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Thorpe’s BIG 4-0 – The big, enormous, giant, humongous, great week!

  • Tuesday May 14th 2019
  • Michael

2019 Events Lineup Graphic

From our gaming extravaganza, ‘GameFX’ to the intense ‘Jungle Escape’, hilariously bouncy, ‘BounceZilla’ and magical ‘Luna Cinema’, 2019 at Thorpe Park is the season of something for everyone!  

You may want to consider a visit over the weekend of the 25th/26thMay, as we will have not one, not two or even three but FOUR of our 2019 events running at the same time!

 

That's right Islanders, the weekend of the 25th will feature GameFX, Jungle Escape, BounceZilla AND The Luna Cinema! 

If you don’t have a season pass yet, there is NO BETTER TIME to get your hands on one and unlock our fantastic 2019 season! Oh look, we’ve conveniently put a link to buy one here…how thoughtful :)

Let’s have a run-down of why this week is going to be so MASSIVE!

GameFX

Gamefx, friends laughing whilst playing a game

With some of the newest gaming titles on the latest consoles, sensational VR experiences, gaming through the years and the awesome HYPD Legends tournament, GameFX is a gamer’s paradise found in the thrill seeker’s paradise, Thorpe Park. GameFX is included in the price of your entry, so why not pop in to the gaming arena for an added bonus to your day!

GameFX runs until the 31st of May in the Lakeview Marquee by The Swarm!

Jungle Escape

Jungle Escape, guests solving a puzzle

The Island is constantly evolving! We’re always looking for new experiences to keep you guys on your toes and enjoying Thorpe Park Resort in ways that you wouldn’t expect. This year, is no different as we’re introducing Jungle Escape, a devious wilderness adventure full of perils and puzzles!

The two teams will run simultaneously, using all their wit and cunning to progress through the jungle by solving confounding conundrums, which will unlock the next stage of your adventure! After successfully completing each trial, teams are rewarded with mysterious gems that should be kept safe to use at the climax of the escape!

Overseeing the antics is the mysterious and slightly unhinged, Huntsman. After making trophies out of all the animals in the jungle, the only thing left to hunt are those brave enough to wander into the wilderness!

Are you brave enough to tackle Jungle Escape over the Bank Holiday weekend? Book your ticket to the jungle here!

BounceZilla

Bouncezilla, guests running towards the obstacle course

It’s BIG, it’s BOLD and it’s definitely BOUNCY! This summer, ditch your shoes, assemble your team and prepare yourself for the loudest, most outrageous and brilliantly bonkers inflatable course in the UK!  Bounce past obstacles, tumble through tunnels and slide your way to the finish!

BounceZilla is the 90m inflatable course that BITES BACK, and it’s bouncing into Thorpe Park on Saturday the 25thMay. BounceZilla promises to be the hilarious, inflatable assault course that you’ve been missing in your life AND it’s included in your entry fee!

The Luna Cinema

Luna Cinema Event Poster

We’re thrilled this year to welcome The Luna Cinema to Thorpe Park! These guys are the country’s leaders in open air cinema events!

Together, we’re providing film and theme park fans with not one but TWO blockbusters over the May bank holiday weekend!

Back to the Future will be showing at 9pm (doors open 7pm) on Saturday 25th May and Bohemian Rhapsody will be showing at 9pm (doors open 7pm) on Sunday 26thMay. Book your tickets here!

And what would a film in a theme park setting be without some rides! Guests can get their kicks before they kick back on a selection of rides including of course, Stealth!

 

Saw - The Ride

There’s a joint Birthday going on this year as Saw – The Ride went double digits and turned 10 years old earlier in the season! It might be worth checking out this fab coaster during the bank holiday weekend. We’ve heard there have been some ‘disturbances’ in the vicinity.

 

With such a huge week of events, you'll struggle to do it all in one day. Why not book a short break at The Shark Hotel and take full advantage of all the festivities during what is bound to be an unforgettable week in Thorpe's history! See you there...

 

Michael 

 

Official Thorpe Park Resort Blogger 

Latest information regarding Coronavirus

Further to recent updates from the Government on the response to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, we have taken the very difficult decision to close Thorpe Park Resort until further notice.

Have a short break booked when the Resort is closed?
Following the latest Government guidelines (issued on 10th May), and given the continued uncertainty about when we will be able to reopen, we are now asking guests with short breaks booked between 1st June up to and including 3rd July to move your booking free of charge (subject to availability). Please visit the Manage My Booking site to rearrange your booking.

Have a Park ticket pre-booked when the Resort is closed?
If you have booked a ticket to visit Thorpe Park Resort during the closure period your ticket will be valid for use on any date during the 2020 season (excluding FRIGHT NIGHTS and pre-advertised closed dates as outlined on our website). Further information for guests with pre-booked and promotional tickets will be published on our website prior to opening.

We are determined to be here for you, your friends and your family offering otherworldly thrills and helping you create fantastic memories as we have done for decades and will continue to do for many more.

We’ll be sharing our full plans soon. In the meantime, please keep smiling, clapping and supporting each other. See you soon!

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