Cedar Point Season Pass Center to open

Thursday, 15 April 2004

Cedar Point Press Release

SANDUSKY, Ohio, April 14, 2004 - Cedar Point amusement park/resort, home of the largest collection of roller coasters in the world (16) including Top Thrill Dragster - the tallest and fastest roller coaster on Earth - is giving Season Passholders the opportunity to save time by picking up their photo ID card before the park opens for the 2004 season on Saturday, May 8.

The Season Pass Center at Cedar Point will open on Thursday, April 22 and will operate daily through Friday, May 7. Hours for the center will be from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. On Saturday, May 8, the Season Pass Center will be open during park operating hours.

Season Pass and Combo Pass certificates must be redeemed for a non-transferable photo ID card before being used for admission to Cedar Point and Soak City waterpark.

Season Parking Pass certificates can be redeemed at the main tollbooth for a non-transferable parking sticker that is attached directly to the vehicle. (Stickers will not be available in inclement weather.)

2003 Season and Combo Pass holders can simply mail their renewal form and 2004 certificates to the park to receive their pass in the mail. Renewal forms can be mailed to: Cedar Point Admissions, One Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, Ohio, 44870-5259.

Season Passes, Combo Passes, Parking Passes and admission tickets will also be available for purchase at the Season Pass Center. Season Passes are $99.95; Combo Passes are $149.95; Junior Season Passes (for guests age 3 and older, under 48 inches tall in shoes at the time of redemption) are $60; Junior Combo Passes are $85 and Season Parking Passes are $65. Children age 2 and younger are free. For an additional $15, Season Passholders can join the Joe Cool Club.

Joe Cool Club members will also be able to participate in an entire summer of special benefits. Perks include everything from special ride times to early entrance for a great live show and discounts on food and merchandise. Club members can also purchase a Parking Pass that is on the Season Pass or Combo Pass photo ID and can be carried in a non-commercial vehicle.

A Season Pass to Cedar Point is also honored for admission to five of its sister parks: Valleyfair in Shakopee, Minn.; Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown, Pa.; Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, Mo.; Michigan's Adventure near Muskegon, Mich.; and Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, Calif. (Halloween Haunt at Knott's Berry Farm is a separate admission event. Cedar Point Season Passes are not valid for admission.) Cedar Point Combo Passes are also valid at Oceans of Fun waterpark in Kansas City; Knott's Soak City USA in Buena Park, Calif.; Knott's Soak City USA in Chula Vista, Calif.; and Knott's Soak City USA in Palm Springs, Calif.

Cedar Point will be open daily for the 2004 season from Saturday, May 8 through Labor Day, Sept. 6. The park will reopen for Bonus Weekends on Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 and for HalloWeekends on Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 24, 25, 26, Oct. 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 and 31.