Tagged: bay beach

Zippin Pippin: Then and Now

My first ride on the Zippin Pippin was a blur. Only five years old, I was unknowingly coaxed onto the old wooden roller coaster at Libertyland in Memphis, Tennessee. I remember seeing the backs of the riders in front of me....

Small Park Showcase: Bay Beach Amusement Park

Welcome to the second installment of our Small Park Showcase article series, which highlights the lesser known “hidden treasure” amusement parks that coaster lovers may overlook. Today, we’re covering Bay Beach Amusement Park in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The amusement park, located on...

Zippin Pippin Welcomes Millionth Rider

Bay Beach Amusement Park’s Zippin Pippin wooden coaster welcomed its millionth rider this past Sunday. Ashley Jolley of Oswego, Illinois was the lucky millionth rider. She received a gift basket full of Zippin Pippin memorabilia, a plaque and a ride...

A-Z Coaster of the Week: Zippin Pippin

Our last “A-Z Coaster of the Week” is one that is very special to me: the Zippin Pippin. Once located at Libertyland in my hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, a replica of the historic roller coaster now operates at Bay Beach...

Old Zippin Pippin Car Found

The original Zippin Pippin at the Libertyland amusement park in Memphis, Tennessee closed in 2005 and was subsequently sold at an auction for around $2,500 (yes, you read that correctly). The salvageable artifacts from the ride were sold to a...

Zippin Pippin onride video

The new Zippin Pippin doesn’t open to the general public for a few more days (May 21), but media outlets were allowed to preview the ride. One video of the ride was posted to Youtube: So far I’ve heard great...

Help Bring the Zippin Pippin to Wisconsin

The rebuilding of the Zippin Pippin is up for $50k in the Pepsi Refresh project. Please vote for the project to receive the money here! “Bay Beach is the 9th oldest amusement park in the U.S.; operated by the City...

Zippin Pippin moving to Wisconsin?

I apologize for the influx of Libertyland posts as of late, but this article really caught my attention: “Green Bay will continue to negotiate with the owners of two wooden roller coasters in the hope of acquiring one for Bay...