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Contact: Jamie Workman (336) 847-8114
May 18th, 2015 – 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 23rd at 10:00a.m. for the exciting 31ST SEASON! (Opening weekend is May 23-25, operating hours are 10:00a.m.-5:00p.m. each day. Open daily beginning Saturday, June 12th, 2015. Final operating day is Monday, September 7th, 2015)
Opening weekend festivities include a special promotion with Purple Heart Homes, an agency that provides housing for area disabled American veterans! Save $10.00 on daily park General Admission Tickets (May 23-25, 2015 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 25th, 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)…minimum donation of $7,500.00 will be awarded.
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 with over 36 rides & attractions and so much more! And get ready for the Best.Summer.Ever! with the all-new RIPTIDE RACER super speed slides! RIPTIDE RACER is a 4-lane, head-first, wild water speedway that’s all acceleration and no brakes!
Season Passes are currently on sale, including the NEW Super Saver Season Passes for only $49.99, the Priority Season Passes for $89.99, Any Day Season Passes for $69.99 and Season Parking Passes for $39.99. Guests can also save with the popular FAMILY FOUR PACK PLUS season pass special! Daily tickets are $36.99 for General All Day admission (over 48” tall) and $27.99 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.com 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 is one of the leading leisure park operators in the United States. With parks located in 10 states, Palace Entertainment continues its expansion of brands within the family entertainment sector. The company operates Kennywood amusement park in Pennsylvania, Noah’s Ark water park in Wisconsin, Splish Splash water park in New York, and Raging Waters in California, among many other family favorite destinations. Palace Entertainment’s parks provide family oriented and affordable attractions to visitors of all ages, offering a wide range of attractions, such as roller coasters, Ferris wheels, live shows, variable depth pools, water slides, animal shows, miniature golf courses and arcade games. Palace Entertainment greets over 13 million visitors annually.