Tagged: green bay

Bay Beach Amusement Park Plans for 2015 and 2016

Bay Beach Amusement Park continues to grow following the success of the Zippin Pippin. The Green Bay, Wis., amusement park announced today plans for three new rides and an expanded train that will run under Zippin Pippin’s structure: Coming in...

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 track is complete

After several months of construction in blizzard-like conditions, Bay Beach Amusement Park has finally finished work on the new Zippin Pippin. The park posted the following photos of the nearly-finished coaster on their Facebook. Other than a few minor things, it looks...

Zippin Pippin construction to begin soon

We are very happy to see that progress is being made on rebuilding this historic rollercoaster: With an eye on beating the winter frost, construction crews will start work Aug. 16 on pouring the concrete foundation for the Zippin Pippin...

New Zippin Pippin Developments

I’m not sure what I think of this bit of news. It seems that some wood from another coaster will be used to build the Zippin Pippin: Green Bay officials have signed a nearly $2 million contract with a consultant...