Opening day for cedar point and canada's wonderlandCedar Point: Why later in Ohio>
From Brandon SDoes anyone now why cedar point opens 13 days later than canada's wonderland when wonderland is in a colder location?
Posted April 3, 2009 at 4:43 PM
Comments in chronological order. Most recent at the bottom. Scroll down to respond.
From James RaoI guess it has something to do with the school year. I know Cedar Point works closely with the local school districts to keep things in sync and maximize their summer attendance (and dollars).
Posted April 3, 2009 at 6:43 PM
But, that's just a guess.
From Joshua CounsilCanadian universities are, with few exceptions, done by May 1. My last exam is the 25th of April, and today is my last day of classes.
Posted April 3, 2009 at 7:32 PM
From Derek PotterIt's the school year. CP is open on weekends before Memorial Day, but the last day of school in Ohio is usually in the first week of June. I guess they figure that the hoards of passholders wait for the end of the school year.
Posted April 3, 2009 at 11:58 PM
Not sure what the schedule is like in Canada.
From Audra DistlerIt actually is opening a week later than usual. Opening Weekend usually is the same weekend as Mother's Day in the US. This year, it's a week later. But the school theory doesn't really match either because schools end June 11 for the Sandusky Schools. So I'm not sure why its a bit later than usual. Of course, then you have King's Island, which is opening April 18, so go figure. :P
Posted April 4, 2009 at 5:36 AM
From Tom McGillMy first opening day at Cedar Point was May 6th, 1989, the year the Magnum opened. School ran until the second week of June back then as well, but the park was still open that early. There's got to be another reason for it opening so late, Kings Island as well. They always opened up in the single digit days of April as well, but now it's the 18th.
Posted April 6, 2009 at 4:31 PM
This discussion has been archived, and is not accepting additional responses.
Top U.S. Theme Parks
Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom
Other Top International Parks
Features, News and Advice