Passholder Perks

Buddy Days, Discounts, & More

Welcome, Season Passholders!

As a member of the Kennywood Season Passholder club, you get much more than a summer full of Thunderbolt rides, Sky Rocket launches, Pittsburg Plunges, and Potato Patch fries! From Bring a Buddy Days to exclusive perks, a Season Pass is essential to making the most of your family's summer!

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Upcoming Events & Specials


Holiday Event Offers

2020 Season Passholders (along with most 2019 Passholders) get special deals for our holiday events, Phantom Fright Nights, Happy Hauntings, and Holiday Lights! Offers below are for 2019 events; 2020 dates will be announced next year.

  • Phantom Fright Nights: Half-price regular admission on Sept. 27 & 28, plus Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 25 - 27
  • Happy Hauntings: $10 admission on select dates (dates: Oct. 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27)
  • Holiday Lights: Free admission on Fridays and Sundays (dates: Nov. 22, 24, 29; Dec. 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, plus Dec. 26-30)
  • Present your Season Pass at ticket booths or turnstiles to receive this Season Passholder specials.

    Please remember, 2019 Bronze Passes were only valid for the Summer Season and are not eligible for any Phantom Fright Nights, Happy Hauntings, or Holiday Lights offers.

    Buddy Days

    If you have a Silver Season Pass or higher, then you can purchase a discounted Buddy Day ticket on select days throughout the summer! Check back next spring for the latest dates to bring a friend for a great price!


    Food Discounts

    Silver-level Passholders and above qualify for delicious discounts! Present your Season Pass when ordering to get the following:

    10% discount on yard cups at Slush Factory and Slush Refill (offer does not apply to refills)
    10% off regular ice cream cone or cup purchased at Pagoda Cold
    10% off slice of pizza and medium drink and chips at Pizza Warehouse

    Looking for more savory savings? Don't forget about the All Season Dining Pass, which allows users to get up to two combo meals per day, plus a snack!

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    Update Payment Information

    It's easy to update your payment information or pay off your Season Pass purchased on a payment plan! Just have your order confirmation number and email address used at the time of purchase ready and click here. Need help finding your order confirmation number? Contact us at seasonpasses@kennywood.com or 412.461.0500 ext. 1148.

    Update Your Profile

    Want to continue to receive emails with information and offers that are relevant to you? Be sure to update your profile regularly - it's easy! All you have to do is click 'Update Profile' at the bottom of any Kennywood email that is sent to you. It's important to keep your email, phone number, and address up to date!

    What Are Your Perks?

    Browse each Season Pass type below to see what perks are waiting for you!

    Please note, the perks with the Ride & Dine Pass are identical to the Silver Pass, except it also includes an All Season Dining Pass. It is no longer available for purchase. If you purchased an All Season Dining Pass or Ride & Dine Pass, you will need to stop at the Service Center to have your Dining Pass activated. This applies for both new and renewing Season Passholders.

    • Unlimited Summer admission to Kennywood during the 2019 summer season

    • Please note, the Bronze Pass is only available during Black Friday and Holiday Sales conducted from November into early January. It is no longer available for purchase.

    • Unlimited Summer admission to Kennywood during the 2019 season
    • Half-price regular admission for Phantom Fright Nights in 2019 on Sept. 27 & 28, plus Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 25 - 27
    • $10 admission for Kennywood Happy Hauntings in 2019 on Oct. 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27
    • Free admission to Kennywood Holiday Lights in 2019 on Fridays and Sundays (dates: Nov. 22, 24, 29; Dec. 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22), plus Dec. 26-30
    • $16 Bring-a-Buddy Days on select dates
    • 20 percent retail discount in gift shops (some restrictions apply)
    • 10 percent discount on Select Food items in the park (some restrictions apply)
    • Bonus coupon booklet available beginning May 2019
    • $10 discount on regular price admission to Sandcastle and Idlewild*
    • *Discount does not apply to special events or HallowBoo

