LAS VEGAS – School may be going back into session, but the fun is not over at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas. Several end-of-season specials will be available prior to the water park closing for its second season on Sept. 28. Events include a School Supplies Donation Drive, Salute to Heroes, and an all-you-can-eat barbecue to celebrate Labor Day.
School Supplies Donation Drive
Wet‘n’Wild is teaming up with Mix 94.1, Communities in Schools of Nevada and NV Energy to collect needed supplies for local schools. Mix 94.1 and NV Energy will collect donated items on Thursday, Aug. 21 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the park near the front gate. Each person who brings school supplies with a value of at least $5 will receive 50 percent off their general admission ticket for the day.
Needed school supplies include packages of 3-ring binders, boxes of highlighters and glue sticks, composition notebooks, pocket folders, boxes of pencils, pencil sharpeners and erasers, zippered pencil pouches, boxes of pens, backpacks, and spiral notebooks and notebook paper, college and wide-ruled. Clothing items for school uniforms also are needed. Guests are invited to bring new navy or white Polo shirts, jeans, and khaki or navy pants.
Salute to Heroes
Wet‘n’Wild is extending free admission to members of the U.S. military, veterans and first responders on Sept. 13 and 14. First responders include active duty police, sheriff, highway patrol, active duty firefighters, active duty EMT and paramedics.
To receive the free general admission ticket, military, veterans and first responders must show valid identification or badge at the front gate ticket windows. In addition, these heroes may purchase up to six discounted admission tickets for family members and friends for only $19.99 per person.
For all other public operating days, discount tickets are available to members of the military at the Nellis ITT office.
Labor Day Weekend BBQ
Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas is also offering a special Labor Day weekend all-you-can-eat barbecue lunch from noon to 2 p.m. from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1. The special holiday menu includes barbecue pulled pork, hot dogs, western-style baked beans, corn, and a fresh green salad. Meal tickets, which include one free drink, are available for purchase at the Guest Services window or online at http://www.wetnwildlasvegas.com.
The price per person is $12.49 for Season Pass holders and guests ages 3 to 11, or $14.99 for guests age 12 and older.
For more information about park events and admission offers, visit www.wetnwildlasvegas.com.
About Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas
One of the world’s most iconic water park brands, Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas opened for its second season with expanded hours, a longer operating season, a new slide that opened Memorial Day weekend and other improvements. It is Nevada’s premier water park with more than 25 slides and attractions, and a place for both thrill seekers and families. For the more daring, the multimillion dollar park features the new Tornado, the world’s premier funnel slide that catapults riders through a swirling 45-foot-wide funnel; Rattler, the first slide of its kind in North America, and Constrictor, an extreme water slide featuring some of the tightest turns. Families and those desiring a more relaxing experience enjoy Splash Island, the interactive children’s area with kid friendly slides and a giant dumping bucket; Colorado Cooler lazy river; and Red Rock Bay wave pool. With great amenities including shaded areas, private cabanas and misting, Wet‘n’Wild is ideally located off I-215, at Sunset Road and Ft. Apache Road. The park is a partnership between Village Roadshow Theme Parks, the majority owner and overseer of day-to-day operations, and Las Vegas investors through SPB Partners, one of Nevada’s first private equity funds. For information, visit www.wetnwildlasvegas.com.
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