Six Flags Darien Lake
Six Flags Darien Lake
Buffalo, NY
 
 

Park Policies

Six Flags Darien Lake is a family park, so we expect guests to behave appropriately. Unruly, disruptive or offensive behavior, including line-jumping and profanity, is strictly prohibited and will not be tolerated. Violations may be cause for ejection without refund. Please review the park policies below.

PARKING

Daily parking is $20/car; As you park your car please note the location and remember to lock your vehicle. There is no overnight parking in the lot. Darien Lake is not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen items inside your vehicle or in the park/concert facility.

 

PAGING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Darien Lake does not have a paging system. Upon park entrance, we recommend arranging a time and place for your group to meet should you become separated. If a child wanders away from your party, please notify security so they can radio the description of the child to all park employees.

 

INCLEMENT WEATHER

Some attractions will temporarily close as needed to keep our guests safe during inclement weather or conditions adverse to ride operation. Please be assured that Darien Lake Management makes every effort to keep rides open, and to reopen the rides as quickly and safely as possible after adverse weather conditions cease. In the event inclement weather conditions cause all of the following rides to close for a continuous 2 hours, a ticket will be issued for a return visit in the same operating season, if you are leaving for the day:

• Ride of Steel
• Boomerang
• Mind Eraser
• Viper
• Water Park

Please present your ticket stub or receipt of purchase to the Guest Relations office located at the main entrance to receive your ticket. Season Pass holders who may visit on any operating day are not eligible for a return ticket. Once rides reopen, return tickets will no longer be issued.

 

FOOD, BEVERAGE COOLERS

Outside food and beverages are permitted only in the campground and picnic area in the main parking lot. One small cooler, measuring 6” x 6” x 12”, is allowed per family for soft drinks and water. Guests with special dietary needs may visit Guest Relations for assistance.

 

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

You must be 21 or older to consume alcoholic beverages on Darien Lake property. No alcoholic beverages are allowed to be brought into Darien Lake. Alcoholic beverages purchased in the park may not leave the premises. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the ride queue lines, theatres, the Seaport or on rides, and must be in a plastic container on the Midway. Excessive consumption of alcohol is cause for ejection from the park without refund. Darien Lake vendors reserve the right to refuse service to guests that show signs of intoxication.

 

CAMERAS/ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Cameras, recording devices, and/or photography equipment are not permitted on rides, in theatres or in any other restricted area. Video taping on rides or during shows is prohibited and may lead to ejection from the park without refund. All personal sound devices must be used with headphones.

 

NO SMOKING

Darien Lake is a smoke-free environment. Guests are prohibited from smoking anywhere in the park except for designated areas, which are clearly marked by blue benches.

 

PETS

Pets are not permitted in the park with the exception of service animals.

 

SEASON PASSES AND HAND STAMP FOR RE-ENTRY

Season Passholders must present their pass to gain entrance to the park. Season Pass entry is only valid once a day. Guests who leave the park and plan to return must have their hand stamped upon exiting the park at the exit/re-entry gate. When Guests return to the park, they must enter through the re-entry gate with a proper hand stamp or re-admittance will not be permitted. Transferring hand stamps is a violation of Darien Lake policies and is prohibited.

 

COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

By entering the Park, Guests grant Darien Lake the right to film, video and record or photograph him/her on Park property for any reason without payment or consideration.

 

LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS

Darien Lake is not responsible for lost, stolen or broken items. Please secure all items in a locker or your locked vehicle. If an item is lost on a ride, please notify the ride operator or the Lost and Found Office located on the left-hand side of the Main Gate.  An attempt to retrieve your item will be made after the ride closes for the day. For the safety of our Guests, all Guests are prohibited from entering “Restricted” or “Staff Only” areas.

 

RIDE POLICIES

Ride lines are closed early so that the ride is closed at the posted park closing time. Due to maintenance and other circumstances, at certain times, some rides and attractions may not be open to the public.

