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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.
 
 

Events

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.

Comet roller coaster at The Great Escape

Opening Weekend

May 12-13

Join us on Opening Weekend, May 12-13, as we welcome the start of the 65th season!

 

Walk shoes and water bottle ready to go for JDRF Walk at The Great Escape.

JDRF One Walk

May 12

Support the fight against Type 1 Diabetes by joining us for the JDRF One Walk on May 12.

Mom and child laughing on a thrill ride.

Mother's Day

May 13

Bring mom to the Park for a full day of thrills!

rollercoaster

Memorial Day Weekend

May 26-28

Celebrate the unofficial first day of summer with opening of Splashwater Kingdom May 26 - 28.

Three teens girls blowing kisses in their prom dresses they are donating to The Great Escape.

Prom Dress Drive

June 2 & 3

Bring in a new or gently used Prom Dress on June 2 & 3 and receive FREE admission!

Superhero in front of Steamin Demon at The Great Escape.

Superhero 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

June 16

Take a run through the Park to benefit Glens Falls Hospital on June 16.

Teens in the crowd watching a concert.

Glory Day

June 16

Join us with friends and family for a day of thrills, fun and great music!

Father and daughter riding a coaster together at The Great Escape

Father's Day

June 17

Celebrate Father's Day at The Great Escape on June 17.

Season Pass Holder Celebration Day logo in from of Flashback roller coaster at The Great Escape

Season Pass Holder Celebration Day

June 17

Join us as we celebrate Season Pass Holders on June 17!

fireworks

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.

Season Pass Holder Celebration Day logo in from of Flashback roller coaster at The Great Escape

Season Pass Holder Celebration Day

July 15

Join us as we celebrate Season Pass Holders on July 15!

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. 

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.

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

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!

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.

students at physics day

Physics Day

May 31

Get the 101 on matter, energy, motion and force with Physics Day!

students at senior nite

Senior Nite

June 1

Don't miss the largest Senior Nite party in the Northeast!

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

June Autism Awareness Day

June 2

Help support The Autism Society on June 2 for a day of fun.

two girls driving a taxi on thunder alley at the great escape.

AAA Day

June 2 & October 6

AAA Day offers AAA members a day at the park that is perfect for thrill seekers of all ages.

guests at career and marketing day

Career & Marketing Day

June 8

Connect with colleges and industry representatives to explore exciting career options on June 8.

Three female friends with their hands in the air on a spinning thrill ride at The Great Escape.

4-H Day & Camporee

June 9 & 10

Join us as 4-H'ers from all over the region come together for this special weekend.

Boy smiling outside by the fire at the Scout Day Event.

Scout Day & Camporee

June 9 & 10

Join us as Scouts from all over the region come together for this special weekend.

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

July Autism Awareness Day

July 14

Help support The Autism Society on July 14 for a day of fun.

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!

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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