Tagged: cedar fair

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Will Six Flags and Cedar Fair merge?

Some are speculating that amusement park operator giants Six Flags and Cedar Fair could possibly merge.  According to this article from the Wall Street Journal, Apollo Global Management, the private equity firm from...

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Cedar Fair sold to Apollo

As we hinted at earlier, the Cedar Fair sale is now official. From Cedar Fair’s website: CEDAR FAIR UNITHOLDERS TO RECEIVE $11.50 PER UNIT SANDUSKY, OHIO, December 16, 2009 — Cedar...

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Cedar Fair Sale in the works?

From the Sandusky Register: The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apollo Management LP is expected to acquire Cedar Fair for about $700 million. The deal would also include the assumption...

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Really? Demon Drop to Knotts Berry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm will be replacing the existing “Screamin’ Swing” ride with “Demon Drop”, in the area previously occupied by “Vertigo.” Demon Drop will be 131 ft. tall and consist of...

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Midwest Mania, Part III: Kings Island

We continue our journey across the midwest as we make a stop at Kings Island in Ohio! The park is home to the new B&M hyper, Diamondback, Firehawk, The Beast, and...

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Xcelerator Accident Caught on Video

Yesterday on Xcelerator at Knott’s Berry Farm the cable snapped during a launch and was captured by an on-ride video camera. The riders get sprayed with the cable bits near the...