Kansas City, Kansas' Schlitterbahn Waterpark May Have Found Its Next Owner
Schlitterbahn’s days in Kansas City could be numbered.
Cedar Fair LP, the Ohio-based theme and water park operator that owns Worlds of Fun, announced early Thursday morning that it had reached a deal with Schlitterbahn to buy two of its Texas parks — in New Braunfels and Galveston — for $261 million, with an option to acquire its Kansas City, Kan., location for an additional $6 million.
In an interview with the Kansas City Business Journal, Michael Russell, corporate manager for investor relations, said the company had not set a timeline for the KCK property but does plan to move fairly quickly on a deal for the two parks in Texas, hoping to close by the end of the second quarter.
Read the full story in the Kansas City Business Journal.