Family Fun Day

Boldt Castle at Heart Island and WPBS-DT, Watertown PBS, present Family Fun Day, Saturday, June 18th, 2016 from 10am-3pm. Boldt Castle, in association with WPBS-TV Watertown, NY, will host a family based event featuring characters from popular PBS Kids television programming including Princess Presto, Daniel Tiger, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Curious George, The Cat in the Hat, and Peg + Cat.  Families arriving at Boldt Castle will enjoy a special greeting and receive a goody bag from Princess Presto!  Children will be able to enjoy several activity stations hosted by PBS Kids characters, along with story telling and exploring!  Children can build a birdhouse, plant a flower and talk to their favorite characters! Each character will have their own educational activity station for children to engage in, with a prize awarded for completion of all activity stations.  Food will be available at the castle’s concession stand or families may bring a picnic lunch. 

Admission rates for the day are, Adults $8.50, Children 6-12 $6.00, ages 5 and under are free.  This is an Operation Yellow ribbon event and military service members with ID will receive $1 off admission prices. Transportation to the castle may be obtained through one of the participating boat lines; Uncle Sam Boat Tours; Clayton Island Tours; 1000 Island Cruises Rockport and Gananoque Boat Lines.  Transportation to the castle is an additional expense and not included in the Family Fun Day ticket price.

WPBS-TV is a non-profit public television station serving approximately 650,000 households throughout Northern New York and Eastern Ontario. WPBS-TV’s mission is to educate, entertain and inform our two-nation audience through superior local and national content and media engagement in order to enhance the lives of those it serves.  For more information please visit the wpbs-tv website!.

Historic Boldt Castle opens for the 2015 season on May 9th, marking the 38th season of ownership and operations by the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority.  Please call 315-482-2501 or 315-482-9724 for more information about Boldt Castle Admission Rates or Weddings. For general information, including lodging call 800-847-5263 or go to

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