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Why did Valleyfair get rid of ValleySCARE?

Why did Valleyfair get rid of ValleySCARE?

– Valleyfair, the Shakopee amusement park, announced they will be eliminating their ValleySCARE and Halloween Haunt celebrations next fall. The park says they are switching to what they call more family-friendly Halloween celebrations.

Did Valleyfair get bought out?

Cedar Fair LP, the Ohio owner of Valleyfair in Shakopee and 10 other amusement parks, has agreed to be acquired by asset manager Apollo Global Management for about $635 million in cash. Including assumed debt, the companies value the deal at $2.4 billion.

What happened to Riptide at Valleyfair?

RipTide was a Top Spin built by German manufacturer HUSS that was previously located at Valleyfair in Shakopee, Minnesota, USA. This page was last modified on 1 June 2021, at 18:39….RipTide (Valleyfair)

Valleyfair Location Shakopee, Minnesota, USA Status Defunct Operated 2005 to 2017
Product Suspended Top Spin
Capacity 38 per cycle

Is Valleyfair owned by Six Flags?

Sandusky, Ohio-based Cedar Fair owns and operates 11 amusement parks in the U.S and Canada, including Valleyfair. Grand Prairie, Texas-based Six Flags has 26 amusement parks across North America.

How fast is Excalibur at Valleyfair?

54 mphExcalibur / Max speed

How fast is steel venom?

68 mphSteel Venom / Max speed
Steel Venom is a single twist impulse coaster which will reach speeds over 68MPH on more than 600 feet of track. The highest point of the track is 185 feet, and the biggest drop is 175 feet. What makes this ride so unique is the launch points, both forward and backward.

Is Valleyfair getting a new roller coaster?

Valleyfair is giving one of its veteran attractions a fresh coat of paint in advance of the park’s 2022 season. High Roller is the oldest coaster at Valleyfair, opening with the Shakopee, Minnesota amusement park in 1976.

How old is Valleyfair?


Opened May 25, 1976
Owner Cedar Fair
General manager Raul Rehnborg
Slogan Where Awesome Happens

Did Valleyfair get rid of the pirate ship?

The removal of Looping Starship begins today! The seats and internal components have already been removed and our team will start deconstructing the ride this morning. 😢😢😢 I’ll miss this one. One of my favorite memories is my grandma taking me on this like 25 years ago.

What is the fastest roller coaster in Minnesota?

Wild Thing
Wild Thing is a hypercoaster located at Valleyfair. It is an out-and-back roller coaster with more than one mile (1.6 km) of track. Its first hill is 207 feet (63 m) with a 60 degree drop, and reaches speeds of up to 74 mph (119 km/h).

Who built Valleyfair?

Valleyfair is a 125-acre (51 ha) amusement park in Shakopee, Minnesota, United States. Owned by Cedar Fair, the park opened in 1976 and now features over 75 rides and attractions including eight roller coasters….Valleyfair.

Area 125 acres (0.51 km2) (0.5 km²)
Total 75+
Roller coasters 8
Water rides 2

How old is Excalibur Valleyfair?

Excalibur is a steel roller coaster with a wooden structure located at Valleyfair in Shakopee, Minnesota. It was built in 1989 by Arrow Dynamics, for the cost of $3,000,000.

Is Valleyfair getting rid of ValleySCARE?

— Valleyfair announced it will end its annual ValleySCARE celebration and replace it with a more family-friendly Halloween experience this year. The theme park said its inaugural “Tricks and Treats” event will succeed ValleySCARE, and come with “all the fun and no fright.”