Kennywood’s Jack Rabbit is a wooden coaster built in 1920 by legendary coaster designer John Miller. 2015 marks the rides 95th anniversary. To celebrate the milestone for one of the fifth-oldest roller coaster in the world, 82 yr old Kennywood fanatic and ACE member Vic Kleman, embarked on 95 consecutive rides on Sunday, May 24, […]
Pacquiao vs Mayweather wasn’t the only fight Saturday night. Kennywood was having a great opening day, until teens decided to be disruptive. The park shut down 1 hr early after a fight broke out inside park around 8:45pm. Local Pittsburgh news stations reported that a fight started in the parks Kiddie Land area around 8:45 p.m. Once the teens […]
Kennywood located in Pittsburgh PA, is getting ready to open for their 118th season! Yes you read that correct 118th SEASON! Get ready for wild rides, Potato Patch fries, work picnics, and school trips! There’s so many new things at Kennywood this year we don’t even know where to begin! Let’s start with the new fanatics club… […]
When you think of amusement parks, you imagine a warm sunshiny day, the smells of park food, and the sounds of coasters and screaming guests. Well, Right now the Northern part of the U.S. is getting slammed with snow that is breaking snowfall records in some areas. People often forget that when it snows, it also snows […]
Kennywood is offering a End of Year Holiday Blowout sale on 2015 tickets! *Available online only. Weekday Ticket – $20.99 It’s a Holiday Blow-out! Save 50% on a single Weekday Ticket! Ticket valid for one day admission any Monday-Friday operating day in 2015, through August 21. Valid any 2015 operating weekday (Monday through Friday) May […]
Kennywood, in Pittsburgh PA, is transforming the park into a winter wonderland of lights, rides, and special activities for the 4th annual Holiday Lights! The annual event will feature over one million lights connected to over 12 miles of extension cords. That’s enough extension cords to connect Kennywood to Heinz Field on Pittsburgh’s North Shore! Festive […]
The worst nightmares always keep coming back… Like the undead crawling out of their graves, Phantom Fright Nights is back at Kennywood in Pittsburgh, PA! Starting Friday September 26th, guests can experience “One of the Best Halloween Events” in the world! Celebrating 13 terrifying years, Kennywood’s transformation into Phantom Fright Nights is near completion for another horrifying Halloween […]
Friday, Kennywood was honored by Life’sWorks of Western Pennsylvania as the recipient of The James F. Compton Humanitarian Award. Life’sWork President and CEO Everett McElveen and Board Chair Brian Heery presented the awards on September 18 during A White House Dinner in Pittsburgh, a fundraising gala to honor businesses and community leaders who have furthered […]
Kennywood’s 65th Annual Fall Fantasy Parades will take place from August 6th through August 24th. What better way to celebrate the changing of the seasons and your kids’ return to school than Fall Fantasy? Over 150 area high school and college marching bands perform over the nineteen night run of Fall Fantasy. Elaborate themed floats travel […]
Sunday July 27, 2014 – A third roller coaster at Kennywood (Pittsburgh, PA) was declared a landmark! The American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) recognized Thunderbolt for it’s historical significance. Thunderbolt, originally named “The Pippin”, was built in 1924. It’s tracks take passengers on a 1:48 ride along 3,250 feet of track, reaching a maximum speed of […]
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