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Nick Paradise
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412.461.0500 ext. 1176

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In the News

As America’s Finest Traditional Amusement Park, Kennywood is often in the news! Whether it’s a new attraction breaking ground, our one-of-a-kind food offerings turning heads, or more recognition for our timeless and unique rides, Kennywood always has many stories to tell. Below, you’ll find some recent stories shining the spotlight on Kennywood Park.

Kennywood Premieres New 4-D Theater Experience

A mammoth new Ice Age branded 4-D theatrical Experience, Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4-D, will premiere at Kennywood Amusement Park during the week of July 27, 2015.


Pittsburgh Steelers Tackle Kennywood

Members of the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line took a break from summer workouts to tackle Kennywood. Check out the great fun they had!


Roller Coaster Race at Kennywood a rousing success

Runners, riders flock to historic Pittsburgh amusement park for 5K, 10K, coaster race to benefit charity


Holiday, family events highlight Kennywood summer schedule

Summer is in full swing at Kennywood, with children's festivals, dog races and a weeklong, patriotic party filling the calendar at Pittsburgh's premier place for family fun.


82-year-old Pittsburgh man rides 95-year-old roller coaster 95 consecutive times

82-year-old Vic Kleman of Pittsburgh made history and headlines when he rode the Jack Rabbit 95 times to mark the classic coaster's 95th anniversary -- and garnered plenty of publicity in the process.


Kennywood Embraces FANATICS in 2015 Season

What makes Kennywood special to you? Whatever your answer, it's likely rooted in memories. Kennywood is dedicating its 2015 season to those memories and the special people who have created them through the new 'Kennywood FANATICS' campaign.


Potato Patch Named Among Best Fries In USA

Is a visit to The Potato Patch on your bucket list? Well, perhaps it should be, as included Patch fries among '23 French Fries You Need To Eat Before You Die.'


Kennywood's 118th Season Begins May 2, 2015

Kennywood kicks off the 2015 summer season on Saturday, May 2. Learn more about the fun in store for this year!


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