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We are excited to inform all of you that Cliff’s Amusement Park will be hosting the Saturday night Victory Dance and Dinner as part of the Special Olympics Day at Cliff’s. All Athletes will receive a free ride pass that is valid on June 1st only. SONM will ensure that all officially registered members of your delegation will also receive a free ride pass. Family members, guardians, staff and any other people associated with your delegation, but are not registered as part of your official Summer Games delegation can purchase ride passes at a drastically reduced price of $10.00. These tickets must be purchased on or before May 31st at midnight. The reduced price is also available to all SONM volunteers, Games Management Team, Sponsors and their families.
There are three ways to purchase ride passes
1) Order the tickets on your delegation registration packet on the Statistics page.
2) Purchase tickets from the Cliff’s Amusement Park’s website
Click on the link to access ticket information
Print your confirmation page and bring it to the main gate to receive
your ride pass.
3) Purchase on site at Olympic Village on Friday, May 31st from 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm.
Only cash or credit will be accepted.
Purchased Ride Passes and all Free Ride Passes do not have access
Park Access and Timelines
Since Summer Games is being hosted a couple of weeks later in the year than in years past, Cliff’s Amusement Park will not be able to close the park and reopen as they did last year. The park hours are 10:00 am to 9:00 pm and will be open continuously. The dinner and Victory Dance will be hosted from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm at the Pavilion. When the park closes at 9:00 pm, all Special Olympics delegations will report back to the Pavilion for the last hour of the Victory Dance.
All Athlete, Partner, Coach, and Chaperon tickets will be distributed at the Coaches Meeting on Friday, May 31st. In addition, all tickets purchased through the registration packet will also be distributed at this time.
All tickets purchased online will be the responsibility of the purchaser to print a confirmation of the purchase and present at the main gate to receive the ride passes. If you purchase onsite at Olympic Village, your tickets will be given to you at the time of purchase.
Dinner and Victory Dance
Cliff’s Amusement Park opens at 10:00 am and closes at 9:00 pm. Delegations are strongly encouraged to arrive at the park as early as possible. The Dinner and Victory Dance will be hosted at the upgraded and expanded Pavilion. Dinner is scheduled from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm and will be provided by Rudy’s Bar-B-Q. In an effort to avoid long lines, dinner will be served in two lines and we will assign delegations shift times to report to dinner.
It is extremely important that everyone understands that purchasing the $10.00 ride pass does not include dinner. Only those registered delegates with credentials and extra meal tickets holders will be served dinner. Cliff’s Amusement Park has a wide variety of concession stands where food can be purchased by those without credentials.
Important Reminders- For Delegations
Ensure all delegation members wear their credentials at all times.
Please wear your Games Tee Shirt.
The ride pass wrist bands need to be worn on the RIGHT HAND.
DO NOT leave your wrist bands at home or at your hotel. It will be very difficult to replace them.
The free ride passes are valid on June 1st only. The Park opens at 10:00 am so as soon as your athletes are finished with their events they can head to the Park.
The Water Mania attraction is NOT accessible with the free ride pass.
Important Reminders- Purchased Tickets
The $10.00 promotional price for additional tickets closes at midnight on May 31st.
If you purchased your tickets online, make sure to bring your confirmation to the main gates to pick up your passes
Only registered, credentialed delegates can access dinner. Be sure to make plans to purchase dinner at Cliff’s concession stands. There are many options.
The Water Mania attraction is NOT accessible with the purchased ride pass.