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All-time Winners By Category

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#1 Steel Coaster
#1 Wood Coaster
Best Park
Beautiful Park
Beautiful Waterpark
Best Food
Best Shows
Best Capacity
Best Carousel
Best Children’s Park
Best Christmas Event
Classic Distinct Coaster Station
Cleanest Park
Best Concert Venue
Best Dark Ride
Friendliest Park
Best Funhouse-Walkthrough Attraction
Best Games Area
Best Go-Karts
Best Halloween Event
Best Indoor Attraction
Best Indoor Roller Coaster
Best Indoor Waterpark
Best Kid’s Area
Best Landscaping – Waterpark
Best Landscaping
Best Marine Life Park
Best New Attraction – Amusement Park
Best New Attraction – Waterpark
Best Non-Coaster Ride
Best Outdoor Night Attraction
Best Seaside Park
Best Simulated-Interactive Ride
Best Souvenirs
Best Themed Ride
Best Themed Background Music
Best Water Ride – Amusement Park
Best Waterpark Ride
Best Waterpark

#1 Steel Coaster

YEAR WINNER
1998 Cedar Point – Magnum XL-200
1999 Cedar Point – Magnum XL-200
2000 Cedar Point – Magnum XL-200
2001 Cedar Point – Millennium Force
2002 Cedar Point – Millennium Force
2003 Six Flags New England – Superman — Ride of Steel
2004 Cedar Point – Millennium Force
2005 Cedar Point – Millennium Force
2006 Six Flags New England -Superman — Ride of Steel
2007 Six Flags New England -Superman — Ride of Steel
2008 Six Flags New England -Superman — Ride of Steel
2009 Six Flags New England -Superman — Ride of Steel
2010 Cedar Point – Millennium Force
2011 Cedar Point – Millennium Force
2012 Cedar Point – Millennium Force
2013 Cedar Point – Millennium Force

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#1 Wood Coaster

YEAR WINNER
1998 Six Flags Over Texas – Texas Giant
1999 Six Flags Over Texas – Texas Giant
2000 Holiday World – The Raven
2001 Holiday World – The Raven
2002 Holiday World – The Raven
2003 Holiday World – The Raven
2004 Lake Compounce – Boulder Dash
2005 Dollywood – Thunderhead
2006 Dollywood – Thunderhead
2007 Holiday World – The Voyage
2008 Holiday World – The Voyage
2009 Holiday World – The Voyage
2010 Holiday World – The Voyage
2011 Holiday World – The Voyage
2012 Six Flags Great Adventure – El Toro
2013 Lake Compounce – Boulder Dash


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Best Park

YEAR WINNER
1998 Cedar Point
1999 Cedar Point
2000 Cedar Point
2001 Cedar Point
2002 Cedar Point
2003 Cedar Point
2004 Cedar Point
2005 Cedar Point
2006 Cedar Point
2007 Cedar Point
2008 Cedar Point
2009 Cedar Point
2010 Cedar Point
2011 Cedar Point
2012 Cedar Point
2013 Cedar Point

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Beautiful Park

YEAR WINNER
2003 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2004 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2005 Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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Beautiful Waterpark

YEAR WINNER
2003 Schlitterbahn
2004 Schlitterbahn
2005 Schlitterbahn
2006 Schlitterbahn

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Best Food

YEAR WINNER
1998 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
1999 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2000 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2001 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2002 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2003 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2004 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2005 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2006 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2007 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2008 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2009 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2010 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2011 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2012 Dollywood
2013 TIE Dollywood & Knoebel’s Amusement Resort

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Best Shows

YEAR WINNER
1998 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
1999 Six Flags Fiesta Texas
2000 Six Flags Fiesta Texas
2001 Six Flags Fiesta Texas
2002 Six Flags Fiesta Texas
2003 Six Flags Fiesta Texas
2004 Six Flags Fiesta Texas
2005 Six Flags Fiesta Texas
2006 Six Flags Fiesta Texas
2007 Six Flags Fiesta Texas
2008 Six Flags Fiesta Texas
2009 Dollywood
2010 Dollywood
2011 Dollywood
2012 Dollywood
2013 Dollywood

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Best Capacity

YEAR WINNER
1998 Cedar Point
1999 Cedar Point
2000 Cedar Point
2001 Cedar Point
2002 Cedar Point
2003 Cedar Point
2006 Cedar Point

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Best Carousel

YEAR WINNER
2001 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2004 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2007 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2008 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2009 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2010 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2011 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2012 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2013 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort

