Events

Add Some Extra Fun to your Visit

2021 Event Lineup

Every summer Kennywood hosts some of the best and most memorable events in Pittsburgh! Get ready for amazing character meet and greets at Kidsfest, patriotic fun during Celebrate America, and unforgettable themed parades during Fall Fantasy. From opening weekend celebrations to Phantom Fright Nights, Happy Hauntings, and Holiday Lights, there’s a special event for every member of the family!

Enjoy an entire summer of special events with a Season Pass!

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A band marches through Kennywood at dusk

Fall Fantasy

Date: All Wednesday through Sunday
Operating Dates, August 7 - 29
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Don’t miss one of our grandest traditions! The Fall Fantasy Parades span 14 nights and include more than 130 bands from high schools and universities, along with beautifully decorated floats! Presented by NJM Insurance Group.

Parades begin at 6:00 PM

More information coming soon!

Coasting for Kids

Date: Sunday, September 5

Ride for a one-of-a-kind cause during Coasting for Kids! Kennywood is proud to support Give Kids The World Village by hosting the Coasting for Kids fundraiser. Form a team or fundraise as an individual to benefit this Orlando-based resort that provides free stays and service to children battling life-threatening illnesses.

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Local police officers pose with a car by the lagoon

First Responder Day

Date: Sunday, September 12

Honoring the men and women who protect and serve in our communities, all First Responders (police, fire, dispatch, corrections, EMTs and nurses) receive free admission and can purchase discounted tickets for friends & family on this day.

More information coming soon!

Kenny and a Pierogi ride the Jack Rabbit

Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival

Date: Sunday, September 26
Time: 1 - 6 PM

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The Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival returns to Kennywood in 2021! The festival features over 40 vendors offering different pierogi styles, great music and entertainment, plus the ability to ride some of Kennywood's most popular attractions.

Season Passes are not valid for this special event.

Pricing, attraction availability and hours are subject to change without notice.

Many Kennywood events are included with Park tickets, while some require an additional fee. You can enjoy a day of traditional Kennywood fun along with rides, attractions and a memorable event all in one. Be sure to check back regularly for the most up-to-date events and Pennsylvania promotions.