December 4, 2014 - Park Trustees file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy ProtectionThis afternoon the park trustees filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection which will stop the park from heading to a sheriff's sale tomorrow. The move is intended to give trustees time to repay park debts and overhaul park management and governance. [Read More]
October 11, 2014 - 24th Annual Pumpkin FestThis weekend the park will host the 24th Annual Pumpkin Fest on Saturday from 10am-9pm and on Sunday from 10am-5pm. There will be multiple stages with live music both days. The giant pumpkin drop will be at 5pm on Saturday and 4pm Sunday. Saturday's festivities will conclude with fireworks at 9pm. The Ghost Lake haunted park attractions will open at 7pm. [Read More]
October 12, 2013 - Pumpkinfest 2013This weekend is the 23rd Annual Pumpkinfest at Conneaut Lake Park. The park will be filled with food vendors, crafters, artisans, and entertainers. The popular giant pumpkin drop will be held at 6:30pm on Saturday and 4pm on Sunday. Park rides will be operating Saturday from 10am-6:30pm and Sunday from 10am-5pm. Ride bands will be discounted to $15, admission to the park is free as always. Ghost Lake begins at 7pm both days and tickets for its "13 levels of fear" are $25 for adults and $17 for kids 11 & under. [Read More]
August 24, 2013 - Community Day / $5 Ride BandsToday is another $5 Ride Pass day at Conneaut Lake Park and the weather is perfect. Ride all the rides including the Blue Streak and play Mini Golf for just $5. The new attraction, Hostile Hostel will be open from 5-9pm and requires 3 ride tickets not included with the $5 pass.
August 1, 2013 - Beach Club - 1935-2013
The Beach Club & Dockside complex was destroyed by fire overnight. The fire was report at 2:19am and both buildings burned to the ground. Also reportedly lost in the blaze were one of the Blue Streak trains and several of the park's Fascination machines. The State Police Fire Marshall has ruled the cause of the fire as "undetermined."
The Beach Club opened on June 8, 1935 and over the years has been a popular night spot and the centerpiece of many lakefront activities. The facility took over as the primary live music venue for the park following the February 2008 Dreamland Ballroom fire. The attached Dockside building had been recently renovated. Since 2008 the Beach Club has been leased and operated by Park Restoration LLC.[Read More] [Discuss]
July 28, 2013 - Travel Channel Makeover ProjectBeginning on Monday, July 29, dozens of volunteers and a camera crew will descend on CLP to give the park a well deserved makeover. The project is part of a new Travel Channel show and promises to add "a few new elements" to the park while renovating & restoring existing areas. The results of the makeover and a new attraction will be revealed to the public on August 3. The park will be open during normal hours while the work is in progress. For more details please visit the CLP website or Facebook page.
A video of work being done on the Devil's Den is available on the WICU Website
A video featuring some hints about the new attraction is available from WFMJ[Read More] [Discuss]
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