    • Unlimited Summer admission to Kennywood during the 2019 season
    • Half-price regular admission for Phantom Fright Nights in 2019 on Sept. 27 & 28, plus Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 25 - 27
    • $10 admission for Kennywood Happy Hauntings in 2019 on Oct. 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27
    • Free admission to Kennywood Holiday Lights in 2019 on Fridays and Sundays (dates: Nov. 22, 24, 29; Dec. 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22), plus Dec. 26-30
    • $16 Bring-a-Buddy Days on select dates
    • 20 percent retail discount in gift shops (some restrictions apply)
    • 10 percent discount on Select Food items in the park (some restrictions apply)
    • Bonus coupon booklet available beginning May 2019
    • Five (5) complimentary 2019 Parking vouchers
    • One (1) 2019 VIP Coaster Tour (maximum value: $25. Does not include Steel Curtain)
    • Two (2) complimentary Summer 2019 Kennywood Buddy Tickets, valid any summer operating day*
    • *Must present Season Pass along with Buddy Ticket

    • 2019 Kennywood Souvenir Cup, with $0.99 refills (plus tax)
    • 50 percent off one (1) SkyCoaster flight
    • Idlewild Buddy Day Exchange Program
    • Discount on regular price admission to Sandcastle ($10 off) and Idlewild (TBD*)
    • *Discount does not apply to special events or HallowBoo

    • Unlimited Summer admission to Kennywood during the 2019 season
    • Half-price regular admission for Phantom Fright Nights in 2019 on Sept. 27 & 28, plus Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 25 - 27
    • $10 admission for Kennywood Happy Hauntings in 2019 on Oct. 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27
    • Free admission to Kennywood Holiday Lights in 2019 on Fridays and Sundays (dates: Nov. 22, 24, 29; Dec. 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22), plus Dec. 26-30
    • $16 Bring-a-Buddy Days on select dates
    • 20 percent retail discount in gift shops (some restrictions apply)
    • 10 percent discount on Select Food items in the park (some restrictions apply)
    • Bonus coupon booklet available beginning May 2019
    • $10 discount on regular price admission to Sandcastle and Idlewild*
    • *Discount does not apply to special events or HallowBoo

    • Unlimited Summer admission to Kennywood during the 2019 season
    • Half-price regular admission for Phantom Fright Nights in 2019 on Sept. 27 & 28, plus Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 25 - 27
    • $10 admission for Kennywood Happy Hauntings in 2019 on Oct. 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27
    • Free admission to Kennywood Holiday Lights in 2019 on Fridays and Sundays (dates: Nov. 22, 24, 29; Dec. 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22), plus Dec. 26-30
    • $16 Kennywood Bring-a-Buddy Days on select dates
    • 10-20 percent discount on select retail items at Kennywood & Sandcastle gift shops
    • 10 percent discount on select food items at select food locations
    • Bonus coupon booklet available beginning May 2019
    • $10 discount on regular price admission to Idlewild*
    • *Discount does not apply to special events or HallowBoo

    • Unlimited Summer admission to Sandcastle Waterpark during the 2019 season
    • One Complimentary Sandcastle Weekday Buddy Tickets*
    • *Must present Season Pass along with Buddy Ticket

    • Sandcastle Cabana Discount
    • Sandcastle Parking Included
    • One Sandcastle $10 Bring-a-Buddy Ticket

    • Unlimited Summer admission to Kennywood, Idlewild & SoakZone, Sandcastle Waterpark, and Dutch Wonderland during the 2019 Season
    • Unlimited admission to Kennywood Phantom Fright Nights, Happy Hauntings and Holiday Lights during 2018 and 2019
    • Unlimited admission to Idlewild & SoakZone’s HallowBoo during 2019
    • Unlimited admission to Dutch Wonderland’s Happy Hauntings and Winter Wonderland events during 2018 and 2019
    • Not valid for blackout dates and special events such as Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival, Brews in the Park, and the Scottish Highlander Games