Golden Ticket Awards 2017 Results

One of the world’s largest theme park award shows, the 2017 Golden Ticket Awards were held today at Lake Compounce. Take a look at all the results below!

If you are unhappy with the results, don’t forget to vote in the third annual Coaster Hub Awards! Voting is open now and you can enter your favorite coasters here.

Best Dark Ride

Twilight Zone Tower of Terror – Disney’s Hollywood Studios, FL


Friendliest Park

Dollywood – Pigeon Forge, TN


Best Shows

Dollywood – Pigeon Force, TN


Best Carousel

Grand Carousel

Knoebel’s Amusement Resort – Elysburg, PA


Best Funhouse/Walkthrough Attraction

Noah’s Ark

Kennywood – West Mifflin, PA


Best Food

Dollywood – Pigeon Forge, TN


Best Marine Life Park

SeaWorld Orlando – Orlando, Florida


Best Children’s Park

Idlewild & SoakZone – Ligonier, PA


Best Seaside Park

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk – Santa Cruz, CA


Best Water Park Ride


Holiday World – Santa Claus, IN


Cleanest Park

Holiday World – Santa Claus, IN


Best Kids’ Area

Planet Snoopy

Kings Island – Mason, OH


Best Landscaping

Busch Gardens Williamsburg – Williamsburg, VA


Best Christmas Event

Dollywood – Pigeon Forge, TN


Best Halloween Event

Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Orlando Resort, Orlando, FL


Best New Ride of 2017 – Water Park

Thunder Rapids

Six Flags Fiesta Texas – San Antonio, TX


Best New Ride of 2017

Mystic Timbers

Kings Island – Mason, OH


Best Indoor Roller Coaster

Revenge of the Mummy

Universal Studios Orlando – Orlando, FL


Best Wooden Coaster

El Toro

Six Flags Great Adventure – Jackson, NJ


Best Steel Coaster

Fury 325

Carowinds – Charlotte, NC


Best Water Park

Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort – New Braunfels, TX


Best Water Ride


Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Blackpool, England


Best Amusement Park

Europa-Park – Rust, Germany


Once again, if you are dissatisfied with the results, make sure to vote in the Coaster Hub Awards here!

Credit for all photos in this article go to Amusement Today.

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