New Jersey’s American Dream is opening its’ next attraction, a water park! The unrivaled hot spot already has tons of shopping, restaurants and attractions and the newest highlight will bring the first and only DreamWorks Animation Water Park to Rutherford, New Jersey.

Guests can start visiting the water park starting Mar. 19, with tickets already on sale in limited quantities. The “over-the-top water park” brings some of DreamWorks most beloved characters to life in unique and thrilling ways––water style.


Don Ghermezian, Co-CEO of American Dream states “We can’t wait for guests to visit DreamWorks Animation Water Park and experience the completely unique, jaw-dropping and awe-inspiring destination that we have created.”

The DreamWorks Animation Water Park promises fun with your fave characters, like Shrek’s Sinkhole Slammer, Kung Fu Panda’s Temple of Awesomeness, and the world’s largest indoor wave pool, the 1.5 acres of Far Far a Bay, inspired by Shrek’s magical kingdom. Other attractions include Surf’s Up Surf Riders, the Bubbly Lazy River and the Penguins of Madagascar Play Zone.

Later this year, guests can enjoy luxury cabanas designed by Jonathan Adler, private party rooms, and much more. You can plan your trip and purchase tickets now at

––Karly Wood

Feature photo: Courtesy of American Dream



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