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Wet’n Wild Emerald Pointe presents Veterans Appreciation Weekend


American flag around family enjoying the water

May 1st, 2017 – Greensboro, NC - WET’N WILD EMERALD POINTE invites you to join us Memorial Day Weekend for a special celebration featuring FREE PARK ADMISSION for all veterans (active, non-active & reserves) benefiting PURPLE HEART HOMES (distribution of homes to disabled American Veterans). Join us for a fun-filled family weekend Saturday, May 27th through Monday, May 29th as we celebrate with all veterans and their families!  Wet’n Wild operating hours will be 10:00am until 5:00pm each day. (Wet’n Wild Emerald Pointe is open weekends only May 27-June 8; daily operation begins June 9, 2017)

VETERANS APPRECIATION WEEKEND festivities also include a special promotion with Save $10.00 on daily park General Admission Tickets for the weekend (May 27-29, 2017 only) with Veterans Appreciation Discount Coupons available at Greensboro area CHICK-FIL-A locations!  Each day of the weekend will feature a flag-raising ceremony presented by the NORTH CAROLINA NATIONAL HONOR GUARD held at 9:45am followed by the National Anthem (Inside the park Main Entrance at the Flag Pole area).


Sponsors of Veterans Appreciation Weekend are HAECO (formerly TIMCO), HOME DEPOT, WET’N WILD EMERALD POINTE and THE CRESCENT ROTARY CLUB.

Wet’n Wild Emerald Pointe is located just south of Greensboro, NC at Exit 34 on Business #85 (Holden Rd. Exit).  For more info, call (336) 852-9721 or (800) 555-5900 or visit

For additional VETERANS APPRECIATION-PURPLE HEART HOMES WEEKEND information, please contact Jamie Workman at 336-847-8114 or

Wet'n Wild Emerald Pointe, located in Greensboro, North Carolina, is the Carolinas' Favorite Water Park, featuring over 3 million gallons of fun sprawling across 41 beautifully landscaped acres. The theme park features over 36 water rides & attractions providing family fun for kids of all ages and boasts an impeccable safety record as the only North Carolina park to hold the prestigious NC Five Star Safety Award.  Wet'n Wild Emerald Pointe is owned and operated by Palace Entertainment, one of the leading leisure park operators in the United States. Palace Entertainment owns and operates eight water parks, six theme parks, two animal parks, and five family entertainment centers across 10 different states. Palace Entertainment parks offer a wide range of family friendly rides, shows, miniature golf courses, and arcade games. For more information, please visit, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.