The Kennywood Season Pass Processing Center will be open from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, for guests to get their season passes activated.

Skip the lines during the season by getting your pass processed early! Guests will not be admitted to the park on these dates. Opening Day is Saturday, May 7.


In the News

For the Media

Kennywood welcomes inquiries and visits from news media interested in covering the happenings at Kennywood. Credentialed members of the media needing assistance on a story or wishing to schedule a visit can contact:

Nick Paradise
Director of Public Relations & Social Media
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 ready to set sail on 118th season!

All aboard the Ark! A totally reborn Noah's Ark highlights the 118th season at Kennywood Park.


PittGirl's Last Laugh: The New, Old-School Noah's Ark

Pittsburgh Magazine's PittGirl celebrates the return of the whale entrance--and that squishy tongue--to Kennywood's iconic Noah's Ark attraction.


Family Summer Vacation ideas - Fun Things To Do With Teenagers

Taking a summer vacation with the entire family? Find out how to make sure all the kids (including the teenagers) remain entertained!


Falling In Love With Kennywood

Did your grandparents meet at on the floor of Kennywood's dance hall? Did mom and dad steal a first kiss in the Old Mill? Or did you meet the man (or woman) of your dreams while slicing potatoes at the Patch? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, then read on.


Things To Do On The Weekend - Fun Day Activities Near Pittsburgh

Want to plan a fun-filled weekend? Need some exciting ideas? View our list of the Top 5 weekend things to do in and around Pittsburgh!


Pittsburgh Staycation Ideas - Planning Days Out With The Kids

Fun family vacations don't require traveling to far-away, exotic lands. Find out how to plan a great "Staycation" in the Pittsburgh area!


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!


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.


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.'


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