Opening Weekend Celebration
Dates: May 16 & 17, 2020
Join us as we kick off our 2020 season during our opening weekend celebration! It all starts with a gate opening party hosted by some of Fantasy Island's very own characters. The celebration continues throughout the park with a special Western Town Shootout, a DJ dance party, and more!
Plus, be the first to ride some of your favorite rides and attractions in 2020, including Silver Comet! Join us as we celebrate 20 years of thrills on New York’s best wood coaster. The first 200 riders will receive a FREE commemorative Silver Comet button.
Season Passholders will also enjoy exclusive discounts throughout the park.
*Subject to weather. Ride availability may be limited.
Food Truck Festival
Date: Saturday, May 11, 2020
Mouthwatering bites, thirst-quenching brews, and a foot-tapping band! Join us for our second annual Food Truck Festival at Fantasy Island on Saturday, May 11, 2020. Savor and experience culinary creations from some of Western New York's favorite Food Trucks right on the Fantasy Island midway!
*Subject to weather. Space is limited. Registered Food Trucks agree to abide by all rules.
Dates: May 16 & 17, 2020
Our three adjudicators, Don Carducci, Doug Shaw and Jill Neuhaus, are coming back again along with a new member, Mr. Gary Lee. Last year’s Music Festival was flawless thanks to their dedication and we expect the 2020 event to be even better!
Orchestras, Ensembles, Bands, and Choirs from schools far and wide will gather at Fantasy Island to celebrate their musical achievements and perform their hearts out for their family, peers and friends. Afterward, performers can scream their lungs out on our rides!
Dates: July 4 - 7, 2020
Celebrate the Fourth of July with four (4) nights of live music, extended hours, and fireworks! The party starts early with daily hotdog eating contests, belly flop competitions, and flag raising ceremonies.
Season Pass Holders will enjoy exclusive in-park savings and offers during Declaration Celebration.
*Fireworks subject to weather.
Cars & Coasters - Presented by WNY MOPARS
Date: Saturday, July 13, 2020
WNY MOPARS and Fantasy Island team up for a car show like no other. On Saturday, July 13, a convoy of hot rods, muscle cars, and motorcycles will take over our midways in a showcase of hardened steel and pure horsepower! Park admission is included for all car show registrants. See flyer for details.
*Subject to weather. Space is limited. Registrants agree to abide by all car show rules.
NEW - Country & BBQ Festival
Dates: July 27 & 28, 2020
Bands, Brews, and all the barbecue you can eat! Join us for our inaugural Country & BBQ Fest — an exciting cultural and culinary experience dripping with flavor! Devour event-exclusive barbecue plus all the sides ‘n’ fixin’s that will have you coming back for seconds and thirds, while a toe-tapping band strums away at some fan favorite tunes!
Dates: Saturdays July 13 - August 3, 2020
We’re adding bonus hours of fun to your day at Fantasy Island – we’re open until 10pm!
Spend more time amidst the sights, sounds, and characters of Fairy Tale Forest and Western Town. Feel the nighttime breeze whip through your hair on Silver Comet – plus enjoy new live music and other moonlit surprises!
Check back soon for more information.
Dates: August 17 & 18, 2020
Calling all kids - this event is for you! New in 2020, KidsFest will join our great lineup of special events and entertainment! Enjoy special games, crafts and activities made just for kids! Plus, sing along as Choo Choo Soul with Genevieve takes the stage twice daily!
Summer Splash Bash
Dates: August 31 - September 8, 2020
It's your last chance to make a splash at Splashaway Bay in 2020! Join us as we ring out the summer with additional operating days and a water park celebration like no other! Here's what you can expect at Summer Splash Bash:
- A live DJ to keep the summer vibes going
- Daily kids limbo games
- Daily kids hula-hoop contest
- Daily balloon toss contest
- Daily frozen t-shirt contest
- Splashaway Bay drink specials for Mom & Dad
- Last chance Cabana discount - only $99.00 per Cabana
All this, plus all your favorite water park attractions - even the wave pool! Get ready, get set, get wet during Summer Splash Bash!
*Water Park operation, games, contests, & activities subject to weather.
Dates: Weekends (Sat. & Sun.), September 7 - 22, 2020
A delicious aroma fills the air. Children dance and the adults do too with a little help from some of the best local and national brews one can savor. Enjoy mouth-watering specialty food offerings and some of the best craft brews in the region!
Dates: Weekends (Fri-Sun), September 27 - October 27, 2020
From the cutest little pumpkin patch to the most terrifying graveyard, exciting encounters for all can be found at Halloween Horror. Enjoy family-friendly activities during the day, including a trick-or-treat trail, pumpkin painting and a hay bale maze; and frightful offerings in the evening, including a haunted houses, scare zones, and live entertainment.