This charming little park in Ross, Ohio, (about 20 minutes west of Cincinnati) is having their Family Day this Sunday 8/14. Strickers is a privately-operated park only open to the public 2-3 times a year.
The website is never very informative, but if tradition holds up, drinks are FREE once you pay admission. The food is reasonably priced and includes Burgers, Hot Dogs, Chicken (BBQ), Roasted Corn on the Cob, and others.
Now...the rides. Very family-friendly. Everything from the Carousel, Ferris Wheel, Tilt-A-Puke, Eagles, and two woodies: The Tornado & The Teddy Bear among other rides.
I hope people get to experience this park, (and not only if you have little ones). It's fun to see a family friendly park set in the middle of nowhere surrounded by cornfields! I won't be attending most likely because I'm probably going to the Ohio State Fair that day.
But if anyone does go...can you pick up a flyer at the exit giving the October date they usually open up again to the public and pass it on. Thanks!
I might be there - still mulling it over. I have a chip on my shoulder about them removing the crazy dazy!
I think they open in the early afternoon - 1 or 2. Then they close the rides for an hour or so (I think from 5-6) for dinner (dinner for everybody - that's when they start serving the grilled burgers/dogs/corn). Then they run the rides from 6-9 or 10.
It's a neat little park and the coasters are a lot of fun. Heck of a deal for the $8 or so admission price (less than the parking charge at corporate themers).
I am guessing they will open around 1 or 2-ish, but I would call the park ahead of time. If they don't answer they usually have a recording telling all the details, including prices and hours.
I went on July 4th (first visit) and loved it. The sodas were $1 if I remember correctly. The food was pretty decent and very cheap. Besides, what other park is there where you can husk your own corn? :-)
Tornado and Teddy Bear were cute coasters, very fun. The flyers were the highlight, though! I was impressed with the park. Great selection of kiddy rides including a "kiddy" turtle that I don't believe I have seen before.
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The park is open from 1pm to 9pm with ride hours being from 2pm to 5pm and then 6pm to 9 pm. Parking is free and there is unlimited free soft drinks. Price is $9 per person and there are flyers going around the cincinnati area with $1 off coupons. Hope everyone has a good time!!
Hey Jason, Katie was right about passing them out during the fourth but the drive thru by my house in Mt. Healthy (cincinnati area)also has them. I will not be able to attend as myself and the future mrs. bduc420 have prior engagements.If you are in the area saturday i would gladly meet you somewhere and give you mine. I think i have four or five.
I may end up being there after all. Dealing with some sickness this week, and am leading a youth trip to PKI on Friday. So I may not feel like putting up with the crowds in Columbus at the fair...Stricker's sounds much more my speed by the time Sunday gets here. Besides I know my kids will have fun there, and I'd like my sons first wood coaster to be the Teddy Bear.