Valleyfair's newest ride, the 'North Star' will be ready to swing you around at 40 mph, twenty stories above the ground when the park opens for the 2017 season week from today on May 12th.

At 230 feet, the North Star will be the 2nd tallest ride in the park, and is the only ride of it's kind in the Midwest.

Although Valleyfair opens next Friday (5/12), the water park won't be opening until Memorial Day weekend.