Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom to Host Winter Chill Out Raising Funds for Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital

en flag
es flag

March 16th event offers behind-the-scenes, construction tour


(ALLENTOWN, PA) February 16, 2024 – On the doorstep of history, with the debut of its new roller coaster Iron Menace set for the spring, Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is offering a unique experience to guests and roller coaster enthusiasts alike.

On Saturday, March 16, Dorney Park will host its first Winter Chill Out benefiting Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital. The event, which requires the purchase of a special event ticket to attend, will include an Iron Menace construction tour, photo opportunities, a presentation and more. Only individuals over 18 years of age are allowed to participate in this charitable event. All proceeds will go to Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital. To learn more about the event or to purchase a ticket, guests are encouraged to visit

Through Dorney Park Cares, its philanthropic program, Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is committed to providing better fun for a better world and giving back to area children and families. Both Dorney Park and Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital are dedicated to raising funds to help with the healing, comfort, and care of our region’s children.

“Iron Menace is a massive investment and an amazing roller coaster, but it’s not the only story we wish to tell in 2024. This year, more than any in the park’s storied history, we are committed to giving back,” said Dorney Park Vice President and General Manager Jessica Naderman. “This Winter Chill Out will be the first of many charitable events held at the park this calendar year and we can’t think of a better recipient of the proceeds from this event than Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital.”

“We are honored to partner with Dorney Park through this exciting event as they bring together the community in anticipation of the Iron Menace roller coaster,” said Anne Baum, president of Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital. “We are thrilled to be the beneficiary of Dorney Park’s inspiring efforts which will support local patients and families and help us deliver exceptional care.”


About Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom offers Pennsylvania’s best value – Two Great Parks All in One. With over 100 rides, shows, and attractions, guests can enjoy seven thrilling roller coasters, the largest collection of kids’ rides in Planet Snoopy™, and one of the country’s top-ranked water parks, featuring 26 exhilarating water slides and two giant wave pools. Special themed festivals and the region’s best Halloween event make Dorney Park the ultimate destination for creating unforgettable memories.


About Lehigh Valley Health Network

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) includes 13 hospital campuses, four in Allentown, two in Bethlehem, one in Easton, one in East Stroudsburg, one in Hazleton, two in Pottsville, one in Dickson City, and one in Lehighton, Pa.; 28 health centers; numerous primary and specialty care physician practices; 20 ExpressCARE locations including the area’s only Children’s ExpressCARE; pharmacy, imaging, home health, rehabilitation and lab services; and preferred provider services through Valley Preferred. Specialty care includes: trauma care for adults and children, burn care at the Regional Burn Center; kidney and pancreas transplants; perinatal/neonatal, cardiac, cancer, orthopedics, neurology, complex neurosurgery capabilities including national certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, and robotic surgery in 10 specialties. Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute, Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence, Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute and Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute physicians provide the most advanced treatments. Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute is a member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance (MSK Cancer Alliance), an initiative that helps community providers improve the quality of cancer care and offers access to MSK clinical trials. Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, the community’s first and most trusted children’s hospital, provides access to the most pediatric specialties in the region and general pediatrics. Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) is ranked 27th in the country for orthopedic care and among the top 10 hospitals in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report. LVH is also ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the top hospital in the Allentown metro area for the 10th year in a row. Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest, LVH–17th Street and LVH–Muhlenberg are the region’s only Magnet® hospitals for nursing excellence. Additional information is available by visiting or following us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.


About Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a publicly traded partnership and one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. For more information, see


Information provided to TVL by:
Ryan Eldredge