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Save up to 50% on Holiday Lights Tickets

Enjoy two million lights, rides & more for as low as $19.99.

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Pittsburgh's Home for the Holidays

Make Your Season Sparkle select dates through Jan. 1!

Take a stroll among more than two million twinkling lights, and marvel at the tallest Christmas tree in the state. Savor the flavors of new festive foods and holiday drinks. Plus, there are exciting rides and special entertainment for all.

At Holiday Lights, enjoy:

  • More Than Two Million Lights
  • Up to 20 Attractions
  • Seasonal Food & Entertainment 
  • Visit Santa, See Model trains & More!


Tickets & Passes

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2024 Season Pass

Unlimited Visits All of 2023 + 2024!*

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Whether you want summer visits, year-round admission, access to Kennywood, or all four PA Parks - we've got a pass for you! 


  • Includes Unlimited Admission*
  • Special Events, Including Phantom Fall Fest and Holiday Lights*
  • In-park Discounts on Retail and Food Purchases*
  • Bring a Friend Discount Days  + More!*

*Perks included with select levels. 

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Holiday Lights Admission

Limited-Time Offer

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Make Your Season Sparkle at Kennywood's Holiday Lights! Valid on the date selected.


  • More Than Two Million Lights
  • Up to 20 Kid and Family Attractions
  • Seasonal Entertainment 
  • Visit Santa, See Model trains & More!

*Select activities may require an additional fee.






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Holiday Lights Extras

Add-On Experience

Dinner with Santa

Buffet, Santa Meet & Greet + More

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Join Santa, Mrs. Claus and their friends for this magical, immersive, can't-miss holiday experience! These very special dinners feature a delicious all-you-can-eat Christmas buffet dinner with Jolly Old Saint Nick. Includes a photo with Santa and kids’ holiday cup!


Dinner with Santa occurs on Fridays at 5:30 PM, and Saturdays and Sundays at 3:15 PM & 4:45 PM, November 18 - December 23. 

You will select your date and time during checkout. 


  • Ages 10 & Older - $25.99
  • Ages 4 to 9 - $18.99
  • Ages 3 & Under - FREE


This item is not valid for park admission and must be accompanied by an admission ticket or Season Pass. An adult Dinner with Santa ticket must be purchased to accompany children. 

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Speedy Pass

Get the Most Out of Your Holiday Lights Night

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Speedy Pass allows you to make the most of your Holiday Lights night by making virtual reservations for up to six rides while you explore the park and experience other attractions.


Holiday Lights Speedy Pass gets you one-time priority access to each of the following rides: Ghostwood Estate, Jack Rabbit, Journey with Thomas, Kangaroo, and Spinvasion.


This item is not valid for park admission and must be accompanied by an admission ticket or Season Pass.

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At Holiday Lights, enjoy:

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Holiday Rides & Attractions

  • NEW! Spinvasion
  • Auto Race
  • Cranky's Drop Tower
  • Diesel Drivers
  • Flynn's Fire Training
  • Ghostwood Estate
  • Harold's Helicopter Tours
  • Jack Rabbit
  • Journey With Thomas
  • Kangaroo
  • Merry-Go-Round
  • Noah's Ark
  • Pirate
  • Up to 8 Kiddieland Rides

All rides are weather permitting. Cranky's Drop Tower, Jack Rabbit and Spinvasion will operate on nights temperatures remain above 40 degrees.

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Shows & Entertainment

  • NEW! Santa's Arrival at Kennywood Station in Thomas Town™ 
    • 15 Minutes After the Park Opens at Journey With Thomas
    • This holiday season, everyone's favorite #1 blue engine, Thomas, has an important job to do - bring a very special guest to Kennywood. Join us nightly as we festively roll out the red carpet for Santa Claus and his friends from the North Pole and welcome them to Thomas Town™ at Kennywood! Available Nov. 18 - Dec. 23. 
  • New! Meet Santa in Thomas Town™
    • Starts 30 Minutes After the Park Opens at Thomas Town™ Gift Co.
    • Santa Claus is coming to Thomas Town™! This magical, can’t-miss experience is festive fun for the entire family. Meet Jolly Old St. Nick at Thomas Town™ Gift Co. and snap a photo. Available Nov. 18 - Dec. 23. 
  • Nightly Tree Lighting Ceremony 
    • Nightly at 5:45PM Around the Lagoon 
  • Parker's Dance Party at the Kennyville Stage - This year for Holiday Lights, the Kennyville Stage is sponsored by Clearview Federal Credit Union.  
    • 4:00PM*, 5:00PM* 7:00PM & 8:00PM at the Kennyville Stage. 
  • Local Choir & Performance Groups at 6:30PM on Select Dates at the Garden Stage 
    • Friday, December 8 - West Allegheny Brass Ensemble
    • Friday, December 15 - Seneca Valley Show Choir & Madrigal Singers
    • Saturday, December 16 - Gemini Gymnastics and Dance
  • Local Celebrity Readings of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas at 8:30PM on Select Dates at the Kennyville Stage - This year for Holiday Lights, the Kennyville Stage is sponsored by Clearview Federal Credit Union. 
    • Friday, December 8 - Dave DiCello
    • Saturday, December 9 - Rick Sebak
    • Friday, December 15 - Mike Clark, WTAE-TV
    • Saturday, December 16 - Representatives from Clearview Credit Union - Proud Sponsor of the Kennyville Stage
    • Friday, December 22 - Bob Pompeani and Celina Pompeani Mathison, KDKA-TV
  • Strolling Holiday Band

*Show on Days Park Opens at 3:00PM

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Festive Food & Delightful Drinks

Savor the season's flavors with all-new food and drink options!

  • NEW! Lagoon Holiday Shops - Stop at one of our specialty booths around the Lagoon featuring turkey legs, cobbler, fresh donuts, hot drinks & more!
  • Kandy Kaleidoscope - Pick from an assortment of seasonal sweet treats and more than a dozen homemade fudge flavors.
  • Parkside Cafe - Enjoy a Christmas Dinner, seasonal desserts, including deep-dish apple pie (YUM!), and DIY cookie decorating.
  • Blizzard Blast Creamery - Seasonal apple cider ice cream and other classic frosty treats.
  • Beer Garden - Relax with a seasonal beer, hot toddy, or another specialty drink.

Plus, other Kennywood favorites, including the Potato Patch!

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+ More Holiday Fun

  • Kids ages 10 & under can explore the park with an ALL-NEW interactive holiday scavenger hunt! 
    • Every Saturday & Sunday, November 24 - December 23, plus daily December 26 - January 1. 
  • Explore a Massive Model Train Display
  • Send a Letter to the North Pole
  • Build your own bear at the Bear Factory
  • Meet Santa's Festive Friends from the North Pole Above the Kandy Kaleidoscope 

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