OPERATIONAL NOTICE

We're making improvements, and the pedestrian bridge from Olde Idlewild to Raccoon Lagoon is currently closed for refurbishment.  Guests may either ride the Loyalhanna Limited Railroad or use the pedestrian bridge near SoakZone to access Raccoon Lagoon.  We apologize for the inconvenience but look forward to showcasing the new and improved bridge to you soon!  

LAST CHANCE for Black Friday Deals: Shop Passes

Due to inclement weather and rainfall expected throughout the day, Idlewild will be closed today, Saturday, Oct. 1.  The park will open for HALLOWBOO! at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow, Sunday, Oct. 2.  Tickets dated for today can be used any other HALLOWBOO! date.

 

Awards

Golden Ticket Award Winner!

Idlewild & SoakZone has received the coveted Golden Ticket Award for Best Children's Park. Introduced in 1998, the Golden Tickets are the most prized awards in the industry and are awarded based on a poll of experienced and well-traveled amusement park fans worldwide in a survey conducted by Amusement Today. The Best Children's Park category was transitioned into Best Family Park in 2019. Below is the placement of Idlewild & SoakZone each year:

  • 2021 - 3rd Place - Best Family Park
  • 2019 - 3rd Place - Best Family Park
  • 2018 - Winner - Best Children's Park
  • 2017 – Winner – Best Children’s Park
  • 2016 – Winner – Best Children’s Park
  • 2015 - Winner - Best Children’s Park
  • 2014 - Winner - Best Children's Park
  • 2013 - Winner - Best Children's Park
  • 2012 - Winner - Best Children's Park
  • 2011 - Winner - Best Children's Park
  • 2010 - Winner - Best Children's Park
  • 2009 - 2nd Place, Best Children's Park
  • 2008 - 2nd Place, Best Children's Park
  • 2007 - 2nd Place, Best Children's Park
  • 2006 - 2nd Place, Best Children's Park
  • 2005 - 2nd Place, Best Children's Park
  • 2004 - 2nd Place, Best Children's Park
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