Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Please note: Dorney Park will reopen for the season on Saturday, May 22, 2021 and WIldwater Kingdom will reopen on Saturday, May 29, 2021 following CDC guidelines for safety and social distancing. Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom has developed an extensive amusement park reopening plan including capacity limits, new processes, and enhanced procedures throughout the park. This includes managing socially distant capacity in both the amusement park and water park, and following the guidance from local and state health officials at this time. Visit their website for further details and what to expect before you visit.
Lehigh Valley’s Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom features two great parks for the price of one, spread across 200 acres of amusement! There are more than 100 rides, shows and attractions for guests to enjoy including seven roller coasters, the largest collection of kids’ rides in Planet Snoopy™ and one of the country’s best-ranked water parks. Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is one of the most visited amusement parks in the United States and is the perfect combination of thrills and family fun. If you are up for it, the coasters make your head spin, heart throb and hair stand straight up. You will go upside down, backwards, vertical and sideways! Fan favorites are Steel Force, Hydra: The Revenge, and Talon: Grip of Fear. Thunderhawk, one of the oldest wooden coasters in the U.S., was even recognized by the American Coaster Enthusiast (ACE) as an International Roller Coaster Landmark!
Splash around and beat the heat in one of the country's best-ranked water parks. Get soaked by the tremendous collection of splashes, including 22 drenching water slides, two tubing rivers and two huge wave pools. New for 2021, Seaside Splashworks, a new beach-themed attraction with more than 75 play elements to engage the family for hours.
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom's Planet Snoopy kid's theme-park is the largest collection of kid's rides in the region! Kids visit Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the PEANUTS™ gang, ride 16 rides and enjoy special live show performances. Parents and guardians find ease and convenience at our Family Care Center equipped with nursing rooms, diaper changing stations, and a Multi-Sensory and Calming Room.
The international celebration, Grand Carnivale, returns in July bringing sights, sounds, and tastes from cultures all around the world. This season, Grand Carnivale will showcase China, France, Germany, India, Italy, and Spain through authentic food, music, dance, and performances, along with the “Spectacle of Color” electro-light parade.
Hours & Tickets
Dorney Park is open May through October and Wildwater Kingdom is open May through early September. Dorney Park has increased the number of public operating dates to its 2021 operating calendar and extended its hours of operation, giving guests more opportunities to experience the park. Daily park operation will begin June 16 and run through Labor Day, September 6, 2021. General admission and daily ticket prices vary. See Daily Tickets & Admission prices and offers on the Dorney Park website.
Wildwater Kingdom water park will open May 29 by reservation only. Online reservations are required of all guests, including Season Passholders, each visit. Reservations will not be required to visit Dorney Park.
Chat with the Group Sales Team for more information on group visits.
How To Save BIG at Dorney
- Buy your tickets online and print at home… online prices are hard to beat!
- Choose from one of Dorney’s money-saving dining plans and enjoy a variety of meal options at participating locations throughout the park. Choose from the Single Meal Deal or All Day Dining.
- Get free refills for a day plus $1 refills all season with a Regular Souvenir Bottle.
Plan Your Visit
Purchasing a Fast Lane wristband allows you to bypass the regular lines on over 20 rides, including family-friendly options like Road Rally and Musik Express! Upgrade to Fast Lane Plus and enjoy Fast Lane attractions, plus five attractions in Wildwater Kingdom, including Snake Pit.
You'll find tempting treats and restaurants throughout the park. Try local favorites Chicken Shack, Chickie's & Pete's, or Tidal Wave Cafe.
Stroll through the Park and wander into shop after shop of collectibles, plush toys and souvenirs. Tradewinds and Windjammers in Wildwater Kingdom cater to those who are looking to make a splash. Swimwear, beach towels, sunscreen, beach safes, and water shoes are available.
Search for hotels near Dorney Park with availability.
Find out how Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom evolved from trout ponds and picnic groves in the mid-1800s to its current status as one of the most visited amusement parks and water parks in the United States. Click here for a historical timeline.
Missing the thrills of roller coasters? You can take a virtual ride on favorites like Thunderhawk, Talon, Steel Force, and more! Plus, Dorney Park gives you ideas for at-home activities where you can build your own amusement park or ride. For something a little more easy-going, print out one of their Planet Snoopy-inspired coloring pages.
- ADA Compliant:
- Full Bar:
- Parking On-site:
- Motorcoach Parking:
- On-site Food:
- Group Friendly (10+):
- Gift Shop:
- Live Entertainment:
- Distance to Airport: 8