Special Events

Award Winning Event Schedule


The Adventure Park at West Bloomfield was awarded for its achievements in special events at the 2017 Association for Challenge Course Technology Annual Conference.

For a taste of our award winning events please watch our 2016 year in review video below.

 

Watch our year in review video featuring

our Award Winning 2016 special events 

 

 

2017 Adventure Park at West Bloomfield Special Event Calendar

April 23- Earth Day in the Park


A celebration of our beloved Earth. Guests will have the opportunity to paint mammoth paint-by-color canvases. Face painting will be run outside the park. Additionally, The Adventure Park will collaborate with the Jewish Community Center to run a campus “clean-up”. The first 30 volunteers to help clean up targeted areas around the park and the JCC will receive tickets to climb at a later Spring date (tickets only valid until June 9th). Advanced registration required for this volunteer cleanup. Registration limited to the first 30 volunteers. Event will run 11 AM to 2 PM. Face painting from 11 AM - 1 PM. Cleanup is from 11 AM to 2 PM. Light lunch to be provided for volunteers.

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April 29- Arbor Day in the Park


Adventure Park guests will have the opportunity learn how to determine the age of trees and test their skills on many examples. Staff will ask guests to date a tree stump and also come up with their best pick-up line (if they had to “woo” a tree). At the end of the event, the guest with the closest guess and the guest with the best pick-up line will both receive tickets to climb. (All tickets valid until June 9th). Activities will run noon to 3 PM. Additionally, The Adventure Park will donate $1 from each climber for the entire weekend to the Arbor Day Foundation. Also, for every climber visiting from 9am to 3pm, The Adventure Park will commit to planting a tree on the campus property. 

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May 10 - College Night


Celebrate the end of the semester at The Adventure Park! The park will be decorated in college flair while climbers sport their school attire. Music and fight songs will serve as the backdrop while Climbers "Rush" in the trees. Our guests will have the opportunity to play several games throughout courses for ticket prizes, including: giant pong, giant cornhole, basketball free throw, & zip line jousting! Also, piñatas of various teams will be set up on courses, so climbers can beat-up their least favorite teams. Event time: 7-10 pm. Choose your start time when reserving. This event is suitable for ages 12 and up.

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May 14- Mother’s Day in the Trees


Moms climb for free on Mother's Day at The Adventure Park (valid all day). Kids can plant a flower to take home for Mom from 1-3 PM. Show your Mom just how special she is to you by bringing her to the Adventure Park! Use promo code MOM17 for Mom's ticket. Must have at least 2 tickets in your cart for this promo to apply.

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May 19- Lumberjack Glow Night


Glow Night returns in May! This event is very popular and spots fill up fast so make sure to reserve your spot in advance. The Park is set aglow with color arches, LED sequence lighting, lasers and other brilliant fare. All paid climbers receive glow attire and glow paint stations are always popular. We only pause the tunes for our music trivia games with tickets given away as prizes. For our Lumberjack Glow, all climbers are encouraged to come in their favorite flannels and boots. A pair of free climbing tickets will be awarded to the best-dressed lumberjack. Guests visiting the park can enter various events for prizes, such as: a chicken-chucking contest, log-rolling contest, flapjack-chucking (cornhole). Glow Nights are from 7-11 PM. Tickets go on sale two weeks prior to event.

May 29- Memorial Day in the Trees


Veterans and active-duty members of the military services can get a 50% discount on their ticket. Also, in the morning, Adventure Park staff will raise the American Flag in the park, to commemorate those people who have fought for us. The flag raising will occur at noon. Use promo code: MEMORIAL17. Must have two tickets in your cart for this discount to apply.

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June 8- Single’s Night


PRICE REDUCED: $20. Join us on our first Single’s Night of the year for picnic table speed-dating. Our DJ will set the mood for a night of social engagement. Park staff will provide fun activities, encouraging icebreakers between climbers. Mystery climbers will possess gift cards to hand out to those that are lucky enough to find them. Also, if two newly acquainted climbers set up a “date” to climb at the park, their first climb will be free. The park will be closed to general admission for this event. Event tickets by reservation only. The park will be open strictly to singles who are ready to mingle. Must be over the age of 18 to participate. This event will run from 7-11 PM.

