10th Anniversary – Penn State Day at Knoebels

10th Anniversary of Penn State Day at Knoebels Amusement Park

On Saturday, May 18, 2019, ten Penn State organizations will co-sponsor the tenth annual Penn State Day at Knoebels Amusement Park in Elysburg, Pennsylvania. Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. at Pavilion M. A program will begin at 11:00 a.m. and will include lunch, a performance by the Alumni Blue Band, an appearance by the Nittany Lion, and prize raffles. 

Several ticket options are available and you must be registered to attend. Attendees five years and older can purchase a ticket for $22.00, which includes lunch, door prize raffle, and a $10 food/ride ticket booklet. The cost for children (age four and under) is $12.00 and will include lunch, door prize raffle and a $10 food/ride ticket.  A “Lunch Only” ticket can be purchased for $12.00 and does not include a food/ride ticket booklet.  The live entertainment and prize raffles noted above are included with all ticket price. Penn State Day tee shirts can be ordered in advance for $10.00 each.  The deadline for reservations is April 30, 2019.

Individual organizations hosting this event are Penn State Berks, Hazleton, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre, and Scranton Alumni Societies, and the Bucks County, Greater Hazleton, Greater Scranton, Greater Susquehanna Valley, and Schuylkill Chapters of the Penn State Alumni Association.


This year, there will be a collection for the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. Help us honor our Veterans with your donations of gift cards, new blankets, and new clothing items (including sweat pants and sweat shirts in assorted sizes). Bring your donations along with you to Knoebels. Knoebels Amusement Resort is offering a free wrist band to all those who served or are currently serving in the military with proof of service on this date only.

Last year’s event was attended by over 500 alumni, family and friends. All are welcome!

For more information and to register, please contact Patty Shoener, alumni relations and stewardship officer, at 570-385-6262 or pts11@psu.edu.

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