Cedar Fair and Six Flags to Combine in Merger of Equals, Creating a Leading Amusement Park Operator

Press Release from Cedar Fair and Six Flags

SANDUSKY, Ohio & ARLINGTON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Cedar Fair (NYSE: FUN) and Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine in a merger of equals transaction. The combined company, with a pro forma enterprise value of approximately $8 billion based on both companies’ debt and equity values as of October 31, 2023, will be a leading amusement park operator in the highly competitive leisure space with an expanded and diversified footprint, a more robust operating model and a strong revenue and cash flow generation profile.

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Silver Dollar City Shines Bright Beginning November 4

Press Release from Silver Dollar City

(BRANSON, Missouri 10/30/2023) BRANSON, Missouri — The holiday season shines brighter than ever at Silver Dollar City’s An Old Time Christmas, 5-time winner of USA TODAY’s “Best Theme Park Holiday Event,” with over 6.5 million LED lights lining nearly every board of every building, holiday-inspired flavors and tastes around every corner, two Broadway-style productions decking the halls each day and 40 rides and attractions taking flight through the sky with Santa’s sleigh from Nov. 4 – Dec 30.

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Kennywood’s Holiday Lights Set to Shine Two Million Lights Early with Extended Season

Press Release from Kennywood

PITTSBURGH, PA [October 30, 2023]KennywoodPittsburgh’s Home for the Holidays – is decking the halls even earlier this year with the biggest and brightest Holiday Lights ever during the park’s 125th season. The magically merry event will now kick off Saturday, November 18 – one weekend earlier than planned.  Featuring more than two million twinkling lights and the tallest Christmas Tree in Pennsylvania, this year’s event will be highlighted by an all-new Santa experience in Thomas Town™.  

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Winterfest returns to Canada’s Wonderland

Press Release from Canada’s Wonderland

(VAUGHAN, Ontario) Nov. 1, 2023 – WinterFest will return to Canada’s Wonderland on Nov. 17 for its fourth season of magical live shows, enchanting, themed areas, festive food and family entertainment. New this year, the immersive holiday event has been extended with select dates through January 6 and features interactive attractions like Cookie Decorating with Mrs. Claus, lively musical sing-a-longs, skating on Snow Flake Lake, more than 20 WinterFest rides and so much more. 

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