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.
Hurricane Harbor Opening Weekend
May 23 - 24
Celebrate the official start of summer with the opening weekend of Hurricane Harbor on May 23 - 24!
Celebrate Father's Day at The Great Escape on June 21.
Hurricane Harbor Luau
July 29 - August 2
Time to cool off during our Hurricane Harbor Luau, July 29 - August 2!
National Roller Coaster Day
Experience all of our heart dropping coasters on the best day of the year.
Labor Day Weekend
September 5 - 7
Labor Day at The Great Escape – the ultimate end of summer tradition, September 5 - 7!
Weekends, September 17 - 27
Celebrate with festive foods, German music and dancing, and a variety of seasonal brews, September 12 - 27.
Fright Fest Presented by SNICKERS®
Weekends in October
It's time for thrills by day and fright by night, weekends in October!
Fright Fest Thrills by Day
Weekends in October
Enjoy thrills for the entire family during the daylight hours before the monsters come out at night!
Bark in the Park
Dogs take center stage on October 4 to strut their stuff in the cutest canine costumes!
Cockroach Eating Contest
October 10 - 12
Do you dare snack on something alive and crunchy? Join our cockroach eating contest, October 10 - 12!
Get the 101 on matter, energy, motion, and force, with our annual Egg Drop on May 29!
Celebrating All Abilities Day
A special day to empower the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives of those in our community.
Live Animal Encounter
Join us for an amazing day of animal education, on June 5!
Come decorate the park grounds with chalk and play chalk related games!
Don't miss the largest Senior Nite party in the Northeast on June 12.
The Great Escape welcomes upstate New York's Christian family day on June13!
Girl Scout Day & Camporee
Join us as Girl Scouts from all over the region come together for this special event on June 20
Boy Scouts of America Day & Camporee
Join us as Boy Scouts from all over the region come together for this special day!