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Canada’s Wonderland Opens for 2013 Season


Vaughan, ON, Canada /CNW/ — Canada’s Wonderland , home of one of the most exhilarating collection of rides, roller coasters and water park fun in all of Canada, opened its gates for another exciting season on Sunday, May 5, 2013.  The park has 68 exciting rides including 16 thrilling roller coasters highlighted by Leviathan – one of the biggest coasters in the world, Planet Snoopy and KidZville children’s areas, and Dinosaurs Alive – a 7-acre animatronic dinosaur park.

The park’s 33rd season features an outstanding live entertainment line-up starting later this summer. Starlight Spectacular – Illumination of Water will premiere on June 22, 2013 and will dazzle audiences nightly at 10pm through to Labour Day.  A million dollar investment in this state-of-the-art attraction will be showcased by an all new breath-taking illumination of water, special effects and brilliant bursts of colour as the Royal Fountain dances to a stunning composition of inspirational music set against the magic of Wonder Mountain.

Stop by the Wonderland Theatre starting on June 22 and prepare to be mesmerized by the return of the awe-inspiring Cirque Ambiente ; a cirque-style show featuring feats of strength, balance and athleticism by a talented cast.  The British are coming…to International Showplace!  British Invasion features the songs of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Spice Girls, Adele, One Direction and many other UK hits all backed by a live band.  The all-new musical revue can be seen on weekends starting May 25, and daily starting June 22.

Canada’s Wonderland is the place where Thrills Connect for families and thrill seekers alike this season.  For more information on the 2013 season and hours of operation, log on to

Canada’s Wonderland is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a publicly traded partnership that is listed for trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FUN.”  In addition to Canada’s Wonderland , Cedar Fair owns and operates ten other amusement parks, four water parks, one indoor water park, and five hotels.  Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in California under a management contract.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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