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Big Surf Hours, Address & Discounts
Arizona's Big Surf waterpark is open for Summer 2014 from May 3rd thru Sept 14th!
In the slide show above, you're looking at pictures of the Big Surf water park in Tempe (greater Phoenix,) Arizona. Big Surf, a pioneer among modern water parks...over 40 years & going strong...is more fun now than ever!
Big Surf Discount Tickets
How much do Big Surf tickets cost? Are Big Surf discounts available?
Full price admission to Big Surf costs $27.95 for adults. The park is free to raise their prices at any time, however.
Big Surf kid's tickets (guests under 48 inches) cost $19.95. Senior tickets (age 62+) also cost $19.95. Kids age 2 and under DO need to pay an admission, but it's only $2.95, just like it has been for the past several years.
Big Surf Discounts and deals
Big Surf has several good discounts running this year! There are several good ways to save:
1.) Online discounts: If you purchase your ticket directly from the BigSurfFun.com website, you can get a 10% discount on Adult tickets. (Unfortunately, tickets for toddlers, juniors and seniors receive no special web-only discounts. However, if you only have adults in your party, then you'll be able to skip the line at the ticket booths by printing your ticket at home before you visit the water park.)
2.) Big Surf newsletter specials: Every Big Surf fan should subscribe to the park's newsletter. Why? Because you can find out about special discounts that aren't announced to the general public. Already in 2014---even before the park opens---there has been a very good special announced on the park's newsletter: $25 off of a season pass (by using the following PROMO CODE: 45years) What a good deal, isn't it? Sign up asap! You may sign up on the the Big Surf Tempe website. (Note: our website has no relationship with Big Surf other than to recommend them. So, if you have trouble getting your newsletter, please contact the park itself. TO ENTER PROMO CODES when buying Big Surf tickets, you'll need to put in the NUMBER of tickets or season passes that you wish to buy, then click on the "purchase" button. Next, a special box for promo codes will open up. You'll also discover the final cost of your ticket, once the tax has been added.)
3.) Win free tickets in Big Surf contests...maybe! You can't count on winning a contest, of course...but there's no harm in trying. Already this year, Big Surf has begun holding contests on their Facebook page...and hopefully, even more will be coming up. In addition, Facebook fans have been offered the same pre-season discount on season passes (by using the following PROMO CODE: 45years) Be on the lookout for more contests and discounts being announced this year, if you are active on social networks.
4.) FREE days for selected groups of people! Last year, there were "free ticket" days for mothers and fathers (on Mother's Day and Father's Day.) Also there were free dates for law enforcement, fire fighters, paramedics, EMT's, members of the military, and teachers. This year's free dates haven't been announced by the park yet, but if you check their website once the season has started, perhaps the "free" date for "your" group will be listed.
4.) Big Surf late afternoon discounts: If you wait until 3 pm to enter Big Surf, you may purchase a special "Twilight Ticket" which costs only $15.95. However, keep in mind that Big Surf closes at 6 pm, so you'll have less time to enjoy the water slides and attractions. Still, this is a nice bargain if you weren't planning to visit Big Surf until the afternoon, anyway.
5.) Military, Police and Fire discounts every day! Bring your ID with you, and get a discount ticket at the Big Surf ticket booths; valid every day that the park is open.
6.) Big Surf season passes: Frequent visitors will surely save money by getting the park's season pass, which gives you admission all summer for the price of only a few visits. Big Surf season passes do NOT include surfing sessions, which are held before and after the water park's regular hours. However, several boogie board sessions are held each day during normal operating hours.
7.) Weekday specials at the park: When Big Surf opens daily for the summer vacation season, then the park rolls out weekday discounts (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays.) At the time of this update, the 2014 special is as follows: From Monday thru Thursday, you can get the "4 for $48" special if you enter Big Surf between the hours of 2 pm and 6 pm. This works out to $12 per ticket. HOWEVER, remember that you'll be losing several hours of water park fun (since the regular opening time is 10 am.) You must purchase a minimum of 4 tickets...but you may get MORE than four tickets at this special price. Each additional ticket is $12.
Big Surf open dates & hours of operation
What dates and hours is Big Surf open in 2014?
Big Surf in Tempe, AZ is a seasonal waterpark. Big Surf operates from mid-May until mid-September every year.
Big Surf opens to the general public on May 3rd, 2014 to kick off its full summer of fun. May Dates of operation: Big Surf will be OPEN every Saturday and Sunday (but closed on weekdays) until May 24th. Then, just in time for the Memorial Day long weekend, the water park will begin daily operations for the summer. The rest of May, from the 24th thru May 31st, Big Surf is open daily.
Note: On May 28th & 29th, the park's hours are only 10 am to 2 pm...much shorter than the usual 10 am to 6 pm schedule.
June and July dates: During June and July, Big Surf will open daily EVERY single day of both months!
August and September dates: n August, hours shrink 'way back. The park will open daily from August 1st through 3rd ONLY. Then, for the rest of August, Big Surf reverts back to a "weekends only" schedule. They will be open every Saturday and Sunday in August. September Dates: In September, Big Surf is open the first two Saturdays and Sundays, plus Labor Day...which is Monday, September 1, 2014. The park's last day for the 2014 season will be September 14th.
BIG SURF OPERATING HOURS
Big Surf hours of operation are simple. Every day of the week that it is open, Big Surf closes at 6 pm. On Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, the park opens at 10 am. And on Sundays, Big Surf opens an hour later...at 11 am.
Sunset Fridays: During June and July, Big Surf offers late hours until 9 pm. Sunset Friday takes place EVERY Friday in June and July.
Big Surf address, phone, directions
The Big Surf phone number is (480) 994-2297.
The Big Surf address is 1500 N McClintock Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281.
Directions to the Big Surf water park: From Loop 202, take the McClintock Rd exit and head north several blocks to the park. It's not far north of ASU's main campus.