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May 19th, 2014 – Greensboro, NC - WET’N WILD EMERALD POINTE, the largest water park in both the Carolinas’ celebrates the beginning of summer with a fun-filled family opening day on SATURDAY, MAY 24TH at 10:00a.m. for its exciting 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON! (Opening weekend is May 24-26, operating hours are 10:00a.m.-5:00p.m. each day. Open daily beginning Saturday, June 7th, 2014. Final operating day is Monday, September 1st, 2014)
Opening weekend festivities include a special promotion with Purple Heart Homes, an agency that provides housing for area disabled American veterans! Save $7.00 on daily park General Admission Tickets (May 24-26, 2014 only) with Purple Heart Home Discount Coupons, available at local Greensboro Chick-fil-A and Krispy Kreme locations! Portions of all redeemed coupons will be donated to Purple Heart Homes. In addition, on Memorial Day, May 26th, a flag-raising ceremony will be held at 9:45am with the National Anthem followed by the presentation of the donation check to officials of the Purple Heart Homes Foundation (inside the park Main Entrance at the Flag Pole area). Sponsors of the Purple Heart Homes opening weekend promotion are TIMCO, HOME DEPOT, WET’N WILD EMERALD POINTE and THE CRESCENT ROTARY CLUB.
As ranked one of the top ten water parks in America, WET’N WILD EMERALD POINTE is fun for all ages from tots to seniors-who enjoy thrill levels from mild to wild! Guests will enjoy over 36 rides and attractions, beautifully shaded areas, private cabanas for rental, comfortable lounge chairs, lockers, coolers & baskets storages, a relaxing redesigned group picnic area, CLUB BERMUDA GROUP and ACTIVITY ISLAND. Moreover, a wide variety of delicious snacks and catered meals, beverages, games and lots more will be available exciting live shows.
Season Passes are currently on sale, including Priority Season Passes for $99.99, Any Day Season Passes for $69.99 and Season Parking Passes for $35.00. Guests can also save over $300.00 with the all new FAMILY FOUR PACK PLUS season pass special! Daily tickets are the same price as last season, including $35.99 for General All Day admission (over 48” tall) and $24.99 for Junior All Day admission (under 48” tall), ages 2 and under are free. Daily Tickets, Combo Meal Packages and Cabanas may be purchased on line at www.emeraldpointe.co The park is located just south of Greensboro, NC at Exit 34 on Business #85 (Holden Rd. Exit).
WET’N WILD EMERALD POINTE is part of the Palace Entertainment family of parks. Palace Entertainment owns and operates theme parks, water parks and family entertainment centers nationwide, including Kennywood, Splish Splash and Dutch Wonderland on the east coast and Raging Waters on the west coast. The company entertains millions of guests annually and is one of the largest park operators in the United States. For more information, visit palaceentertainment.com