Season Passholder Perks

Exclusive Offers to Make You Smile!

Welcome, Season Passholders!

Thank you for choosing Idlewild & SoakZone as your place for summer fun! We are looking forward to sharing many special moments with you this season! As an Idlewild & SoakZone Season Passholder, you get much more than a summer full of fun rides, SoakZone splashes, Cyclone Cones, and visits with your favorite characters! From Bring-A-Buddy Days to Exclusive Season Passholder Only perks, an Idlewild & SoakZone Season Pass is essential to making the most of your family’s summer! Open the tabs below to view all perks that come with each level of Season Pass!




2021 Platinum Passholders enjoy these fabulous perks:

  • Unlimited Summer Season Admission to All Palace Entertainment Parks
  • (2) FREE Buddy Admissions to Idlewild
  • Idlewild Souvenir Refill Cup valid for FREE refills at Idlewild and SoakZone only
  • 20% Food & Retail Purchases at Idlewild & SoakZone park-owned stands (some vendors may not apply)
  • Discounted Buddy Admissions Good Any Operating Day (30% Off Regular Gate Price)
  • Monthly Promotional Perks for select savings on buddy admissions, food, or retail purchases (announced in season monthly)
  • (3) FREE Admissions to Idlewild's Fall Events (fall calendar yet to be determined)
  • Locker Discount - Save $2
  • Lodging Discounts at Cartoon Network (Lancaster, PA) & Flamingo Hotels (Wisconsin Dells, WI) and Old Mill Stream (Lancaster, PA) & Bear Creek Campgrounds (Bristol, CT)

2021 Premium Passholders enjoy these fabulous perks:

  • Unlimited Summer Season Admission to Idlewild & SoakZone
  • (2) FREE Buddy Admissions to Idlewild
  • Idlewild Souvenir Refill Cup that is valid for $0.99 refills at Idlewild & SoakZone only
  • 20% Off Food & Retail Purchases at Idlewild & SoakZone park-owned stands (some vendors may not apply)
  • Discounted Buddy Admissions Good Any Operating Day (30% Off Regular Gate Price)
  • Monthly Promotional Perks for select savings on buddy admissions, Food or Retail purchases (announced in season monthly)
  • 25% Off Regular Kennywood, Sandcastle and Dutch Wonderland Gate Admission
  • (2) FREE Admissions to Idlewild's Fall Events (fall calendar yet to be determined)
  • $20 Buddy Exchange Days each to Kennywood and Sandcastle (Select dates to be announced)
  • Locker Discount - Save $2

2021 Standard Season Passholders enjoy these fabulous perks:

  • Unlimited Summer Season Admission to Idlewild & SoakZone
  • (2) $15 Discount Buddy Admissions Good Any Operating Day
  • 10% Off Food & Retail Purchases at Idlewild park-owned stands (some vendors may not apply)
  • Discounted Buddy Admissions Good Any Operating Day (30% Off Gate Price)
  • Monthly Promotional Perks for select savings on buddy admissions, Food or Retail purchases (announced in season monthly)
  • 25% off regular Kennywood, Sandcastle and Dutch Wonderland Gate Admission
  • (2) FREE Admissions to Idlewild's Fall Events
  • Locker Discount - Save $2

2021 Basic Season Passholders enjoy:

  • Summer Admission to Idlewild & SoakZone (subject to the following Blackout Dates: Nostalgia Night on September 3, and any fall weekend after Labor Day that may be scheduled.)
  • 50% Off Any Special Event date not included with Season Pass (i.e. Nostalgia Night, Fall Weekends)

All perks associated with 2020 Any Buddy Season Passes have been automatically extended to cover the entire 2021 season. Any Buddy Season Passholder, enjoy these fabulous perks:

  • Bring (1) FREE Buddy with you on any operating date
  • Unlimited Visits to Idlewild & SoakZone during all regular Summer Season operating dates
  • Unlimited Visits to our fall weekends
  • Bring an extra Buddy Any Operating Day for $29.99*. Limit 4 discounted buddies per day.
  • Eligible for any Bonus Buddy Days announced during the operating season.
  • Sister Park Discounts – Show your Season Pass at Kennywood or Sandcastle and receive $10 off the Regular Full-price admission on any regular summer season operating day.  (Discount cannot be combined with any other discount offer and is not valid for Kennywood’s Phantom Fright Nights or Holiday Lights.)
  • FREE Admission to Dutch Wonderland during the summer season
  • Discounted Buddy Day Exchange to Kennywood on 3 Dates (Dates To Be Determined). Visit Kennywood on select dates and the Idlewild Any Buddy Season Passholder Plus (1) Buddy will be admitted for $16 each (plus tax). Must have valid season pass upon arrival at Kennywood.
  • Discounted Buddy Day Exchange to Sandcastle on 3 Dates (Dates To Be Determined). Visit Sandcastle on select dates and the Idlewild Any Buddy Season Passholder Plus (1) Buddy will be admitted for $15 each (plus tax). Must have valid season pass upon arrival at Sandcastle.
  • Food Discounts:  Enjoy 15% off any purchase at Potato Patch, Big Zack's, Sandwich Factory, and Boardwalk Pizza. (Not valid at third-party food vendors).
  • Merchandise Discounts:  Save 15% on any park-operated retail stand purchase (excluding Daniel Tiger merchandise and Games Cash purchases. Not valid at third-party merchandise vendors such as Life's A Beach, or Ride Photos).
  • Game Discounts:  Visit Guest Services to pick up your $5.00 worth of FREE Game Vouchers valid on skill-games throughout the park. (Limit one pack per Any Buddy Season Passholder per season)
  • Locker Discount: Save $2 on daily locker rental.

