Preschool Play Pass Information & Guidelines

May 8, 2020 Update:

The 2020 activation period is extended to any day in the 2020 season. The June 30th activation deadline has been eliminated. Age verification will still be required and must show that your child was 3, 4, or 5 during the original activation period (March 5 - June 30). More information on accepted age verification documents is in the below.
2020 Preschool Passes are not being extended to cover the 2021 season. Please visit our COVID-19 Update Page for more information on the 2021 Season Pass extension.



The FREE Story Land Preschool Play Pass grants complimentary season-long admission to Story Land to children 3 – 5 years old at the time of activation. NOT valid for admission to Living Shores Aquarium.

Registration is now closed for the 2020 season.

To obtain a Free Preschool Play Pass for your 3-5 year-old, you must follow the 3-step process.

Step 1: First, select the parent’s 2020 pass choice and add that to your cart.
Step 2: Select Preschool Play Pass and register your child’s information. This information will be verified (certified birth certificate or travel passport) at the park upon activation. *NEW* Renew your child's 2019 Preschool Pass. To be eligible for renewal, the child must have had a Preschool Play Pass in 2019 and must be 3, 4, or 5 during the activation period. You MUST have the child's blue Preschool Pass card in hand. Activation and age verification at the park is not required for Preschool Play Pass renewals.
Step 3: Bring your child to the park to activate their pass between March 3rd and June 30th, 2020. Passes can be activated during scheduled pre-season processing dates at Living Shores Aquarium(see below) or when the park is open starting May 23rd, 2020 (but before June 30th!). Child MUST be present and proof of age in the form of a birth certificate or travel passport will be required. Name on voucher MUST match name on birth certificate or government issued passport.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Originally all Preschool Play Passes were to be activated at the park by June 30, 2020. Story Land is extending Preschool Play Pass Activation to any 2020 Story Land operating day through the end of the season, October 12, 2020. If your child is turning 6 during the original activation period (March 3 – June 30) you will also be able to activate their pass on any operating day as long as proof of age shows their birthday within the activation dates.

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2020 Registration : November 4 - March 1

2020 Activation: March 3 - June 30

COVID-19 Update: Story Land is extending Preschool Play Pass Activation to any 2020 Story Land operating day through the end of the season, October 12, 2020.

If your child is turning 6 during the original activation period (March 3 – June 30) you will also be able to activate their pass on any operating day as long as proof of age shows their birthday within the original activation dates.

Please note: Preschool Pass RENEWALS do not need to activate. Please reach out to us directly if you are unsure.
We cannot activate paid passes until all payments have been made. To pay off a balance, go back into the payment portal via the payment plan confirmation email you received at the time of purchase.

Originally all Preschool Play Passes were to be activated at the park by June 30, 2020. Story Land is extending Preschool Play Pass Activation to any 2020 Story Land operating day through the end of the season, October 12, 2020. If your child is turning 6 during the original activation period (March 3 – June 30) you will also be able to activate their pass on any operating day as long as proof of age shows their birthday within the activation dates. Guests with additional questions about the 2020 operating season please visit our Covid-19 Webpage for the latest update.


Please note that admission to park will be NOT be available until Preschool Play Pass has been Activated.

See Park Calendar for Operating Days here.


What you need:

  1. Printed Preschool Play Pass Voucher
  2. Child associated with voucher must be present
  3. Child’s Birth Certificate or Government issued passport
  4. Parent or guardian's Season Pass card or voucher

What is the Story Land Preschool Play Pass?
SPECIAL OFFER for 2020, Story Land is offering kids ages 3 - 5 years old a free Preschool Play Pass. The Preschool Play Pass grants complimentary admission to Story Land for the entire 2020 season. It does not include admission to Living Shores Aquarium.


When does the registration period end?
Preschool Play Pass registration ends on March 1st, 2020. Once registration is closed, children ages 3-5 will no longer be able to take advantage of this pass and paid admission will be required for entry. All registration information must be accurate and match the child’s birth certificate or government issued passport to receive their pass. Story Land urges you to call the office at 603-383-4186 prior to March 1st, 2020 with any questions or concerns.

Who is eligible?
Children ages 3 – 5 years at the time of activation.

What if I missed the registration period?
If registration is no longer open, children ages 3-5 will need a paid ticket or paid season pass for entry. Ages 1 & 2 are free.

What if I am unable to bring my child to Story Land prior to June 30th, 2020?
To take advantage of this new promotional offer, children must be registered online by March 1st, 2020 and child brought to the park for activation by June 30th, 2020. All Preschool Play Passes that have not been activated at the park between March 3rd and June 30th, 2020 will become void. COVID-19 UPDATE: Originally all Preschool Play Passes were to be activated at the park by June 30, 2020. Story Land is extending Preschool Play Pass Activation to any 2020 Story Land operating day through the end of the season, October 12, 2020. If your child is turning 6 during the original activation period (March 3 – June 30) you will also be able to activate their pass on any operating day as long as proof of age shows their birthday within the activation dates.

Can I add All Season products to our child’s Preschool Play Pass?
Yes! You can add an All Season Dining Pass and/or a Digital Picture Season Pass to your child’s Preschool Play Pass when visiting the park.

Is admission to Living Shores Aquarium included?
No. A 2020 Preschool Play Pass does is not valid for entry at Living Shores Aquarium.

Do I Need A Season Pass To Qualify For This Offer?
Yes, Mom/Dad or a responsible Family Member needs a Season Pass to activate the Preschool Play Pass. An adult pass can be purchased at any point prior to visiting the park to activate the Preschool Play Pass. Adult Season Passholder must be present when activating the Preschool Play Pass.

Are there benefits associated with this pass?
The 2020 Preschool Play Pass includes unlimited admission to the park during the 2020 regular operating season. The Preschool Play Pass does not include any additional benefits (i.e. buddy pass, bring a friend free days, food or merchandise discounts or any other benefits associated with the 2020 Basic, Premium or Platinum Season Passes).

When Can I Activate My Child’s Preschool Play Pass?
COVID-19 Update: Originally all Preschool Play Passes were to be activated at the park by June 30, 2020. Story Land is extending Preschool Play Pass Activation to any 2020 Story Land operating day through the end of the season, October 12, 2020. If your child is turning 6 during the original activation period (March 3 – June 30) you will also be able to activate their pass on any operating day as long as proof of age shows their birthday within the activation dates.

Can I change the name on my child’s Preschool Play Pass?
No, name changes will NOT be accepted on Preschool Play Passes. Child’s name on the voucher MUST match the name on their birth certificate or government issued passport. No exceptions will be made.

What if my child is not 3 – 5 during the activation period?
Your child must be 3 – 5 years of age between the dates of March 3, 2020 and June 30th, 2020 to be eligible for the Preschool Play Pass. The child must be 3, 4 or 5 years of age on the day you visit the park to activate the pass. If your child turns 6 during the activation period, as long as you visit within the time frame but before their birthday, they will be issued a pass for the year. Once your child has an active Preschool Play Pass, it will be valid for the duration of the 2020 season. Children under 3 years of age are not eligible for the Preschool Play Pass unless they are 3 years of age at the time of activation.
COVID-19 Update: If your child is turning 6 during the original activation period (March 5 – June 30) you will also be able to activate their pass on any operating day as long as proof of age shows their birthday within the activation dates.