Please check back regularly as we will continue to update our Events Listing for the 2013 Season as events are confirmed.
2013 SPECIAL EVENTS & PROMOTIONS
May 21 & 22
Groups from Preschool through 3rd Grade enjoy interactive entertainment while exploring Story Book Forest,
Jumpin' Jungle, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood of Make-Believe and Raccoon Lagoon Kiddieland. For further
information, click here, or call the Group Sales Office at 724-238-6784. This is a pre-season activity open only
to advance reservation groups. Park is not open to the General Public.
Join us as we officially kick off our 136th Season of Summer FUN!
Outdoor Classroom Program
May 23 & 24
School students in elementary/middle/junior high learn how Math, English, Science, and History relate to the
real world. A self-guided study program involves math equations in respect to rides and games. Language skills
are toned as students write about sights, sounds, and emotions as they experience them. Science and nature
are taught first hand in the natural park setting. Experience Living History at our authentic Civil War encampment
compelete with mock skirmishes, drills with soldiers, and mighty cannon fire. For further information, click here,
or call the Group Sales Office at 724-238-6784.
WJAC Food For Fun Days, Civil War Re-enactor Memorial Day Salute, & Military Discount Days
May 25, 26, 27
Spend the Memorial Day weekend with us - Members of the Civil War re-enactor group "Carpenter's Battery" will
set up an authentic Civil War encampment. Artillery demonstrations and battle reenactments will be scheduled
throughout each day.
~ Discount Opportunity - WJAC FOOD FOR FUN DAYS DISCOUNT - Bring a canned food item to the gate
and receive $6.00 off the regular $36.99+tax admission price. One canned food item per person. Cannot be
combined with any other discount offer.
~ Discount Opportunity - All Active-duty military personnel (and up to 3 immediate family members) will receive
FREE admission to Idlewild & SoakZone May 25, 26 & 27. (Must show valid military ID / military Family ID)
Tour de Park - Ligonier Valley YMCA (5K Walk/Run)
An annual Memorial Day tradition - Bring the family and join the FUN at the 14th Annual Ligonier YMCA "Tour de Park" 5k Walk/Run throughout scenic, historic Idlewild. For registration information, call the Ligonier YMCA at 724-238-7580.
Buy One Get One FREE Days
June 17 - 21 & June 24 - 28
~ Discount Opportunity - Buy One Regular FunDay Pass, get one FREE when you present a BOGO coupon
from participating Giant Eagle location(s). Good Monday, June 17 through Friday June 21 and
Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28, 2013 only. Must present BOGO coupon at admission booth for
discount. Offer good on Regular $36.99 FunDay Pass and cannot be combined with any other discount offer.
Showcase of Stars
June 30 - July 6
The "STARS" are truly shining all week during Idlewild's annual "Showcase of Stars". The best of the area's
talented young performers combine to present a variety of musical revues on the Hillside Theatre Stage. To
schedule your dance/performance school, call the Group Sales Office at 724-238-6784. More Information
Fourth of July
Enjoy the Holiday with family and friends at Idlewild & SoakZone. Our Fourth of July Fireworks display will take
place at 10:00 p.m. (Weather permitting).
Corvette Car Show and Parade
Members of the Laurel Valley Corvette Club, in conjunction with the Western Pennsylvania Corvette Club
Council, will display their Corvettes to park guests. The day's events will include a late-afternoon
parade through the center of the park. For enthusiasts of cars, this day is a must-see!
Corvette owners interested in participating, please visit the Laurel Valley Corvette Club website here for more
Antique & Classic Car Week
July 8 - 12
All this week, you can take a step back to yesteryear during our Antique & Classic Car Show and Parade.
Classic and antique vehicles will be on display throughout the day in Parking Area C, then cruise through the
center of the park during the evening car parade at 6:00 p.m. If you are an Antique or Classic Car owner
interested in participating, please click here for more information.
~ Discount Opportunity - see Mister Rogers' Neighbor Days below
Eat N' Park / Mister Rogers' Neighbor Days
July 8 - 12
Join us in our celebration of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Meet and greet your favorite
neighbors, including Mr. McFeely, Mayor Maggie, and Neighbor Aber - straight from Mister Rogers'
Neighborhood - daily from 1 - 4 p.m. near the entrance to the Mister Rogers' Neighborhood attraction.
~ Discount Opportunity - $6.00 off coupons (good only July 8 - 12, 2013) will be available at participating Eat N'
Princesses in the Park
July 15 - 19
Enjoy the Royal Treatment while you meet your favorite Fairy Tale Princesses July 15 - 19. Appearing daily at
the Hillside Theatre Stage, these beauties will treat your Royal Family to autographs and photos.
~ Discount Opportunity - You can help the members of the kingdom in need by donating a canned food item to
benefit the Salvation Army Food Bank. With your donation, you will receive $6.00 of the regular $36.99+tax
admission price. One canned food item per person. Cannot be combined with any other discount offer.
Meet the Marvel Comic Super Heroes
July 22 - 26
Idlewild is getting SUPER during the week of July 22 - 26! Visit with your favorite Marvel Comic
Super Heroes: Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Captain America, and everybody's favorite webslinger - Spider-Man!
Four of the greatest Super-heroes of all time - only at Idlewild!
~ Discount Opportunity - You can also be a Super-Hero to local families in need by donating a canned food
item to benefit the Salvation Army Food Bank. With your donation, you'll receive $6.00 off the regular
$36.99+tax admission. There is no greater hero than those that help someone in need!
10th Annual Cheerleading Competition
Recreation and All-Star squads compete in this exciting talent showcase. If your squad is interested in
participating in Idlewild's 10th Annual Cheerleading Competition, click here for more information
Italian Day Festa (sponsored by Westmoreland Columbus 500)
Fun for the entire family! Ethnic Foods, Entertainment, Dancing, Colavita Cup Bocci Tournament and Fireworks!
Giant Eagle Carload Days
August 12 - 16 and 19 - 21
~ Discount Opportunity - One of the best discount opportunities of the season! Please check back for updated promotional details.
September 7 - 8 & 14 - 15
Celebrate all things Bavarian with traditional German-style music and delicious ethnic food - including plenty of pretzels and strudel. Featuring the rides and attractions you love - plus a craft fair, "oompah" bands and even the Chicken Dance!
Are you a Crafter interested in being a part of Idlewild's Oktoberfest? If so, check out the Craft Vendor Terms and Application
~ Discount Opportunity - Save $13.00 of the Regular $36.99 Admission when you present the Oktoberfest Coupon available at participating Giant Eagle locations. Must present coupon at admission booth for discount.
Not valid with any other discount.
October 5 - 6, 12 - 13, 19 - 20, & 26 - 27
It's the Idlewild you know and love with a FUN, family oriented Happy Halloween twist! Trick-or-Treat through
Story Book Forest and enjoy themed rides and attractions. Operating hours are from Noon - 6 PM.
~ Discount Opportunity -Save $4.00 of the Regular HALLOWBOO Admission when you present the
HALLOWBOO Coupon available at participating Giant Eagle locations. Must present coupon at admission booth
for discount. Not valid with any other discount.
*Please note that promotions and dates are subject to change. Additional promotions will be added when confirmed.