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Jul 13, 2012, 14:00 ET

Disaster Transport makes final launch for charity

 After 28 seasons of launching riders to Alaska and outer space, Disaster Transport will complete its last mission July 29. Before Cedar...

Jul 03, 2012, 15:37 ET
Carly Rae Jepsen.  (PRNewsFoto/Cedar Point)

Watch Carly Rae Jepsen at Cedar Point this Saturday!

 You've heard her smash single, "Call Me Maybe"— now see Carly Rae Jepsen in person as she performs this Saturday, July 7, at Cedar...

Jun 27, 2012, 12:22 ET
Fireworks light up the night in front of Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar Point.  (PRNewsFoto/Cedar Point)

Cedar Point continues American tradition with weeklong July 4 celebration

 Celebrating the Fourth of July at Cedar Point is a long-standing tradition that's as American as apple pie. Starting this Sunday, July 1,...

Jun 05, 2012, 09:00 ET

Luminosity, Powered by Pepsi, debuts at Cedar Point

 Cedar Point is lighting up the nights and bringing people closer with its new live show! Luminosity, Powered by Pepsi, has drawn captive...

May 24, 2012, 18:08 ET
Carly Rae Jepsen.  (PRNewsFoto/Cedar Point)

Carly Rae Jepsen to perform live at Cedar Point!

Canada's fastest-rising star is now skyrocketing to fame in the United States, and this summer she's making a stop at Cedar Point! The park is...

May 09, 2012, 09:00 ET

Cedar Point kicks off its 143rd season this Saturday!

 For the first time in Earth's history, dinosaurs extinct for millions of years will resurface alongside record-breaking roller coasters that...

Apr 24, 2012, 16:04 ET

Red Cross Miniature Golf Challenge kicks off May 9

 Whether you're a hard-nosed competitor or as green as the turf, here's your chance to putt around for a good cause. The Firelands...

Apr 13, 2012, 11:59 ET
This conceptual artist rendering shows the Luminosity stage, where 30 talented performers will entertain guests as special effects light up the night at Cedar Point.  (PRNewsFoto/Cedar Point)

Luminosity, Powered by Pepsi, Will Light Up the Night at Cedar Point

This summer, when the sun sets on another day of thrills at Cedar Point, guests will be treated to an entertainment encore that ignites all...

Dec 19, 2011, 15:47 ET

Cedar Point Donates Nearly $6,000 to Local Charities

 Cedar Point has recently made food and monetary donations to two Sandusky-area organizations that will help needy families during the...

Dec 07, 2011, 11:33 ET

Castaway Bay Offers Holiday Cheer Throughout the New Year!

 Visits from Santa Claus, special choir concerts, Christmas crafts and appearances from Snoopy and the Gang will highlight the holiday...

Nov 02, 2011, 09:35 ET

K'NEX and Cedar Point to Host Second Great Thrill Ride Build-Off

K'NEX, America's Building Toy™ company headquartered in Hatfield, Penn., and Cedar Point amusement park/resort in Sandusky, Ohio, have...

Oct 24, 2011, 14:50 ET
HalloWeekends at Cedar Point features 10 different haunted attractions.  (PRNewsFoto/Cedar Point)

Last Chance to Scream! HalloWeekends at Cedar Point Closes this Weekend

Summertime fun will officially end on Sunday (Oct. 30) when HalloWeekends at Cedar Point will close for the season. This will be the last...

Oct 17, 2011, 15:56 ET

Mount Union Students to Face Their Fear on Cedar Point's Roller Coasters

Students in Dr. Kevin Meyer's Abnormal Psychology course at the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio, will be able to take their study of...

Oct 05, 2011, 09:40 ET

Fun for Facebook Fans as Cedar Point Climbs to a Million Likes

If you "like" Cedar Point on Facebook, the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort has some money-saving deals and lots of fun waiting for you on...

Sep 27, 2011, 11:09 ET

HalloWeekends at Cedar Point: Fun, Food and Firefighters, Too!

Frights, fun, mouth-watering food and a firefighters competition are just some of this weekend's activities during HalloWeekends at Cedar Point....

Sep 18, 2011, 10:07 ET

Cedar Point Named Best Amusement Park in the World

For the 14th consecutive year, Cedar Point amusement park/resort in Sandusky, Ohio, was named as the "Best Amusement Park in the World" in the...

Sep 14, 2011, 11:36 ET

Big Weekend of Fun! HalloWeekends 15, PointFest and Boat Show Return to Cedar Point

Cedar Point will offer a wide array of family entertainment this week when three popular special events return to the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement...

Sep 06, 2011, 10:23 ET

Cedar Point's Bonus Weekend: Sept. 9-11: $19.99 Tickets on Friday Night!

Cedar Point will host several special events and offer a variety of ways to save on all the fun during its Bonus Weekend on Friday night, Saturday...

Aug 31, 2011, 15:07 ET

Still Time to Save Big on a Visit to Cedar Point

Although the Labor Day Weekend is just ahead, big time savings on a fun visit to Cedar Point can still be had through the end of October. The...

Aug 23, 2011, 09:23 ET

Visit Cedar Point and Save $15 Now Through Sept. 2!

Reading, writing and arithmetic are now the topics of discussion as schools across Ohio open this week for the start of the school year. However,...