Kings Island makes their 2018 Announcement

New for 2018 at Kings Island will be a new restaurant on the Coney Mall.  Named Coney Bar  B Que, the restaurant will feature St. Louis style ribs, pulled pork, rotisserie chicken, and sausage.  This follows up last year’s restaurant addition of the Island Smokehouse in Soak City.

Kings Island also announced a new executive chef, James Major.

Kings Island will open for the 2018 season on April 14th.

Disney announces Marvel lands in three parks

Disney Parks announced today that three new Marvel lands will come to Disney California Adventure, Walt Disney Studios, and Hong Kong Disneyland.

No specific details were provided in this announcement, but a couple of hints were dropped.  Those include a bugs land in Disney California Adventure closing at the end of the summer, an additional mention of the retheming of Paris’ Rock N’ Rollercoaster, and a new Antman ride in Hong Kong.

Cedar Point announces first rider opportunities for Steel Vengeance

Leading up to the release of Steel Vengeance, Cedar Point has announced two different preview events that all guests can take part in.

The Steel Vengeance First Rider Benefit will take place on April 27th from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

Tickets to the event are $250 to be on the very first public train and $75 to attend.  All proceeds go to the LeBron James Family Foundation.  Tickets go on sale March 19, 2018 in the afternoon.  This event allows unlimited rides of Steel Vengeance.

The Passholder FrontierTown Hoedown will take place on April 30th – May 2nd.  Cedar Point Passholders and Cedar Fair Platinum Passholders can participate in this event for FREE!  The event will last each day from 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM.  Passholders must preregister (starting April 10th).  Admittance will be allowed only on one day (out of three) per person.  This event allows for ONE ride of Steel Vengeance.

It’s great to see Cedar Point offer these events leading up to the season.  All tickets can be obtained from