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Labor Day Weekend Fireworks and BBQ at Wet ‘N’ Wild Phoenix AZ

Cool off on Labor Day weekend at Wet ‘N’ Wild water park and enjoy a delicious barbecue and fireworks display. The barbecue is an all-you-can-eat meal of grilled BBQ chicken, hot dogs, western style beans, corn-on-the-cob, fruit, green salad, and Coke products. Admission and meal tickets are available for purchase online. See event information below for ways to save on admission.

Rides & Attractions:

Wet ‘N’ Wild Phoenix has thrilling water rides, racing slides, a raging river, and wave pool. There’s plenty of good eats and treats to choose from, including burgers, fries, pizza, tacos, build-to-order nachos, Dippin Dots, kettle corn, and a pub-style getaway for adults with beer, wine, and snacks. No outside food allowed but please note that you can bring factory sealed water bottles.

For the kiddos, Wet ‘N’ Wild Jr. is a kid-sized water park that includes a lazy downhill river raft ride, racing slides, water toys, spray zones, and lots of shady areas. Lifejackets available at no charge.

EVENT INFORMATION

What:     Fireworks and BBQ

Where:  Wet ‘N’ Wild water park, 4243 W. Pinnacle Peak Road,Glendale 85310

When:    September 1 and 2, 2012
BBQ from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, fireworks start at 9:30 pm
Park  open 10:00 am to 10:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday Labor Day weekend

Cost:     General admission $36.99
Guests under 42 inches tall and seniors $29.99
Children 2 and under FREE

Save on admission:
FREE for first responders* and up to 6 of their guests receive the admission price of $19.99 per person
Twilight admission (after 5:00 pm) is $19.99 for ages 3 and up
Donate a 6-pack of socks for the Socks for Soldiers drive and get admission for $19.99

BBQ meal tickets:
Season pass holders $9.99
Ages 12 and up $11.99
Ages 3 – 11 $9.99

*First responders are active duty police, sheriff, highway patrol, firefighters, EMT or paramedics. Must provide some form of paperwork to verify eligibility.

More fun in Phoenix:
Maricopa County Home and Landscape Show
YMCA Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk
ASU Art Museum

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