Special Abilities Night
Special Abilities Nights at Diggerland USA, or SAND, events provide fun, judgment-free evenings for individuals with disabilities to enjoy with their family and friends. These events are designed with the goal of providing a comfortable, low-key environment that allows everyone at the event to have fun while socializing and networking with other families. These evenings feature modified programming that is unavailable on a general operating days. If a family member with special needs might enjoy this experience, consider visiting the park for a SAND event.
Admission to SAND events is $18.95. We strongly recommend purchasing your tickets in advance online. Ticket quanities are limited. Advanced purchase expedites the admission process.
Upcoming Event Dates
- Limited ticket sales for a shorter wait time
- Ride accommodations to assist those needing additional time and support
- Reduced sensory input from lights and overhead speakers
- Free ear plugs available upon request
- Arcade games will be shut off
Accommodations to rides and their operation for the SAND event are listed on the Special Needs Accommodations page. Ride and safety restrictions, including height requirements, must be observed. Please review these requirements and restrictions in depth to manage the expectations of your visit and ensure a fun evening for everyone.
Should you have additional questions about this event please reach out to our team using the form on this page. Our goal is to ensure a pleasant experience for the Special Needs Community.
SAMBULANCE SAFETY SQUAD, INC.
Diggerland USA supports SAMBULANCE Safety Squad, an I.R.C. 501(c)3 non-profit organization. The Sambulance mission is to foster independence of individuals with special needs through educational programming and safety alliances. For more information about Sambulance and its programs, contact its Executive Director, Annie Peters, at apeters (at) sambulance (dot) org or visit https://sambulance.org.
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SAND Birthday Party Options
Available during our SAND events, guests may take advantage of celebrating a Birthday party for a special needs loved one. To inquire about a reservation for a SAND birthday, please call our birthday party department at 856-768-1110.
SAND party packages include the following:
- Reserved table and celebration area in the party pavilion
- Themed place settings for guests (plates, cups, napkins)
- Two cheese pizzas
- Four Pitchers of sodas
- Bring your own cake!
Package Price: $99.95
Please note that this package does not include admission – all guests will still be required to purchase a SAND Event Ticket.