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General Information about Events

ACE hosts Coaster Con, our national convention, annually as well as several other smaller conferences at parks around the globe. Our events are a great opportunity for fellow ACEers to gather together to ride coasters. Typically, our events include:

  • Group rates for park admission
  • One or more picnic-style meals
  • Exclusive Ride Time! (ERT), which is time we get to ride the coasters when the park and/or the coaster is closed to the public.
  • Hotel lodging at group rates.

Upcoming Events

We have a great line-up of events slated for the upcoming months. Note that all information is tentative until we actually announce the event with a flyer! Click on an event for more details, including the event flyer, costs, schedule, directions, registration instructions, and the latest news about the event. Click on a column header to sort the table by that column.

Event DateEvent NameHostLast Updated
1/31/2015
Howl with ACE
  * Great Wolf Lodge (Williamsburg, VA)
 See event details for important news
 Flier available
 Online registration available
Region12/29/2014
2/6/2015
Construction Tour at Hersheypark
  * Hersheypark (Hershey, PA)
 See event details for important news
Region1/19/2015
2/7/2015
Eastcoaster
  * Hersheypark (Hershey, PA)
 Flier available
 Online registration available
ACE12/6/2014
2/8/2015
Chocolate World Tour
  * Hersheypark (Hershey, PA)
 See event details for important news
 Flier available
Region1/21/2015
2/22/2015
ACE Day at Central Park Fun-Land
  * Central Park Fun-Land (Fredericksburg, VA)
 See event details for important news
 Flier available
 Online registration available
Region1/25/2015
3/7/2015
Jeepers Its Winter
  * Six Flags America (Largo, MD)
Region11/5/2014
3/14/2015
CoasterBash XXVI
  * Salvatore's (Pittsburgh, PA)
Region9/29/2014
3/14/2015
Great Nor'Easter
  * Six Flags New England (Agawam, MA)
 Flier available
Region1/10/2015
3/15/2015
ACE Day at Wisp Mountain Resort
  * Wisp Mountain Resort (McHenry, MD)
Region11/5/2014
4/11/2015
Spring Fling
  * Six Flags Over Georgia (Austell, GA)
 Flier available
 Online registration available
Region1/26/2015
5/22/2015 - 5/23/2015
Fiesta Fest
  * Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio, TX)
 Flier available
 Online registration available
Region1/23/2015
5/23/2015 - 5/24/2015
SchlitterCon XII
  * Schlitterbahn (New Braunfels, TX)
 Flier available
 Online registration available
Region1/23/2015
5/25/2015
ZDT's Construction Tour
  * ZDT's Amusement Park (Seguin, TX)
 Flier available
 Online registration available
Region1/23/2015
5/29/2015 - 5/30/2015
HoliWood Nights
  * Holiday World & Splashin' Safari (Santa Claus, IN)
Park1/11/2015
6/19/2015
ACE Day at Hersheypark
  * Hersheypark (Hershey, PA)
Region1/13/2015
6/20/2015
Pre-Con at Clementon
  * Clementon Amusement Park (Clementon, NJ)
Region1/17/2015
6/21/2015 - 6/26/2015
Coaster Con XXXVIII
  * Six Flags Great Adventure (Jackson, NJ)
  * Storybook Land (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
  * Morey's Piers (North Wildwood, NJ)
 See event details for important news
ACE10/22/2014
6/27/2015
Seaside Screams
  * Casino Pier (Seaside Heights, NJ)
Region1/15/2015
6/28/2015
Luna Park Fest V
  * Luna Park (Brooklyn , NY)
Region4/11/2014
7/11/2015
Flying High at Michigan's Adventure
  * Michigan's Adventure (Muskegon, MI)
Region11/12/2014
7/12/2015
KennyKon XXVI
  * Kennywood Park (West Mifflin, PA)
Region1/26/2015
7/18/2015 - 7/29/2015
ACE UK! 2015
  * Paultons Park (Hampshire, England)
  * Oakwood Leisure Park (Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales)
  * Alton Towers (Alton, N Staffordshire, England)
  * Pleasure Beach, Blackpool (Blackpool, England)
  * Flamingo Land Theme Park & Zoo (Malton, North Yorkshire, England)
  * Pleasure Beach Great Yarmouth (Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England)
  * Joyland (Childrens Fun Park) (Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England)
  * Pleasurewood Hills (Corton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England)
  * Drayton Manor (Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, England)
  * Legoland Windsor (Windsor, Berkshire, England)
  * Chessington World of Adventures (Chessington, Surrey, England)
  * Adventure Island (Peter Pan's) (Southend, Essex, England)
  * Dreamland (Margate, Kent, England)
  * Thorpe Park (Chertsey, Surrey, England)
 See event details for important news
ACE1/25/2015
8/14/2015 - 8/16/2015
ACE Summer Conference
  * Darien Lake (Darien Center, NY)
  * Seabreeze Amusement Park (Rochester, NY)
  * Martin's Fantasy Island (Grand Island, NY)
ACE1/2/2015
9/6/2015
BeachCon 2015
  * Schlitterbahn (South Padre Island, TX)
Region11/4/2014
9/18/2015 - 9/20/2015
Preservation Conference
  * Washington State Fair (Puyallup, WA)
  * Wild Waves Theme Park (Federal Way, WA)
  * Oaks Amusement Park (Portland, OR)
  * Enchanted Forest (Turner, OR)
 See event details for important news
ACE1/24/2015
10/24/2015
Summer Under Cover Con III
  * Schlitterbahn (Galveston, TX)
Region11/4/2014
6/19/2016 - 6/24/2016
Coaster Con XXXIX
  * Six Flags St. Louis (Eureka, MO)
  * Holiday World & Splashin' Safari (Santa Claus, IN)
ACE10/20/2014

Events Lodging Summary

ACE negotiates special rates for some area hotels for ACE events. Each event's flyer contains detailed information about the negotiated rates and procedures for making reservations at each hotel.

When making your reservations at any of the lodging facilities for any of the events, please pay close attention to the reservation code and provide that code when making your reservation. Also, some hotels may not offer the discount if you contact the chain's toll-free number, so you may need to contact the hotel directly to obtain the discount.

Important Information for Non-Members

ACE encourages non-members to attend our events as a way to "check out" our club before deciding whether to join. However, non-members may only register to attend ACE events as a guest of a member who is also registered to attend the event. That member will be responsible for the actions and behavior of their guests.