Year Round Events

The best entertainment Riverside has to offer!

Castle Park hosts many great year round events in Riverside! There is an event for every family member, from summers in Buccaneer Cove to scary fall nights at Castle Dark. Year round fun keeps Castle Park ready to invite our guests to our next special event!

  • November 19, 2022-January 8, 2023

    The most "fun-derful" time of the year at Castle Park is more wonderful than ever! Duke’s Very Merry Village rings in the season with brand new experiences including Duke’s Holiday Express Train, an incredible new light show and our first ever Krampus Experience fright maze. Celebrate the season with our beautiful light displays and festive decorations throughout the ride park. Savor delicious holiday treats as you stroll through the park and of course don’t miss your chance to meet Santa Duke in-person!

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    Reopening Summer 2023!

    Cool off in our water play area Buccaneer Cove for some sunny summer fun. Water slides, splash effects, and cabanas are available for you to beat the Southern California heat. 

    Buccaneer Cove is included in our summer general admission tickets and our Annual Passes. 

    Cabanas are available for rental through our online store. Enjoy a premium or standard cabana with seats and cover for a more comfortable visit to Buccaneer Cove. Annual Passholders receive a discount on cabana rentals. 
    *Cabana rentals are subject to availability

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    Coming Fall 2023

    Castle Park presents a lively celebration of Dia de los Muertos and Mexican and Latin American traditions. Celebrate the season with our family-friendly event featuring beautiful decorations and themed traditional entertainment, plus activities for kids including pumpkin painting and trick-or-treating. Celebrate the season at Castle Park!

  • Coming Fall 2023

    Fears and frights take over our nights every fall when Castle Park transforms into Castle Dark! It’s our one of a kind Halloween event and it gets bigger and better every year.  Experience all-new haunted mazes, scare zones and more at Riverside’s best haunt. And don’t miss our frightfully good Halloween treats. From seasonal funnel cakes to fruit juice in a blood bag, we’ve got something to put you in the Halloween season.

    Even better, platinum and gold annual pass holders get unlimited free admission to Castle Dark. 

Annual passes starting at