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The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom
The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom
Lake George, New York
Teens having fun at The Great Escape.


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.

Kids enjoying GE Kids in FREE days at The Great Escape

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!

Santa and his trusted elf enjoying their summer break at The Great Escape.

Christmas in July

July 16-22

Dust off the ugly Christmas sweaters and join us on July 16-22 for Christmas in July.

American Flags flying high at The Great Escape during Heroes Week.

Heroes Week

July 23 - 29

All heroes receive FREE admission as a salute to all who serve our country and communities. 

Guests walking in the park with there capes on for Cape-A-Palooza event.


July 28 & 29

Buy a cape and we'll give a cape to a child in need!

Young adults running into the wave pool smiling.

Dog Days of Summer Waterpark Party

August 6 - 12

Time to cool off during Dog Days of Summer!

Season Pass Holder Celebration Day logo in front of Greezed Lightnin' roller coaster at The Great Escape

Season Pass Holder Celebration Day

August 12

Join us as we celebrate Season Pass Holders on August 12!

YMCA Backpack Program at The Great Escape

Keep Kids on Track Backpack Drive

August 13 - 19

Bring a new backpack and save big on admission!

guests riding looping coaster

National Roller Coaster Day

August 16

Experience all of our heart dropping Coasters on this National Holiday.

Back to School Days at The Great Escape

Teacher's Week

August 20-26

A thrilling week of FREE admission for teachers, staff and school faculty, August 20-26.

Guests riding Comet roller coaster at The Great Escape

Labor Day Weekend

Aug. 31 - Sept. 2

Labor Day at The Great Escape – The Ultimate End of Summer Tradition!

guests at oktoberfest


Weekends September 8-23

Celebrate with festive foods, traditional German music and dancing, and a great selection of seasonal brews.

guests being chased by zombies

Zombie Run 5K

September 29

Runners of all levels are invited to out run waves of infected zombies! Will you survive? 

The Great Escape Fright Fest logo in a graveyard with lightning.

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!

Dog wearing costume at The Great Escape

Bark in the Park

September 30

Dogs take center stage on September 30 to strut their stuff in the cutest canine costumes!

Female vampire tilting head of her next victim.

Fright Fest Blood Drive

October 1

Come feed vampires for during the Fright Fest Blood Drive, on October 1.

Alive large hissing Madagascar cockroach on a rock.

Cockroach Eating Contest

October 6-8

Do you dare snack on something alive and crunchy? Join our cockroach eating contest, October 6-8!

smashed pumpkins

Pumpkin Smackdown

October 27-28

Help us end Fright Fest in a big way!

Guests enjoying the day at White Water Bay

Member Appreciation Day

November 4 or 15

White Water Bay is calling and this Member Appreciation Day will get you there for FREE!

Large group eating at picnic tables

Picnic in the Park

Select Dates

Pick your day to come and play! Save big with our group Picnic in the Park offers.

Kids smiling and waving at The Great Escape for Autism Awareness Day

August Autism Awareness Day

August 18

Help support The Autism Society on August 18 for a day of fun.

Male teen getting scared by a zombie on a ride at The Great Escape.

Fright Fest Mix-In Picnic

Every Saturday in October

Enjoy a spooky good Fright Fest picnic, every Saturday in October!

Boys and girls sitting and smiling after trick-or-treating at The Great Escape.

The Great Scout Fall Jamboree

October 13 & 14

Attention Campers! Take part in this high-energy event with Scouts from around the Capital Region.

Kids and zombies at The Great Escape

Spooky Scout Day

October 13

Scouts from all over the region come together come together on October 13 for fun and thrills!

Kids smiling and waving at The Great Escape for Autism Awareness Day

October Autism Awareness Day

October 20

Help support The Autism Society on October 20 for a day of fun.

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