All perks associated with 2020 Platinum Season Passes have been automatically extended to cover the entire 2021 season. Platinum Season Passholder, enjoy these fabulous perks:

  • Unlimited Visits to Idlewild & SoakZone during all regular Summer Season operating dates
  • Unlimited Visits to our fall weekends
  • Admission to Nostalgia Night
  • (5)  FREE Buddy Days which may be redeemed one per any operating day.
  • Bring an extra Buddy Any Operating Day for $29.99*. Limit 4 discounted buddies per day.
  • Eligible for any Bonus Buddy Days announced during the operating season.
  • Sister Park Discounts – Show your Season Pass at Kennywood or Sandcastle and receive $10 off the Regular Full-price admission on any regular summer season operating day.  (Discount cannot be combined with any other discount offer and is not valid for Kennywood’s Phantom Fright Nights or Holiday Lights.)
  • FREE Admission to Dutch Wonderland during the summer seasons
  • Discounted Buddy Day Exchange to Kennywood on 3 Dates (Dates To Be Determined).  Visit Kennywood on select dates and the Idlewild Platinum Season Passholder Plus (1) Buddy will be admitted for $16 each (plus tax). Must have valid season pass upon arrival at Kennywood.
  • Discounted Buddy Day Exchange to Sandcastle on 3 Dates (Dates To Be Determined). Visit Sandcastle on select dates and the Idlewild Platinum Season Passholder Plus (1) Buddy will be admitted for $15 each (plus tax). Must have valid season pass upon arrival at Sandcastle.
  • Food Discounts:  Enjoy 15% off any purchase at Potato Patch, Big Zack's, Sandwich Factory, and Boardwalk Pizza. (Not valid at third-party food vendors).
  • Merchandise Discounts:  Save 15% on any park-operated retail stand purchase (excluding Daniel Tiger merchandise and Games Cash purchases. Not valid at third-party merchandise vendors such as Life's a Beach, or Ride Photos).
  • Game Discounts:  Visit Guest Services to pick up your $5.00 worth of FREE Game Vouchers valid on skill-games throughout the park. (Limit one pack per Platinum Passholder per season)
  • Locker Discount: Save $2 on daily locker rental.

For Platinum Season Passes purchased for 2020 the usage has been extended through the 2021 season. This includes visits made by the Passholder, and the (5) Free Buddy Admissions. Please note, passholder does not receive (5) free buddies each year, but may use any of their five in either the 2020 or 2021 season.

All perks associated with 2020 Gold Season Passes have been automatically extended to cover the entire 2021 season. Gold Season Passholder, enjoy these fabulous perks:

  • Unlimited Visits to Idlewild & SoakZone during all regular Summer Season operating dates
  • Unlimited Visits to our fall weekends
  • Unlimited Visits to our Idlewild’s HALLOWBOO!
  • (2) Bring-A-Buddy FREE admissions which may be redeemed one per any operating day.
  • Bring A Buddy Any Operating Day for $29.99*. Limited 4 discounted buddies per day.
  • Eligible for any Bonus Buddy Days announced during the operating season.
  • Sister Park Discounts – Show your Season Pass at Kennywood or Sandcastle and receive $10 off the Regular Full-price admission on any regular summer season operating day.  (Discount cannot be combined with any other discount offer and is not valid for Kennywood’s Phantom Fright Nights or Holiday Lights.)
  • For Gold Season Passes purchased for 2020 the usage has been extended through the 2021 season. This includes visits made by the Passholder, and the (2) Free Buddy Admissions. Please note, passholder does not receive (2) free buddies each year, but may any of their two in either the 2020 or 2021 season.

All perks associated with 2020 Senior & Military Season Passes have been automatically extended to cover the entire 2021 season. Senior and Military Season Passholders enjoy:

  • Unlimited Visits to Idlewild & SoakZone during all regular Summer Season operating dates
  • Unlimited Visits to our fall weekends
  • (2) Bring-A-Buddy FREE admissions which may be redeemed one per any operating day.
  • Bring A Buddy Any Operating Day for $29.99*. Limit 4 discounted buddies per day.
  • Sister Park Discounts – Show your Season Pass at Kennywood or Sandcastle and receive $10 off the Regular Full-price admission on any regular summer season operating day.  (Discount cannot be combined with any other discount offer and is not valid for Kennywood’s Phantom Fright Nights or Holiday Lights.)
  • For Senior & Military Season Passes purchased for 2020 the usage has been extended through the 2021 season. This includes visits made by the Passholder, and the (2) Free Buddy Admissions. Please note, passholder does not receive (2) free buddies each year, but may any of their two in either the 2020 or 2021 season.

