Guide: Deals for National Roller Coaster Day

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It’s National Roller Coaster Day! Here are just some of the tri-state area amusement parks and theme parks which will be celebrating National Roller Coaster Day or offering special discounts or special deals on August 16, 2019. (Source:

SIX FLAGS AMERICA (Upper Marlboro, MD) - The park is partnering with Give Kids The World Village – a central Florida based nonprofit that fulfills wishes for critically ill children and their families – to stage a Coasting for Kids event on National Roller Coaster Day. Participants who raise – or donate – at least $100 in support of Give Kids The World Village will receive special Coasting for Kids passes, giving them access to exclusive perks at the park they choose to visit. All money raised by participants will help Give Kids The World provide free, week-long dream vacations to critically ill children and their families. Coasters involved: Wild One, Superman: Ride of Steel and Firebird

SIX FLAGS GREAT ESCAPE (Lake George, NY) - Celebrate the History of Roller Coasters! Join us for National Roller Coaster Day at The Great Escape to experience epic thrills. Compete against your friends or family to see who can take on all of the park's great coasters. Do you think you have what it takes? Take on all six roller coasters: Steamin' Demon, Canyon Blaster, The Comet, Alpine Bobsled, Flashback, and Greezed Lightnin' Join the Conversation! Show the world what rides you have conquered by using #NationalRollerCoasterDay.

SIX FLAGS NEW ENGLAND (Agawam, MA) - DISCOUNT OR FREE ADMISSION!* Six Flags New England is hosting its annual National Roller Coaster Day on Friday, August 16. The Thrill Capital of New England is home to 13 roller coasters and takes great pride in National Roller Coaster Day. *Six Flags New England is partnering with the United Way of Pioneer Valley to help “keep kids on track” this school year. Guests who bring in six-19 school supply items, will receive an entry coupon for $20.19. Guests who donate 20 or more items will receive FREE admission to the park. NOTE: Free admission to the park is valid on August 16, 2019 only! All school supplies collected will be donated to the United Way of Pioneer Valley’s annual “Stuff the Bus” campaign. This program supports students who are homeless in the Springfield and Holyoke region and provides them with access to everything they need to start a successful school year. This year, the United Way and Six Flags New England are going big as they anticipate thousands of donations. The United Way of Pioneer Valley will provide over two thousand backpacks to students who are homeless throughout the area. The Coaster Capital of New England and United Way are passionate about education and are committed to “keeping kids on track” for the coming school year. Be sure to reference the United Way Stuff The Buss Supply List for the highly requested school supply items.

CASINO PIER (Seaside Heights, NJ) - Come celebrate National Roller Coaster Day with us on the Pier! Hydrus roller coaster, Hot Tamales and Pirate's Hideaway are HALF PRICED credits from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Info:

ADVENTURELAND (Long Island, NY) - Free ride on Turbulence / Rattlesnake when you donate school supplies. Visit the park's website for further details at:

DARIEN LAKE (Darien Center, NY) - The park will celebrate National Roller Coaster Day one day late on Saturday, August 17. Details to be announced on the park's website at:

KNOEBELS AMUSEMENT RESORT (Elysburg, PA) - Heading to Knoebels on NRCD or any weekday in August? Save $5.00 on Ride All Day Passes (available weekdays) when you purchase online. You must pre-order through the park's website at:

DUTCH WONDERLAND (Lancaster, PA) - Park Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Visit the kingdom Friday, August 16 and celebrate National Roller Coaster Day the Brooke and Duke way.... on a coaster! Conjure up some fun with our magical friends on Merlin’s Mayhem, ride like Sir Brandon on The Joust, and roll like royalty on the Kingdom Coaster! Plus receive exclusive giveaways at the castle gates while supplies last! Attendance to this event is free for all guests with paid park admission.

LAKEMONT PARK (Altoona, PA) - August Special "Four Pack Friday" Four (4) All-Day Ride, Splash & Play Passes for JUST $50.00! Bring your family and friends to the park for the day. This deal is good on Fridays only!

And check out some of the awesome roller coasters in the tri-state area below!



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