With nearly 10,000 votes submitted in Kennywood’s “Choose the Color” poll, park fans on social media made their preference overwhelmingly clear: Phantom’s Revenge, recently voted America’s 2nd-best roller coaster, will be painted Petrifying Purple this offseason. With the monumental decision made, park teams decided to turn their paintbrushes towards another coaster due for a fresh coat: Thunderbolt! In 2022 Thunderbolt will […]
After nearly 20 years, Kennywood amusement park will no longer offer Phantom Fright Nights during Halloween. The Pittsburgh amusement park has announced an all-new “Phantom Fall Fest” Halloween event that will debut on Friday, October 1. “For the first time ever, Kennywood will be open all day and well into the evening on Saturdays and […]
Kennywood, located just outside of Pittsburgh PA, will celebrate 71 years of Fall Fantasy Parades one of the park’s grandest traditions beginning Saturday, August 7. More than 125 marching bands from high schools and colleges throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio will fill Kennywood’s midways with live music during parades on select dates through August 29. Presented this year […]
Amid growing demand to head outdoors for family fun, Kennywood and Sandcastle are adding more hours and days to their Summer 2021 operating schedules, and offering a delicious incentive to bring in more new Team Members. Kennywood will host a job fair at the historic Parkside Café from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 7. People […]
Locals eager for more fun this summer and job-seekers in search of a rewarding, unique environment can find something to scream about: Kennywood and its sister parks are raising the stakes on a preseason hiring spree! With outlooks improving for the Summer Seasons at Kennywood, Sandcastle Waterpark, and Idlewild & SoakZone in recent weeks, park […]
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 […]
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