Are Starlight/Evening Tickets Dead?

Friday, May 14, 2010 3:39 PM

10 years ago, it seems like most parks had an option to buy an evening-only ticket at a reduced price. This was an easy way to do a day-and-a-half trip to a park. However, I haven't really seen these tickets for years. Are evening tickets officially dead?

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Friday, May 14, 2010 3:45 PM

Hersheypark does one better than an evening discount ticket. They let you use your next day ticket to enter the park after a certain hour for free. They consider it a Preview pass.

But they also have a Sunset pass at a discounted price if you want to come a little earlier than the preview hour, but still not spend the entire day.

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Friday, May 14, 2010 3:48 PM

Pretty sure CF parks still have it too.

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Friday, May 14, 2010 3:49 PM

CP has it:

http://www.cedarpoint.com/public/admission/prices/index.cfm

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Friday, May 14, 2010 3:55 PM

Not to mention the deep discounts on a second day ticket while in the park most places have. Six Flags used to call them "twickets" not sure if they still have them.

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Friday, May 14, 2010 5:29 PM

Dorney still offers it, 3:00 or 3:30 entry on an 8:00 closing and 5:00 entry on a 10:00 closing.

I remember the twickets. In the mid and late 90s, my family used to use Coke cans for B1G1 free admission to Great Adventure which was probably a little over $20 a person to get in after the B1G1 free and then buy a twicket for later in the season for around $9 or $10 so 2 trips to the park were around $30 a person. If they still offer them, they aren't advertised anywhere in the park.

Last edited by YoshiFan, Friday, May 14, 2010 5:31 PM
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Friday, May 14, 2010 6:57 PM

Knoebels offers a Sundown Plan beginning at 5:00 that includes coaster and non-coaster options. They also have Bargain Nights, most every Wednesday and Friday between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Between 6 and 10PM, costs $9.00, $7.00 if you're under 48" tall. It doesn't include any of the coasters, Mansion, Skloosh, or Skyride, but $9.00 for basically every flat ride in the park isn't a bad deal.

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Friday, May 14, 2010 7:09 PM

When I went to Dollywood last month, we took advantage of their free next day offer, which was valid if you buy your one-day ticket after 3pm. One-and-a-half days for the price of one. ...lol

At $55, with no discounts in sight, it made the higher-than-usual admission price seem worth it.

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Saturday, May 15, 2010 2:32 PM

Kennywood has them for after 5pm entry.

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