Coaster Craze 2012:
-- A Day Full of Fun
Coaster Craze 2012 has come and gone. A morning of Ripcord & Steel Venom ERT, an afternoon of behind-the-scenes tours & a fantastic lunch, and a night time ERT session on Renegade capped off the best Coaster Craze event held in years! We have a full Trip Report of the event, as well as a Live Podcast from the day. Take a look at the great day that was Coaster Craze 2012!
2012 Valleyfair Opening Day:
-- Opening Day Updates
Valleyfair has now opened for the 2012 season, and Valleyfairzone had full coverage throughout the day, highlighting all things new for the 2012 season! Take a look at some of the upgrades by heading over to the Valleyfairzone Community, or tune in to the Live Opening Day Podcast!
-- Opening Day 2012
Valleyfairzone will be reporting live from Valleyfair's Opening Day, and will have full coverage of all 2012 changes. Stay tuned to our Twitter for up-to-the-minute tweets & photos, and check out the VFZ Community later on in the day for full Trip Reports & Reviews!
-- Offseason Updates
The 2011-2012 Offseason has officially begun & we are in the midst of the winter depression that includes very few updates, zero to little fun, and nothing but indoor waterparks and the Vikings to "enjoy". However, that doesn't mean that all the fun has to be sucked out of your Offseason! Head on over to the Valleyfairzone Community and discuss all of the possible changes to Valleyfair for the 2012 season!
August 18, 2011:
-- Valleyscare Construction
Haunt Construction is in full swing! Hellside farm is almost completely laid out and is continuing on with construction, while CarnEvil and Mr. Cleaver's Bloodshed are both starting up on some crazy new projects! Check out some of the photos in the Valleyfairzone Community!
July 31, 2011:
-- Coasting For Kids & Coaster Craze Photos
Take a look at recent photos from Valleyfair's latest events, Coaster Craze and Coasting For Kids, on the Valleyfairzone Community. And make sure not to miss the photos from the Excalibur Walkback too!
July 11, 2011:
-- Photos from Recent Events
We've thrown a few photos onto the Valleyfairzone Community of Recent Events at the park such as the fireworks display from the 4th of July to the Chevrolet Setup out in front of the Amphitheater. Check it out!
June 28, 2011:
-- Matt Ouimet visits Valleyfair
A few photos have been posted on the Valleyfairzone Community of Matt Ouimet, Cedar Fair's new President, enjoying Valleyfair. Also we have some brand new photos from some of the Live Entertainment shows posted on the Community as well. Check it out!
May 16, 2011:
-- Opening Day 2011
Valleyfair opened up Saturday, May 14, and Valleyfairzone was out at the park snagging photos, videos, panoramas, and even hosting a podcast! Check out all of the coverage from Opening Weekend on the Valleyfairzone Community!
March 22, 2011:
-- Planet Snoopy Construction Update
Valleyfair posted a brand new photo of some of the construction that is going on around the Planet Snoopy work site. In the photo, it appears that a lot of the cement has been laid around the area, and a few of the new rides are in place, namely the Zamperla Kite Flyer that can be seen in the photo. To view the construction photo/update, click here, or head on over to the VFZ Community and discuss the progress of Planet Snoopy.
January 26, 2011:
-- Planet Snoopy Construction Update
Valleyfair has posted a bunch of brand new Planet Snoopy construction photos on their website. It looks like a lot of concrete has been poured, a few buildings are up, and the new bridge by the back of Planet Snoopy is finished! To see the spectacular update, head on over to the Valleyfairzone Community and take a look!
January 7, 2011:
-- Valleyfair Website Updates
Valleyfair has updated multiple parts of their website for the 2011 season. Included in this update are the Hours, Live Entertainment Audition Information, as well as a new event. To see a complete list of the recent updates, click here.
December 1, 2010:
-- New Valleyfair.com Photo Gallery
Valleyfair has set up a Planet Snoopy photo gallery on their website, highlighting construction progress made during the offseason. This weeks photos include the foundation for a new bridge, a painted over Flying Trapeze, and a whole lot of dirt. To see these photos, click here.
October 21, 2010:
-- Planet Snoopy Construction Progress
Planet Snoopy construction is in full swing. 3-Point Shootout has been removed, and a large portion of that area of the park is covered in sand, getting prepped for construction/paving. To take a look at some of the brand new photos, check out Snoopy Watch on the VFZ Community!
October 2, 2010:
-- Planet Snoopy Construction Update
There has been a lot of progress made on Planet Snoopy Construction as of this past week! Both cement trees have been removed, a lot of real trees have been torn up, and there's a whole lot more going on. For the latest on Planet Snoopy Construction, head on over to our Snoopy Watch thread in the VFZ Community!
September 18, 2010:
-- Opening Weekend Trip Reports
Opening Night of Haunt has come and gone. This year's Haunt is bigger, badder, and more terrifying than ever before! CarnEvil and Hellside both came out strong Opening Weekend, and other mazes are looking great as well! Click here to check out Mangler-Matt's Photo Trip Report of Opening Day, and click here to see Vfhauntfreak's Trip Report on a slow Sunday Night.
