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We haven’t even started the 2020 amusement park season. Yet today we are looking ahead to 2021.
On the last episode of my Coastin’ the Country theme park podcast, I talked about my visit to the American Coaster Enthusiasts No Coaster Con. A ton of representatives from theme parks across the country were there. Among them was Tony Clark, the director of communications for Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio.
I talked with Tony about everything Cedar Point has planned for their big 150th anniversary season this year. But I also asked him about that little teaser they had in their 2020 announcement video.
Could it be? Could Cedar Point really break the 500 foot mark with a new attraction in 2021? I asked him about it and have the answer in this week’s episode.
I also opened the floor to all of you! I posed the question on Facebook and Instagram – if you could decide what Cedar Point adds in 2021, what would it be? I read and responded to your answers.
In addition to all of that, we talked about some of the big theme park news of the week, including these stories:
- Disneyland raises ticket prices for the first time in 13 months.
- Walt Disney World will start taking reservations for the new Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser later this year. They also released a new promo video for it:
- Kennywood Park’s GM stepped down this week. They are starting a nationwide search for a replacement.
- Kennywood also released a new video about their roller coaster Jack Rabbit. It’s turning 100 this year: