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2017 Dorney Park Season Pass Character Breakfast (July, August, September)

If you have not seen the new Parkside Pavilion at Dorney Park, you do not know what you are missing. The gorgeous, covered pavilion offers special events all season with great views never seen before of Hydra and White Water Landing.

The 2017 Dorney Park Culinary Series, going on through August, offers guests a chance to dine with the Parkside Pavilion and enjoy a great deal on special, limited time menus.

Now Dorney Park has brought back one of our favorite family friendly events, the Character Breakfast!

Dorney Park has scheduled three unique character breakfast that you will want to check out as a season passholder, because the price is absolutely FREE!

Sunday, July 23: Breakfast with Snoopy Santa
The Christmas in July event is historically one of the best times of the year to purchase park tickets at the cheapest price! Dorney Park will also celebrate with a special Breakfast with Snoopy Santa.

Plus if you bring an unwrapped toy to be donated to Toys for Tots, passholders will receive a $9.99 Bring A Friend coupon valid for up to 4 guests any one (1) day August 1-September 4, 2017.

Friday, August 11: Snoopy’s Birthday Party
Get early access to Planet Snoopy starting at 9:30 am plus a birthday party breakfast with none other than Snoopy!

160810 Dorney Park Snoopy Birthday Cake ©Katie Knopf

Sunday, September 10: Character Costume Party
Kids can get in the Halloween spirit and dress up with their favorite Peanuts characters for this free costume party breakfast.

Guests must register ahead of time for the free character breakfasts, which again are totally FREE! How does it get any better than that?

The free breakfast is offered from 9:00 to 10:30 am on each day of the event.

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2017 Dorney Park Summer Culinary Series

170705 Dorney Park Parkside Pavilion

We recently had the chance to sit down with Dorney Parks’ Executive Chef Malo Jones and talk about his background and ongoing work with the food inside the park. Chef Jones has an extensive background in working at various venues as well as having learned the about various cuisines from across the country.

Dorney Park opened for 2017 the new Parkside Pavilion with the parks first major dining project in decades. The new kitchen is state-of-the-art and can feed upwards of 6,000 guests at one time with the ability to create almost any type of cuisine requested.

Now that Chef Jones is in his second season at the park, you will start to see more and more of his influence showing up in menu items. Take for example the Smokehouse Barbecue, which features a variety of smoked menu options with chef inspired rubs and sauces with special items thrown in throughout the year.

Or head over next to Possessed to the Chef’s Grille, which features a regular menu, but also chef specials throughout the year.

We are excited to see that Dorney Park is also introducing a Summer Culinary Series throughout July and August that will feature a rotating themed menu that will be worthy of weekly visits to the park.

Dorney Park Summer Culinary Series

July 8-9, 2017
Pitmasters Ribfest: All you can eat pork ribs, hamburgers, hotdogs, and sides with a variety of homemade BBQ sauces. You absolutely must ask for and try the chef’s BBQ, as it offers an incredible flavor profile with a slight hint of heat that lingers at the end. We would love to see this sauce bottled and sold in the park!

July 15-16 & 22-23, 2017
Tex-Mex Festival: Build your own chicken fajitas, Mexican hot dogs, and Tex-Mex steak chili. Includes cilantro lime rice, black bean salsa, and more.

July 29-30 & August 5-6, 2017
Hawaiian Luau: Featuring a pig roast, pulled BBQ chicken and pork served with Hawaiian BBQ sauce. Includes Hawaiian chili meatballs, smoked corn, mango pineapple slaw and more.

August 12-13 & 19-20, 2017
Summer Clambake: Includes one clambake bag with clams, mussels, shrimp, corn, potatoes and sausage. Plus all you can eat hamburgers and hot dogs.

Season passholders only pay $12 per person for each of the Summer Culinary Series events. Plus if you already have an All-Season Dining Plan, you can trade one of your daily credits in for only $5!

Regular guests pay $20 while kids and seniors are $5.00.

A special combo admission ticket and Culinary Series meal ticket is $53.

The menu inside Parkside Pavilion is served from 5:30 to 8:00 pm each day of the event.

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2017 Dorney Park 4th of July Ribfest

2017 Dorney-Park-Parkside-Pavilion

Dorney Park has an exciting special meal event going on over the 2017 4th of the July weekend. From 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the Parkside Pavilion on July 1-4, 2017, guests can enjoy the all-you-can-eat ribfest!

Passholder tickets for ribfest are only $12 and passholders with All-Season Dining pay only $5! Regular guests pay $20 for adults and $5 for SR/JR access. A combined $53 admission and ribfest ticket is also available.

The meal includes two flavors or ribs, hamburgers, hot dogs, cornbread, potato salad, garden salad, baked beans, and Coca-Cola beverages.

Wildwater Kingdom Season Pass Luau

If you happen to be a passholder and want to visit Dorney Park on Friday, June 30, you can take part in the Wildwater Kingdom season pass luau. The event takes place from 8:00-9:30 pm exclusively for passholders and offers a special outdoor showing the The Batman LEGO movie and one dollar food specials including $1 pork sliders, $1 pizza and $1 soda during the event at Papa Luigi’s.

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