Idlewild and SoakZone; Sandcastle delay 2020 opening dates

Idlewild and SoakZone in Ligonier and Sandcastle Waterpark in Homestead have joined Kennywood in delaying their 2020 opening dates.The delays are due to the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting stay-at-home order for the commonwealth of Pennsylvania that closed non-essential businesses through at least April 30.Idlewild and SoakZone was expected to open May 16 and Sandcastle was expected to open May 23.While those openings are delayed, the amusement parks say its too soon to announce a new opening date.Kennywood made a similar announcement earlier this week.All three parks are offering extensions through June 2021 for season passholders.

Idlewild and SoakZone in Ligonier and Sandcastle Waterpark in Homestead have joined Kennywood in delaying their 2020 opening dates.

The delays are due to the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting stay-at-home order for the commonwealth of Pennsylvania that closed non-essential businesses through at least April 30.

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Idlewild and SoakZone was expected to open May 16 and Sandcastle was expected to open May 23.

While those openings are delayed, the amusement parks say its too soon to announce a new opening date.

Kennywood made a similar announcement earlier this week.

All three parks are offering extensions through June 2021 for season passholders.