Wildwater Kingdom to Hold Long Weekend of Fun

Aug 04, 2011, 11:30 ET from Wildwater Kingdom

AURORA, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three days of special attractions and events will highlight Wildwater Kingdom's Long Weekend of Fun, Saturday through Monday, Aug. 6-8, at the Aurora, Ohio, outdoor waterpark.  From exotic animals to Radio Disney dance parties on the wave pool deck, the three-day fun-a-thon will be packed with things to do for kids and their parents.

The festivities will kick off with Kids Day on Saturday (Aug. 6).  Headlining the event will be Jungle Terry who will bring wildlife adventures into the park by showcasing his hand-raised animals and reptiles on the wave pool stage from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. With over ten years of experience, Jungle Terry will provide guests a hands-on, interactive program where kids and parents alike can pet and hold reptiles such as snakes and baby alligators.

Adding to the fun on Saturday will be Balloon Bender Dave, an origami prodigy turned master balloon artist. Guests of all ages will enjoy watching Dave make astonishing creations out of balloons, coupled with some good-natured comedy. He will perform on the wave pool deck from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Making a special appearance at Kids Day will be the exotic birds from Parrot Hope Sanctuary. Based out of Mantua, Parrot Hope Sanctuary is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of parrots. These beautiful birds will be located near the main gate.

For added excitement, all guests will be able to enter a raffle at the main entrance for a chance to win a Little Tikes playhouse or ride along.

And the fun doesn't stop there. On Sunday, Aug. 7, Radio Disney has teamed up with Chevrolet to perform a high-energy show on the wave deck pool from noon to 2 p.m. Guests will be invited to join Radio Disney to sing and dance on stage.  Chevrolet will also have new cars on display.

On Monday, Aug. 8, Cleveland Indians' Chris Perez and Slider will visit Wildwater Kingdom.  Perez will greet guests and sign autographs from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. near the front gate of the outdoor waterpark.  Before that, Slider, the Indians' mascot, will be wandering around the park mingling with guests starting at 11 a.m.

For additional information on this weekend's activities and events, please visit wildwaterfun.com or call 330.562.8303.

SOURCE Wildwater Kingdom