There is always something exciting going on at The Great Escape! From seasonal festivals to engagingly entertaining educational events to out-of-this-world live performances, our calendar is always booked with the best.
Join us on Opening Weekend, May 12-13, as we welcome the start of the 65th season!
JDRF One Walk
Support the fight against Type 1 Diabetes by joining us for the JDRF One Walk on May 12.
Bring mom to the Park for a full day of thrills!
Memorial Day Weekend
Celebrate the unofficial first day of summer with opening of Splashwater Kingdom May 26 - 28.
Superhero 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Take a run through the Park to benefit Glens Falls Hospital on June 16.
Join us with friends and family for a day of thrills, fun and great music!
Celebrate Father's Day at The Great Escape on June 17.
Coca-Cola® July 4th Fest
June 30 - July 4
The Great Escape is the premiere destination to celebrate our country, enjoy the summer and share great times.
July 23 - 29
All heroes receive FREE admission as a salute to all who serve our country and communities.
YMCA Backpack Program
August 13 - 19
Bring a new backpack and save big on admission!
National Roller Coaster Day
Experience all of our heart dropping Coasters on this National Holiday.
Labor Day Weekend
Aug. 31 - Sept. 2
Labor Day at The Great Escape – The Ultimate End of Summer Tradition!
Weekends September 8-23
Celebrate with festive foods, traditional German music and dancing, and a great selection of seasonal brews.
Zombie Run 5K
Runners of all levels are invited to out run waves of infected zombies! Will you survive?
Picnic in the Park
Pick your day to come and play! Save big with our group Picnic in the Park offers.
Get the 101 on matter, energy, motion and force with Physics Day!
Don't miss the largest Senior Nite party in the Northeast!
June Autism Awareness Day
Help support The Autism Society on June 2 for a day of fun.
Career & Marketing Day
Connect with colleges and industry representatives to explore exciting career options on June 8.
Scout Day & Camporee
June 9 & 10
Join us as Scouts from all over the region come together for this special weekend.
Girl Scout Day & Camporee
June 9 & 10
Join us as Girls Scouts from all over the region come together for this special weekend.
July Autism Awareness Day
Help support The Autism Society on July 14 for a day of fun.
August Autism Awareness Day
Help support The Autism Society on August 18 for a day of fun.
Student Fright Nights
Every Friday in October
Join us for thrills and chills in the park during Student Fright Nights.
Fright Fest Mix-In Picnic
Every Saturday in October
Enjoy a spooky good Fright Fest picnic, every Saturday in October!
October Autism Awareness Day
Help support The Autism Society on October 20 for a day of fun.