Cigarette ads were prominently displayed to park patrons on brochures and posters
Labatts Brewery sponsored the International Showplace for years in the early 80s
2 300 000 patrons predicted to visit the first season
Canadian population was 24 820 000 in 1981
This means that almost 10% of Canadians visited the park that year!
Fred Flintstone, Yogi Bear, Scooby Doo and George Jetson made frequent appearances at the park, as they were extremely popular with kids at the time
It cost only 36 cents per litre to fill the car - what a cheap trip to the park by today's standards!
10am - 10pm daily from May 30 - Sept 7
10am - 8pm on weekends through Sept 27
$1.25 one way for bus transportation
8 outlets offered pizza, burgers, ice cream, cotton candy, bratwurst, sandwiches, etc.
2 facilities offered beer and wine (Ginza Gardens and All's Well Inn)
$9.95 for an adult
$9.25 for children 9 years and under as well as seniors
$11.95 for an adult (including a 12 coupon book good for games)
$10.95 for children (including a 12 coupon book good for games)
$1.19 Canadian for each US dollar