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 […]
Kennywood fans can rejoice! The Old Mill will be returning to the park! Kennywood has announced the removal of three rides for 2020; Garfield’s Nightmare, Pounce Bounce, and Kiddieland’s Orbiter. The announcement was made by park officials during CoasterBash, an off-season event held in Pittsburgh for coaster enthusiasts. After a 15 years, everyone’s favorite lasagna […]
Kennywood’s beloved Jack Rabbit roller coaster celebrates 100 years of double-dipping fun in 2020, and the park is celebrating this milestone with a major giveaway! To celebrate the 100-year anniversary, Kennywood is holding a contest offering 100 season passes for the 100 best Jack Rabbit memories. They’re asking for pictures or video from Kennywood fans and […]
The cornstalks are out; the pumpkins are picked, and the candy bowls are filled: it’s time for Kennywood’s Happy Hauntings! Happy Hauntings begins its third season of kid-friendly Halloween fun Saturday, October 5, continuing Saturdays & Sundays throughout October. Highlights of the event include Thomas Town at Kennywood, redecorated for the fall and including a […]
It’s that time of year again! This weekend industry professionals from across the globe gathered to honor the best of the best in the amusement industry. The Golden Ticket Awards by Amusement Today are like the Oscars for amusement parks. Each year, a detailed survey is sent to a database of experienced and well-traveled amusement park experts around […]
After the sun has set on Kennywood’s 2019 Summer Season, and before the fearsome Phantom takes over for Fright Nights, two popular food and drink festivals fill the park calendar for the final weekend of summer. The fun begins with Brews in the Park on Saturday, September 21, continuing the next day with the Pittsburgh […]
Summer is starting to wind down, which means it’s time for another year of Fall Fantasy Parades at Kennywood! This year marks 70 years of Fall Fantasy Parades, one of the park’s oldest and grandest. More than 150 high school and college marching bands from southwestern Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio will fill Kennywood’s midways […]
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