Cedar Level has revealed extra particulars about its 2021 season, together with plans to renew extra conventional working hours.
SANDUSKY, Ohio — When Cedar Level opened for its shortened 2020 season amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the park’s every day hours have been additionally diminished. That doesn’t look like the case for the 2021 season, which begins Might 14.
Cedar Level launched nearly all of their 2021 working schedule Thursday morning, which exhibits the park might be open from 11 a.m. till 10 p.m. on many nights this summer season (some dates have eight p.m. closing instances). Particulars on the 2021 fall calendar might be introduced at a later date.
Additionally confirmed: The Cedar Level Shores water park is about to open Saturday, Might 29 after remaining closed for all of 2020. Its full calendar might be launched within the coming months.
“Cedar Level will proceed to offer secure household enjoyable in 2021, simply because it has since its starting,” mentioned Jason McClure, vice chairman and basic supervisor of Cedar Level. “Your complete staff is keen to rejoice the park’s postponed 150th anniversary with new leisure, new eating choices, commemorative merchandise, an ideal new household experience and extra. Security is all the time our high precedence. Within the present surroundings, our staff will proceed to hold out our mission of not solely security, however the very purpose we’ve been right here for greater than 150 years — to make folks blissful.”
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Cedar Level has not but detailed its COVID-19 procedures for the 2021 season.
“Cedar Level continues to watch the ever-changing situations surrounding the pandemic and is actively working with well being consultants and authorities officers to take care of the best security requirements for visitors and associates,” officers famous in a press launch. “Friends are inspired to go to cedarpoint.com for the most recent updates on necessities, insurance policies and security protocols for the 2021 season, as these tips could also be revised previous to opening day.”
The park additionally plans to host its delayed 150th anniversary celebration all through the 2021 season. Listed below are a few of the highlights:
NEW RIDE: SNAKE RIVER EXPEDITION
Mother and father, children, grandparents and thrill-seekers alike can be a part of the mission to smuggle precious items round Journey Island on the brand new Snake River Expedition river boat experience. Riders might be immersed in a journey that may have them performing secret duties, encountering surprises alongside the best way and avoiding “hazard” round each bend. Excursions on Snake River Expedition are led by a forged of reside characters with animated scenes and particular results to boost the expertise. Friends may even see nods to Cedar Level’s previous sights just like the Western Cruise and Paddlewheel Excursions boat rides.
Snake River Expedition is scheduled to open on Might 29 and might be in operation by Labor Day, Sept. 6.
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The center of the summer season will warmth up with the continuation of Cedar Level’s 150th anniversary celebration. The centerpiece would be the Have a good time 150 Spectacular parade and nighttime social gathering, with larger-than-life floats (some greater than two tales tall) that depict moments within the park’s wealthy historical past, gifted dancers, acrobats and performers, a high-energy soundtrack and a grand finale like no different.
Particular commemorative merchandise may even be accessible in the course of the celebration, together with limited-edition buttons, collectable pins, 150th anniversary emblem gadgets, books and extra.
New meals choices are set to debut, together with C.P. Juice Co., that includes distinctive fruit-shaped drink cups which might be a nod to the exact same merchandise served within the park years in the past. The Style of the Level meals tour may even be supplied, permitting visitors to pattern a few of the park’s most well-known fare, together with new Cedar Level favorites.
The 150th Anniversary celebration will happen every day June 26 by Aug. 15.
Frontier Competition, celebrating hope, well being and harvest, kicks off the season on opening day, Friday, Might 14. Frontier City will rework right into a Wild West hootenanny, brimming with reside music, interactive video games for adults and children, festive décor, avenue entertainers and a mouth-watering foods and drinks menu.
Frontier Competition will proceed its partnership with Prayers From Maria, an area group whose mission is to rejoice hope, elevate consciousness and cash to fund analysis to finish childhood most cancers. Its image of hope, the sunflower, blooming yearly at Maria’s Subject of Hope in Avon, Ohio, and extra not too long ago at a second location, Maria’s Subject of Hope at Cedar Level, situated subsequent to Categorical Lodge in Sandusky, might be on the coronary heart of this 12 months’s pageant.
A big selection of distinctive gadgets from native artisans and crafters might be accessible, in addition to themed picture spots to seize household moments. Prayers From Maria merchandise and customized sunflower merchandise that includes the PEANUTS™ characters might be accessible for buy all through the occasion with proceeds benefiting the group.
This 12 months, Frontier Competition’s menu facilities round a stockpile of cherries amassed in the course of the harvest, and the city folks have made it their mission to make use of this bounty to create candy and savory dishes and drinks for this 12 months’s celebration. Greater than 20 cherry-inspired meals tastings might be accessible, and adults can quench their thirst by sampling from greater than 100 craft brews, seltzers, ciders and customized cocktails round Frontier City.
Frontier Competition runs weekends, Might 14-16 & 21-23, then every day Might 28 by June 13.
TICKET OF A LIFETIME
This summer season, visitors can have their closing possibilities to win a Cedar Level Ticket of a Lifetime, an unique ticket that affords every winner (together with three visitors) free admission to Cedar Level and Cedar Level Shores Waterpark for the remainder of their lives.
Friends can have an opportunity to win one every day by scanning their cell gadget on the throwback Courtesy Corps visitor info kiosks all through the park. Every day, visitors who register can have 5 possibilities to win the Ticket of a Lifetime. They’ll even have the prospect to be certainly one of 150 winners per day to obtain an improve to the CP 150 VIP Membership, giving them entry to 2 unique VIP areas, a number of one-time Quick Lane passes, VIP viewing of the parade and nighttime social gathering and extra. The chance for an opportunity to win a Ticket of a Lifetime every day might be accessible within the park in the course of the 150th anniversary celebration, June 26 by Aug. 15.
CEDAR POINT NIGHTS
The summer season season culminates with Cedar Level Nights, the park’s nighttime celebration on the place the place it began – the Cedar Level Seashore. The annual pageant will function a brand new “eating at nighttime” expertise, interactive seaside video games, hearth pits, glow video games and decor, reside leisure and the electrical nighttime environment of one of the best rides and curler coasters on the planet.
Cedar Level Nights takes place whereas the park is in operation Aug. 6 by Labor Day, Sept. 6.