Tag Archive: cedar point

Jun 17

Working in a Theme Park series: Cedar Point

Eleven years ago this summer when I was 20 years old, I took an adventure that changed my life forever. While some people take trips to Europe, volunteer in Haiti or join the circus, I ran away to work in an amusement park in the United States…… First a little history As a 6th grader, I was part …

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Apr 26

Roller Coasters: Bigger is not Always Better

We’ve got a fantastic guest article by Sally Stacey.  Sally loves roller coasters, travels around the world to ride them and even works in a theme park in the UK from time to time as a ride controller! She writes for a number of websites including Vision MX where she got herself a Contour helmet …

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Jan 04

Cedar Point Gatekeeper Update

John Hildebrandt, the General Manager of Cedar Point, posted this awesome pic of the new Gatekeeper coaster that’s set to debut this spring. Pretty awesome view from his office, right?

Oct 12

Cedar Point 2013 Gatekeeper construction

GateKeeper Cedar Point Overview

On our weekend trip to HalloWeekends, we took a few photos of the construction site for Gatekeeper, the 2013 B&M Winged coaster Cedar Point is adding to its awesome collection of coasters. The previous occupants of the site, Disaster Transport and Space Spiral, are completely gone. You can see footers are being poured and vertical …

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Oct 10

Cedar Point HalloWeekends 2012 Trip Report

Over the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, we packed up our car and headed to Cedar Point to take in their fantastic HalloWeekends for the first time ever! It’s been on our list for a long time, so it was nice to finally have time to visit. If you’ve never heard of the event, it’s similar to Halloween …

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