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!

Not a Season Passholder? Buy one today!

Upcoming Events & Specials


Preseason Processing

Get your Season Pass processed early to maximize your ride time once Kennywood’s open! Along with paying a preseason visit to your favorite amusement park, enjoy some refreshments, music, and the company of fellow Kennywood fanatics! Plus, every person who processes gets a spin on our prize wheel* and a chance to win a 2020 Season Pass!

Dates & Times

Please note: prize wheel and activities will only be available on weekend processing dates.


Season Passholder Appreciation Weekend

With a Season Pass, you get first dibs at Kennywood! Season Passholders are invited to visit on April 27 and 28 for the third annual Season Passholder Appreciation Weekend! We’ll be offering special access to the park, extra entertainment, and a chance to sample the rides you love! We’ve been working all winter to bring you a great season.

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Activities Schedule



Please note: in order to attend one of the two Season Passholder Appreciation Days, Passholders must RSVP in advance. Each Season Pass must be registered individually. Please print or have the RSVP confirmation ready on your mobile device at the turnstiles.


Buddy Days

If you have a Silver Season Pass or higher, then you can bring pals on Buddy Days! A few times each month, select Season Passholders can Bring A Buddy to Kennywood for only $16 (plus $1 amusement tax). Buddy Days are updated every several weeks, so be sure to check back here on a regular basis for updates.

May Buddy Days
Sunday, May 5
Sunday, May 12
Sunday, May 26

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! Learn More


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.

Bronze Perks

  • 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.

Silver Perks

  • Unlimited Summer admission to Kennywood during the 2019 season
  • Friday and Sunday admission to Kennywood Holiday Lights in 2018 & 2019
  • Half-price regular admission for select dates of Kennywood Phantom Fright Nights in 2018 & 2019
  • $10 admission for select dates of Kennywood Happy Hauntings in 2018 & 2019
  • $16 Bring-a-Buddy Days (May 2019 Buddy Days: May 5, 12 and 26)
  • 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

Premium Perks

  • Unlimited Summer admission to Kennywood during the 2019 season
  • Friday and Sunday admission to Kennywood Holiday Lights in 2018 & 2019
  • Half-price regular admission for select dates of Kennywood Phantom Fright Nights in 2018 & 2019
  • $10 admission for select dates of Kennywood Happy Hauntings in 2018 & 2019
  • $16 Bring-a-Buddy Days (May 2019 Buddy Days: May 5, 12 and 26)
  • 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

Senior Perks

  • Unlimited Summer admission to Kennywood during the 2019 season
  • Friday and Sunday admission to Kennywood Holiday Lights in 2018 & 2019
  • Half-price regular admission for select dates of Kennywood Phantom Fright Nights in 2018 & 2019
  • $10 admission for select dates of Kennywood Happy Hauntings in 2018 & 2019
  • $16 Bring-a-Buddy Days (May 2019 Buddy Days: May 5, 12 and 26)
  • 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

Ride & Slide Perks

  • Unlimited Summer admission to Kennywood during the 2019 season
  • Friday and Sunday admission to Kennywood Holiday Lights 2018 & 2019
  • Half-price regular admission for select dates of Kennywood Phantom Fright Nights 2018 & 2019
  • $10 admission for select dates of Kennywood Happy Hauntings 2018 & 2019
  • $16 Kennywood Bring-a-Buddy Days (May 2019 Buddy Days: May 5, 12 and 26)
  • 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
PA Pass Perks

  • 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