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2017 Canada’s Wonderland Dining Plans

160625 Canada's Wonderland Brew BBQ Pork Belly

If you have not taken a trip up north to visit Canada’s Wonderland, you do not know what you are missing! We have grown to LOVE Canada’s Wonderland and for more than the reason you may expect.

Canada’s Wonderland has Leviathan, one of four giga-coasters in the Cedar Fair fleet, and it is one heck of a FUN ride! Then head over to the other side of the park, and ride Behemoth, a unique hypercoaster with tons of air-time.

As you walk around Canada’s Wonderland, you will also notice an impressive lineup of flat rides that you will not find in other Cedar Fair parks.

After all those impressive rides, one works up an appetite, and the reason we love Canada’s Wonderland the most. Chef Dilup Attygalla is an amazing talent and has created a unique menu of options. The food around the park is phenomenal and quite different than the standard chicken fingers and standard burgers found at some of the other parks. That is why we rank Canada’s Wonderland as one of the best parks when it comes to food.

Check out the 2017 Canada’s Wonderland dining plans below and see the amazing options available.

Single Day Meal Deal- $13.99 (Includes meal, side, and beverage)

All-Day Dining Plan- $29.99 (Eat every 90 minutes; no beverage included)

All-Season Dining Plan- $79.99/$138.99 (Platinum)(Eat twice per day spaced four hours apart; no beverage included)

All-Day Souvenir Cup- $10.99 (online price)(Free refills day of purchase/$1.25 per refill thereafter)

All-Season Souvenir Cup- $29.99

All-Season Drink Pass– $29.99

Helpful References:
Everything You Need to Know About the Cedar Fair All Season Souvenir Bottle
Is All-Season Dining Worth the Cost?
Is All-Day Dining Worth the Cost?

2017 Canada’s Wonderland Dining Plans

Alpen Cheesery (International Festival)

– Traditional mac n cheese with garlic toast
– Chicken mac n cheese with garlic toast
– Beef chili mac n cheese with garlic toast
– Jalapeno sausage mac n cheese with garlic toast

Alpen Top Dog (International Festival)

– 7″ hot dog with fries
– Jalapeno hot dog with fries

Backlot Café (Action Zone)

– Signature burger (The Wild Bison Burger) with fries ($2.00 upgrade)
– The classic burger with fries
– Mediterranean chicken burger with fries ($2.00 upgrade)
– Backlot veggie burger with fries
– Bombay butter chicken with rice/papadum/chutney
– Aromatic curried beef with rice/papadum/chutney
– Spicy vegan potato curry with rice/papadum/chutney
– Classic vegetarian lasagna with garlic sticks
– Classic meat lasagna with garlic sticks
– Spaghetti and meatballs with garlic toast
– Cheese tortellini with choice of sauce and garlic toast
– Chef’s Special pasta with choice of sauce and garlic toast
– Chef’s Special vegetarian option with choice of sauce and garlic toast
– Chicken burrito with chips
– Vegetarian burrito with chips
– Beef burrito with chips
– Quesadillas with chips
– 3 soft tacos with chips
– Taco bowl salad with chips
– Chicken caesar salad with bread stick
– Greek salad with bread stick
– Greek chicken gyro with rice
– Chicken souvlaki with rice
– Pork souvlaki with rice

Bistro 81 (Action Zone)

– Montreal smoked meat sandwich with fries
– Ontario BBQ pork belly sandwich with fries
– Cobb salad with bread stick
– Chicken Caesar salad with bread stick

Chicken Shack (Action Zone)

– Fresh chicken fingers and fries
– Fresh chicken finger sandwich with fries
– 6-piece nuggets with fries
– Caesar salad with 3 chicken fingers and bread stick
– Crispy chicken wrap with fries

Coasters (Action Zone)

– Grilled hamburger with fries
– Grilled cheese burger with fries
– Grilled chicken sandwich with fries
– Fish and chips – single piece
– Fish and chips – two pieces ($4.00 upgrade)
– Grilled Southwest cheese burger with fries ($3.00 upgrade)

International Street Eatery (International Street)

– 1 lb wings and fries

International Street Burrito Bar (International Street)

– Chicken burrito with chips
– Vegetarian burrito with chips
– Beef burrito with chips
– Quesadillas with chips
– 3 soft tacos with chips
– Taco bowl salad with chips

KidZville Pizza Pizza (Kidzville)

– Chicken Caesar salad with bread stick
– Creamy garlic chicken wrap with chips
– Pizza slice with fries

Manchu Wok (International Street)

– 2 items with steamed rice
– 2 items with brown or fried rice
– 2 items with noodles
– 3 items with steamed rice ($4.00 upgrade)
– 3 items with brown or fried rice ($4.00 upgrade)
– 3 items with noodles ($4.00 upgrade)

