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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby drevil0208 » Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:28 am

Some friends and I are thinking of going to Haunt Thanksgiving weekend. I’ve never been before. How busy is it typically? Would the Sunday night likely be less busy than the Saturday? How busy are the rides?

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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby Mike240SX » Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:57 am

It won't be Haunt on Thanksgiving Weekend, unless Canadian Thanksgiving is in October.
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby ArgoZ » Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:36 pm

Mike240SX wrote:It won't be Haunt on Thanksgiving Weekend, unless Canadian Thanksgiving is in October.

Which it is and always has been. Different origins than the American one. To answer the post, yes Wonderland will be extremely busy those days. Sunday slightly better than Sat.

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Postby Mike240SX » Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:44 pm

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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby coasterbill » Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:09 am

The Winterfest ride lineup has been announced.

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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:11 am

I'm surprised they wouldn't find a way to get Guardian or Thunder Run included on that list since they have so few indoor rides.
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby PATTYCAKES » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:41 am

Stocking Stuffers and Festive Funnel Cakes are open now at Canada's Wonderland. Yesterday, I ate an Egg Nog Funnel Cake.
It had egg nog drizzle, a gingerbread cookie, pomegranate seeds, red and green sprinkles, and ice cream. mmmmmm . . .
They also have Candy Cane and GingerBread Funnel Cakes. The Stocking Stuffers shop looks beautiful. I know they have to set up in advance, but I am going to have a Candy Cane Funnel Cake at Halloween Haunt. I am taking my group on the first weekend. This is the earliest I have ever gone to Haunt, but after the experience from last year. It was ridiculously busy last year so I am going to see just how empty everyone says it is on the first weekend. I am also going on Canadian Thanksgiving weekend.
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby Nrthwnd » Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:01 pm

^ But.

It's still September...

Isn't it? :wink:
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby thirstydeer » Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:20 pm

Nrthwnd wrote:^ But.

It's still September...

Isn't it? :wink:


They're probably trying to rev up interest in the Winterfest. I saw it and rolled my eyes... but it did look rather festive.
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby Nrthwnd » Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:28 pm

^ That's cool. Three years ago, I bought Christmas tree ornaments, on display,
in both Disneyland and Knott's. So that happens everywhere, obviously. But still,
to find it in mid-September, still seems kind of wierd to me, lol. :smile:
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