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June 15- 80’s Retro Glow Night


Glow Night returns in June for its second major event of the year at The Adventure Park! This event is very popular and spots fill up fast so make sure to reserve your spot in advance. The Park is set aglow with color arches, LED sequence lighting, lasers and other brilliant fare. All paid climbers receive glow attire and glow paint stations are always popular. We only pause the tunes for our music trivia games with tickets given away as prizes. This time the theme is the Awe-Inspiring 80’s. Come join us for ticket giveaways, trivia and music. Climbers will compete in the hair band challenge (best hair/wig) and participants will receive tickets to return. There may be extraterrestrial visitors, along with regular climbers, at the park. (We expect at least one.) Glow Nights are from 7-11 PM. Tickets go on sale two weeks prior to event.

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June 18- Father’s Day in the Trees


The mini-zip line races are a popular activity at our Father’s Day event. Adventure-Bucks (coupons for climbing) will be awarded to the winners of these races. Dads will receive a 25% discount on their ticket. Also, the staff will draw for a lucky father to receive a lounge-style camping chair. Get Dad off the couch this Father’s Day and bring him to the Adventure Park for some fantastic fun in the air!

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June 28- Color Fest


The Adventure Park’s forest will be the canvas when our second annual Color Fest returns, to entertain and bring smiles to all guests. Balloon arches throughout the park, giant paint by numbers, Mardi Gras flare and music will help us celebrate during this unique event. Come zip line through the trees and paint our strung canvases. You will be equipped with a paint rocket to be used to dowse the hanging canvases along our Sunshine zip line. The first 75 paid climbers during the event will receive a free white cotton t-shirt to use in our complimentary tie dye activity. Guests are welcome to bring their own t-shirt as well. This event will run from 1-4 PM.

July 4- Red, White, and Blue Climb


Come celebrate the Fourth of July with us at the park. Take pictures and selfies with our flag backdrops. The staff will be handing out popsicles to climbers starting at noon (until we run out). Enjoy the decorations! Red, white, and blue!

July 6- Strike Three Thursday


Get in the baseball spirit and spend the afternoon with us! Wear your favorite baseball team jersey and come enjoy giant zipline T-ball. Kick dirt on our park umpires. The activities and climbing will be accompanied by our park organist, Grace, who will be playing your favorite baseball tunes. We will also be handing out popcorn and other prizes (maybe even Big League Chew). Activities for this event will be staged from noon to 3 PM.

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July 12 (July 13 Rain-date)- The Adventure Park Woodland Coronation (Prince and Princess of the Forest)


Who will be crowned our Prince and Princess of the Forest?  We will be hosting our coronation in the trees, which is now open to young gentlemen and ladies between the ages of 7-12. Contestants will tell judges about their experience with the forest and nature and what they would do (if they were in charge) to help protect it. Our coronation is limited to 12 boys and 12 girls. All participants will receive one pass to use on their next visit to The Adventure Park. The GRAND PRIZE winner will receive a Crown or Tiara, special Prince/Princess of the Forest sash, and a 2017 Season Pass to the Adventure Park at West Bloomfield, MI ($540 value). The next three runners-up (3 boys and 3 girls) will be initiated in to the King or Queen's Court. These participants will also receive prizes. If you prefer to observe this event from the ground, you may do so at no cost. Space is limited so register soon. Again, the format for this annual event has been changed to make it equal-opportunity for boys and girls. This event begins at 6 PM and normally runs for two hours. Preregistration is required to participate. The entry fee for this pageant is $20. This money will be donated to one of several specified enviro-charities, selected by the entrant.



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July 20- Glow Night Under the Sea Glow


Glow Night returns in July for the third major event of the year! This event is very popular and spots fill up fast so make sure to reserve your spot in advance. The Park is set aglow with color arches, LED sequence lighting, lasers and other brilliant fare. All paid climbers receive glow attire and glow paint stations are always popular. We only pause the tunes for our music trivia games with tickets given away as prizes. Take a dive with us into this under-the-sea themed night. Relax by the beach (our picnic area), or leap into the water (off of the quick-jumps). Guests are encouraged to sport Hawaiian shirts and coconut attire. Prizes and free tickets will be given away at our Hula Dance and Limbo Challenges. Glow Nights are from 7-11 PM. Tickets go on sale two weeks prior to event.