Marketplace International Buffet (Medieval Faire)

– All-you-can-eat buffet
– All Season Dining Plan holders: $5.00
– All Day Dining Plan holders: $10.00

Mess Haul Hot Dog (Medieval Faire)

– Sausage with chips
– Foot long hot dog with chips

Mountainside Bakery & Café (International Festival)

– Chicken pesto panini with chips
– Turkey panini with chips
– Roast beef panini with chips
– Veggie panini with chips

Muskoka Craft Burger & Beer Bar (International Festival)

– Award winning 8oz burger with chips ($3.00 upgrade)
– Muskoka Tom Craft bison burger with chips ($2.00 upgrade)
– Nature lovers burger ($2.00 upgrade)
– Med chicken burger with chips ($2.00 upgrade)

Planet Snoopy Pizza Pizza (Planet Snoopy)

– Chicken Caesar salad with bread stick
– Creamy garlic chicken wrap with fries
– Mediterranean wrap with fries
– 6 boneless bites with fries
– Pizza slice with fries

Ristorante Pizza Pizza (International Street)

– Creamy garlic chicken wrap with fries
– Chicken Caesar salad with bread sticks
– Plain Caesar salad with bread sticks
– Mediterranean wrap with fries
– Boneless bites with fries
– Pizza slice with fries

Roadside Chicken (International Festival)

– Chicken fingers with fries
– Chicken finger sandwich with fries
– 6 piece nuggets with fries
– Caesar salad with 3 chicken fingers
– Crispy chicken wrap with fries

Snoopy’s Suppertime (Planet Snoopy)

– Kids wrap: Chicken, cream cheese, carrot and cheddar cheese
– Kids wrap: Ham and cheese with carrots
– Grilled cheese sandwich with fries
– Grilled cheese and turkey sandwich with fries
– Mac n cheese with garlic toast
– Mac n cheese with chicken and garlic toast
– Halal chicken fingers with fries
– Halal hot dog with fries
– Chicken Caesar salad with bread stick

Thrill Burger (Medieval Faire)

– Grilled hamburger with fries
– Grilled cheese burger with fries
– Chicken fingers with fries
– Grilled chicken burger with fries
– Veggie burger with fries
– Halal chicken fingers with fries
– Halal burger with fries
– Halal cheese burger with fries

Splash Works Dining Plan Options

Riverside Snacks (Splash Works)

– Chicken fingers with fries
– 7″ hot dog and fries
– Creamy garlic chicken wrap with chips
– Chicken Caesar salad with bread stick

Waveside Hot Dog (Splash Works)

– Foot long hot dog with bag of chips
– Sausage with bag of chips
– Grilled hamburger with bag of chips
– Cheese burger with bag of chips
– Veggie burger with bag of chips
– Grilled chicken burger with bag of chips

Waveside Pizza Pizza (Splash Works)

– Pizza slice and chips

2017 Cedar Fair Dining Plans

2017 California’s Great American Dining Plans
2017 Canada’s Wonderland Dining Plans
2017 Carowinds Dining Plans
2017 Cedar Point Dining Plans
2017 Dorney Park Dining Plans
2017 Kings Dominion Dining Plans
2017 Kings Island Dining Plans
2017 Knott’s Berry Farm Dining Plans
2017 Michigan’s Adventure Dining Plans
2017 Valleyfair Dining Plans
2017 World of Fun Dining Plans

References:
2016 Canada’s Wonderland Dining Plan
2015 Canada’s Wonderland Dining Plans

As always, dining plans are subject to change and availability. Did you see an option listed on the menu boards that was either new or removed? Be sure to take a picture and let us know below in the comments.

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Which Cedar Fair Park Has the Oldest Carousel?

Guests love a classic carousel ride. Everything from the carved, wooden figures to the organ music to the glow of the light bulbs spark a sense of romanticism. If you did not ride a Cedar Fair carousel, did you really visit the amusement park?

car·ou·sel
ˌkerəˈsel/
noun: carousel; plural noun: carousels; noun: carrousel; plural noun: carrousels

1. (North American) a merry-go-round: a rotating machine or device, in particular a conveyor system at an airport from which arriving passengers collect their luggage.

2. (historical) a tournament in which groups of knights took part in chariot races and other demonstrations of equestrian skills.

The carousel, with traditional horses and later every other animal and mythical creature imaginable, has existed for hundreds of years. Today Cedar Fair parks collectively own 15 versions in one form or another. Some are traditional merry-go-rounds, while others are unique double-decker carousels.

With so many carousels in Cedar Fair’s lineup of attractions, we were curious which park had the oldest operating merry-go-round.

Our list starts at 1991 and takes us back to 1902.