September 4, 2010:
-- Haunt Photo Update
A brand new Haunt Construction Update has been posted on the Valleyfairzone Community! A look at Blood Creek's new route for this year, Mr. Cleaver's exterior work, Hellside construction, and a whole lot more! To see this update, click here.
August 29, 2010:
-- 2010 Valleyscare Updates
There's a brand new Haunt update featured on the Valleyfairzone Community! Hellside continues to be worked on, the Asylum is slowly finishing up its construction, CarnEvil's new ending is rumored to have been nearing completion, and Chateau might get a maze makeover! Read about all of this & more by clicking here, or you can visit ValleyScareZone to check out our Haunt Preview!
August 22, 2010:
-- Haunt Construction Update
Mangler-Matt snagged some Haunt Construction photos recently. CarnEvil's exterior construction is almost done (minus the facade), Hellside construction has begun, and there are rumors of MCBS construction having already been started. To discuss & view the photo update, click here.
August 11, 2010:
-- Haunt Display Spotted
Forum Member Neers71 spotted the Haunt Hearse and the annual Haunt Display out at High Roller this past Wednesday! To see a picture of this year's display, click here or check out the Valleyfairzone Community & discuss this year's Haunt!
August 6, 2010:
-- Planet Snoopy Announced for 2011
Valleyfair has announced Planet Snoopy for the 2011 season! Complete with a new gift shop, a remodeled entertainment venue, tons of new rides, and more pavers than you can count, this $9 million dollar expansion will be the largest kids area at Valleyfair, and will be sure to make for a great addition! For more information on Planet Snoopy, check out the official Planet Snoopy discussion thread here.
July 27, 2010:
-- Snoopy's 60th Birthday Bash at Valleyfair
Snoopy's 60th Birthday is being celebrated at Valleyfair from August 1st-8th! Join the Peanuts gang in contests, photo opportunities, and even a special surprise on August 6th. To find out more information on this Birthday Bash, click here.
July 24, 2010:
-- Coaster Craze Photo Trip Report & More
Coaster Craze 2010 has come and gone, and we have to say that it was a fantastic event! To see Mangler-Matt's Photo Trip Report of the event, click here, and to see photos from the High Roller Walkback, click here.
July 14, 2010:
-- Coaster Craze Details Released
Details for Coaster Craze 2010 have been released! Morning ERT on Wild Thing & Xtreme swing, High Roller Walkback, Lunch on the Plaza Patio, and Night ERT on Renegade. Sounds like it'll be another year full of fun! For more details, check out Valleyfair's Website or click here.
July 4, 2010:
-- Coasting For Kids at Valleyfair
Coasting For Kids is coming to Valleyfair? What is Coasting For Kids exactly? It's an event that raises money for Give Kids the World, a fantastic resort type facility that caters to sick and disabled children. To find out more about this fantastic event and cause, click here.
July 3, 2010:
-- Photo Trip Report
Markings in Half Pint Park, crazy night shots, and dreams of Haunt all thrown into one Trip Report? We have a unique and quite intricate trip report from July 3, 2010 on the Valleyfairzone Community. Check it out!
July 1, 2010:
-- 4th of July Weekend
July 4th is known as one of the busiest weekends attendance wise for Valleyfair, but that shouldn't stop you from having a great day at the park! Rides, Soak City, and Fireworks! Sounds like a great combination to us! Also we hope all viewers & readers have a fantastic and safe 4th of July weekend!
June 18, 2010:
-- Rock Band Live Coverage
We have some fantastic coverage of the Rock Band Live event at Valleyfair. Mangler-Matt has posted a full review of the show, along with some cool photos in a Trip Report on the Valleyfairzone Community! Rock Band Live runs from June 17-27, so check it out if you are at the park!
June 12, 2010:
-- 2011 Hints Popping Up Around Park
There has been a lot of talk regarding 2011 in the Valleyfairzone Community. Between land surveying in Half Pint Park and red markings near Excalibur, there may be something major on the way for 2011! To talk about what the park might add next year, head on over to the Valleyfairzone Community and check out the discussion!
May 29, 2010:
-- Soak City Now Open
Soak City waterpark is now open daily to the public. Check out Breakers Bay, Soak City's newest attraction, or head on over to the other side of the waterpark and take on twists and turns of the Panic Falls slide complex! Soak City is included with admission to Valleyfair, & is a great way to cool off on a hot summer day.
May 28, 2010:
-- Rock Band Live Coming Soon
Rock Band Live is coming to Valleyfair June 17 through June 27, and we will have some great coverage of this great event! Guests will play Rock Band before the show, and if their skills are up to par, they will have the chance to play up on stage with actual Rock Band Live entertainers! Take part in Rock Band Live, debuting June 17-27 at Valleyfair!
