The first Friday in June always means CoasterMania! It's our annual gathering of coaster crazies from all over the world. We're opening our rides early and keepin' em open late for the ultimate Cedar Point fans.
Participation is limited to the following roller coaster fan clubs:
$35 (event ticket only / Season Passholder)
$80 (event ticket and one-day park admission)
Admission includes CoasterMania! collectible pin, access to all ERT sessions, CoasterMania! credentials and lanyard, ride on CoasterMania! Cruise, event tee, lunch, and Q&A session access.
Here's What's On Tap for CoasterMania!
A New Perspective
All event participants receive a ticket to board a ferry for an unforgettable sightseeing tour AROUND the Cedar Point Peninsula! See the park like you've never seen it before. Take a relaxing cruise and take your camera - the photos will be amazing.
Your Questions Answered
Have a burning question you've always wanted to ask someone who's in the know? We're bringing "the suits" to this special session where YOU get to grill them and ask the questions. Let's see what they say!
Coastermania! Photo Contest
Win a Platinum Pass
Taken an amazing photo of Cedar Point? Submit your photo and you could win a 2019 Platinum Pass! One submission per person. The park staff will narrow the field to three finalists and your peers will choose the winner during the Q&A.
Coastermania! Film Festival
Win a Platinum Pass
Are you the next James Cameron? Have the off-the-wall stylings of Quentin Tarantino? Submit your video (3 minutes or less) for the CoasterMania! Film Festival, and you could win a 2019 Platinum Pass!
What is the itinerary?
6:00AM - 1:00PM: CHECK-IN
- Check-In will be available at the Main Entrance of the park. Bring your valid coaster club membership card, your event ticket and your park admission.
6:00 AM: OPEN
- The Main Gate ONLY will open to arriving CoasterMania! guests.
7:00AM - 9:00AM: EXCLUSIVE RIDE TIME
- Steel Vengeance
8:00AM - 9:00AM: EXCLUSIVE RIDE TIME
- WiIderness Run
9:00AM - 10:00AM: EXCLUSIVE RIDE TIME
- Magnum XL-200
- Top Thrill Dragster
10:00AM - 7:00PM: COASTERMANIA! CRUISE
- Cruises board at Cedar Point Marina.
- Cruises will depart regularly throughout this time period.
11:00AM - 1:00PM: LUNCH
- Lunch will be served at Lakeside Pavilion.
5:30PM: COASTERMANIA! Q&A
- Will be held at the Convention Center
- Final judging of photo and video contest. Winners will be announced.
10:30PM - 12:00AM: EXCLUSIVE RIDE TIME
- Millennium Force
- Blue Streak
All times, schedules and rides are subject to change without notice. Weather or maintenance conditions may affect availability. Substitutions will be made whenever possible.
What are the admission policies?
- A ticket to CoasterMania! is required for every attendee - the event ticket to CoasterMania! does NOT include park admission.
- Only registered members of recognized roller coaster fan clubs (listed above) are permitted to attend. Friends must also be current roller coaster club members with an official membership card.
- You can purchase and print your event ticket at home; tickets are NOT available at the park.
- Check-in at the CoasterMania! tent, located at the Main Entrance, is required. You'll receive your credential and other items there. The tent will be available ONLY from 6:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Guests arriving after 1:00 p.m. will not be permitted to attend event activities.
- Morning entry into the park will take place at the Main Entrance only. The Marina, Resorts and Beach Gates will not be open. Guests staying at Hotel Breakers or Lighthouse Point can board a shuttle that will take them to the front gate. Shuttle information will be provided at a later date.
Can I bring a friend to CoasterMania!?
Every attendee must be a member of one of the official coaster clubs listed above and must have an event ticket & admission to the park.
I have a Season Pass, do I need to pay to get into CoasterMania!?
Yes. All CoasterMania! attendees must have an event ticket. This ticket is the fee for the event; admission is not included, unless you purchase the combo admission/CoasterMania! ticket.
We are staying at the Hotel Breakers and bought an admission ticket from them, can I use that ticket to get into CoasterMania!?
Yes. Any valid form of park admission will get you into CoasterMania!, assuming you are a recognized club member and have also purchased a CoasterMania! event ticket online.