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Cedar Fair’s FearVR Haunt: Perception is Reality

By now, you’ve probably heard about the hubbub regarding the virtual reality haunted house at Knott’s Berry Farm and Great America. If not, I’ll keep it brief. A new haunt experience recently debuted at those parks where guests were not ushered through a maze with live actors at the two parks owned by Cedar Fair.

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Cedar Fair to Implement Disney Strategies in 2016

Most people keep their eyes on Disney and Universal since they are the giants in the theme park industry right now. However, Cedar Fair may be the most fascinating company to follow in the United States right now, as they are making some very unique changes to diversify their offerings and up their game. Matt

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Sampling Mack Rides and Cedar Fair’s VR Coaster at IAAPA 2015

To say I was skeptical of Mack Rides’ new VR Coaster concept is an understatement. I’ve been chatting with several industry insiders for months about this project and I decided to withhold any real judgement on the experience until I tried it out for myself. Mack was giving IAAPA attendees a trial run at Fun

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Cedar Fair to Test Virtual Reality on Roller Coasters

During the 2015 second quarter conference call for Cedar Fair, CEO Matt Ouimet announced the company would be testing virtual reality on roller coasters starting this Fall. “This is only a test, but it starts to give you a flavor for the opportunities that could happen over time, where we could create a compelling and

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The Confusion of Front of the Line Offerings In Theme Parks

Waiting in line sucks. No matter if you are at the grocery store, grabbing a bite to eat or at the DMV getting your driver’s license renewed, it seems that your life slips away as you trudge forward ever so slowly. No matter what theme park you visit on the planet, the number one complaint

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Cedar Fair Tests FastPay System at Dorney Park

On a recent visit to Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown, Pennsylvania, I got a chance to try out the new FastPay system the park has been piloting. Cedar Fair, who owns the park and many others like Cedar Point, Kings Island and Knotts Berry Farm, has been testing the new touch to pay

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Equal Access in America’s Theme Parks

Cedar Fair Return Time Card

Theme Park University examines some recent news stories about waiting in line in theme parks. What is fair and what does the law say about the issues?

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Hard Rock Park 6A: The Devil Is In The Details

In the latest on our extensive series on Hard Rock Park, Josh Young takes a look at some of the artistic and gutsy details that gave the park character.

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