Kennywood is closed Sunday, September 25. Phantom Fright Nights begins Friday, September 30.

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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.

Best Craft Beer Festival in PA | Kennywood

Discover Kennywood’s Brews in the Park, the best craft beer festival in PA. Enjoy great food, beer, and live music this fall at Kennywood!


Summer Theme Park Outfits Guide - Theme Park Outfit Ideas | Kennywood

Wondering what to wear to an amusement park in the summer? Our summer theme park outfits guide will keep you cool during this warm sunny season!


Best Fun Summer Activities For Kids - Pittsburgh, PA | Kennywood

Summer is here! And there’s never been a better time to be a kid. Discover the best fun summertime activities for kids in the Pittsburgh area today.


Theme Park Essentials List - What to Bring to a Theme Park | Kennywood

Don't worry about what to bring to a theme park or amusement park. Here's a list of items to bring to make the most of your day - worry free!


Cheap Fun Family Vacation Packages & Affordable Getaways | Kennywood

Looking for a fun family vacation on a budget? Look no further! Discover the best affordable vacation packages at the Kennywood blog today!


Best 4th Of July Fireworks Events - Pittsburgh, PA | Kennywood

The 4th of July is a time to celebrate America and all its glory. Discover the best fireworks shows and events here in Pittsburgh, PA today!


Kennywood Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Kennywood's commitment to providing the finest in family fun and entertainment was recognized with a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel web site.


Kennywood Holds Grand Re-Opening for Noah's Ark Ride

KDKA's Dave Crawley covered the Grand Re-Opening of the historic Noah's Ark where Pittsburgh icons were loaded onto the ark for their first peek inside in a true Noah's Ark fashion, two by two.


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!


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!


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