Thursday, May 3, 2012

2012 Opening Day- The Bucket List

Welcome to "Carrie's Opening Day List".
This is where I go threw all the parks I can think of off the top of my head, that are seasonal and give you the GIANT list of opening days as well as when said parks go into full operation outside of weekends. I hope this helps, because heaven knows I need it!

Let's start with the Independents.
This is the list of parks NOT associated with a big name.

Kennywood Park: May 5th
Open Weekends only until 5/17.
Location: West Mifflin, PA

Idlewild Park: Full Open May 24th
Location: Ligioner, PA 

Knoebels Park: May 5th.
Open Weekends only until 5/23.
Location: Elysburg, PA

Lakemont Park:  May 25th.
Only open Weds-Sun.
Location: Altoona, PA

Hershey Park: May 4th.
Open Weekends only until 5/23.
Location: Hershey, PA

Conneaut Lake Park: May 25th.
Only operates weekends.
Location: Conneaut Lake, PA

Clementon Park: May 25th.
Open Weekends only until 6/14.
Location: Clementon, NJ

Darien Lake: May 12th
Open Weekends only until 6/15
Location: Darien Lake, NY

Morey's Piers: Now Open!
Weekends only until 5/30
Location: Wildwood, NJ

Luna Park (Coney Island): Now Open!
Open Weekends only until 5/25.
Location: Coney Island, NY

Dollywood: Now Open!
Currently Weds-Mon. Full Open 5/23.
Location: Pidgon Forge, TN

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Six Flags Group

Great Adventure: May 4th
Open Weekends only until 5/23
Location: Jackson, NJ

America: May 4th
Open Weekends only until 5/25.
Location: Mitchellville, MD

New England: May 4th.
Open Weekends only until 5/25.
Location: Agawam, MA

Over Georgia: Now Open!
Only Weekends until 5/25.
Location: Austell, GA

Great America: Now Open!
Only Weekends until 5/16.
Location: Gurnee, IL

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Cedar Fair Group

Cedar Point: May 12th
Full Open!
Location: Sandusky, OH

Kings Island: May 4th.
Only Weekends until 5/11.
Location: Mason, OH

Kings Dominion: May 4th.
Open Weekends until 5/25.
Location: Doswell, VA

Carowinds Park: May 4th
Open Weekends until 5/25.
Location: Charlotte, NC

Dorney Park: May 4th.
Open Weekends until 5/25.
Location: Dorneyville, PA

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Busch Gardens Group

Busch Gardens: Willimsburg
Now Open Weekends!
Full Open 5/25

Busch Gardens: Tampa
It's Florida, We don't close! 
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I'm sure I've missed several, smaller parks that aren't part of the Theme Park Giants. So please, let me know what they are so 1) I can check them out and 2) I can add them to the list!

Safe Travels and Low Lines!
-Carrie