 

RIDER RESPONSIBILITY

There are inherent risks in the participation of any amusement ride. Guests must exercise good judgment and act in a responsible manner while participating on Darien Lake rides. Guests must also obey all oral and written warnings and properly use all ride safety equipment provided. Guests that do not comply with ride rules may be ejected from the park without refund. Please refer to specific guidelines posted at the entrance of each ride. Guests must wear footwear, shirts and shorts on all rides.

 

RIDE RESTRICTIONS

Safety is our number one priority. Due to the restraint devices on some rides, certain Guests of size and physical dimensions may not be able to ride. Guests of certain body proportions, height and/or weight may not be able to participate on certain rides if the safety restrains will not operate as designed. Specific ride information is available at the ride and at Guest Relations in the American Disabilities Act brochure.

 

LINE JUMPING

Line jumping is prohibited. Guests are not permitted to save places in line or exit the line and return for any reason. Violators will be asked to leave the queue line and may be ejected from the park without refund.

 

LOOSE ARTICLES

Loose articles are not permitted on most rides and should be left with non-riders or in secured lockers. Darien Lake and its employees are not responsible for lost or stolen items.

 

RESTRICTED AREAS

Guests are not permitted to enter any restricted area to include ride or backstage areas. Personal items that are lost in ride areas should be reported to the ride operator and Lost and Found near Maria’s Spaghetti House. Darien Lake will make every effort to retrieve lost articles after normal operating hours. Guests entering restricted areas may be ejected from the park without refund.

No food, candy, or chewing gum is allowed on rides.

Bicycles, Skateboards, Skate-shoes, or skates of any kind are not permitted on the Midway or in the picnic areas.

 

CABANAS

Check out information regarding cabanas by visiting the Cabanas Page.

 

WATER PARK

Darien Lake Splashtown is open May 18 to September 8, 2019 (weather permitting). Water park hours are 12 PM to 7 PM Monday through Friday and 11 AM to 7PM Saturday and Sunday. 

Bathing suits are to be worn in the Water Park areas only and must be appropriate for our family environment. No cutoffs, thongs, apparel with rivets (including jeans), belts, sandals, sneakers, hats, cameras or loose articles of clothing are allowed on the rides. Appropriate water socks may be worn. Diaper-dependent Guests must wear approved waterproof plastic swim diapers in all pools and water attractions. Guests with prescription glasses or sunglasses should wear a safety strap in all pools. Acceptable outside flotation devices are US or Canadian Coast Guard approved Type II or Type III personal flotation devices. These life jackets can be obtained free of charge at the raft rental building at Crocodile Isle Wave Pool. Umbrellas, tents, personal shade structures, etc. are prohibited.

 

LOCKER RENTALS

Locker rentals are available for $10 for a regular locker, $15 for a large locker and $20 for a jumbo locker. Lockers can be found by Hook’s Lagoon, Big Kahuna, Haymaker, and at the Main Gate. Locker prices at Hook’s Lagoon and Big Kahuna increase by $5 each size on Saturdays and Sundays.

 

WHEELCHAIRS, WAGONS AND ECVS

Wheelchairs are available to rent for $15 for a single day and $14 for each additional day (must be consecutive). A license will be taken as deposit. Wheelchairs can be rented at the Main Gate or at the General Store.

Wagons are available to rent for $20 for a single day and $12 for each additional day (must be consecutive). A picture ID of the renter will be taken as deposit.  Wagons can be rented at the Main Gate or at the General Store.

 

ECVs are available to rent for $45 for a single day. A license is taken as deposit. ECVs can be rented at the Main Gate, General Store or the Lodge at the Lake. Must be returned at the end of each day for proper charging.

 

We are sorry but we cannot take reservations for any of the above items and they are available on a first come first serve basis. Wheelchairs, Wagons and ECVs rented from Darien Lake are not permitted outside of the gate for any reason. 


For more information please email [email protected]

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