Water Coaster; Childrens Play Pool; Multi-story interactive play area with 1,000 gallon tipping bucket; 12 waterslides; 80,000 gallon activity pool; 1 indoor and 1 outdoor 50 person whirlpool spas; exercise room; state of the art 6,000sq ft arcade; snack bar; retail shops; adjacent marina; space for meetings, group events or parties.
-Cedar Point announces maXair (December 1)

2005
-Media Day for maXair is held (May 5)
-Cedar Point opens for their 136th season (May 7)
-maXair opens (May 7)
-To accommodate maXair, games are relocated to the opposite side of johnny Rockets to the Main Midway.
-Cedar Point has world record 68 rides including a world record 16 coasters.
-"Snoopy's Summer Vacation" is featured at Goot Time Theater
-"Livin' in America" is featured at Centennial Theater
-"Rockin' the Garter Live" and "Karaoke Party" are featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Twistin' to the 60's" is featured at The Palace Theater
-"Extreme Splash" is featured at the Aquatic Stadium
-From May 30 to August 20 there is a daily $49.95 giveaway at Snoopy Botique
-Halloeekends is expanded to include a themed restaurant. Macaroni's is transformed into Creepy, Kooky, Castle Cafe. A New show this year is Monsters Rock: Beter Live then Dead
-Final Season for White Water Landing
-Final Season for Fastpass. (It ends at about mid-season)
-Cedar Point voted best amusement park for the eigth consecutive year in Amusement Today's Golden Ticket Awards. They also win Golden Tickets for "Best Games Area" and "Best Souvenirs". The park is also #3 for Best Place to Ride Go-Carts, #3 for Friendliest Staff, #3 for Cleanest Park, #4 for Best New Ride (maXair), #5 for Best Halloween Event, #5 for Best Shows and #5 for Best Outdoor Night Show. Best Steel coasters include: Millennium Force at #1, Magnum at #3, Top Thrill Dragster at #7, and Raptor at #11. Mean Streak is #33 and Blue Streak is #38 for best wood coaster.
-At IAAPA they are awarded Best Production for Twistin to the 60's
-Demon Drop is put up for sale. The original asking price was $250K and it is listed as being available in November of 2005.
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller age 3 to 59 $44.95
-Ride and Slide for 48" or Taller age 3 to 59 $67.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 3 and over $24.95
-Junior Ride and Slide for under 48" age 3 and over $44.95
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $27
-Halloweekend Fridays $25.95 (Limited Ride Availability)
-Season Pass for age 3 to 59 and 48"+ $99.95 (Junior Passes are also available)
-Combo Pass for age 3 to 59 and 48"+ $154.95 (Junior Passes are also available)
-2006 Season Passes are on sale through November 11, 2005. Regular Combo Passes bought before then will recieve a free Joe Cool Club membership. Season Pass $89; Combo Pass $144; 2 Park Pass $114; Junior/Senior Season Pass $45; Junior/Senior Combo Pass $75; Junior/Senior 2 Park Pass $70; Parking $45; 2 Park Parking $55; Joe Cool Club $15 (Junior & Senior Passes are now eligible for Joe Cool Club)
-Children 2 and under are free
-Soak City Regular age 3 to 59 $28
-Soak City Junior under 48" age 3 and over $14
-Soak City Starlight $15.95
-Soak City Children 2 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 28th to Sept. 15th
-Ripcord rates: 1 person $30; 2 persons $22; 3 persons $15
-Challenge Golf $5.95 for 18 holes or $7.95 for 36 holes
-Challenge Golf Junior $2.95 for 18 holes
-Triple Challenge Race Park rates: Grad Prix (Stock) Karts 1 trip $4.95 or 2 consecutive trips $7.95; Sprint (Slick) Karts 1 trip $4.95 or 2 consecutive trips $7.95
-X-treme Trampoline (for guests 30lbs. to 200lbs.) $7
-Closing Day is October 30th

2006
-Media Day for Skyhawk is held (May 4)
-Cedar Point opens for their 137th season (May 6)
-Skyhawk opens (May 6)
-To accommodate Skyhawk, Snake River Falls' queue line is reworked.
