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Great Wolf Lodge Spring-a-Palooza Events
Get ready for lots of Spring-themed fun at Great Wolf Lodge locations nationwide. Spring-a-Palooza kicks off on March 9th and runs through April 15, 2018. New this year, a partnership between Great Wolf Lodge and Alex’s Lemonade Stand.
Our last 24 hours have been quite the whirlwind, but a very very fun kind of whirlwind. We were set to check out our local Great Wolf Lodge in the Poconos (Scotrun, PA) for 2 nights, but thanks to the absolutely wild-tastic weather that arrived on Friday, we decided to play it safe and wait out the storm before skipping town. We arrived at Great Wolf Lodge yesterday around lunchtime and if you follow me on Instagram, you saw some of our adventures! We enjoyed hours at their massive indoor waterpark and then the kids took in as many activities as possible during our 24ish hours on property.
Bowling, mini golf, Magiquest, even Wine Down Service that Bob and I enjoyed after the kids fell fast asleep. It was a fantastic weekend getaway and we can’t wait to go back.
If you are planning a stay that falls between 3/9 – 4/15/18, you can enjoy everything we did PLUS the Spring-a-Palooza Events.
Spring Cinema: Families can unwind after a fun-filled day and enjoy a family movie in the Grand Lobby.
Spring Picnic: A time-honored spring tradition gets a Great Wolf twist, as guests can grab a blanket, spread it out on the floor and enjoy an afternoon picnic in the Grand Lobby. Guests can sip complimentary Minute Maid beverage available from the Great Wolf Lodge character-themed Lemonade Stand and play a few rounds of “Take A Wiley Guess” card game.
Bubble Dance Party: This special Spring-a-Palooza event fills the Grand Lobby with cascading bubbles while Great Wolf Lodge’s Ambassadors of Fun keep energy-levels high with a family-friendly dance party.
Spring-a-Palooza Story Time: Great Wolf Lodge’s nightly Story Time takes on a spring themed tale featuring the Great Wolf Lodge characters called “Natural Wonders.” Kids are encouraged to wear their favorite jammies to the Grand Lobby for this event and will have the opportunity to meet one of the Great Wolf Lodge characters in person.
Spring Scavenger Hunts: Great Wolf Lodge features two self-guided scavenger hunts as part of Spring-a-Palooza. The “I Spy Spring” scavenger hunt will have guests looking high and low in the Grand Lobby to find a dozen hidden objects. The “Spring Sprint” scavenger hunt has guests solving clues that will take them on a journey throughout the lodge. When all 10 clues are solved, guests are rewarded with a prize.
Character Themed Flower Gardens: A highlight of the Spring-a-Palooza celebration is the colorful springtime gardens found in the Grand Lobby. The gardens are designed and handcrafted by Pack Members from the resort. The collection of flower pots are inspired by the Great Wolf Lodge characters. Guests are encourage to stroll around the garden and vote for their favorite display.
Jelly Bean Guessing Game: A gigantic jar filled to the brim with jelly bean candies sits in the Grand Lobby and guests are invited to enter a contest guessing how many delicious treats are within the jar. The guests closest to the correct number without going over will be entered for a chance to win a Great Wolf Lodge Gift Card.
Spring Themed Crafts: During Spring-a-Palooza, the resort’s Ambassadors of Fun will host several spring-inspired craft making events for kids of all ages. Character-themed crafting projects include Oliver’s Crazy About Bugs Jar, Violet’s Springtime Noodle Doodle, Brinley’s Don’t Blow Away Kite and Wiley’s Can You Spot It Binoculars.
Great Wolf Lodge Partners with Alex’s Lemonade Stand
A highlight this year, for the first time Great Wolf Lodge is partnering with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation at all 14 U.S. Great Wolf Lodge locations to generate funds and raise awareness to help end childhood cancer.
During Spring-A-Palooza, families can visit a lemonade stand in the Grand Lobby for complimentary lemonade to be enjoyed together picnic-style. As a special twist this year, exclusive color changing cups will be sold for $2.50, and 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the cups will be donated to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a charity whose mission is to change the lives of children with cancer through funding impactful research, raising awareness, supporting families and empowering everyone to help cure cancer.
Great Wolf Lodge anticipates at least $15,000 will be donated to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation through the sale of the keepsake Spring-A-Palooza cups.