What a fun-filled weekend this past weekend was! Lots of celebrations…I love celebrations…I am happy to say that there’s always so much love surrounding them and good vibrations emanating from all over the place. We are truly blessed. Among all of the celebrations I attended to this weekend, one in particular was Sesame Place’s Autism Awareness Day!
Sesame Place is a kid-friendly amusement-water park geared toward children ages 2-13. It has a variety of rides which kids can ride by themselves or accompanied by an adult if the child is too little. They are located in PA about an hour and 20 minutes from Northern NJ and officially opens for the season this coming weekend.
A friend of mine gave us tickets to attend this special event and we couldn’t have been more thrilled to go. Since we know how much our little one L O V E S Sesame Street, we knew this would be a major event for her. She was certainly over the moon with excitement once we arrived. I wish you guys could have seen the expressions on her face. She was in heaven! This certainly was the perfect amusement park, for the best little girl. Later in the day, one of my sisters and two little brothers came to the park to join in on the fun which made the day even more special.
It was a sun-filled Sunday, just the perfect day to be outdoors. As I looked around, I noticed every child was truly enjoying this magical day. It was great to see all of those little smiling faces, running around, going on the rides, eating candy, meeting all of the characters and more. Everything was so perfect! My little one finally got to go on rides for her size… and she was having a blast.
We got to sit and watch Elmo Rocks Concert which was fantastic. She was totally enjoying and rocking to the beats of Elmo, Cookie Monster and friends. She also got to say hi to Elmo and take pictures with Cookie Monster and Abby…her favorite characters! And to top it off, she got to see ALL of the characters during their wonderful 20 minutes closing parade. She truly had the time of her life. We can’t wait to bring her again once the water rides open…that will be another amazing experience.
This day was just so wonderful overall. Seeing her beautiful face lit up throughout the entire day we knew we made the right choice when we accepted those tickets. If you are close to PA or willing to take an hour plus ride, I would suggest you take the kids. While we were there we ate at the Cookie Monster Cafe where each kid got to take home a super cute Cookie Monster Plate and Drink Cup as a souvenir. My only suggestions would be to try to eat a good meal before arriving at the park. The food there is expensive and not the healthiest. Other than that I can assure you, your children will have a great time!
There is a Groupon deal going on right now. Go HERE to view.
Hope you enjoy looking at the pictures of our Sesame Place Adventure!