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July 26- Water Wars: The Hydro-Revolution


Beat the summer heat and stay cool with us in the trees! As you climb and zip line through the lower courses, staff will be prepared with squirt blasters to spray you. A water bucket tipping challenge will be set up where climbers can douse their opponents if they are able to pump faster on the apparatus. Also, the first 100 climbers will receive a free WATER WARRIOR headband! Those not wanting to get wet will not be sprayed. General admission pricing applies. Activities for this event will be staged from noon to 3 PM.

August 1- Superhero Family Day


Have you ever wanted to be like Spider-Man, Superman, or Batman? Well here is your chance to show off your strength and fly through the trees! Swing on ropes in the forest like Spider Man, fly through the trees on the zip lines like Superman, and fight off crazy challenges like Batman! Everyone wearing superhero attire has a chance to win super hero themed gift baskets from 10am- 3pm. Zip Line Ziggy, our Adventure Park Superhero, will climb with the kids from 2-4 pm. Ziggy will handout free climb tickets to those that perform with high adventure!

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August 3- College Night 2


In our second College Night of the season The Adventure Park will be decorated in college flair while climbers sport their school attire. Music and fight songs will serve as the backdrop while Climbers "Rush" in the trees. Our guests will have the opportunity to play several games throughout courses for ticket prizes, including: giant pong, egg drop bingo, giant quarter bounce, zip line jousting. Also, piñatas of various teams will be set up on courses, so climbers can beat-up their least favorite teams. Event time: 7-10 pm. Choose your start time when reserving.

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August 9- Water Wars 2


At our second Water Wars event of the summer you can beat the summer heat and stay cool with us in the trees! As you climb and zip line through the lower courses, staff will be prepared with squirt guns to spray you with. The first 100 climbers will receive a free WATER WARRIOR headband! Those not wanting to get wet will not be sprayed. Also, guests will get to participate in the Tip Bucket Challenge, a relay race, for prizes. General admission pricing applies. Activities for this event will be staged from noon to 3 PM.

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August 17- Pajama Party Glow Night


Glow Night returns in August for the fourth major event of the year! This event is very popular and spots fill up fast so make sure to reserve your spot in advance. The Park is set aglow with color arches, LED sequence lighting, lasers and other brilliant fare. All paid climbers receive glow attire and glow paint stations are always popular. We only pause the tunes for our music trivia games with tickets given away as prizes. Joins us for fun contests that involve counting sheep and pillow fights. The loudest snoring guest will receive a free adult size Adventure Park "Onesie" to take home. Reminder: socially appropriate attire and closed toe shoes are still a requirement to participate at this event. Glow Nights are from 7-11 PM. Tickets go on sale two weeks prior to event.

August 23- Caper in the Canopy/Mystery Date Night


Join us for our first ever mystery date night. In this annual event will be cater to couples who hope to add a little bit of excitement into their night. Each climber will receive a discount voucher for a local restaurant to cap off their date night. All couples will receive a fresh long-stem rose to help commemorate the occasion. Our park actors will portray several theatrical scenes depicting a curious mystery. After all the scenes have completed, submit your answer to our query on "Whodunit". Winners will be selected from the pool of correct answers and free return tickets will be awarded as prizes. This event will run from 7 to 10 PM.

August 29 - September 1- Charity Weekend


Throughout the weekend (August 29- September 1) The Adventure Park will be collecting school supplies from guests to donate to those in need in regional schools districts. Climbers that bring donations will receive a 5 dollar AdventureBuck coupon.

August 30- Motown Night


At our Motown Night (August 30) music of that era will accompany the climbing. As the classic tunes play out, contests to determine who can shatter the most records on our zip line challenge and to the best Motown era impersonations. Costumes are encouraged! The staff will also dress the part. In the "Name of Love"...you've got to get in our trees this night! This event will run from 7 to 10 PM.

