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.
GE Kids In FREE Days
July 8, 15, 22 & 29
What’s better than a GE Kids in Free Day at The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom? How about four of them!
Christmas in July
Dust off the ugly Christmas sweaters and join us on July 16-22 for Christmas in July.
July 23 - 29
All heroes receive FREE admission as a salute to all who serve our country and communities.
July 28 & 29
Buy a cape and we'll give a cape to a child in need!
Dog Days of Summer Waterpark Party
August 6 - 12
Time to cool off during Dog Days of Summer!
Season Pass Holder Celebration Day
Join us as we celebrate Season Pass Holders on August 12!
Keep Kids on Track Backpack Drive
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.
A thrilling week of FREE admission for teachers, staff and school faculty, August 20-26.
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?
Fright Fest Presented by SNICKERS®
Weekends Sept. 29 - October 28
It's time for thrills by day and fright by night! Plus, haunted houses are FREE with admission!
Bark in the Park
Dogs take center stage on September 30 to strut their stuff in the cutest canine costumes!
Fright Fest Blood Drive
Come feed vampires for during the Fright Fest Blood Drive, on October 1.
Cockroach Eating Contest
Do you dare snack on something alive and crunchy? Join our cockroach eating contest, October 6-8!
Help us end Fright Fest in a big way!
Member Appreciation Day
November 4 or 15
White Water Bay is calling and this Member Appreciation Day will get you there for FREE!
Picnic in the Park
Pick your day to come and play! Save big with our group Picnic in the Park offers.
August Autism Awareness Day
Help support The Autism Society on August 18 for a day of fun.
Fright Fest Mix-In Picnic
Every Saturday in October
Enjoy a spooky good Fright Fest picnic, every Saturday in October!
The Great Scout Fall Jamboree
October 13 & 14
Attention Campers! Take part in this high-energy event with Scouts from around the Capital Region.
Spooky Scout Day
Scouts from all over the region come together come together on October 13 for fun and thrills!
October Autism Awareness Day
Help support The Autism Society on October 20 for a day of fun.