Dutch Wonderland Family Amusement Park
Welcome to Dutch Wonderland – A Kingdom For Kids
Dutch Wonderland Family Amusement Park calls itself a “Kingdom for Kids”. This 48-acre amusement park offers children and families over 30 amusement park rides and activities, an interactive water play area, and a variety of shows for kids.
Dutch Wonderland is nestled in the heart of the Lancaster County right along U.S. Route 30, and was one of the original tourist attractions in the Pennsylvania Dutch Country.
Amusement Park Rides for Children & Families
Dutch Wonderland offers many rides that adults can share with their children. But they also offer a variety of rides just for youngsters. See a full description and photos of their Children’s and Family Rides. Height restrictions are listed, so you can see which rides are just right for your children.
Their interactive water play area is called Duke’s Lagoon. (Duke is Dutch Wonderland’s purple dragon.)
They also feature shows, including high dive shows, that kids and families will enjoy.
To get the whole picture, be sure to see their videos and photos of the park.
Tickets, Season Passes, & Park Hours
Dutch Wonderland offers a variety of day tickets, 2-day tickets, and combination tickets. They also offer season passes, giving you unlimited admission all season long. (Season passes make great gifts, too.) You can check prices and order some tickets and passes online.
Dutch Wonderland opens for the season in early May and is open weekends during May, daily Memorial Day through Labor Day, and weekends September through December. Check their daily schedules here.
Special Events, Birthday Parties, and Groups
Dutch Wonderland Seasonal Events
Just in time for Halloween, you and your little ones can enjoy special Halloween activities designed just for them. They have fun, scare free activities that your kids will love. Many wear their costumes to the park. And they offer trick or treating, too. Visit Happy Hauntings at Dutch Wonderland to learn more.
During the Christmas season, the park is converted into Dutch Winter Wonderland, with rides, entertainment, and the Royal Light Show, a spectacular display of thousands of twinkling lights dancing to music! They are open weekends and select days through December.
Nearby Points of Interest:
One Mile –
- American Music Theater
- Amish Farm & House
- Biblical Tabernacle
- Caribbean Indoor Water Park
- Mennonite Information Center
- Tanger Outlets
Five Miles –
- Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant
- Good ‘N Plenty Restaurant
- Hershey Farm Restaurant
- Miller’s Smorgasbord
Hotels Near Dutch Wonderland:
- Budget Host Lancaster
- Comfort Suites Amish Country
- Continental Inn
- Country Inn of Lancaster
- Country Inn & Suites Lancaster
- Fulton Steamboat Inn
- Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham – Lancaster
- Hershey Farm Inn
- Holiday Inn Express Rockvale
- La Quinta
- Olde Amish Inn
- Weathervane Motel
- Wingate by Wyndham – Lancaster
Family Amusement Park
2249 Lincoln Hwy. East (U.S. Route 30)
Lancaster, PA 17602