Opening Day: Saturday, May 18th

Get ready for the Start of Adventureland’s 50th Celebration!
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Due to current weather conditions, Spectator's Sports Bar & Grill will be closed today (1.12.24). 

Events & Entertainment

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The Ruckus

Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8

Central Iowa's best country music festival is coming to Adventureland June 7 & 8 with headliners Chris Young and Jake Owen. Get the day started early with live music begining at 1 PM on the Adventureland Stage. Click to see full line up and additional information. 

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Ben Ulin Magic & Comedy Show


Don’t miss the magic and comedy as Adventureland’s Master Magician Ben Ulin astounds you with unbelievable illusions and laughs! He offers different shows throughout the day.

Performance Time: 12:00pm, 1:30pm, 3:30pm and 5:00pm daily
Location:  Sam Adams Saloon

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Bernie’s Birthday Bash

Select Dates in June

Enjoy an extended Birthday Bash in honor of our beloved mascot, Bernie Bernard throughout the entire month of June! Join us for a month-long celebration suitable for all ages, featuring:

  • Meet & Greets 12-5pm everyday starting June 14 at his new Doghouse near the Storm Chaser
  • Every Wednesday, Season Passholders can visit Main Street Creamery for one free scoop of Birthday Cake Ice Cream!
  • Every Thursday, kids can participate in Bernie’s Golden Dog Bone Scavenger hunt with a chance to receive a free gift!
  • First 1,000 guests through the gate on June 28 will receive a FREE special edition popcorn bucket that can be refilled once daily at Fun Foods for the entire summer.
  • First 1,000 guests through the gate on June 29 will receive a FREE Bernie Bobble Head.
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Festival of Decades

Saturdays in July

Join us on a journey through five decades of Adventureland history! Each week, we'll shine a spotlight on the last five decades that have shaped the park's legacy. Enjoy specials and giveaways, along with musical acts highlighting a different decade every Saturday night followed by an all new light show.


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Oktoberfest - 21+ Event

Saturday, September 14

Dust off your best lederhosen and raise a glass to our fan-favorite Oktoberfest celebration. This 21+ has become a beloved Iowa tradition. Join us for a day of traditional polka music, games, contests and of course your favorite rides! Select Passholders get in free. 

More information coming soon.

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Phantom Fall Fest

Select Dates Sept. 21 – Oct. 27

Phantom Fall Fest lets you do Halloween your way! Come early for family-friendly fun, including rides, festive food, and a unique fall atmosphere. Then, when the sun goes down, the Phantom takes screams to the extreme with haunted houses and scare zones. Select Passholders get in free.

More information coming soon.