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Best Children’s Park

YEAR WINNER
2004 Legoland California
2005 Legoland California
2006 Legoland California
2007 Legoland California
2008 Legoland California
2009 Legoland California
2010 Idlewild & SoakZone
2011 Idlewild & SoakZone
2012 Idlewild & SoakZone
2013 Idlewild & SoakZone

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Best Christmas Event

YEAR WINNER
2008 Dollywood
2009 Dollywood
2010 Dollywood
2011 Dollywood
2012 Dollywood
2013 Dollywood

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Classic Distinct Coaster Station

YEAR WINNER
2002 Lakeside Park

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Cleanest Park

YEAR WINNER
1998 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
1999 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2000 Holiday World
2001 Holiday World
2002 Holiday World
2003 Holiday World
2004 Holiday World
2005 Holiday World
2006 Holiday World
2007 Holiday World
2008 Holiday World
2009 Holiday World
2010 Holiday World
2011 Holiday World
2012 Holiday World
2013 Holiday World

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Best Concert Venue

YEAR WINNER
2006 Kings Island

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Best Dark Ride

YEAR WINNER
2001 Islands of Adventure – The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
2002 Islands of Adventure – The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
2003 Islands of Adventure – The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
2004 Islands of Adventure – The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
2005 Islands of Adventure – The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
2006 Islands of Adventure – The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
2007 Islands of Adventure – The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
2008 Islands of Adventure – The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
2009 Islands of Adventure – The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
2010 Islands of Adventure – The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
2011 Islands of Adventure – The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
2012 Islands of Adventure – The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
2013 Islands of Adventure – The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man

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Friendliest Park

YEAR WINNER
1998 Holiday World
1999 Holiday World
2000 Holiday World
2001 Holiday World
2002 Holiday World
2003 Holiday World
2004 Holiday World
2005 Holiday World
2006 Holiday World
2007 Holiday World
2008 Holiday World
2009 Silver Dollar City
2010 Holiday World
2011 Holiday World
2012 Dollywood
2013 Dollywood

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Best Funhouse – Walkthrough Attraction

YEAR WINNER
2008 Indiana Beach – Frankenstein’s Castle
2009 Indiana Beach – Frankenstein’s Castle
2010 Kennywood – Noah’s Ark
2011 Kennywood – Noah’s Ark
2012 Kennywood – Noah’s Ark
2013 Kennywood – Noah’s Ark

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Best Games Area

YEAR WINNER
2002 Cedar Point
2005 Cedar Point

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Best Go-Karts

YEAR WINNER
2005 Mt. Olympus

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Best Halloween Event

YEAR WINNER
2005 Knott’s Berry Farm
2006 Universal Orlando
2007 Knott’s Berry Farm
2008 Universal Orlando
2009 Universal Orlando
2010 Universal Orlando
2011 Universal Orlando
2012 Universal Orlando
2013 Universal Orlando

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Best Indoor Attraction

YEAR WINNER
1998 Universal Studios – Back to the Future: The Ride

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Best Indoor Roller Coaster

YEAR WINNER
2004 Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster
2007 Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster
2008 Universal Studios Orlando – Revenge of the Mummy
2009 Universal Studios Orlando – Revenge of the Mummy
2010 Universal Studios Orlando – Revenge of the Mummy
2011 Universal Studios Orlando – Revenge of the Mummy
2012 Universal Studios Orlando – Revenge of the Mummy
2013 Universal Studios Orlando – Revenge of the Mummy

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Best Indoor Waterpark

YEAR WINNER
2004 World Waterpark
2007 World Waterpark
2008 Schlitterbahn Galveston Island
2009 Schlitterbahn Galveston Island
2010 Schlitterbahn Galveston Island
2011 Schlitterbahn Galveston Island
2012 Schlitterbahn Galveston Island
2013 Schlitterbahn Galveston Island

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Best Kid’s Area

YEAR WINNER
2001 Kings Island
2002 Kings Island
2003 Kings Island
2004 Kings Island
2005 Kings Island
2006 Kings Island
2007 Kings Island
2008 Kings Island
2009 Kings Island
2010 Kings Island
2011 Kings Island
2012 Kings Island
2013 Kings Island

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Best Landscaping – Waterpark

YEAR WINNER
2005 Schlitterbahn
2006 Schlitterbahn
2007 Schlitterbahn

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Best Landscaping

YEAR WINNER
1998 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
1999 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2000 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2001 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2002 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2003 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2004 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2005 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2006 Busch Gardens Europe (Williamsburg)
2007 Busch Gardens Europe (Williamsburg)
2008 Busch Gardens Europe (Williamsburg)
2009 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2010 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2011 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2012 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2013 Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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Best Marine Life Park

