NEW PARK - OPENED July 21, 2017
Park News - (7/6/18) According to the local news The Park at OWA opened a new mini attraction back over the Memorial Day Weekend holiday, the Wacky Waters splash-pad / water play area. OWA has also added many other new minor-amenities to improve itself over the park's second season such as more air-conditioned quick-serve dining areas, more "shaded resting areas", mister, fans and sun-shades to improve guest comfort.
(7/24/17) A couple of reviews showing off the new OWA park that just opened in Alabama have been posted online. You can see a video report posted by Midway Mayhem below and a deluxe photo report posted by Johnny Upsidedown.
(7/22/17) Congratulations to OWA for the successful grand opening on Friday. Going forward from here the development will open a 154,000 sqft retail and restaurant village in front of the park, with the first locations set to open within the next few months, including a new Wahlburgers, Hershey's Ice Cream Shop and more. Also set to open around the end of the year is a 14 acre lake that holds a 1.5 acre island that will eventually be home to a 400 seat outdoor amphitheater, boat rentals and even a fountain show.
Beyond this, the long term plans for the development include up to four hotels, an RV Resort, condos and even a waterpark.
(7/3/17) The big announcement from The Park at OWA has come and the park is now set to officially open on July 21, 2017. Visit the official website to see prices, park hours and the complete list of all 21 attractions.
(5/20/17) According to this news article, OWA will open a Wahlburgers burger restaurant to the site this year, with plans to open it around mid-August. The Boston based restaurant chain is the creation of chef Paul Wahlberg along with his famous brothers... Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and was the subject for an A&E reality TV show series.
In other news, one of our readers was able to snap up several photos of the OWA site last week and send them in for us all to enjoy!