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Big Surf Hours, Address & Discounts

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 more fun now than ever!

Big Surf prices & ways to get deals

How much do Big Surf tickets cost? Are Big Surf discounts available?

Picture: fun tube slides at the Big Surf Water Park in Tempe, AZ Full price admission to Big Surf costs $32.95 for adults for the 2018 season.

Big Surf kid's tickets (guests under 48 inches) cost $22.95. Senior tickets (age 55+) cost $19.95. Kids age 3 and under do not need to pay an admission, but proof of age is required.

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 website, you can get a good discount on daily tickets. The price at the time of this update is cheaper than adult's, children's and even senior's tickets, and will shave plenty of money off of your family's day at 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. In the past, even before the park opens, they begin offering discounts. You can get some very good deals this way, and they don't over-do it with too many emails, like some businesses do. 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.)

Photo: still MORE of the Arizona Big Surf's water slides4.) Big Surf groupon discounts: Groupon specials come & go, but it can pay to check the Groupon website before you head to the park...just to see if there's a good discount being offered. For example, at the time of this update, there IS a Groupon single-day ticket discount being offered. HOWEVER, it's being offered at the same price as the park's online discount.

5.) Military, Police and Fire discounts EVERYday! Bring your ID with you, and get a discount ticket at the Big Surf ticket booths; valid every day that the park is open. This is a very good special that lets those who qualify enter the park for $19.95 this year.

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. Check the park's website for special online pricing and details about the passes. Note: Big Surf season passes do NOT include surfing sessions. A separate Surf Membership is available for that activity.

7.) 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. Big Surf sometimes has contests on their Facebook page...and hopefully, even more will be coming up. In addition, traditionally Facebook fans have been offered some of the same special "fan" discounts that newsletter subscribers have been offered. Be on the lookout for more contests and discounts being announced in the future, if you subscribe to the park's social media.

Big Surf open dates & hours of operation

What dates and hours is Big Surf open in 2018?

Picture: fun water slides at Big Surf Water Park in greater Phoenix, AZ Big Surf in Tempe, AZ is a seasonal waterpark. Big Surf operates from May until September every year.

May Dates of operation: Big Surf begins its every-day operations just in time for the Memorial Day long weekend. After that, the water park will continue its daily operations throughout the season.

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 5th 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 Saturday and Sunday, plus Labor Day...which is Monday, September 3, 2018. The park's last day for the 2018 season will be September 3rd, Labor Day.


Big Surf hours of operation are simple. Every day of the week that Big Surf is open, it 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 11 am.

Sunset Fridays---open late!: 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.

Map to Big Surf: Here's a Google map to the Big Surf waterpark in Tempe, Arizona. If you turn the Google map to its "satellite" view, you'll see a great aerial photo of the park.

Big Surf Website: Here's a link to the Big Surf Tempe website.

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