Splash into summer at Buccaneer Cove! Our water playground is now open and included with your Ride Park ticket. For a limited time, tickets are only $19.99 when you purchase four or more!

Year Round Events

Family fun is always in season at Castle Park

There’s always a reason to celebrate at Castle Park! From Mardi Gras each spring, to the opening of Buccaneer Cove and the start of summer, to Castle Dark in the fall and Duke’s Very Merry Village at the holidays, there a special event for every season and every family member!

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  • Kevin Fest

    Kevin Fest!

    Annual celebration of Kevin the Castle Park Peacock

    Don’t miss our annual celebration of Kevin the Castle Park Peacock. Free scavenger hunt, our famous Easter Egg Hunt and Kevin’s Birthday Celebration!

    Coming Soon!
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    Anthony the Magic

    Every Saturday at 4:00 p.m.! 

    We are all familiar with the King and Queen in every royal legend – but no castle court is complete without a magician. Now you and your family can meet a man of magic like no other at Anthony the Magic, right here at Castle Park!


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    Season begins in May

    The summer season kicks off at Castle Park with the opening of our Buccaneer Cove water playground. With five water slides, aquadomes, spray cannons and a giant dumping bucket, Buccaneer Cove is the place to cool down. Even better, it’s included with your ride park ticket!

  • Returning September 2023

    Fears and frights take over the night when Castle Park transforms into Castle Dark. Riverside’s best Halloween haunt features three mazes, multiple scare zones and scary surprises around every corner! Platinum and gold Annual Passholders enjoy unlimited free admission to Castle Dark.

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    Returning September 2023

    Dia de los Muertos, the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration comes to Castle Park each fall. Enjoy this family-friendly daytime event with beautiful decorations, traditional Latin American entertainment and interactive children’s activities, including trick-or-treating and pumpkin carving.

  • Returning November 2023

    Duke’s Very Merry Village is the most “fun-derful” time of the year at Castle Park. Enjoy delightful decorations throughout the park, holiday-themed rides, delicious holiday snacks and of course, our famous snow and light show. Celebrate the season at Castle Park!

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    Mardi Gras: Let the Good Times Roll

    Weekends and holidays on weekends during Mardi Gras. 

    Mardi Gras comes to Riverside with Castle Park’s unique take on New Orleans’ favorite festival. See King Duke’s Cavalcade parade through the park with kid-sized floats and beads for all. Enjoy our flavors of Mardi Gras tastings with beignets, king cakes and more!

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$19.99 Tickets. Limited Time!

$19.99 Tickets. Limited Time!