-To accommodate Skyhawk, lockers are relocated next to the newly renovated bathrooms in the old Frontier Lift station.
-The outside of the Town Hall Museum gets a face lift.
-Replacing "The Cedar Point Summer Spectacular" is "Hot Summer Lights", an all-new sensory experience debuts. It features music, sound, lights, video, pyrotechnics and a new special effect, "FireWater."
-Cedar Point has world record 68 rides including a world record 16 coasters.
-"Extreme Splash" is featured at the Aquatic Stadium
-"Snoopy's Summer Vacation" is featured at Good Time Theater
-"Livin' in America" is featured at Centennial Theater
-"Rock the House" is featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"Divine Divas" is featured at The Palace Theater
-Halloweekends is expanded to include Fear Faire. New shows include: Monsters Rock: Eternal Jamnation; Drive-in Movies (Them!, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes and House on Haunted Hill)
-Cedar Point voted "Best Amusement Park" for the ninth consecutive year in Amusement Today's Golden Ticket Awards. They also receive a Golden Ticket for "Best Capacity". The park is also #3 for Friendliest Staff and #4 for Best Outdoor Night Show. The Best Steel coasters include: Millennium Force at #2, Magnum at #3, Top Thrill Dragster at #10 and Raptor at #14. Blue Streak is #38 for best wood coaster.
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller age 3 to 61 $39.95
-Ride and Slide for 48" or Taller age 3 to 61 $64.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 3 and over $9.95
-Junior Ride and Slide for under 48" age 3 and over $25
-Senior admission for age 62 and over $9.95
-Senior Ride and Slide for age 62 and over $25
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $24.95
-Halloweekend Fridays $24.95 (Limited Ride Availability)
-Season Pass for age 3 to 59 and 48"+ $99.95 (Junior Passes are also available)
-Combo Pass for age 3 to 59 and 48"+ $154.95 (Junior Passes are also available)
-Parking Pass $65
-2007 Season Passes are on sale through November 11, 2005. Regular Passes are $94.94, Maxx Passes are $125, and Maxx Plus Passes are $149.95
-Children 2 and under are free
-Soak City Regular age 3 to 61 $28
-Soak City Junior under 48" age 3 and over $9.95
-Soak City Senior age 62 and over $9.95
-Soak City Starlight $15.95
-Soak City Children 2 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 27th to Sept. 4th
-Ripcord rates: 1 person $30; 2 persons $22; 3 persons $15
-Challenge Golf $5.95 for 18 holes or $7.95 for 36 holes
-Challenge Golf Junior $2.95 for 18 holes
-Triple Challenge Race Park rates: Grad Prix (Stock) Karts 1 trip $4.95 or 2 consecutive trips $7.95; Sprint (Slick) Karts 1 trip $4.95 or 2 consecutive trips $7.95
-X-treme Trampoline (for guests 30lbs. to 200lbs.) $7
-Closing Day is October 29th

2007
-Cedar Point opens for their 138th season (May 12)
-Maverick opens on the former site of White Water Landing. Originally slated to open with the park on May 12th, it was determined that the Heart Line roll was causing higher than expected stress on the trains. The Heart Line Roll was removed, and an S-Bend was fabricated and installed. After retesting Maverick opened on May 26th.
-Media Day for Maverick was originally to be held on May 10th, is eventually held on May 31st.
-Because of the rescheduled Media Day, the dated Fleece Jackets are given away to the 72 Red Cross Inaugural Riders and the first 500 Joe Cool riders.
-White Water Landing's station is revamped and used to house the queue line and gift shop for Maverick
-3 Point Shoot Out is added to Frontier Town
-A Shooting Gallery is added to Frontier Town
-Frontier Inn is renovated and reopens as Chick-fail-A
-Dastardly Dan's and Coyote Cody's are renovated and reopen as Panda Express
-Cedar Point has world record 69 rides including a world record 17 coasters.
