No-smoking sign painted on the ground outside the ticket booths.
A new no-smoking sign outside the ticket booths. There were many of these signs, making it very obvious that Canobie had a new no-smoking policy.
A no-smoking sign above the ticket booth.
The Candy Apple cart.
Water feature inside the park.
The old Matterhorn pad, with a new fence and a new building that will become the Giant Hot Dog-themed hot dog stand.
Details of the fence. It is very colorful.
The hot dog stand building.
This season, Canobie switched from Dippin' Dots to Mini-Melts.
The entrance building, Giant Sky Wheel, and Trellis food stand.
Topiary next to the Carousel.
Canobie had new hand stamps. It's Patches, the teddy bear mascot.
There were new signs throughout the park. This was on the Policy Pond Saw Mill flume ride.
More new signs.
Here's one of Canobie's new, makeshift smoking areas.
It's still under construction.
A view through the Canobie Corkscrew coaster.
Water playground structure at Castaway Island.
Castaway Island was closed.
Smoking areas were added to the park map billboards. I see five of them on this map.
Flowers around Mini-Dinos.
My favorite attraction at Canobie Lake Park, the Sons of Liberty Tavern.
Sons of Liberty Tavern.
The Boston Tea Party chute was dry (though the ride was running).
The pad where Ocean Trip used to be.
They removed the ride, in anticipation of a similar replacement flying bus-type ride.
The old Ocean Trip pad.
So much for the "ice cream of the future". This is the main Mini-Melts stand at Canobie.
The games building next to the Yankee Cannonball got a new paint job.
There was new signage on the window outisde the Palace Arcade.
The inside of the Palace Arcade had been redone.
The Palace Arcade is now very spacious.
There are mirrors on the walls.
The old Round-Up pad.
The ride was removed, but the replacement Zero Gravity ride had not yet been installed.
At 11:30am, there were huge lines of people waiting to buy tickets.