GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas – A lot of Houstonians grew up going to Astrowold and riding the roller coasters.
Tuesday is National Roller Coaster Day, and a lot of people will be marking the day by taking the plunge.
Chip went to Pleasure Pier in Galveston hoping to take a ride.
In honor of the day, several amusement parks are giving away free stuff.
Check out these cool treats:
Pleasure Pier in Galveston Island is offering a buy one all-day ride pass and get one free to the Kemah Boardwalk the same day. Only want to ride the coaster and skip the other rides? Buy one single Iron Shark ticket and get one Iron Shark ticket free. Also get 30 percent off Iron Shark souvenirs, including T-shirts.
At Kemah Boardwalk. buy one all-day ride pass at the Kemah Boardwalk and get one free to the Pleasure Pier, the same day. Only want to ride the coaster and skip the other rides? Buy one single Bullet ticket and get one Bullet ticket free. At the boardwalk also get 30 percent off Boardwalk Bullet Souvenirs, including T-shirts.
Live from Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier and the Iron Shark for #NationalRollerCoasterDay!!Posted by FOX 13's Chip Brewster on Tuesday, August 16, 2016