-"Snoopy's Summer Vacation" is featured at Good Time Theater
-"Dazzle Beyond Divine" is featured at Centennial Theater
-"Rock 'n' Country" id featured at Red Garter Saloon
-"The Misadventures of Molly and Maverick" is featured at The Palace Theater
-On September 30th, Top Thrill Dragster reached it's 1 Millionth Rider for the first time. His name was Troy. They have a ceremony on the station's platform and award Troy with an on ride photo, and goodies from Speed Zone. As long as Cedar Point keeps in on their site, you can read the blog about it here.
-Halloweekends is expanded to include: Monster Midway Invasion Celebration, a Seventh weekend. The new show this year is Monsters Rock: Buried Alive. This is the Final Season for Werewolf Canyon.
-Final Season for Peanuts Playground
-Final Season for Peanuts Express
-Final Season for Extreme Trampoline
-Aquatic Stadium is not used for the entire year.
-Cedar Point voted "Best Amusement Park" for the tenth consecutive year in Amusement Today's Golden Ticket Awards. The park is also voted #5 for Best Outdoor Night Show and #5 for Best Halloween Event. Best Steel Coasters include: Millennium Force at #2, Mangum at #5, Top Thrill Dragster at #9, Maverick at #13 and Raptor at #19. Mean Streak is #39 and Blue Streak is #48 for best wood coaster. Castaway Bay is #3 for Best Indoor Water Park. Maverick is voted best new ride of 2007.
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller age 3 to 61 $41.95
-Funday admission is raised mid-season to $42.95
-Ride and Slide for 48" or Taller age 3 to 61 $69.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 3 and over $11.95
-Junior admission is raised mid-season to $12.95
-Junior Ride and Slide for under 48" age 3 and over $25
-Senior admission for age 62 and over $11.95
-Senior Ride and Slide for age 62 and over $25
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $24.95
-Halloweekend Fridays $25.95 (Limited Ride Availability)
-Junior and Senior Halloweekend $12.95
-Season Pass for age 3 to 61 and 48"+ $109.95 (Junior and Senior Passes are also available)
-Maxx Pass for age 3 to 61 and 48"+ $125 (Junior and Senior Passes are also available)
-Maxx Plus Pass for age 3 to 61 and 48"+ $164.95 (Junior and Senior Passes are also available)
2008 Passes bought before November 11 are on sale. Regular Passes are $104.95, Junior and Senior Passes are $59.95, Platinum Passes are $140, Junior and Senior Platinum Passes are $89.95. Passes bought before November 11th come with a free VIP jacket ($39.95 Value). Platinum Passes are comparable to the Maxx Plus Pass or the old Combo Pass. Joe Cool becomes Point Perks, comes free with Platinum Passes and is not available with Regular Passes. Parking at all the Cedar Fair Parks is also free with a Platinum Pass.
-Children 2 and under are free
-Soak City Regular age 3 to 61 $29
-Soak City Junior under 48" age 3 and over $11.95
-Soak City Senior age 62 and over $11.95
-Soak City Starlight $15.95
-Soak City Children 2 and under are free
-Soak City is open May 26th to Sept. 3rd
-Closing Day is October 28th

2008
-Cedar Point opens for their 139th season (May 10)
-Planet Snoopy opens on the former site of Peanuts Playground. It includes 7 rides originally
located at Geauga Lake: Half Pint Express (miniature train) is renamed to Snoopy's Express
Railroad; Hot Air Express (spinning balloons) is renamed to Flying Ace Balloon Race;
Dippy Divers (sub ride) is renamed to Snoopy's Deep Sea Divers; Mad Whirl (mini tea cups) is
renamed to Woodstock's Whirlybirds; Road Rally (4x4 trucks) is renamed to PEANUTS™ Road Rally;
Rocket Relay (rocket ships) is renamed to Snoopy Space Race; and Tree Hopper (bouncing tower)
is renamed to Kite Eating Tree.
