Welcome Bloggers!

About Idlewild & SoakZone

Looking for your ticket to family fun? Nestled within the foothills of the beautiful Laurel Highlands, just outside of Ligonier, PA, you’ll find Idlewild & SoakZone, named “Best Kids Park in the World” by Amusement Today, and “Best Park for Families” by the National Amusement Park Historical Association. Since 1878, the park has been providing smiles, laughter, and memories longer than almost every other amusement park in the United States. With 17 major rides, 13 kiddie rides, a large water park, shows, and unique attractions like Story Book Forest and Jumpin’ Jungle, Idlewild & SoakZone strikes the perfect balance between traditional and modern-day amusement. And the finest part of your visit is what you get to take home with you when you leave – distinctive family memories that will last a lifetime. Why plan a visit to Idlewild & SoakZone? Because you love to see them smile!


Experience 7 Themed Areas of Fun



  • Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood - We are thrilled that Idlewild is the first amusement park to introduce the character and imagination of Fred Rogers to the next generation of young children. Your family will love the trolley ride through the Neighborhood meeting Daniel Tiger and all his friends!
  • Story Book Forest – Here is the land of “once upon a time”, where dreams are real, and so are your story book friends!
  • Jumpin’ Jungle – Let the good times roll…jump, climb and slide! Jumpin’ Jungle is a wild, fun and exciting super play area designed for kids of all ages!
  • Raccoon Lagoon – If you’re small, we’ve got it all – eight acres of kiddie rides where pint-size thrills abound!
  • Hootin’ Holler – Our town of yesteryear boasts unique shops and the best eatin’s this side of the Mississippi, plus 3 major rides and the one-of-a-kind “Confusion Hill!” !
  • SoakZone – Get ready…get set…get wet! It’s liquid to the limits with our beautiful wavepool, lazy river, over a dozen waterslides, and Little Squirts water play area. Soak up the FUN!
  • Olde Idlewild – Our classic amusement area is filled with fun for the entire family. Enjoy 11 major rides including two roller coasters, an antique carousel, games galore, special eateries, and nightly entertainment!




  • Special Discount For Your Readers!

    We’ll create a webpage and personalized promo code for you to share with your fans! This will include information about our park and Special Discount tickets for Blogger Readers, available to purchase. Tickets are good any day during the regular 2018 operating season.

    Admission Ticket to Idlewild & SoakZone: $6 off Regular Online Rate

  • Regular Gate Price*: $44.99 weekend / $41.99 weekday
  • Regular Online Price - $37.99
  • Discounted Blog Price*: $31.99* (Save $6 off of regular online price and up to $13 off gate price!)
  • *Prices subject to tax & processing fees. All prices subject to change.


    What will you get?

    YOU WILL RECEIVE:

  • Maximum 4 admission tickets to Idlewild & SoakZone:
  • Must visit between June 1 and August 4, 2018. Date of visit must be set up at least 5 business days from expected visiting date. Some suggested events to visit are Pet + Cat Appearance week (June 18 -22), Daniel Tiger’s Neighbor Days (July 9 – 13), or Princesses in the Park (July 24 – 26). Please visit www.idlewild.com/plan-a-visit/events to learn more about our summer events.



    What needs to be done?

    BLOG POST:

  • 1 blog post about your experience
  • Incorporate at least 5 photos in your blog
  • Include personal promo code and link that we send to you once approved
  • Tag Idlewild & SoakZone in your posts
  • Blog post must be posted no later 7 days after your visit.
  • SOCIAL POSTS:

  • Minimum of 2 post per: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Please tag Idlewild & SoakZone in your posts.
  • Hashtags: #IdlewildPA
  • Live tweets during event using correct hashtags and tags.

  • IDLEWILD AND SOAKZONE'S MEDIA HANDLES:

  • Twitter: @idlewildpark
  • Facebook: www.facebook.com/Idlewildpark
  • Instagram: @Idlewildpark

  • To apply for your chance to join our Summer Blogger Program, CLICK HERE

    Please Include:

  • First and Last Name
  • Number of people attending, (Maximum 4 admission tickets)
  • Blog title with link
  • Number of monthly blog page views and social media engagement stats
  • Exact Date you would like to attend.
  • Must visit before August 4, 2018. Date of visit must be set up at least 5 business days from expected visiting date

    Be advised, not all bloggers will be accepted into this program.

    Those chosen to participate in this program will receive confirmation of their acceptance prior to their visit