May. 14th, 2005 -- Valleyfair opened its gates for the season on May 14th allowing the entire thrill craving coaster riders to file in and get a glimpse at the parks new ride RipTide.

If you have not braved the mosquito’s to check out Valleyfair, you are missing out. It may not be the biggest park in the world but it definitely is one of the cleanest and friendliest. The Minnesota Nice really stands out with the park employees as they try to make your day a memorable one. Bill Von Bank, Public Relations director at Valleyfair, talked with In the Loop, Weekend Review about what makes this park different from the rest.