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2020 Season Recap

When unusually cold weather caused Lagoon to close two days early in fall of 2019, nobody expected the park’s opening in the following spring to be delayed for almost two months because of a worldwide pandemic. Lagoon announced the delayed opening this year on March 17th, a couple of weeks before the scheduled opening. At […]

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2019 Season Recap

Here’s a quick rundown of the rest of the 2019 season, in addition to what was covered in the mid-season recap that was posted in July. The Speedball game reopened around the middle of the season just south of Wild Mouse. The old location was demolished toward the end of last season for the new […]

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2019 Mid-Season Recap

As we reach the halfway point of the 2019 season at Lagoon, let’s look at what’s been happening so far. When the park opened on March 30th, the first noticeable change was the area in front of Dracula’s Castle which had been reconfigured with new steps and new planters. A section of Wild Kingdom Train’s […]

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2018 Monthly Recap #7: October

The last month of Frightmares brought with it the end of another season at Lagoon. At the beginning of the month, the new south restrooms were completed. Soon after, the old restrooms built in the 1980s were demolished. Aside from some busy weekends and the UEA fall break, it was a fairly uneventful month. However, […]

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2018 Monthly Recap #6: September

What was new at Lagoon in September this year? Frightmares! But more specifically, there were some new additions and updates to Frightmares attractions in 2018. Frightmares began on September 14th this year with all the shows and walk-throughs in full swing. Séance returned with an elaborate new entrance, including two tick windows on the south […]

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2018 Monthly Recap #5: August

The biggest news at Lagoon in August was probably all the work happening on the upcoming Frightmares event. Almost all of the walk-throughs were underway this month, including some new additions. The most promising addition seems to be the new facade for Seance, shown above. There’s also a new temporary stage  being added to the […]

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2018 Monthly Recap #4: July

It’s been a long, hot July, but there has still been plenty of different things happening at Lagoon. The remains of Hydro-Luge were finally removed from the park after sitting there since spring. There is now just a large, smoothed out expanse of dirt where the ride once was. Complimentary charging lockers provided by local […]

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2018 Monthly Recap #3: June

Two shows opened at Carousel Theater. The day show, Smoke & Mirrors, is a magic show featuring classic tricks illusions and Verano returned with a new story and music. Bright red lighting has been added to the roofline on Roller Coaster, recreating an effect similar to the original neon from decades ago. Centennial Screamer re-opened […]

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2018 Monthly Recap #2: May

The biggest addition to Lagoon in May was Carousel Candy – a new shop near the Interactive Fountain that replaced the Lucky Duck and Bowler Roller games. Carousel Candy opened on a school day on May 31st with a variety of novelty candies and toys. Further additions were made to existing attractions like the new […]

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2018 Monthly Recap #1: March/April

When Lagoon closed last October, there were rides being dismantled and some that hadn’t opened all year. A lot of work has been done during the five-month off-season and continues to progress, so let’s recap what has changed since 2017. The park reopened on March 31st this year. The Interactive Fountain near the entrance has […]