May 15, 2010:
-- Opening Weekend Coverage
Valleyfair is now open for the 2010 Season! We have full coverage from multiple members of the Valleyfairzone Community! From Photos to Trip Reports, and even a couple new Panoramas in Valleyfairzone360, there's a TON to check out!
May 10, 2010:
-- Opening Day is Growing Near
Valleyfair is opening on May 15, 2010 for its 35th season of operation! With the many new changes that have taken place over the offseason, we're expecting the park to look exceptionally different, and overall a lot better! We also have launched our "New for 2010" page that highlights what all is new this season in the park! Take a look!
April 28, 2010:
-- 2010 Park Map Released
The 2010 Park Map has been released on Valleyfair's website. On the map, you will be able to see all of the changes regarding food at Valleyfair! Complete with a Corner Bistro, Subway, and Mama Chetta's Pizza, there are new names and food options all around the park! To check out our eateries page, click here.
April 1, 2010:
-- Live Entertainment Lineup Announced
The Live Entertainment lineup for the 2010 season has been posted on Valleyfair's website! Three new shows are coming to the park this year! The first is called Signed Sealed Delivered and is playing in the Galaxy Theater, Retro Rockit is a new show on the Gazebo Stage, and the Coral Reef Adventure will be playing in IMAX this year! For more information, click here.
March 24, 2010:
-- Subway coming into Valleyfair for the 2010 Season
Valleyfair updated their "New for 2010" section of the website with the fantastic news that a new restaurant will be added this year. What is it you ask? The worldwide franchise known as Subway! To check out our food page where you can see the newly listed restaurant, click here.
March 22, 2010:
-- Bumper Boats Gone for Good
The Bumper Boats that have officially been removed as of March 22nd. A bulldozer was spotted near the ride as of March 20th, and a majority of the ground work happened on March 22nd. To see a photo on our Twitter account, click here.
March 20, 2010:
-- More Construction Updates
There has been confirmed sightings of brickwork similar to what was done to the Gazebo Stage back in 2008 around the Main Entrance and Carousel Plaza area of the park. Apparently there will be some sort of new sign in this newly renovated plaza area. Stay tuned for more news regarding the 2010 season!
February 29, 2010:
-- Main Entrance Construction Update
There's been construction spotted around the main plaza of Valleyfair. It's been rumored that the front of the park is being repaved, or re-done rather with the same brick pattern that the Gazebo Stage had done late 2008. We aren't 100% positive if this is all accurate, but this is what has been rumored for the past couple of weeks. Stay tuned for more info!
February 24, 2010:
-- 2010 Hours Posted
The 2010 Calendar has been posted on Valleyfair's website. Valleyfair will open for the 2010 Season on May 15th, and close during the Halloween Haunt on October 31st. Soak City Waterpark opens on May 29th, and will close September 6th. To check out all of the hours, click here.
January 30, 2010:
-- Construction Spotted Around Entrance!
It seems that there is some construction or work being done around the main plaza of Valleyfair. New ride? Of course not! What's going on with the plaza? Well we aren't 100% positive, but this topic is available for discussion over at the VFZ Community! Check it out!
January 16, 2010:
-- Coaster Craze 2010!
The date for Coaster Craze 2010 has been released! Check out or events page for more information, or you can head on over to the VFZ Community to RSVP & discuss this years event!
December 10, 2009:
-- Admission Prices Posted
The 2010 Valleyfair Admission prices have been posted on Valleyfair's website! We updated our admission/hours page as well with the prices that were posted. To view them, click here. Also, we've got the scoop on Opening Day 2010! To check it out, head on over to the Valleyfairzone Community which can be found by clicking here!
November 18, 2009:
-- The Offseason
The extremely cold, wintery part of the year has started. This season is not known to us as Winter, it's called (and dreaded as) the Offseason. This dragging duration of nearly 7 full months is the period of time in which Valleyfair is closed. To get through the Offseason as painlessly as possible, we're going to try & keep you updated with all that's happening at Valleyfair! To check out our official Offseason thread on the VFZ Community, click here.
November 2, 2009:
-- Valleyscare . . . Everything!
We have videos, tweets, photos, reviews, and so much more around the site from this past Haunt. To see Mr. BigTop's tweets, click here, to see our youtube account & videos of haunt, click here, and to discuss or see photos of the haunt, click here.
October 9, 2009:
-- Valleyscare Trip Report
HauntFreak has posted a trip report on the VFZ Community Forums - To see this trip report, click here.
October 6, 2009:
-- Valleyscare/Frightmares Review
R78 from the VFZ Community Forums has posted a fantastic review of not only Valleyscare but the Frightmares at Buck Hill haunted attraction as well! To view these reviews, click here.
September 26, 2009:
-- 2009 Haunt Trip Report Posted
Mangler-Matt has posted a bunch of photos from the 2009 Halloween Haunt at Valleyscare on the VFZ Community Forums! To check out this fairly large photo trip report, click here.