Profile: Cedar Fair LP (FUN.N)
24 Feb 2017
Cedar Fair, L.P., incorporated on March 4, 1987, is an operator of regional amusement parks. The Company owns approximately 10 amusement parks, three outdoor water parks, an indoor water park and five hotels. The Company operates through amusement/water parks with accompanying resort facilities segment. The Company's parks are family oriented, with recreational facilities for people of all ages. The Company's amusement parks include Cedar Point, located on Lake Erie between Cleveland and Toledo in Sandusky, Ohio; Kings Island near Cincinnati, Ohio; Canada's Wonderland near Toronto, Canada; Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom (Dorney Park), located near Allentown in South Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania; Valleyfair, located near Minneapolis/St. Paul in Shakopee, Minnesota; Michigan's Adventure located near Muskegon, Michigan; Kings Dominion near Richmond, Virginia; Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina; Worlds of Fun located in Kansas City, Missouri; Knott's Berry Farm, located near Los Angeles in Buena Park, California, and California's Great America (Great America) located in Santa Clara, California. The Company also manages and operates Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in Gilroy, California.
The Company owns and operates the Castaway Bay Indoor Waterpark Resort in Sandusky, Ohio, and approximately three separately gated outdoor water parks, over two of the outdoor water parks are located adjacent to Cedar Point and Knott's Berry Farm, and the third is Wildwater Kingdom located near Cleveland in Aurora, Ohio. The Company's seasonal amusement parks are open during weekends beginning in April or May. The Company's Cedar Point is an amusement park. It comprises approximately 20 roller coasters and over four children's areas. Cedar Point serves a six-state region, which includes Ohio and Michigan, western Pennsylvania and New York, northern West Virginia and Indiana, as well as southwestern Ontario, Canada. The Company also owns and operates over four hotels at Cedar point. The park has a year-round hotel, Castaway Bay Indoor Waterpark Resort, which comprises a tropical Caribbean theme hotel rooms centered around an indoor water park. The park's hotel, the Hotel Breakers, has various dining and lounge facilities, a private beach, lake swimming, a conference/meeting center, an indoor pool and two outdoor pools. Located near the Causeway entrance to the park, Breakers Express is a seasonal hotel. In addition to Hotel Breakers and Breakers Express, Cedar Point offers the Sandcastle Suites Hotel, which comprises suites, a courtyard pool, tennis courts and a waterfront restaurant.
Soak City is a separately gated water park, which is located adjacent to Cedar Point that has approximately 20 water rides, as well as Challenge Park. Wildwater Kingdom, located near Cleveland, Ohio, is a water park that is operated as a division of Cedar Point. It offers water rides, including various water slides, a wave pool, a lazy river inner tube ride and two children's areas, as well as various food and merchandise shops. Cedar Point also owns and operates the Cedar Point Marina, Castaway Bay Marina and Camper Village. Cedar Point Marina is a marina on the Great Lakes and provides dock facilities, including floating docks and guest amenities. In addition, Cedar Point Marina has two restaurants. Castaway Bay Marina is a marina. Camper Village includes recreational vehicle (RV) campsites and Lighthouse Point, which offers lake-front cottages, cabins and RV campsites. The Company owns and operates the Cedar Point Causeway across Sandusky Bay.
Knott's Berry Farm is located near Los Angeles in Buena Park, California. The park is a theme park. The park offers seasonal events, including a Christmas promotion, Knott's Merry Farm and a Halloween event called Knott's Scary Farm. The Company also owns and operates the Knott's Berry Farm Hotel, a hotel located adjacent to Knott's Berry Farm, which has a pool, tennis courts and meeting/banquet facilities. Knott's Soak City-Orange County, which is a seasonal water park with approximately 20 water rides is located adjacent to Knott's Berry Farm.
The Company's amusement and water park, Canada's Wonderland, is located near Toronto in Vaughan, Ontario. It has approximately 20 roller coasters. The Company's Kings Island is a seasonal amusement and water park with a children's area located near Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company's Dorney Park is an amusement and water park located near Allentown, in South Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania. The Company's Kings Dominion is an amusement and water park located near Richmond, Virginia. The park offers Kings Dominion Campground, a camping area with cabins, a swimming pool, playground, volleyball courts, miniature golf and laundry facilities. The campground also offers a shuttle service between the campground and amusement park. The Company also owns a dormitory facility located adjacent to Kings Dominion.
The Company's Carowinds is an amusement and water park located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The park also offers Camp Wilderness Resort, a camping area that has a merchandise store, laundry facilities and a swimming pool. The campground has tent and pop-up sites and cabins. The campground also offers a free shuttle service between the campground and amusement park. The Company's Great America is an amusement and water park located in Santa Clara, California. The Company's Valleyfair is an amusement and water park located near Minneapolis-St. Paul in Shakopee, Minnesota. The Company also owns a dormitory facility located adjacent to Valleyfair. The Company's Worlds of Fun is an amusement and water park located in Kansas City, Missouri. The park has Worlds of Fun Village, a camping area that offers overnight guest accommodations next to the park with wood-side cottages, log cabins and RV sites with a clubhouse, a swimming pool and arcade games. The Company's Michigan's Adventure is an amusement and water park located near Muskegon, Michigan.
Cedar Fair LP
1 Cedar Point Dr
SANDUSKY OH 44870-5259