River City Smoke Shack
May 31, 1975 - Official grand opening. Congressman Neal Smith, Altoona Mayor Lloyd Sievers and Adventureland President John Krantz spoke at the opening ceremony. (But parts of the park opened in 1974.)
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|Name||River City Smoke Shack|
|Park Area||River City|
|First Year||DATE NEEDED|
|Replaced By||River City Spectators|
|About the Food and Drink Info Box|
River City Smoke Shack is a food location in River City. It opened in XXXX, and was replaced by River City Spectators in 2017. It served funnel cakes on one side, and barbecue/turkey legs on the other.
In 2015, the building was rebuilt and it is now a much larger facility. Before this, it also served lemonade.
NOTE: How should we handle historical food items? This location is the same (same name?) as before, but it remodeled and removed one of the three serving windows. Maybe individual pages can have a History section as well listing years when menus changed, etc.?
- Barbecue beef sandwiches
- Barbecue pulled pork sandwiches
- Funnel cakes
- Turkey Legs
Feed the fishies
Behind the building is a waterside seating area. In XXXX, fish food dispensing machines were added. Today you can feed the catfish over there like you can on Dragon Island Bridge but with less crowds and people traffic.