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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    Fun Friday Nights

    Friday nights through May 24

    Start your weekend with Riverside’s best family fun! The Castle Park Ride Park is open Friday evenings through May 24. Enjoy $19.99 tickets, plus $5 food, retail and arcade specials all night. The gates open at 5pm and the fun continues until 10pm!


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     Buccaneer Cove Now Open for the Season!

    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!

  • Castle Dark

    Duke's Summer Dance Party

    Dance the Night Away!

    Get down with Duke’s Summer Dance Parties Saturday nights each summer. Join us for a different party theme every Saturday. Enjoy the Castle Park DJ, dancing with Duke giveaways and more!

    Coming Soon
  • Castle Dark

    Returning September 2024

    USA Today’s #5 Theme Park Haunt in the country returns to Castle Park in September 2024 with all new haunted experiences. Add a little fright to your Halloween nights with mazes, scare zones and more. We are counting down the days! Tickets on-sale in August 2024.

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    Returning September 2024

    Castle Park’s Dia de los Muertos celebration is a family friendly daytime celebration of Mexican and
    Latin American folk traditions. Entertainment, crafts and trick-or-treating!

    Coming Soon
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    Duke’s Very Merry Village

    Returning November 2024

    Celebrate the season at Duke’s Very Merry Village this November and December. Enjoy festive decorations, holiday treats, our famous snow and light shows and more!

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    Mardi Gras

    Returning February 2025

    Mardi Gras comes to Riverside with Castle Park’s unique take on New Orleans’ favorite festival. Let the good times roll with seasonal treats and fun activities for the whole family, including our all-new live show – Celebration! It’s Mardi Gras at Castle Park.

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    Cinco de Mayo

    Returning May 2025

    Join us for a celebration of America’s favorite Mexican holiday! It’s Cinco de Mayo at Castle Park featuring special photo-ops with Duke, loteria, folkloric dancers and arts & crafts for the kids, plus live entertainment and new cocktails for adults.

    Coming Soon