Media Center

Kennywood Park Media Center


Welcome to the Kennywood Media Center! The Kennywood Public Relations Team welcomes both inquiries and visits from credentialed members of the news media for the production of high quality news features and programs.



The 2020 Season will bring plenty of excitement to America’s Finest Traditional Amusement Park. In addition to the completion of Steelers Country at Kennywood, featuring the award-winning Steel Curtain roller coaster, Kennywood’s oldest roller coaster, the Jack Rabbit, will celebrate its centennial season in 2020. Plus, plenty more, from food & music festivals to a one-of-a-kind birthday celebration in Thomas Town themed land!


Media Contacts

Media inquiries and requests can be directed to:

Nick Paradise, Director of Public Relations & Social Media
412-461-0500 ext. 1176
nick.paradise@kennywood.com

Media Admission Policy

Kennywood welcomes visits by the media to cover the interesting happenings at America's Finest Traditional Amusement Park. Park policy requires that working media be escorted by a member of the Public Relations Department, unless expressly cleared in advance by the Public Relations Director.

Media are also welcome to visit to familiarize themselves with the park and its many story opportunities through a park visit. Media park visits are only available for active, working news media. Administrative, sales and/or retired personnel are not eligible for media admission passes. Media park visits can be requested via the Media Inquiry line on the Contact Us page and should be made at least one week prior to your desired date of visit.

Are you an influencer, blogger or vlogger interested in a sponsored visit to the park? Kennywood frequently hosts bloggers and other influencers to see the park’s unique mix of classic rides and cutting-edge thrills. Learn more and apply to join our Summer Blogger Program!

Latest News

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Kennywood, Sandcastle Waterpark, and Idlewild & SoakZone hiring for 2020 Season


2019 Kennywood Press Releases


Park Descriptions

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Kennywood is America’s Finest Traditional Amusement Park! The Pittsburgh-area park offers a unique mix of modern thrills and classic rides, providing unforgettable fun since 1898.
Kennywood is America’s Finest Traditional Amusement Park! The Pittsburgh-area park offers modern thrills and classic rides, including eight roller coasters, a 14-ride Kiddieland, lands themed to Thomas & Friends™ and the Pittsburgh Steelers, and several attractions that cannot be found anywhere else. Kennywood, founded in 1898, provides unforgettable fun for all ages.
Kennywood is America’s Finest Traditional Amusement Park! The Pittsburgh-area park offers modern thrills and classic rides, including eight roller coasters, a 14-ride Kiddieland, lands themed to Thomas & Friends™ and the Pittsburgh Steelers, highlighted by the record-setting Steel Curtain coaster. Kennywood’s three wooden coasters have been designated Landmark rides by the American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE), joining several other rides as unique Kennywood experiences. Founded as a trolley park in 1898 and named a National Historic Landmark in 1987, the Kennywood experience goes well beyond the rides. Guests enjoy homemade fudge, Deep Fried Oreos, and Kennywood’s world-famous Potato Patch fries!