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CoasterMania! '02

         CoasterMania, the world's largest enthusiast gathering, takes place this year on June 7 2002. This annual event draws thousands of people each year. Free food, discounted park admission, and cheap VertiGo/Ripcord fares, not to mention over 14 hours of exclusive ride time, make up the 14th year of this event. This year the schedule is as follows:

6:30 AM

Gates Open! Time to enter the world's largest Amusement Park. Tickets and event info will be available at Group Sales located to the left of the admission gates).

7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

ERT (Exclusive Ride Time) on Raptor, Mantis,  Blue Streak, and Power Tower

12:00 PM 

Cedar Point's general manager, Dan Keller, along with Cedar Fair's (Cedar Point parent company) CEO, Richard Kinzel, will be guest speakers in the Ballroom (located above the main arcade). Be warned... seating is first come first serve!

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Fill up with free food at the Po!nt Pavilion, located next to Raptor.

10:00 PM

The park closes to the general public.

10:30 PM - 12:30 AM

ERT on Magnum XL-200

11:00 PM - 1:00 AM

ERT on Millennium Force, Wicked Twister

          Get your shutters ready, because the  annual CoasterMania photo contest will once again take place. Just turn in your photos to the mall office (located the the left of the main entrance). There are a few rules though: Photos must be no bigger than 8 x 10, and they must be taken within Cedar Point rules (no on-ride photos). 

          CoasterMania is for people who belong to an amusement park or roller coaster club. If you are a season pass holder you also must be a member of a coaster/amusement club to attend. Attendees gets a discounted admission to the park; $30 bucks, which is 12 dollars off the regular price! And if you are a season pass holder (of a Cedar Fair park) AND a member of a roller coaster club, CoasterMania is free!

NOTE: The Joe Cool Club is not a coaster/amusement park club.

You can view the official event flyer (courtesy of Cedar Point) here (note you must have Acrobat Reader).

    Useful Info

  • Causeway/parking fee will be assessed

  • Members who belong to an amusement park or roller coaster club may bring up to 1 guest(who is not members of an amusement park or roller coaster club)

  • The park has decoded to remove VertiGo from the park, thus there will not be any discounted "VertiGo" tickets available as mentioned on the flyer.

  • The park is open to the general public on June 7, but it is only open from 10 AM - 10 PM

    If you have any more questions call Cedar Point at 417.627.2223

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