SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 1, 2017
CEDAR FAIR, L.P.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|One Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, Ohio||44870-5259|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (419) 626-0830
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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|Item 5.03.||Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.|
On June 1, 2017, Cedar Fair Management, Inc., the general partner of Cedar Fair, L.P. (the Partnership), entered into the First Amendment (the Amendment) to its Sixth Amended and Restated Agreement of Limited Partnership to provide, in accordance with new regulations promulgated under Section 706 of the Internal Revenue Code, for proration of the Partnerships annual income, gain, loss, deduction and credit, for U.S. federal income tax purposes, on a monthly basis, with allocations to be made to partners who own partnership interests as of the beginning of the month following transfers of partnership interests. Previously, allocations of income, gain, loss, deduction and credit were made to partners who owned partnership interests as of the close of the New York Stock Exchange on the last day of the month in which the transfer was recognized by the Partnership.
The foregoing description of the Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified by the text of the Amendment, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|Exhibit (3.1)||First Amendment to Sixth Amended and Restated Agreement of Limited Partnership of Cedar Fair, L.P., dated as of June 1, 2017|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CEDAR FAIR, L.P.|
|By: Cedar Fair Management, Inc., General Partner|
|Date: April 10, 2018||By:|
|Brian C. Witherow|
|Executive Vice President and|
|Chief Financial Officer|