Canada's Wonderland opens this Sunday, May 1


Two New Rides Take Flight on Opening Day

VAUGHAN, ON, April 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Canada's Wonderland kicks off its 35th birthday celebration this Sunday with two new rides that are guaranteed to thrill guests of all ages.  

, a thrill ride for guests looking for big thrills, will allow riders to take control of their own cockpit, showcasing their flying abilities and challenging themselves to engage in multiple inversions at 135 feet (41m) in the air. Flying Eagles will provide thrills for little pilots as they glide 28 feet (8.5m) above the ground while controlling their flight and ride experience.

The parks 35th birthday celebration is more than just exciting new rides. Canada's Wonderland has introduced its most extensive lineup of live shows, special events and street festival entertainment in its history - all included with park admission. From Taste of Italy, to the Ultimate Thrills Circus, to a Brew & BBQ Festival, there's something for everyone.

The 2016 season will be filled with non-stop entertainment and thrills for the entire family and will undoubtedly provide guests with an exciting and unforgettable experience.

For more Park information including events, tickets and hours of operation, visit

Canada's Wonderland, located in Vaughan, Ontario (just outside Toronto), is a 300-acre theme park with more than 200 attractions, 70 rides including 16 rollercoasters, and is the home to Splash Works, a 20-acre water park. Visit for more information and be sure to follow along on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates, contests, prizes and more!   

Canada's Wonderland is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a publicly traded partnership that is listed for trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FUN." In addition to Canada's Wonderland, Cedar Fair owns and operates ten other amusement parks, three water parks, one indoor water park resort and five hotels. Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in Gilroy, Calif. under a management contract.

SOURCE Canada's Wonderland Company

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For further information: Soulla Lindo, Manager, Communications & PR, Canada's Wonderland, 905-832-7482,

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