Is Cedar Point removing Wicked Twister?

Cedar Point announced Friday afternoon that it is removing one of its coasters. The Wicked Twister, situated along the Lake Erie shoreline not far from the GateKeeper roller coaster, will give its last ride on Sept. 6.

Is the Wicked Twister going away?

Wicked Twister will close for good on Monday, September 6, 2021 as we prepare for future park improvements.

How fast is the Wicked Twister at Cedar Point?

116 km/h
Wicked Twister/Max speed

Launch up to 72mph and twist upwards of 215 feet in the sky! Wicked Twister is quite a wild ride.

Why are they getting rid of Wicked Twister at Cedar Point?

The inverted roller coaster is one of 18 that operate at the amusement park in Sandusky. It opened in 2002. It was not immediately known what the closure would make way for at the park, however Cedar Point said it would be removed to make way for “future park improvements.”

Is Cedar Point getting rid of maXair?

maXair at Cedar Point. Disaster Transport and Space Spiral, two rides removed in 2012 for the construction of GateKeeper, can be seen in the background….maXair (ride)

Status Closed
Opening date May 7, 2005
General statistics
Manufacturer HUSS Park Attractions

Why is the Wicked Twister being shut down?

Park officials said the ride will close “as we prepare for future park improvements.” Wicked Twister dominated the park’s skyline, with its twin 215-foot-tall bright yellow spiraling vertical spikes. Park officials promised to announce “more fun details” about Wicked Twister’s final days.

Why is Wicked Twister at Cedar Point closing?

SANDUSKY, Ohio (WJW) – Labor Day Monday is the last time Cedar Point fans can ride the park’s Wicked Twister roller coaster before it closes for good. In an announcement early last month, Cedar Point officials said the double-twisting impulse roller coaster will close on Monday, Sept. 6 to make way for future projects.

Why are they getting rid of the Wicked Twister at Cedar Point?

What is going to replace the Wicked Twister?

With the addition of Wicked Twister, Cedar Point will be the only amusement park in the world to stake claim to having three roller coasters above 200 feet tall: the 205-foot-tall Magnum XL-200 (1989); the 310-foot-tall Millennium Force (2000) and now the 215-foot-tall Wicked Twister.