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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 #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 #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 […]

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2017 Monthly Recap #2: May

Although Lagoon wasn’t open daily in May, there were busloads of school kids streaming through the park during many weekdays as well as national dance championship contestants during the first three weekends. Here’s a rundown of what happened in May: A new 30-second TV spot was released The Campground opened for the season on May […]

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2017 Monthly Recap #1: March & April

The arrival of Spring has brought with it the opening of Lagoon as well as the usual volatile weather patterns. Occasionally, the warm, sunny days have coincided with Lagoon’s weekend-only pre-season operating schedule. Although March 25 was rainy and cold and many rides were closed, there were several visible changes since last fall and new […]

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2016 Monthly Recap #3: June

Things warmed up in June with rising temperatures and the new night show Anyway You Want It! The show, set in the 1980s, follows a group of girls trying to save their roller skating rink from being turned into an all male exercise club. The classic music that ties it together is performed by Lagoon’s […]

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2016 Monthly Recap #2: May

The month of May at Lagoon began with 91-mph winds, causing the park to close all day on May 1st. Cleanup continued throughout the week in order to reopen the next weekend along with the opening of the Campground the same weekend. Several updated RV pads have been added to the Campground since last fall. […]

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Discovering Lagoon…Outside Lagoon

I’ve stumbled upon a few items of interest relating to different Lagoon ventures outside the park. Aside from the obvious one (The Terrace), here is a short list with the few brief details I currently have. TROLLEY SQUARE ARCADE Shortly after Trolley Square opened as a shopping mall in the 1970s, Lagoon Corporation began running […]