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Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Company News

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:59:44 GMT

Former Kings Dominion chief named president of park's parent company  -  Richmond.com
The former general manager of Kings Dominion was named president of the theme park's parent company, Cedar Fair Entertainment Co., on Thursday afternoon. Richard A. Zimmerman continues as Cedar Fair's chief operating officer, a position he has held ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:49:46 GMT
Richard A. Zimmerman Promoted To President  -  PR Newswire (press release)
SANDUSKY, Ohio, Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Fair (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, is pleased to announce the promotion of Richard A. Zimmerman to the position of President and Chief ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:11:00 GMT
Asylum haunts draw fire on depictions  -  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
When Amelia Joubert visited the haunted Halloween attractions in previous years, she always avoided the “7th Ward Asylum.” But last year, she decided to go in. The attraction at Carowinds, an amusement park run by Cedar Fair Entertainment on the border ...
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:21:41 GMT

Mental Illness Is Not a Horror Show  -  New York Times
Knott's Berry Farm is operated by Ohio-based Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, and Fear VR 5150 was to be featured at two other Cedar Fair parks as well. Almost simultaneously, two similar attractions were started at Six Flags. A news release for one ...
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:35:03 GMT

Halloween attractions use mental illness to scare us and advocates say it must stop  -  National Post
The attraction at Carowinds, an amusement park run by Cedar Fair Entertainment on the border of North and South Carolina, was described this way: “You would be crazy to tour this twisted asylum. Lost and tortured souls are all that remain, but you'll ...
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:03:00 GMT

Halloween venues use mental illness as scare tactic; advocates push back  -  Middletown Press
The attraction at Carowinds, an amusement park run by Cedar Fair Entertainment on the border of North and South Carolina, was described this way: “You would be crazy to tour this twisted asylum. Lost and tortured souls are all that remain, but you'll ...
Sat, 08 Oct 2016 16:16:44 GMT

Big Dipper coaster to be demolished at former Geauga Lake park  -  WKYC-TV
"Cedar Fair Entertainment Company has announced that the demolition of the Big Dipper roller coaster will begin in the coming weeks. We have worked cooperatively with the City of Aurora and Bainbridge Township to preserve select artifacts from the ride.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:01:15 GMT
Cedar Fair LP: Cedar Fair Announces 2016 Third-Quarter Earnings Conference Call  -  The Wall Street Transcript
SANDUSKY, Ohio, Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, will hold its quarterly conference call with investors to discuss 2016 third-quarter ...
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:10:33 GMT

Powerful Advocacy has Shut Down Halloween “Attractions” that Ramp Up Prejudice  -  Mad In America
This year, two major North American theme park chains—Cedar Fair Entertainment Company and Six Flags—came up with some really terrifying concepts, featuring a creature that apparently haunts the nightmares of a lot of Americans: Me. Well, not exactly ...
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:02:53 GMT
Cedar Fair Kicks Off Its Most Exciting Year Yet With New Thrills, Youth Sports And Expanded Operating Seasons In 2017  -  PR Newswire (press release)
27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Fair (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, is kicking off its most exciting year yet with an array of new rides and attractions for the 2017 operating season – including ...