Spring is just a couple weeks away, which means it won’t be much longer until Kennywood and Sandcastle welcome back Guests and Team Members for another summer of fun in Pittsburgh! Kennywood will begin its 123rd season on Saturday, May 8, two months earlier than in 2020 and much closer to a traditional Opening Day, […]
It’s been a roller-coaster of a year for amusement park enthusiasts. Earlier this year, Indiana Beach was revived, and the park received much success over the summer. A few weeks ago, the park announced the addition of two new rides, a Schwarzkopf Drier Looping coaster and a Polyp flat ride. The Polyp formerly operated at Kiddieland and […]
Palace Entertainment Parks To Offer Dayback Guarantee on 2021 Season Passes Including Kennywood, Lake Compounce, And more!
As Palace Entertainment venues across the United States launch their annual Black Friday promotions, each park is making a huge commitment to guests: they will get their money’s worth on 2021 Season Passes, even if the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the amusement and attractions industry. From National Historic Landmark Kennywood to the largest water […]
Kennywood is instituting a new Chaperone Policy starting in Spring of 2021 to ensure an adult accompanies minors during their visit. Guests 17 years and younger must be accompanied by a ticketed adult 21 years of age upon entering the park after 4pm. During seasonal events like Phantom Fright Nights and Holiday Lights, adult chaperones […]
Idlewild Park in Pennsylvania, has announced that they will be retiring 3 of their classic Attractions. The Rainbow Wheel in Raccoon Lagoon Bubbling Springs Ball Pit in Jumpin’ Jungle The Ferris Wheel in Olde Idlewild “One thing that is a constant in life is change. At Idlewild & SoakZone, part of our evolution over the […]
Kennywood has officially announced that they will be retiring four of its classic rides. • Kangaroo • Paratrooper • Bayern Kurve • Volcano The full statement from Kennywood Park is as follows: “Even in a National Historic Landmark, change is a constant at Kennywood. In the past three years, we’ve invested more in new attractions […]
Kennywood Park’s former Laser Loop shuttle coaster is for sale! The ride is being offered via (usedrides.com) for an asking price of $490,000. The ride operated at Kennywood from 1980 to 1990. It was then removed and sold to La Feria Chapultepec Magico in Mexico City — there, it operated as Cascabel 2.0 from 1994 to 2019. […]
Kennywood is excited to officially introduce Mark Pauls to the helm of America’s Most Thrilling Historic Landmark as the park’s new General Manager. Mark brings several decades of management experience within the amusement and attractions industry and has spent the last six weeks learning Kennywood and the greater Pittsburgh area. Mark brings an impressive background within […]
Kennywood has officially opened for the 2020 season with a re-imagined attraction. The Old Mill is the latest themed version of the park’s historic boat ride. For the previous 15 years, everyone’s favorite lasagna loving orange cat was the star of the attraction. Now, Garfield is gone and the beloved Old Mill has been restored […]
For the first time since the 19th century, spring in Southwestern Pennsylvania has not brought roller coasters, carousels and all the fun found at its landmark amusement parks. But that changes soon, as Kennywood and its sister parks, Sandcastle Waterpark, and Idlewild, will open in phases starting in July! Kennywood, Sandcastle and Idlewild will open […]
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