Funtime Parks

Funtime Parks was a company based in Aurora, Ohio, USA.


Funtime, Inc. was formed in 1969 by former Cedar Point executives.[1] The company went on to purchase Geauga Lake the same year.[2]

On March 29, 1982 the company acquired a 50% stake in Darien Lake.[3] In June 1985 it purchased the remainder of the property.[4]

Funtime sold its three parks to Premier Parks on August 15, 1995 for $60 million.[5]


  1. "Favorite family place gears up for the 1990's", The Akron Beacon Journal.
  2. "New eatery and shops", The Akron Beacon Journal.
  3. "Geauga Lake-Funtime posts earnings decline", The Akron Beacon Journal.
  4. "Funtime buys all of park", The Akron Beacon Journal.
  5. "3 Theme Parks Sold To Premier", The Daily Oklahoman.