Knott's Ghost Town 75th Anniversary Construction Tour

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Re: Knott's Ghost Town 75th Anniversary Construction Tour

Postby Musketeer » Mon Mar 07, 2016 12:00 am

Knott's continues to do great things year after year! I am super excited to see all this stuff in person at West Coast Bash! :airtime:
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Re: Knott's Ghost Town 75th Anniversary Construction Tour

Postby rubysparkles » Mon Mar 07, 2016 5:48 am

Great report! Excited to hear the reports on Ghostrider when it reopens, it was my first wooden roller coaster so I've got a soft spot for it. Hopefully the reports will be good, wish I could visit Knott's again this year.
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Postby Rhyano » Mon Mar 07, 2016 6:25 am

Very good trip report! I need to head out to Knott's sometime and experience this!

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Re: Knott's Ghost Town 75th Anniversary Construction Tour

Postby Gnome » Mon Mar 07, 2016 1:09 pm

Jew wrote:Good news? Bar in the Chicken Dinner restaurant!

Bad news? I'm a little bummed they got rid of the garden room. It added to the charm. The good news is that it sounds like they will be making the entire restaurant more themed overall, so I'm sure I'll get over it.

Personally, I always thought that room was a little ugly. I didn't mind it overall, but I won't necessarily miss it either.
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Postby Guy T. Koepp » Mon Mar 07, 2016 2:20 pm

Everything looks fantastic. I can't wait to visit in April.
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Postby thrillrider » Mon Mar 07, 2016 3:03 pm

I have yet to try the knotts chicken. from what I have gathered from people that have ate there, it is better than sex. If this is the case, I wonder why they have not extended the brand? Being from Michigan, it's not the easiest place to get to. I wonder if cedar fair has looked into maybe branching it out to some of the other parks?

We have only been out to knotts once about 7 years ago, and did not know this even exsisted. :(
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Re: Knott's Ghost Town 75th Anniversary Construction Tour

Postby Nrthwnd » Mon Mar 07, 2016 6:09 pm

I do remember, there was a few years (in the 1970s I believe), when Knott's tried to market
their Fried Chicken, in "flash frozen" form, for reheating, for selling at grocery stores, etc...

Locally. :?r

I guess it eventually dawned on them, that the gp didn't want their fried chicken that way.
They would come to Knott's and get it for them self, at Mrs. Knott's Kitchen.

So Knott's stopped production of it.

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Re: Knott's Ghost Town 75th Anniversary Construction Tour

Postby Jew » Mon Mar 07, 2016 11:30 pm

Gnome wrote:
Jew wrote:Good news? Bar in the Chicken Dinner restaurant!

Bad news? I'm a little bummed they got rid of the garden room. It added to the charm. The good news is that it sounds like they will be making the entire restaurant more themed overall, so I'm sure I'll get over it.

Personally, I always thought that room was a little ugly. I didn't mind it overall, but I won't necessarily miss it either.


Yeah, it was definitely ugly. Thats why I enjoyed it...it was a reminder of the old KBF. But a full bar is definitely something that will get me in...I'd rather eat and drink there than at Friday's.
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Re: Knott's Ghost Town 75th Anniversary Construction Tour

Postby cfc » Tue Mar 08, 2016 6:54 am

^Fried chicken, biscuits, and booze . . . sounds like the makings of a country song.
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Re: Knott's Ghost Town 75th Anniversary Construction Tour

Postby Nrthwnd » Tue Mar 08, 2016 7:12 pm

^ Works for me! =) I shall be there, in September.
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