-Sky Scraper opens in Challenge Park (May 30th). It was relocated from Valleyfair.
-Macaroni's is renovated and reopens as Joe Cool Café, a peanuts themed restaurant for kids.
Inside Breakers, Dominics closed and reopens as Tomo Hibachi Japanese Sushi & Steak House
Subway opens next to Cedar Downs
Ben & Jerry's is torn down. A new barn style/themed building is erected as we welcome Toft's Ice Cream Parlor back.
Retractable seat belts are added to Blue Streak, Mean Streak and Corkscrew.
The data cable which used to run from station to station on Sky Ride is relocated underground.
-Cedar Point has world record 75 rides including a world record 17 coasters.
The Stadium is renovated and reopens for the new show, "All Wheels Extreme"
"Snoopy's Big Bow-Wow On Ice!" is featured at the Good Time Theater
"Country Unleashed" is featured at Red Garter Saloon
"The Misadventures of Molly and Maverick" returns for it's 2nd season at Palace Theater
"Signed, Sealed Delivered" is featured at Centennial Theater
"Hot Summer Lights: Fire Up the Night" is returned nightly on the Iron Dragon Midway
Gemini Celebrates it's 30th Anniversary
CP&LE Railroad celebrates it's 45 Anniversary
Johnsonville Big Taste Grill returns again from July 3rd to July 6th.
-Funday admission for 48" or Taller age 3 to 61 $42.95
-Ride and Slide for 48" or Taller age 3 to 61 $71.95
-Junior admission for under 48" age 3 and over $15.95
-Junior Ride and Slide for under 48" age 3 and over $33.95
-Senior admission for age 62 and over $15.95
-Senior Ride and Slide for age 62 and over $33.95
-Starlight admission (time varies based on schedule) $25.95
-Halloweekend Fridays $25.95 (Limited Ride Availability)
-Junior and Senior Halloweekend $15.95
-Season Pass for age 3 to 61 and 48"+ $109.95
-Season Pass for under 48" age 3 and over $59.95
-Season Pass for age 62 and over $59.95
-Platinum Pass for age 3 to 61 and 48"+ $150
-Platinum Pass for under 48" age 3 and over $89.95
-Platinum Pass for age 62 and over $89.95
-Soak City Regular age 3 to 61 $29
-Soak City Junior under 48" age 3 and over $15.95
-Soak City Senior age 62 and over $15.95
-Soak City Starlight $15.95
-Soak City Children 2 and under are free
2 night packages at the breakers start at $265
-On August 2nd, the park raises Funday admission to $43.99 and Junior admission to $19.99
-From August 29th to September 1st, Cedar Point hosts the first "Back to the Point," Employee Reunion for all of its past employees who worked seasonally or full-time at Cedar Point. The Ballroom is used as a gathering place so participants can make arrangements to get together with their old friends and crew members. On Saturday evening, a live band performs in the Ballroom to recreate the employee dances of past years. Other activities during the event included an Old-Fashioned Employee Chicken Barbecue in the Coral Courtyard on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30-31. Group photos and exclusive ride sessions on two of the park's most popular coasters after the park closes to the public on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30-31 will also be available. Participants also qualify for early entry to the park. Participants are eligible for a special ticket price of $24.95 per day, if purchased online in advance of the event. Former employees who are Cedar Point Season Pass-holders or Cedar Fair Platinum Pass members will be able to attend the event for free. However, there will be an additional charge for the meal.
-On September 3rd, the 2008 Golden Ticket Awards are announced. Cedar Point wins Best Park for the 11th consecutive year. Halloweeknds is voted the 5th best Halloween event. Best Steel Coasters: Millennium Force maintains at #2; Magnum XL-200 drops 2 spots to #7; Top Thrill Dragster maintains at #9; Maverick moves up 1 spot to #12; Raptor drops 3 spots to tie for #22. Blue Streak moves up 8 spots to tie for #40 in the Wood Coaster Rankings; Mean Streak drops off of the top 50 wood coaster list. Castaway Bay is voted 5th best Indoor Waterpark.