September 4- Labor Day in the Trees


Labor Day celebrates the creation of the labor movement in the United States and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. Join us at The Adventure Park on Labor Day for some true fun in the trees! Patriotic Bandanas will be awarded to the first 100 climbers of the day and Zip Line Ziggy, Adventure Park action character, will climb through the Trees with guests from 2-4 pm. ANY retiree can receive  a 25% discount on their climbing ticket from 9 am to noon on Labor Day.

September 10- Football Tailgate in the Trees


The Adventure Park gives YOU the home field advantage at the Tailgate in the Trees! Who is ready for some Football? On this day climbers that wear their favorite football team jersey or attire will be entered into a drawing to win two Detroit Lions Tickets. Enjoy Football Trivia for a chance to win prizes (including footballs). Vouchers will also be handed out to climbers to go hang out, drink, and watch their team play at a local brewery/eatery.

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September 15- Zombie Apocalypse Glow Night


Glow Night returns in September for the last major glow event of the year! This event is very popular and spots fill up fast so make sure to reserve your spot in advance. The Park is set aglow with color arches, LED sequence lighting, lasers and other brilliant fare. All paid climbers receive glow attire and glow paint stations are always popular. We only pause the tunes for our music trivia games with tickets given away as prizes. Guests are encouraged to arrive in their preferred zombie attire. Makeup is appropriate for this event. Best dressed, scariest and most family friendly zombies will be awarded free tickets for this event. Glow Nights are from 7-11 PM. Tickets go on sale two weeks prior to event.

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September 21- Single’s Night 2


Join us on our second Single’s Night of the year for picnic table speed-dating. Our DJ will set the mood for a night of social engagement. Park staff will provide fun activities, encouraging icebreakers between climbers. Mystery climbers will possess gift cards to hand out to those that are lucky enough to find them. Also, if two newly acquainted climbers set up a “date” to climb at the park, their first climb will be free. The park will be closed to general admission for this event. Event tickets by reservation only. The park will be open strictly to singles who are ready to mingle. Must be over the age of 18 to participate. (This singles event is suited to those under the age of 40). This event will run from 7-11 PM.

September 29- Scout Night


Calling all Scouts. We invite any member of the youth scouting movement (boys and girls) to attend our first annual scout night. This is an event that will cater to youth individual scouts. Scouts will get the chance to climb, tie knots, roast marshmallows, team build, build forts, learn local flora and fauna, meet other scouts, and go on an awesome scavenger hunt using navigational skills (and maybe find cool prizes!). Use previously learned skills and build new ones among fellow scouts in the area. This is not an overnight or camping event. This event will run from 6 to 10 PM.

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October 6-29- The Haunted Forest (Fridays-Sundays only)


“The Haunted Forest” returns to The Adventure Park at West Bloomfield this autumn—loaded with new features that may make it the best all-around autumn and Halloween event of the year for family fun. New this year visitors can choose:

The Haunted Forest Ticket has been popular for the past two years for family fun—adventurous but not too scary so it’s suitable for the littlest visitors. It gives kids the chance to walk in groups while they trick or treat from exhibit to exhibit. Friendly costumed actors at the exhibits along the trail greet visitors. The event includes some daylight hours for those that may not wish to walk in the dark. Children are encouraged to arrive in costumes and interact with the haunt performers.


The Terror Trail is not for the faint of heart this is for those seeking a really good scare. This trail is an optional add on to The Haunted Forest ticket. It continues as a separate path off of the family trail and offers participants a far more sinister walk. It will include “The Clown Terror Tunnel,” “The Mannequin Forest (with some 81 mannequin heads), “The Voodoo Intersection,” a display from a famous chainsaw movie and more. Numerous actors will perform in frightening costumes.


Combined Tickets offers the Haunted Forest combined with an Adventure Park Climb – A great value. Enjoy a walk through The Haunted Forest followed by a two-hour climb at The Adventure Park that same day or select “The Value Pack”—Haunted Forest plus voucher for three-hour climb in 2018 season for yourself or to use as a gift. 


 



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