Holiday Lights

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights November 22 through December 22, plus nightly December 26-30.
View our calendar for a complete list of dates and times.

The best place to visit during the holidays in Pittsburgh is Kennywood, without a doubt! America’s Finest Traditional Amusement Park decks its halls (and rides) with nearly two million twinkling lights, highlighted by the tallest Christmas tree in the state of Pennsylvania. Enjoy holiday performances, see spectacular light shows, visit Santa Claus, and more!

The Paratrooper spins riders at Kennywood Holiday Lights


Original Price $20.99
SALE Price $19.49

Enjoy lights, rides, and fun! Ticket valid any Holiday Lights date.

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Friday or Sunday Admission

Original Price $20.99
SALE Price $18.49

Enjoy lights, rides, and fun! Ticket valid any Friday or Sunday Holiday Lights date.

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Holiday Lights Pass

SALE Price $28.00

Unlimited visits to Kennywood during the 2019 Holiday Lights Season.

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A couple enjoys an evening under the lights at Kennywood Holiday Lights

Military Admission

Original Price $20.99
SALE Price $11.50

Kennywood has partnered with ID.Me to allow service members to purchase discounted Holiday Lights tickets online.

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Group Admission

Original Price $20.99
SALE Price $17.00

A discounted ticket price is available for groups of 10 or more. Visit our Group Sales page for more information.

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Select Passholder Nights

Original Price $20.99

Active Season Passholders receive FREE admission on select Holiday Lights dates! 2019/2020 Silver, Premium, Ride & Slide, and Senior Passholders can show their pass at the main gate for complimentary admission on November 22, 24, 29, December 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, plus 26-30.

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A child tells Santa what she wants for Christmas

Dinner with Santa

Join us on November 30, December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 & 22 for a very special dinner! Enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet from 3:30 PM-4:30 PM followed by a visit from Santa Claus! After you’re done with pictures, enjoy an exclusive viewing of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer® 4-D, then the entire night of Holiday Lights is yours with your family until 9:00 PM.

Dinner with Santa Menu

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Thomas makes his way through twinkling lights

Thomas Town™ Party Experience

Celebrate your child’s birthday with Thomas & Friends™ at Holiday Lights! The Thomas Town™ Party Experience in our heated party room is the perfect place to warm up and share a special occasion with family and friends!

Party Package Includes:

  • Admission to Kennywood Park
  • 4-hour Thomas & Friends™ themed party in the Thomas Town Party Room
  • Chicken tender meal & dessert

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Thomas Town Attractions | Up to 10 Kiddieland Rides

Auto Race | Ghostwood Estate | Journey with Thomas

Kangaroo | Merry-Go-Round | Noah's Ark

Paratrooper | Pirate

Ride availability is weather permitting, with snow, rain, and cold temperatures potentially leading to temporary or nightly closures. Ride lineup subject to change without notice.