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 […]
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has graciously allowed The Central Outreach Wellness Center to utilize their main parking lot for drive-through COVID-19 testing. 550 COVID-19 tests will be available on Monday, March 23, 2020 starting at 11:00 am. The Central Outreach Wellness Center asks to please bring a photo ID and insurance card. “We will […]
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 […]
One of the leading park operators in the United States will soon be on the move. Palace Entertainment, parent company to Kennywood Park, Idlewild & SoakZone and Sandcastle Waterpark, will begin efforts to establish a company-wide support facility in the Greater Pittsburgh Area in March 2020. The move to Pittsburgh will allow Palace to be […]
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 annual Penguins on Parade is returning to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, starting December 7th. Guests can watch the zoos penguins parade along the pathways outside of the aquarium every Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 a.m. This year, the parade will be led by the Zoo’s newest penguin chick, Iggy. “Since Iggy is […]
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 […]
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