We love roller coasters, but it’s time for some off season Halloween fun! We just wrapped up the first haunted house convention of the season with HAuNTcon in Birmingham Alabama, but this weekend is loaded with haunted attractions that are open for special Valentines Day events! Photo shot by DesignByAly.com at The Factory of Terror in […]
The rumors have been swirling for some time now that Kennywood, Sandcastle, Idlewild, Lake Compunce and more will all be sold. Well, according to Reuters, this may be true.. Before we get into the details, let’s take a step back up and fill everyone in on what’s going on here. Most of the “yinzers” aka Pittsburgh’ers know […]
When you think of wintertime activities, visiting the zoo may not be the first thing that comes to mind. While it might be a little cold, it’s one of the best times of the season to make a visit. Not only are the crowds and strollers lighter, but the animals are super active! Yesterday, we […]
Kennywood is taking guests back in time! For the 2016 season, visitors will be able to enjoy Noah’s Ark more like it’s former self! In 2016, the Noah’s Ark dark attraction will be celebrating it’s 80th anniversary. Since it’s grand opening in 1936, the attraction has only had two major renovations. The first rehab took place in the late […]
Once the Halloween season is over, haunted attraction owners and operators from around the world gather to tour some of the industries favorite haunts. Each year, TransWorld exhibits selects a different city with haunts and attractions to play host to what’s known as TransWorld’s Legendary Haunt Tour. 2015 has brought us to Illinois to tour […]
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! The award-winning Phantom Fright Nights event creeps into Kennywood starting Friday, October 2. The Pittsburgh-area amusement park transforms into the ultimate Halloween experience with haunted mazes, scare zones filled with costumed […]
Nothing screams “roller coaster” more than a classic wooden coaster. Over the past century, hundreds of amazing roller coasters have been erected throughout the country. Many of those amazing coasters are still operating today! Let’s run down a dozen of the nation’s oldest coasters still in operation. Leap The Dips – 1902Lakemont Park, Altoona, Pa.Leap the Dips […]
Kennywood’s 66th Annual Fall Fantasy Parades will take place from August 8th through August 25th. Just like the inaugural event in 1950, Kennywood will step through the looking glass with “Alice in Wonderland” themed floats! Fall Fantasy begins high-stepping through Kennywood on August 8 with nightly parades and marching bands from 190 high schools and colleges […]
Kennywood amusement Park in Pittsburgh PA has added 4D to it’s arsenal of attractions! The new 4-D experience fires on all cylinders engaging on five senses including touch and smell! Kennywood is opening it’s new multimillion-dollar 4-D Theater on July 29, when visitors can watch the animated short film “Ice Age: No Time for Nuts […]
Kennywood is famous for the Racer and a slew of other iconic roller coasters. This summer, visitors of the historic amusement park can compete in two all-new races, both on the ground and the tracks! On Saturday, June 6, Kennywood will team up with Roller Coaster Race for the Pittsburgh-area theme park’s first ever running […]
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