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Stay at Our Resorts & Enjoy Early Entry to the Park, One of Cedar Point's Gold & Platinum Season Pass Benefits!

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Early Entry & Golden Entry at Cedar Point

Early Entry & Golden Entry

May 9 - Sept. 7

There will be no Early Entry or Golden Entry on Saturday, May 9. 

Early Entry & Golden Entry
They’re some of the best benefits when you stay at a Cedar Point Resorts hotel, marina or campground, or own a 2020 Cedar Point Gold Pass or 2020 Platinum Pass! You could enjoy some of the park’s biggest attractions up to one hour before they open to the general public!

To take advantage of Early Entry or Golden Entry, a valid 2020 Cedar Point Gold Pass, 2020 Platinum Pass or Cedar Point Resorts Early Entry card must be shown at select checkpoints and ride locations.

Early Entry
Early Entry provides one hour of early access to Cedar Point for our Platinum Passholders and Cedar Point Resorts guests. These guests may enter through any admission gate beginning at 9:00 a.m. during the regular season (May 9 – Sept. 7), with these attractions scheduled to be available* beginning at 9:00 a.m.:
Due to a private event, Steel Vengeance and Maverick will not be available for Early Entry on Saturday, June 6 and will open at 10:00 a.m.

  • Steel Vengeance (available Saturdays & Sundays only)
  • Magnum XL-200 (available Monday through Friday only)
  • Maverick
  • Skyhawk
  • Millennium Force
  • Valravn
  • GateKeeper
  • Ocean Motion
  • Midway Carousel
  • Cedar Downs Racing Derby
  • Cadillac Cars
  • Dodgem
  • Planet Snoopy
  • Raptor

Golden Entry
Golden Entry provides early access to the front of the park for Cedar Point Gold Passholders. These guests may enter through the Main Gate, Valravn Gate or WindSeeker Gate beginning at 9:00 a.m. during the regular season (May 9 – Sept. 7), with these attractions scheduled to be available* to Gold Passholders beginning at 9:30 a.m.:

  • Valravn
  • GateKeeper
  • Ocean Motion
  • Midway Carousel
  • Cedar Downs
  • Cadillac Cars
  • Dodgem
  • Planet Snoopy
  • Raptor

*Subject to weather and maintenance conditions.

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I’m bringing a friend with my Bring-a-Friend ticket benefit. Do they get Early Entry or Golden Entry benefits with me?

Only guests who are staying at a Cedar Point Resorts hotel, marina or campground, or who have a valid 2020 Cedar Point Gold Pass or 2020 Platinum Pass are able to take advantage of Early Entry & Golden Entry.

What if I have a regular admission ticket?

The Main Gate, WindSeeker Gate and Valravn Gate will open for all guests at 9:00 a.m. during the regular season. The Magnum XL-200 Gate is reserved for Cedar Point Resorts guests. Rides will become available starting at 10:00 a.m. for all guests; some attractions may open at 11:00 a.m. or later.

Guests are welcome to explore the front of the park, grab a cup of coffee from Starbucks, take some photos or visit Celebration Central at Pagoda Gift Shop to pick up some 150th anniversary merchandise.

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