Kids learn best through experience. Book your reservation now for our Special Educational Events, when we turn the park into a gigantic learning lab. Join us for unforgettable events like Math, Science & Physics Days, Education Olympics, Starlab Planetarium, and CMOST Learning Labs.
MEALS MADE EASY
Purchase meal deals, or have your event catered from setup to cleanup in your own private picnic area.
Groups of 10 or more in grades K-6 pay just $18.00 + tax per person when tickets are bought in advance — a savings of over $34 off the general admission! Plus, you'll receive one free chaperone ticket for every 10 pre-purchased.
Grades 7-12: Groups of 10 or more in grades 7-12 pay just $20.49 + tax per person when tickets are bought in advance — a savings of over $32 off the general admission! Plus, you'll receive one free chaperone ticket for every 10 pre-purchased.
ONLINE: Buy 15-50 tickets online and print them immediately with Print-N-Go. Orders of 50-99 tickets will be shipped via UPS, so purchase at least five business days in advance of your visit. Online orders require credit card payment and are subject to tax.
PICNIC IN THE PARK: Groups of 5-49 can also enjoy a "Picnic in the Park" including park admission, free standard parking, and an all-you-can-eat buffet meal. Picnic in the Park is available on select days and space is limited.
MAIL/PHONE/FAX: Download our Group Order Form to purchase by mail. Orders and payment must be received at least 7 business days in advance. Orders with payment received less than 7 days prior will be charged the Walk-Up Group Rate of $20.50 + tax per person for grades K-6 and $22.99 per person for grades 7-12. These orders will be held for pick-up at Guest Relations. To receive tax exemption, a copy of your current New York State tax exempt letter must be included with your order (Federal and neighboring states tax exempt letters will not be accepted). Checks and credit cards are accepted for mail orders. You can also fax your order form to (518) 792-0250 or call (518) 792-3500 x3361 to order by phone. Due to volume, you may be asked to leave a message when calling, so please consider purchasing online or by mail instead.
Note, tickets are non-refundable and can only be used on the date of your group's visit. Shipping/processing fees apply to group orders. We cannot ship to P.O. Boxes.
Additional tickets may be purchased at Guest Relations on the day of your visit for the prepaid price (present original receipt). Parking is $20 for cars and $26.75 for buses. Complimentary admission is provided to your bus driver on the day of your visit, when CDL is presented at Guest Relations.
PURCHASING AT THE PARK: Group tickets can bought at the park on the day of your visit, but it pays to purchase in advance. When ordering early, you'll enjoy added savings. Plus, your group can skip the ticket booths and go straight to the turnstiles since you'll already have your tickets in hand. Walk-Up Groups of 10 or more pay $20.50 + tax per person for grades K-6 and $22.99 per person for grades 7-12 when tickets are bought at the front gate.
You can pay by credit card, money order or one group check. Personal checks cannot be accepted.
Math and Science Days
Join us every weekday in May & June!
The Great Escape provides the perfect setting to show your students how math & science is used every day. Students will utilize their math & science skills to conduct experiments, answer questions, and solve problems relating to our rides, shows, and attractions.
Visit us weekdays in May and June!
The Great Escape provides the perfect setting to show your students how Physics is used every day. Students will utilize their Physics Skills to conduct experiments, answer questions, and solve problems relating to our rides, shows, and attractions!
Join the captain and crew of vermin as they set sail looking for the lost treasure in a special show full of family fun and audience interaction. The animal cast has come from animal shelters and rescue originations from around the country and includes dogs, house cats, and rats. The love they have found with their new life shines through each and every show. June 22 – July 7
Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk
Third annual 5K Run/Walk and Kids Run at The Great Escape to benefit the Arthritis Foundation of Northeast NY. Because kids get arthritis too. Raise $50.00 for the Arthritis Foundation and receive a free ticket to The Great Escape. Saturday, July 13
"GE Kids in Free Day" at The Great Escape
The Great Escape is pleased to announce its exciting partnership with GE to host a second “GE Kids in Free Days” family event series in 2013. Children 12 and under will receive FREE admission with the purchase of an adult full-priced ticket on Saturday, August, 3.