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Pittsburgh Dad Candles Capture Smells of Kennywood

Pittsburgh Dad Kennywood Candles

Do you find yourself longing for the sights, sounds and smells of Kennywood during the winter months? Thanks to a partnership with Pittsburgh Dad and Sugar Creek Candle Company, you can now bring scents of Kennywood home, with Potato Patch fries and Cotton Candy scented candles!

Available now in Kennywood gift shops and local retailers such as Giant Eagle, Kennywood fans from Pittsburgh to Phoenix, Aliquippa to Alaska can now smell the world-famous Potato Patch fries in their own kitchen, along with the sugary goodness of Cotton Candy. The candles can also be purchased through the Sugar Creek Candle Company web site.

"It took some time to capture the essence of Kennywood, but we were able to reproduce the wonderful smell of fries cooking in grease and that tasty cheddar cheese," says Jennifer Esposto, Sugar Creek Candle Company General Manager. "Plus, the sweet, sweet smell of the cotton candy you refused to let your mom leave the park without buying for the ride home!"

The partnership continues a lengthy relationship between Pittsburgh Dad and Kennywood, including portraying Noah during the Grand Re-Opening of Noah's Ark, going back in time to visit scenes from the 1988 PBS documentary Kennywood Memories, and one of the web-based comedy series' most popular episodes riffing on a family visit to Kennywood that has been shared by millions of Pittsburgh children and adults.

Additionally, Pittsburgh Dad will be at Kennywood on Friday, December 2 as the guest reader for the Holiday Lights reading of 'The Night Before Christmas' at 7:30 p.m. on the Kennyville Stage.

The candles make a perfect addition to the Christmas list for any Kennywood fan. Add Season Passes with our holiday sales, and the Kennywood: Behind the Screams, Pocket Edition book from the Heinz History Center, and they'll be so happy you'll be their permanent Ride Buddy!

Kennywood is America's Finest Traditional Amusement Park! The Pittsburgh-area park offers a unique mix of modern thrills and classic rides, including seven roller coasters, a 14-ride Kiddieland, and several attractions that cannot be found anywhere else. Kennywood, founded in 1898, continues to provide unforgettable fun for all ages.


Sandcastle Waterpark has been providing summer fun for 28 seasons. Sandcastle offers funs for all ages with 15 infamous waterslides, the wild Mon-Tsunami Wave Pool, scenic Mushroom Pool, relaxing Lazy River, pint-sized Tad Pool, and Wet Willie's Waterworks.


Idlewild & SoakZone, founded in 1878 as a picnic ground along the Ligonier Valley Rail Road, is the longest-operating amusement park in Pennsylvania and third-oldest in America. It has been recognized as the world's best children's park by Amusement Today.