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Renegade Coming Along

I took a trip past Valleyfair this weekend and you could see Renegade peeping over the trees. Unfortunately, you can’t see much more. It’s stuck in an area that isn’t viewable from the road so I don’t have any good pictures to share.

Renegade Construction Photos 11/4/06

I snapped this shot as we zoomed past Valleyfair today. Disregard my wife’s hand. 🙂 You can see parts of Renegade rising above the trees in the background. In the foreground you see Excalibur. We did plan on getting a better shot but didn’t drive back by on the way home.

MOA Building the World’s Largest Gingerbread House

Coming to the Mall of America (MOA) in Bloomington, Minnesota is the World’s Largest Gingerbread House! On November 24th, after 1,700 hours of working, the 60 foot, 1,496 square foot gingerbread house will open up. With 14,250 pounds of gingerbread and 4,750 pounds of icing, it’ll be sweet for sure! Mall of America’s holiday shoppers […]

No Renagade Construction Yet – That I Can See

We drove past Valleyfair to see if we could see any piles of wood or anything happening with Renagade from the road and couldn’t see anything. We took a picture of Excalibur though though to show everyone what we saw. From what I understand the new coaster should be around here somewhere.

Cedar Point’s New Coaster – Maverick

Cedar Point, the sister part of Valleyfair, is opening up their own old west themed coaster in 2007 called Maverick. Maverick is a steel coaster that has an amazing 95-degree angle drop and has linear synchronous motors to propel the train. Meaning it doesn’t climb slowly up a hill, it races up hills. Reaching speeds […]

Haunt Jaunt 5K – October 14 2006

Strap on your running shoes, Valleyfair is hosting a unique 5k run/walk to benefit Park Nicollet Jane Brattain Breast Center. Taking place on October 14th, runners will run a course through Valleyfair ValleySCARE. You can even dress up in costume to make it more fun! Just make sure you are there early as the race […]

Renegade Wooden Rollercoaster – New for 2007

For the first time since 1976, Valleyfair is building a new wooden rollercoaster; Renegade. Renegade stands 104 feet tall with drops of 91 feed. Top speeds are 52 mph and the 2 minute ride will take you 3,113 feet around the track. Two high-performance trains will hold 24 people a piece on each wild ride! […]

Valleyfair Wants Freaky, Scary People for ValleySCARE

Halloween is just around the corner and Valleyfair is introducing ValleySCARE this year. ValleySCARE is an expansion on the Halloween fun Valleyfair usually has in October. Included are a 3D Clown Maze, Vampire Lair, scare zone and much more. Not only can you come and enjoy the fun, but Valleyfair wants you to come work […]

Battle of the Bands, Get Discovered at Valleyfair!

Valleyfair and radio station Drive 105 are looking for the best band around. The Battle of the Bands competition is taking place throughout September. Eight bands will compete, four on September 9th and four on 6th, but only two will continue each night making up the final four. The final competition will be September 23rd […]

St. Thomas Students & Facility Get Reduced Prices

If you attend, or work at, St. Thomas University, you can get discounted Valleyfair admission! It’s only $22.50 for adults down from the regular admission price of $33.95. The St. Thomas Box Office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday in Room LL, Murray-Herrick Campus Center. Many other companies and schools also have […]