All perks associated with 2020 Summer and Preschool Season Passes have been automatically extended to cover the entire 2021 season. Summer and Preschool Season Passholders enjoy:

  • Unlimited Visits to Idlewild & SoakZone during the summer season thru Labor Day.
  • Discounted admission to fall weekends.

For Summer or Preschool Season Passes purchased for 2020 the usage has been extended through the 2021 season. Summer and Preschool may only visit during the regular summer season, through Labor Day in both 2020 and 2021. Their pass does not include fall events (post Labor Day through HALLOWBOO!). Please note, this is for "SUMMER" Season Passes and not "SUMMER SAVER" which is only extended through June 30, 2021 (see details below). In the case of a Preschool Play Passholder who "ages out", (i.e. turns age 6) in 2021, they may still utilize the pass in 2021 due to extenuating circumstances related to COVID-19 loss of days in 2020.

All perks associated with 2020 Summer Saver Season Passes have been extended through June 30, 2021. Summer Saver Season Passholders enjoy:

  • Unlimited Visits to Idlewild & SoakZone during the 2020 summer season thru Labor Day with an extension through June 30, 2021.

All perks associated with 2020 PA Season Passes have been automatically extended to cover the entire 2021 season. PA Season Passholders enjoy:

  • Unlimited Visits to Idlewild & SoakZone during the summer season thru Labor Day.
    • Unlimited Visits to Idlewild & SoakZone, Kennywood, Dutch Wonderland, and Sandcastle during the summer season
    • Unlimited Visits to our Idlewild's fall weekends, Kennywood's Happy Hauntings and Phantom Fright Nights, and Dutch Wonderland's Happy Hauntings
    • Unlimited Visits to Kennywood's Holiday Lights and Dutch Wonderland's Dutch Winter Wonderland
    • Plus the following perks at Idlewild and SoakZone:

    • Bring a Buddy Any Operating Day for $29.99*. Limit 4 discounted buddies per day.
    • Also qualifies for Bonus Idlewild and SoakZone Buddy Days announced by this park only throughout the operating season. Some of these may be FREE, and some may be discounted buddy days. All are announced throughout the operating season on Idlewild's Facebook and Twitter pages, and then posted in the yellow block above. (A maximum of only (1) FREE buddy is allowed at any time, but a passholder may combine an awarded FREE Buddy with a discounted buddy admission mentioned above)

    For PA Season Passes purchased for 2020 the usage has been extended through the 2021 season.

  • An Idlewild & SoakZone Season Pass is good for admission for one assigned pass holder (Photo ID Card required) for any regular season operating day.
  • Gold and Platinum Season Passes are valid during the Summer Season and also valid for FALL FEST and HALLOWBOO dates. Summer Season Passes are valid Summer Season Only through Labor Day and are not valid for FALL FEST and HALLOWBOO dates without payment of admission. Season Passes are not valid for other pre- or post-season special events such as Adventure Days or Ligonier Highland Games, which have a separate admission.
  • Season Pass Holders attending organized group events (i.e. their company picnic) are not entitled to catered meals without meal ticket purchase
  • On Bring-a-Buddy Days - Buddy must arrive with the Pass Holder in the same vehicle at the time of initial admission. A Bring-A-Buddy Free Admission must be redeemed for free buddy entry. A Bring-A-Buddy Discount Admission must be redeemed along with proper payment for discounted buddy entry. No exceptions. Eligible Season Pass Holders may bring with them only one buddy on the designated dates, unless advertised differently, and may NOT leave the park and re-enter later the same day with an additional buddy.
  • There is a $15.00 processing fee to replace a lost Season Pass.
  • If Season Pass Photo ID Card has not been processed during the pre-season, Season Pass Holders must secure it on their first visit to the park. Season Pass vouchers (whether purchased online, in-park or at ticket outlet) can only be scanned once per day for admission.
  • Any Season Pass found to be in use by a person other than the authorized Pass Holder will be confiscated without refund. This is theft of services and cause for prosecution.
  • You MUST have your Season Pass for admission. If a Season Pass is forgotten, a full-price admission ticket must be purchased for admission. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Pass Holders 12 years of age and younger must be accompanied by a paying chaperone. "Paying Chaperone" is defined as a responsible person 16 years of age or older who is either a Season Pass Holder or an individual who has purchased a ticket and is attending that same day.
  • The Season Pass is not good for admission to rides and attractions that may have an additional charge.
  • Season Pass holders may face forfeiture of their pass without refund for violation of Park Safety Rules, Park Policies, or improper behavior.
  • Your Season Pass certificate and I.D. card are non-transferable, non-refundable and not for resale. All season pass certificates not used during the 2020 season are considered VOID and do not carry over to the next operating season. Certificates are not redeemable for cash and are considered VOID if reproduced or tampered with in any way.
  • Season Passes may be used once per day to enter the park. If you leave the park and plan to return the same day, your wristband must remain intact.
  • Season Pass Holders are not eligible for rainchecks