Daniel Tiger Eat & Greet
Date: Select Friday & Saturdays during the Operating Season
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Boardwalk Pizza Restaurant
Price Age 10+: $21.99
Price Age 2 - 9: $15.99
Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat host a fun-filled pizza party. Greet and take photos with Daniel & Katerina as you enjoy a yummy dinner which includes Pizza, breadsticks, salad, fruit bowl, and beverages. Current scheduled 2017 dates: June 9, 16, 23, 30, July 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, August 4, 5, 11, 12. Limited space available for each event.
All guests attending the Daniel Tiger Eat & Greet must also purchase a park admission via online, Giant Eagle, group ticket, or paid gate admission. Children age 2 - 9 must be accompanied by at least one adult Eat & Greet ticket holder.
Princess Lily Tea Party
Date: Most Park Operating Days
Time: 2:00 and 4:00 PM
Location:The Enchanted Castle
Enjoy a Tea Party with Princess Lily and a small group of other guests within the Enchanted Castle courtyard. Each attendee receives a Princess Lily boxed set including plastic tea cup, cookie, and fruit cup. Iced Tea or water options will be served for tea party. Adults can watch tea party in close proximity within the Castle courtyard, or if younger children need adult assistance to participate, the adult will also pay Tea Party admission and will receive the same Princess Lily boxed set. Princess Lily Tea Party is $14.99* for ages 2 and up (*plus applicable taxes). The event takes place two times daily at scheduled times on most operating days. Please arrive to the Enchanted Castle 15 minutes before your selected Tea Party event time. Each Tea Party event lasts approximately 15 - 20 minutes and are weather permitting. Space is limited per event.
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
July 25, 26, 27
Princesses in the Park – Meet Beauty and Rapunzel
Dates:July 25, 26, 27
Join us as we welcome two beautiful princesses to Idlewild.
“Beauty” and “Rapunzel” will greet guests daily at the Hillside Theater Stage.
Schedule (subject to change)*:
- 12:00 - Rapunzel
- 1:00 - Beauty
- 2:00 - Rapunzel
- 3:00 - Beauty
- 4:00 - 4:40 - Rapunzel
- 4:40 - 5:25 - Beauty
5:30 - Rapunzel and Beauty
Italian Day Festa
Date: Friday, August 11
Sponsored by Westmoreland Columbus 500, this Italian Day celebration is known as the "BEST FAMILY ITALIAN FESTA IN THE COUNTRY," celebrating Italian heritage and culture with great entertainment and food. Visit “La Cucina”, featuring several Italian food vendors, or listen to the non-stop musical entertainment from Noon until 9:30 pm. We end the evening with a beautiful fireworks display accompanied to the music of Sinatra, Dean Martin, Lou Monte and other Italian favorites! Discount tickets for this event are available through numerous Columbus 500 ticket outlets beginning in July. MORE ITALIAN DAY FESTA DETAILS
9 & 10
16 & 17
“Fall of the Leaf” Weekends
Dates: September 9, 10, 16 & 17
Join us as we usher in autumn’s splendor during two wonderful weekends filled with delicious food, special character meet & greets, crafts and good times! *Please note: SoakZone does not open for “Fall of the Leaf” Weekends.
59th Annual Highland Games
Date: Saturday, September 23
The gathering of the clans of Scotland features Massed Pipe Bands, Highland Dancing, Piping, Drumming, Scottish dog exhibits, and Heavy Athletic Competitions. Shop for Celtic wares and feast on traditional Scottish food.
*Please Note: This is not a park event and Amusement rides and attractions DO NOT OPEN for Highland Games.
Dates: October 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
It's the Idlewild you know and love...with a fun, family-oriented, happy Halloween twist! Featuring:
- • The rides and attractions of Olde Idlewild, Jumpin' Jungle, Hootin' Holler, and Story Book Forest
- • Concessions - including many fall favorites
- • Games and Merchandise
- • Trick or Treating through Story Book Forest
- • Halloween / Fall decorating throughout the park
- • Ricky Raccoon, Duke the Dragon and other costumed characters
- • Specially themed Rides and Attractions
*Please note: *SoakZone, Wild Mouse, Loggin’ Toboggan and Ricky’s Racers do not open for HALLOWBOO! Select other rides, attractions, small food stands and games may be closed.
*All promotions and dates are subject to change. Additional promotions will be added when confirmed.