WHITE PLAINS, NY --County Executive Robert P. Astorino invites everyone to enjoy a summer full of free entertainment, fireworks and discount pricing at everyone’s favorite amusement park, Playland Park in Rye.
“A visit to Playland is always fun and these upcoming pricing specials, along with great entertainment for children and families, provide even more incentives to come out to the park,” Astorino said.
Playland’s summer daily entertainment schedule is now in full swing, with the Kiddyland DJ, Katy the Great and Friends, Coaster’s International Dance Party, and Funky Fairytales: Princess and the Pea, all taking place in the Kiddyland. Grab a seat in front of the Music Tower Theater stage to watch a lively song-and-dance performance “American Beat!” Show times are posted in the park.
Special $15 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights for those entering the park after 5 p.m. and includes unlimited rides until closing at 10 p.m. This special runs from June 28 through Sept. 1.
Friday Night Fireworks are back, comprising a spectacular show choreographed to music. The shows begin at 9:15 p.m. and run every Friday from July 1 through September 2. Special holiday displays take place at the Playland pier on Sunday and Monday, July 3 and 4, at 9:30 p.m.
Celebrate International Friendship Day on Sunday, Aug. 7, when all ride admissions (including Juniors) are $15 from 12 noon until the park closes at 10 p.m. Parking is $15.
Playland Park is Westchester’s premier amusement park. Guests can enjoy rides, catch a show, have a snack or a meal, play mini golf and take a stroll on the boardwalk.
Regular admission prices:
· $30 unlimited rides; $20 Junior (under 48”) - Westchester residents with acceptable proof of residency are eligible for a $5 discount on these prices. Spectator admission (no rides) is free for Westchester County residents and $10 for non-residents.
· $95 for unlimited rides all season, with a $15 discount for Westchester residents. Purchase four or more and save 10%.
· $35 for spectator admission all season (no rides), for non-residents of Westchester County.
Acceptable proof of Westchester residency is a Westchester County Park Pass; New York State driver's license or non-driver I.D.; or a photo I.D. or report card from a Westchester County school.
Parking is $10 and $15 on holidays, special events and concert days.
For the season’s schedule go to RyePlayland.org or call the park at (914) 813-7010. Become a Facebook fan at Rye Playland and follow @Rye_Playland on Twitter and at RyePlaylandOfficialPage on Instagram.
Playland is located at the end of Playland Parkway in Rye. For public bus transportation, go to westchestergov.com/beelinebus.