Cedar Point officially open for 2019 season

Posted at 11:00 AM, May 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-30 11:03:56-04

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Cedar Point is officially open, marking the first day of roller coaster season!

The world-famous amusement park opened its gates Saturday morning for the 2019 season.

While there are no new rides this year, visitors will find new food options, including Hugo’s Italian Kitchen and BackBeatQue.

Hugo's will specialize in Italian cuisine, with menu items like stromboli, fresh-made pizzas, chicken parmesan sandwiches, meatball sandwiches, salads, cannoli and more.

BackBeatQue features an entirely outdoor seating area with a stage where the BackBeat Quartet will have live performances during select times this summer. Menu items include smoked brisket, rotisserie chicken, pork platters, cornbread muffins, house-made mac & cheese and more.

For Cedar Point's hours, click here.

Daily admission on weekends is $55.99 and weekday admission is $49.99.

Members of the military can take advantage of the park’s Military Mondays deal, providing free admission to all active, retired or honorably discharged military members every Monday from May 13 until September 2, 2019.

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