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!




2022 Platinum Season Passholders enjoy these fabulous perks:

  • Unlimited Summer Season Admission to Idlewild & SoakZone
  • Up to 3 Bring a Friend Discounts at Idlewild valid only on Select Dates To Be Announced during 2022 Season.
  • 20% Off Most Retail Purchases at Idlewild park-owned stands (some vendors may not apply)
  • 20% Off Most Food Purchases at Idlewild park-owned stands (some vendors may not apply)
  • Invitation to 2022 Season Passholder Exclusive Events. Enjoy Special Parties and Ride Times at Idlewild, Kennywood and Sandcastle parks. (Dates to be announced)
  • 2022 Souvenir Refill Cup with FREE Refills at Idlewild and SoakZone, Kennywood, and Sandcastle during 2022.
  • 4 Guest Tickets to Idlewild & SoakZone (Each Ticket Valid for a One-Time Use)
  • FREE General Parking at Sandcastle + FREE Parking at Kennywood and Idlewild (Idlewild is always free)
  • Visit Every Day at Idlewild's HALLOWBOO!
  • Visit Every Day During Phantom Fall Fest at Kennywood
  • Visit Every Day During Holiday Lights 2021 and 2022 at Kennywood
  • Admission to 17 Great Parks - Visit Every Day During the Summer at All US Palace Parks!
  • Lodging Discounts - Save When You Visit and Stay At Our Sister Parks

2022 Gold Season Passholders enjoy these fabulous perks:

  • Unlimited Summer Season Admission to Idlewild & SoakZone
  • Up to 3 Bring a Friend Discounts at Idlewild valid only on Select Dates To Be Announced during 2022 Season.
  • 20% Off Most Retail Purchases at Idlewild park-owned stands (some vendors may not apply)
  • 20% Off Most Food Purchases at Idlewild park-owned stands (some vendors may not apply)
  • Invitation to 2022 Season Passholder Exclusive Events. Enjoy Special Parties and Ride Times at Idlewild
  • 2022 Souvenir Refill Cup with FREE Refills at Idlewild and SoakZone only during 2022.
  • 2 Guest Tickets at Idlewild & SoakZone (Each Ticket Valid for a One-Time Use)
  • Visit Every Day at Idlewild's HALLOWBOO!

2022 Silver Season Passholders enjoy these fabulous perks:

  • Unlimited Summer Season Admission through Labor Day to Idlewild & SoakZone
  • Up to 1 per Bring a Friend Discount at Idlewild valid only on Select Dates To Be Announced during 2022 Season.
  • 10% Off Most Retail Purchases at Idlewild park-owned stands (some vendors may not apply)
  • 10% Off Most Food Purchases at Idlewild park-owned stands (some vendors may not apply)
  • Invitation to 2022 Season Passholder Exclusive Events. Enjoy Special Parties and Ride Times at Idlewild

2022 Bronze Season Passholders enjoy:

  • Unlimited Summer Season Admission to Idlewild & SoakZone through Labor Day, 2022 only
  • All post-Labor Day dates are Blackout dates for Bronze Season Passholders, plus any specially added events such as Nostalgia Nights.
2021 Platinum Passes must first be processed at the park on whose website it was processed before able to be used at other parks.
Please note these are not the same as 2020-2021 Platinum Passes, originally sold for 2020 which come with different perks listed further below.

2021 Platinum Passholders enjoy these fabulous perks:

  • Unlimited Summer Season Admission to Idlewild and SoakZone, Kennywood, Sandcastle, and All U.S. Palace Entertainment Parks
  • (2) FREE Buddy Admissions to Idlewild. Buddy admissions may be used one at a time on any regular summer season operating day (May 29 - Sept 6), each valid for (1) single day admission for a friend.
  • 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)
  • Unlimited FREE Admission to Idlewild's HALLOWBOO and Kennywood's Phantom Fall Fest
  • 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)

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 2021 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