-On September 7th Season passes go on sale for 2009. Anyone who is not a 2008 Season Passholder and purchases a 2009 Cedar Point Season Pass or a 2009 Cedar Fair Platinum Pass at Cedar Point during regular operating hours receive a complimentary ticket to Cedar Point on the day they purchase their pass. A new Platinum Pass will cost $150, a renewal will be $140. Junior and Senior Platinum Passes is $89.95. A new Regular Season Pass will be $99.95, a renewal is $89.95. Regular Junior and Senior Season Passes are $69.95.
-On September 7th, Cedar Point holds Passholder Appreciation Day. It includes ERT, a discounted meal, and a scavenger hunt.
-Halloweekends runs from September 12th to November 2nd. New attractions include, Terror Island, located on Millennium Force island where guests will travel through a quarter-mile wooded walkway set in a pirate theme. Club Blood, a walk-through haunt near the park’s main entrance. Cornstalkers, a walk-through haunt in the Thunder Canyon flume. CarnEvil, a walk-through haunt moved to Camp Snoopy. Mid-Evil Market, a restaurant in Midway Market. At the new Alien Cafe, a restaurant in Coasters Drive-In, Dave the robot (from Disaster Transport) will make his re-appearance. Plus, catch a giant Stay Puft Marshmallow Man watching guard over the diner. “Graveyard Shift ... with the Good Time Ghouls” a new show at Good Time Theatre. The Magical House on Boo Hill, a Kid friendly haunt in former Pirate Ride building. The Magical House on Boo Hill used to be set up in the Dodgem Ride. Now that it's been relocated, Dodgems will be open for Halloweekends now. Hay Bale Maze near Blue Streak. Planet Spooky - Planet Snoopy with a Halloween theme. Monster Midway Invasion Celebration Parade receives a brand-new float themed to the Ghostbusters.
-Soak City is open May 24th to Sept. 1st
-Closing Day is November 2nd. This marks the first time the park is open in November.

2009
-Cedar Point opens for their 140th season (May 16)
-Cedar Point introduces the Starlight Experience, a brand new themed lighted walkway on Frontier Trail.
-"Got Country!," a rowdy rendition of country favorites, will take the stage in the Red Garter Saloon.
-Palace Theatre will present "Live Music at the Palace," a new venue featuring piano music.
-Three new shows from last year will be back for an encore performance. "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," a '50s and '60s revue, will return to the Centennial Theatre, while "Snoopy's Big Bow-Wow" that features the lovable beagle and his friends in an ice-skating extravaganza takes to the ice in the Good Time Theatre and "All Wheels Extreme," the high-energy stunt show with rollerbladers, bikers, skateboarders, gymnasts and dancers, will defy gravity for a second season in the Extreme Sports Stadium along the Cedar Point Beach.
-On September 10th, the 2009 Golden Ticket Awards are announced. Cedar Point wins Best Park for the 12th consecutive year. Best Steel Coasters: Millennium Force maintains at #2; Magnum XL-200 drops 2 spots to #9; Top Thrill Dragster drops 1 spot to #10; Maverick drops 3 spots to #15; Raptor maintains at #22. Blue Streak drops 7 spots to #47 in the Wood Coaster Rankings.
-Starlight admission tickets for $14.99. Starlight admission begins at 5 p.m. daily or 4 p.m. when the park closes at 8 p.m. or earlier.


Events with unknown dates:
-Opening and Closing of Kiddie Coaster. CP documents claim it opened in 1957, but a photo of the ride on RCDB is dated 1955.
-Opening and Closing of Brodway Trip
-Closing of Switchback Railway
-Trabant opened before 1969
-Bubble Bounce opens sometime in he 1960's
-In a 1963 Home Movie on YouTube, among other known rides and attractions you see a Turtle, a non-typical Octopus, an older version
of Bumper Cars (which presumable closed after the 1966 season) and a High Dive act.


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