SANDUSKY, Ohio, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — To celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, Cedar Point will present eye-popping fireworks on two nights: Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4th.
The fireworks displays are scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. on both evenings.
During the holiday weekend, the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort will also be open later each evening so there will be even more time to enjoy the fun and festivities. On Sunday, July 3, Cedar Point will be open until 1 a.m. giving guests nearly three more hours to enjoy all the park’s rides and attractions after the fireworks display comes to a close. The park will also be open until 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 2 and Monday, July 4.
In addition to the fireworks displays, special entertainment, delicious meals and money-saving deals will also be available throughout the weekend.
Some of the special activities planned for the holiday weekend include:
Fourth of July Fireworks
- On two nights, Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4, Cedar Point will set the sky ablaze with amazing colors and lights with their spectacular fireworks display beginning at 10 p.m. each night.
- Presented by Zambelli Internationale, Inc., of New Castle, Pa., one of the oldest and largest companies in fireworks displays in the United States, the program is synchronized to patriotic music.
Salute to the Armed Forces
Cedar Point will salute members of the armed forces, Saturday through Monday, July 2-4. Any active, honorably-discharged or retired member of the military with a valid ID can receive one free regular admission ticket valid for one day during the holiday weekend. They may also purchase discounted tickets for members of their immediate family for only $37.99.
On Saturday, July 2, the Singing Angels, Cleveland’s world-famous children’s choir, will be performing by the fountain on the Main Midway. This non-profit coral youth group consists of 120 students who range in age from 8 to 18. They will be performing from 9:40 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Point Patrol Giveaways
For additional excitement, the park’s Point Patrol will be distributing prizes at select live shows from Friday through Monday. Giveaways will include prizes from Red Gold Ketchup, Toft’s Ice Cream and Johnsonville.
Back by popular demand will be the Johnsonville Big Taste Grill. From Friday through Monday, July 1-4, the world’s largest touring grill will be at Cedar Point cooking up Johnsonville bratwursts in front of the Dodgems from 11 a.m. to closing each day.
Hungry guests will also be able to enjoy a good-old-fashion all-you-can-eat picnic with broiled Johnsonville Brats, fried chicken, hot dogs, baked rigatoni, potato salad, baked beans, cookies, ice cream and ice-cold Pepsi beverages. Picnic at the Point will be served Saturday through Monday, July 2-4, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Coral Courtyard.
For more information about Cedar Point’s Fourth of July celebration, please log on to cedarpoint.com.