C. Thomas Harvie joins board of directors of Cedar Fair general partner

Company announces appointment of Harvie as a Class I Director of its general partner.

Thursday, 24 January 2008

Cedar Fair Press Release

SANDUSKY, OHIO, January 24, 2008 -- Cedar Fair (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, today announced that C. Thomas Harvie has been appointed as a Class I Director of its general partner, with a term ending 2010.  Mr. Harvie replaces Thomas A. Tracy who retired from the board effective December 31, 2007.  Mr. Harvie has been appointed to serve as a member of the board’s Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Dick Kinzel, chairman, president and chief executive officer, stated, “I’d like to thank Tom Tracy for his years of dedicated service to our organization.  At the same time, I’m excited to be working with Tom Harvie who I believe will provide valuable guidance and counsel for Cedar Fair in this challenging business environment.”  Mr. Harvie is senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, having joined Goodyear in 1995.  Prior to joining The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company he was vice president and associate general counsel at TRW Inc., where he had served since 1976.

“We look forward to gaining the benefits of his years of experience and are very fortunate to have him as a member of our board of directors,” continued Kinzel.

Cedar Fair is a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio, and one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. The company owns and operates 11 amusement parks, six outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and five hotels. Amusement parks in the company’s northern region include two in Ohio: Cedar Point, consistently voted “Best Amusement Park in the World” in Amusement Today polls; and Kings Island; as well as Canada’s Wonderland, near Toronto; Dorney Park, PA; Valleyfair, MN; and Michigan’s Adventure, MI.  In the southern region are Kings Dominion, VA; Carowinds, NC; and Worlds of Fun, MO.  Western parks in California include: Knott’s Berry Farm; Great America; and Gilroy Gardens, which is managed under contract.  Also included in that region is Star Trek: The Experience, a Las Vegas-based interactive adventure.