Sesame Place plans first wooden coaster: Oscar’s Wacky Taxi

Do you have a pint-sized thrill-seeker in your family? Sesame Place recently announced its first wooden-steel hybrid coaster – Oscar’s Wacky Taxi – debuting spring 2018.

The new coaster is one of the largest new attractions in the park’s 37-year history and will feature a bright yellow, taxi cab-inspired train with everyone’s favorite grouch at the helm.

Oscar’s Wacky Taxi will send riders soaring down a first drop of 40 feet, traveling over 1,200 feet of track with twists, turns, and plenty of airtime hills. Rider height requirements will be 40″ with a supervising companion or 46″ height requirement for single riders.

“Oscar’s Wacky Taxi will bring a whole new level of excitement to Sesame Place in 2018,” said Bob Caruso, park president. “We’re constantly looking for ways to enhance our guest experience, and our first wooden roller coaster is an exciting and thrilling addition to the park.”

Oscar’s Wacky Taxi will join Super Grover’s Vapor Trail as the second roller coaster at the park. Super Grover’s Vapor Trail, which opened in 1998 as the park’s first mechanical ride, is celebrating its 20th birthday in 2018.


Sesame Place
100 Sesame Road
Langhorne, PA 19047

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