15) Michigan’s Adventure- Carousel (1991)
Manufacturer: Chance Rides

a horse of a different color

14) Kings Island- Character Carousel (1982)
Manufacturer: Chance Rides

Kings Island Character Carousel

©Kings Island

For reference, here is a great photo of the Kings Island Carousel outfitted with the Hanna-Barbera characters.

Hanna Barbea Carousel gang

13) Canada’s Wonderland- Character Carrousel (1981)
Manufacturer: Chance Rides

Canada's Wonderland Character-Carrousel

©Canada’s Wonderland

12) California’s Great America- Carousel Columbia (1976)
Manufacturer: Chance Rides

11) Canada’s Wonderland- Antique Carousel (1928)
Manufacturer: Philadelphia Toboggan Company

A photo posted by CPFoodBlog (@cpfoodblog) on

10) Kings Island- Grand Carousel (1926)
Manufacturer: Philadelphia Toboggan Company

130728 Kings Island Grand Carousel

9) Valleyfair- Carousel (1976) (Originally from Excelsior Park, circa 1925)
Manufacturer: Philadelphia Toboggan Company

8) Worlds of Fun- Grand Carrousel (1926)
Manufacturer: MC Illions

Worlds of Fun Grand Carousel

©Worlds of Fun

7) Cedar Point- Kiddy Kingdom Carousel (1925)
Manufacturer: Dentzel

130802 Cedar Point Kiddie Kingdom Carousel

6) Carowinds- Character Carousel (1923)
Manufacturer: Philadelphia Toboggan Company

Carowinds - RCCGB USA 2014 - La Monster Bash

5) Dorney Park- Antique Carousel (1921)
Manufacturer: William and Edward Dentzel

110622 Dorney Park Carousel ©Shawn Meyer

©Shawn Meyer

4) Cedar Point- Cedar Downs Racing Derby (1920)
Manufacturer: Prior and Church Company

3) Kings Dominion- Carousel (1917)
Manufacturer: Philadelphia Toboggan Company

Kings Dominion Carousel

2) Cedar Point- Midway Carousel (1912)
Manufacturer: Daniel Mueller

140508 Cedar Point Midway Carousel and GateKeeper

1) Knott’s Berry Farm- Merry-Go-Round (1902)
Manufacturer: Dentzel

141125 Knott's Berry Farm Carousel

Regardless of whether you prefer a lead or jumper horse, which of the Cedar Fair carousels is your favorite?

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12 Cedar Fair Attractions That Celebrate Anniversaries in 2017

Here it is 2017, and we have all made another circle around the sun, seeking out adventure however you may. For those of us who enjoy the thrills of an amusement park, several attractions from throughout the Cedar Fair parks are celebrating anniversaries this year.

The oldest ride on our list this year is Cedar Point’s Cedar Downs Racing Derby, at a staggering 50 years old at the park.

The youngest is Kings Islands’ Firehawk, which celebrates 10 years at the park, though overall the ride is slightly older, as it was originally X-Flight before being transferred from Six Flags Worlds of Adventure (the former Geaugua Lake site).

This years list takes us from Canada’s Wonderland to Carowinds, Cedar Point, Dorney Park, Kings Island, Knott’s Berry Farm, Valleyfair, and Worlds of Fun. So lets see what special anniversaries we celebrate this year.

Canada’s Wonderland- The Bat (1987)

30th Anniversary

Carowinds- Vortex (1992)

25th Anniversary

Cedar Point- Maverick (2007)

10th Anniversary

YES! #Maverick sunsets at #CedarPoint

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Cedar Point Iron Dragon (1987)

30th Anniversary

140525 Cedar Point Iron Dragon

Cedar Point Witches’ Wheel (1977)

40th Anniversary

Cedar Point - Witches' Wheel in Action!(Explored)

Cedar Point Cedar Downs Racing Derby (1967)

50th Anniversary at the park (originally made in 1920)

Cedar Downs Derby Race at Cedar Point is the largest of only two in the United States

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Dorney Park- Steel Force (1997)

20th Anniversary

#steelforce #dorneypark #rollercoaster #hypercoaster #steelcoaster #morgancoaster #amusementpark. Opening Day 2013

A photo posted by Stef O'Brien (@steelforcegirl07) on

Kings Island- Firehawk (2007)

10th Anniversary

#Firehawk celebrates its 20th Anniversary @KingsIslandPR this season

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Kings Island Vortex (1987)

30th Anniversary

Knotts Berry Farm- Sierra Sidewinder (2007)

10th Anniversary

Speed + Spin = 😵😍😵 #SierraSidewinder #Knotts

A photo posted by Knott's Berry Farm (@knottsberryfarm) on

Valleyfair- Renegade (2007)

10th Anniversary

Valleyfair Sunset

Worlds of Fun- Bamboozler (1987)

30th Anniversary

Worlds of Fun

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