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Events at Idlewild & SoakZone

Idlewild & SoakZone hosts plenty of events near Pittsburgh, PA all summer long! From Classroom Programs and Adventure Days, to the Showcase of Stars and Hallowboo, there is unlimited fun events for kids and families!

Enjoy a day of fun attractions, tasty food, and an memorable event! Idlewild & SoakZone tickets can be purchased online or at the gate.

Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
July 7, 8, 9
Marvel Super-Hero Days – Meet Spider-Man And Captain America

Spider-man swings into Idlewild and he’s bringing along his good friend, Captain America! Both will appear at the Hillside Theater Stage July 7, 8, 9.

12:00 – 2:30 pm – Spider-man
3:30 – 5:30 pm – Captain America

July, 17
KDKA / Pittsburgh CW “For Kids’ Sake Days”

Visit the park, July 13 – 17 during “For Kids Sake Days”. Guests donating a canned food item will receive $6.00 the Regular Gate Price (July 13 – 17 only). One can per person. All donations benefit the Salvation Army Food Bank. For Kids’ Sake Events:

• Tuesday, July 14 – Meet the Pittsburgh CW’s Green Team
• Wednesday, July 15 – TWIN’S DAY. All vehicles with twins in the car are admitted Buy One Get One Free admission (everyone in the car). Twins are invited to join KDKA’S Lynne Hayes-Freeland at the Hootin’ Holler Gazebo Stage at 2 pm for the annual Twin’s Day Activities.

Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
July 14, 15, 16
Princesses in the Park – Meet Cinderella and Rapunzel

Two of your favorite princesses, “Cinderella” and “Rapunzel”, will greet guests daily, July 14 – 16, at the Hillside Theater Stage.

Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
July 21, 22, 23
Marvel Super-hero Days – Meet Hulk and Thor

Idlewild’s Marvel Super-hero Days continue as Hulk and Thor appear daily, July 21, 22, and 23 at the Hillside Theater Stage.

12:00 – 2:30 pm – Thor
3:30 – 5:30 pm - Hulk

July 24
Christmas in July – July 24

Visit Idlewild on July 24 for Christmas in July brought to you by the Indiana County Tourist Bureau and the Indiana County Christmas Tree Growers Association. SANTA CLAUS will be on-site greeting children of all ages in the gazebo by the Skooters. Also, The first 500 visitors to the Indiana County Gazebo near the Ferris Wheel will receive a free gift and you can register for hourly prize drawings. For discount tickets, visit the Indiana County Tourist Bureau, or call 1-877-746-3426.

Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
July 28, 29, 30
Princesses in the Park – Meet Snow White and Beauty

Join us July 28 – 30 as we welcome two more beautiful princesses to Idlewild. “Beauty” and “Snow White” will greet guests at the Hillside Theater Stage.

August 3
Through Friday,
August 7
Daniel Tiger Neighbor Days sponsored by Eat’n Park

Visit Idlewild August 3 – 7 for Daniel Tiger Neighbor Days sponsored by Eat’n Park. Bring the kids to meet Daniel Tiger, Katerina Kittycat, O the Owl, Miss Alaina, and Prince Wednesday from the hit PBS Kids’ television show, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Characters will appear daily, August 3 - 7 at the Hillside Theater Stage. Be sure to visit your local Eat’n Park to pick up a Neighbor Days coupon. Present the coupon at Idlewild’s gate, and you’ll save $6.00 off each Regular FunDay Admission. Coupon valid August 3 – 7 only. Not valid with any other discount offer.

August 14
Italian Day Festa

(sponsored by Westmoreland Columbus 500)

Known as the “BEST FAMILY ITALIAN FESTA IN THE COUNTRY,” this festival celebrates Italian heritage and culture with great entertainment and delicious 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. Call 724-238-3666 for more details.


WEEKENDS, SEPTEMBER 12 & 13, 19 & 20
“Fall of the Leaf” Weekends

Join us for two weekends of fall splendor, filled with fabulous food, music, crafts and good times! *Please note: SoakZone does not open for “Fall of the Leaf” Weekends.

3 - 25
Idlewild's HALLOWBOO!

October 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25

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 and other costumed characters
  • • Specially themed Rides and Attractions

*Please note: SoakZone, Wild Mouse, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, and Loggin’ Toboggan do not operate during HALLOWBOO! *All promotions and dates are subject to change. Additional promotions will be added when confirmed.

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