Michigan’s Adventure opens for Memorial Day weekend with special events

Community News |May 21, 2019|3 min read

Tribute to the Armed Forces Gives Free Admission to Veterans for 15th Year in a Row


MUSKEGON, Michigan – May 20, 2019 –Michigan’s Adventure, the state’s largest amusement park and water park, opens on May 25 to kick off a 2019 season filled with a variety of special events for the entire family.


Opening weekend includes the 15th annual Tribute to the Armed Forces on May 26 & 27 with FREE admission to active and retired United States military personnel on Sunday and Monday.  As a part of the program, active and retired members of the U.S military can purchase discounted admission tickets for members of their immediate family (maximum of six) at a special military discount price of $27.00 each.  The free ticket offer will be available on Sunday and Monday, May 26 & 27, and a valid military ID must be presented.  Members of the Michigan’s Adventure management team look forward to the opportunity to host the distribution table and meet the brave men and women that give so much to our country.


Funland Farm has returned for a fourth season.  A fan favorite, the family-friendly area will again offer a variety of farm animals for guests to meet.  Furry friends include a miniature donkey, goats, alpaca, llamas, a miniature horse, chickens and more.  Funland Farm is included with park admission.


Early season at the park will offer a variety of special events to guests, including American Heroes Week, Season Pass Holder Preview Evening, Scout Days, Coaster Campout and special youth events.  Michigan’s Adventure will be open on May 22 for Physics Day.  Students from around the state will visit the amusement park and put the skills that they learned in the classroom to work while riding thrill rides and roller coasters.


Home to Thunderhawk and Shivering Timbers, Michigan’s Adventure offers a variety of thrill rides, family rides, and kiddie rides.  Thunderhawk is Michigan’s only suspended looping roller coaster, and Shivering Timbers has been consistently ranked as one of the finest wooden roller coasters in the world since it was introduced.


Guests can purchase a Michigan’s Adventure Season Pass online for only $99 through May 27. This is the lowest price of the season.  For more information about Michigan’s Adventure and special events at the park, call 231.766.3377, or visit www.miadventure.com.


Michigan’s Adventure is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a publicly traded partnership and one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. The Company owns and operates 11 amusement parks, two outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and four hotels. For more information, see www.cedarfair.com.