Kirk Franklin Headlines JoyFest Gospel Music Festival at Cedar Point | Sept. 26th, 2009

Kirk Franklin Headlines JoyFest Gospel Music Festival Saturday, September 26 at Cedar Point


SANDUSKY, Ohio, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ — Some
of gospel music’s best-known performers will take center stage at Cedar
Point next weekend when the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort will
host the JoyFest Gospel Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 26.

During JoyFest, Cedar Point guests will be able to watch
some of the most popular entertainers in gospel music and a
family-friendly comedian. The JoyFest Gospel Music Festival will be
held from 4-9:30 p.m. in the Soak City parking lot. (Admission to Cedar
Point is required.)

Performing at JoyFest will be:

  • Kirk Franklin whose album, Hero, won two Grammy Awards;
  • Dr. Marvin Sapp, the 2008 Best Gospel Artist award winner;
  • Crystal Aikin, winner of BET’s Sunday Best gospel competition;
  • Tye Tribbett who received a Grammy Award nomination for his Victory Life! album in 2006; and
  • Comedian Bone Hampton, who has appeared on BET’s Comic Views, will emcee the festival.

tickets to Cedar Point and the concert will be available online until 5
p.m. on Friday, Sept. 25 and at Cedar Point on the day of the show.
Concert only tickets for season passholders and deals for groups of 15
or more are also available. For more information and a link to purchase
tickets, please visit

Inside the park, Cedar Point will be hosting its
HalloWeekends festival that combines the thrills and excitement of the
park’s rides and roller coasters with the fun and frights of Halloween.
New this season are two haunted houses, three live shows and the
Overlord, the chieftain of the monsters who prowl the park during

HalloWeekends also offers plenty of entertainment for
young families that includes the Monster Midway Invasion Celebration
parade, the Magical House on Boo Hill, the Hay Bale Maze and Planet
Spooky and Camp Spooky children’s areas.

HalloWeekends at Cedar Point will be held Friday nights,
Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 1. Cedar Point will be open 6 p.m.
to midnight on Friday nights (only a portion of the park is open); noon
to midnight on Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays. (On Sunday,
Oct. 11, the park will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.)

For more information, please visit or call the park’s General Information Line at 419.627.2350.

Cedar Point Amusement Park/Resort

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