Happy Roller Coaster Day

August 16th is National Roller Coaster Day
Coney Island CycloneOn this day 110 years ago, Edwin Prescott patented a looping roller coaster. I hope you celebrated the day at a theme park riding your favorite roller coaster. I’m still recuperating from my tiring, but fun trip to California. I’ll be spending the day relaxing with family and celebrating my birthday. I found out a few years ago that I was born on National Roller Coaster Day.

There’s a thread on ThemeParkReview where you can read how enthusiasts are spending the day. Most have never heard of the holiday, but it was still a fun topic. Read the thread.

Happy Coastering!

How are you spending the day? Leave a comment below. Image courtesy of CoasterImage.