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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 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.


Trib: Kennywood 2015 Season Primer

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review & McKeesport Daily Times preview Kennywood's 2015 season in the runup to Opening Day, May 2.


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!


Roller Coaster Race Runs into Kennywood

This summer, the Racer won't be the only place in Kennywood for high-intensity competition. On Saturday, June 6, Kennywood will its first-ever running competition: the Roller Coaster Race.


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.'


WPXI - Kennywood Prepares for 2015 Season

WPXI-TV visited Kennywood on a balmy mid-March day to get a look at the park as it says goodbye to winter and gets ready for spring and Opening Day, May 2!


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