2013 SPECIAL EVENTS
May 12: Mother's Day -- Mom’s free with 1 or more paying children
May 18 & 19: 16th Annual School Music Festival, click for brochure
Instrumental and choral groups from elementary and middle schools perform in public, and receive encouragement and advice from qualified adjudicators. Students, directors, and chaperones receive free, all-day admission to Martin’s Fantasy Island, and accompanying family members are eligible for discounted admission.
Open to all public and private schools. Pre-registration is required. Music teachers and directors can receive more information by calling (716) 773-7591, ext. 3104.
May 25 - 27: 18th Annual Dance Showcase, click for brochure
Dance schools and dance groups perform in public. Dancers, chaperones, and dance teachers receive free, all-day admission to Martin’s Fantasy Island, and accompanying family members are eligible for discounted admission.
Open to dance schools and dance groups. Pre-registration is required. Dance instructors can receive more information by calling (716) 773-7591, ext. 3104.
June 8 & 9: Adopt-A-Pet Weekend
Spend the day at Martin’s Fantasy Island, talk with representatives of animal shelters and rescue groups, meet pets looking for new homes, get information about pet adoptions, or even adopt a pet on the spot!
June 16: Father's Day -- Dad’s free with 1 or more paying children
June 29: Kids Storytime & Picnic click for brochure
Featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog, Curious George, and more! A portion of the proceeds benefit Camp Good Days & Special Times! click to order tickets
Spend the day at Martin’s Fantasy Island, and enjoy a delicious picnic lunch with some of the most popular characters from kids’ television!
July 4: Red, White & Blue Day/Fireworks
Special all-day admission: just $17.76! Celebrate the day – come wearing Red, White & Blue and look for Red, White & Blue throughout the park.
Free rides for kids in the restored Princess Carriage.
The theme park stays open late on July 4th (the water park closes at its usual time). Watch the rides light up at dusk, and then stay for the Grand Island 4th of July Fireworks!
July 13 & 14: Western Weekend
An event that highlights a Fantasy Island tradition – more than a half-century of fun in the Western Town!
Discounted admission for everyone! No coupon necessary!!
Come dressed in your best Western wear!
Quick draw contest for kids before each shootout!
Kids dressed as cowboys & cowgirls can participate in the last shootout of the day!
August 10 & 11: Armed Forces Appreciation Weekend
All veterans, current & retired members of the US and Canadian armed forces - and their dependents - get a special discount with valid military ID.
August 13 - 16: Carload Sale
A carload of up to 8 people gets in for the special rate of $54.95. Sorry, no passenger vans; and you cannot combine carloads. Tuesday, August 13 through Friday, August 16 ONLY!
August 18: WNY Oldsmobile Club Classic Car Show click for more info.
Spend a day at Martin’s Fantasy Island AND see classic cars (and motorcycles) throughout the park.
Organized by the Western New York Oldsmobile Club, and featuring all makes and models from decades past.
This is a judged show. Show cars must be registered and in the Park by 11:00am. No vehicles will be allowed to enter the Park after 11:00am. Car registration includes admission to the Park for the driver and one guest. Judging starts at 12:00pm; awards ceremony will begin at 4:00pm. This event is Rain or Shine.
For more information, contact Sal at the WNY Oldsmobile Club, 716-824-2368 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 1: Cheer-A-Thon click for flyer / click for pledge sheet
Cheerleading teams participate in an afternoon of cheering and cheerleading clinics. Coaches and cheerleaders receive free admission; and accompanying family members are eligible for discount admission.
Open to all youth cheerleading groups. Pre-registration is required. Cheerleading coaches and instructors can receive more information by calling (716) 773-7591, ext. 3104.
September 7 & 8, 14 & 15: Haunted Shoot-outs
The last Shoot-Out of each day is extra-special – it’s HAUNTED! It’s the Old West like you’ve never seen it before...