YEAR WINNER
2006 SeaWorld Orlando
2007 SeaWorld Orlando
2008 SeaWorld Orlando
2009 SeaWorld Orlando
2010 SeaWorld Orlando
2011 SeaWorld Orlando
2012 SeaWorld Orlando
2013 SeaWorld Orlando

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Best New Attraction – Amusement Park

YEAR WINNER
2005 Mt. Olympus – Hades
2006 Holiday World – The Voyage
2007 Cedar Point – Maverick
2008 Waldameer Park – Ravine Flyer II
2009 Worlds of Fun – Prowler
2010 Islands of Adventure – Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
2011 Six Flags Over Texas – New Texas Giant
2012 Dollywood – Wild Eagle
2013 Silver Dollar City – Outlaw Run

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Best New Attraction – Waterpark

YEAR WINNER
2005 Noah’s Ark – Black Anaconda
2006 Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari – Bahari River
2007 Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari – Bakuli
2008 Schlitterbahn – Dragon’s Revenge
2009 Schlitterbahn – Congo River Expedition
2010 Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari – Wildebeest
2011 Schlitterbahn – The Falls
2012 Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari – Mammoth
2013 Dollywood’s Splash Country – River Rush

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Best Non-Coaster Ride

YEAR WINNER
2000 Islands of Adventure – The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man

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Best Outdoor Night Production

YEAR WINNER
2004 Six Flags Fiesta Texas – The Lone Star Spectacular
2005 Epcot – Illuminations: Reflections of Earth
2006 Epcot – Illuminations: Reflections of Earth
2007 Epcot – Illuminations: Reflections of Earth
2008 Epcot – Illuminations: Reflections of Earth
2009 Epcot – Illuminations: Reflections of Earth
2010 Epcot – Illuminations: Reflections of Earth
2011 Epcot – Illuminations: Reflections of Earth
2012 Epcot – Illuminations: Reflections of Earth
2013 Epcot – Illuminations: Reflections of Earth

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Best Seaside Park

YEAR WINNER
2007 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
2008 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
2009 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
2010 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
2011 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
2012 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
2013 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

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Best Simulated-Interactive Ride

YEAR WINNER
1998 Universal Studios – Back to the Future: The Ride

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Best Souvenirs

YEAR WINNER
2002 Knoebel’s Amusement Resort
2005 Cedar Point

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Best Themed Ride

YEAR WINNER
1998 Alton Towers
1999 Islands of Adventure
2000 Islands of Adventure
2003 Islands of Adventure
2006 Islands of Adventure

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Best Themed Background Music

YEAR WINNER
2002 Islands of Adventure

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Best Water Ride – Amusement Park

YEAR WINNER
2001 Islands of Adventure – Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls
2002 Islands of Adventure – Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls
2003 Blackpool Pleasure Beach – Valhalla
2004 Islands of Adventure – Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls
2005 Blackpool Pleasure Beach – Valhalla
2006 Islands of Adventure – Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls
2007 Islands of Adventure – Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls
2008 Islands of Adventure – Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls
2009 Islands of Adventure – Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls
2010 Islands of Adventure – Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls
2011 Islands of Adventure – Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls
2012 Islands of Adventure – Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls
2013 Islands of Adventure – Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls

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Best Waterpark Ride

YEAR WINNER
1998 Schlitterbahn – Master Blaster
1999 Schlitterbahn – Master Blaster
2000 Schlitterbahn – Master Blaster
2001 Schlitterbahn – Master Blaster
2002 Schlitterbahn – Master Blaster
2003 Holiday World – Zinga
2004 Schlitterbahn – Master Blaster
2005 Schlitterbahn – Master Blaster
2006 Schlitterbahn – Master Blaster
2007 Schlitterbahn – Master Blaster
2008 Schlitterbahn – Master Blaster
2009 Schlitterbahn – Master Blaster
2010 Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari – Wildebeest
2011 Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari – Wildebeest
2012 Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari – Wildebeest
2013 Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari – Wildebeest

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Best Waterpark

YEAR WINNER
1998 Schlitterbahn
1999 Schlitterbahn
2000 Schlitterbahn
2001 Schlitterbahn
2002 Schlitterbahn
2003 Schlitterbahn
2004 Schlitterbahn
2005 Schlitterbahn
2006 Schlitterbahn
2007 Schlitterbahn
2008 Schlitterbahn
2009 Schlitterbahn
2010 Schlitterbahn
2011 Schlitterbahn
2012 Schlitterbahn
2013 Schlitterbahn

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