Phantom Fright Nights FAQs

2019 Information

Tickets can be purchased online, at Giant Eagle, or at the Front Gate.
Fridays and Saturdays from September 27 – October 26 from 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM, plus Sundays, October 6, 13, 20 & 27 from 6:00 – 11:00 PM.
An RIP ticket offers you front of the line access to a specific haunt or group of haunts on the night of purchase. Each haunt has a special RIP line, please enter and present your pass to the haunt grouping attendant.
Select Kennywood Season Passholders (Silver, Senior, Premium, Ride & Slide and Ride & Dine Passholders) receive half-price admission on select nights. Please check back for details.
As long as the park is open, the indoor haunted attractions will stay opened in the rain. However, when conditions warrant, our outside attractions may have to temporarily close until the weather improves. Please note, Phantom Fright Nights can be canceled in the event of inclement weather. Cancellations or early closures will be announced on our website, along with the Kennywood Facebook and Twitter pages.
Yes! Souvenirs can be found in a number of gift shops and kiosks located throughout the park.
ATMs are located at the park entrance and at the Kandy Kaleidoscope store located near the tunnel and Sky Rocket.
The actors will not touch you at Kennywood; however, they do get very close. Occasionally you may end up brushing up against their costumes or props.
Kennywood Phantom Fright Nights are not recommended for children under 13. If you or someone in your group become too scared to continue, there are many emergency exits throughout each attraction. Please stop an actor and let them know and you will be directed to the exit. We highly recommend that minors be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Yes they are. Please stop by the Service Center near Noah's Ark so they can answer your questions and give you more specific information.
Yes, we use fog liberally in Phantom Fright Nights. If you find the smoke or odors too intense, there are emergency exits throughout each attraction. Please stop an actor and let them know and you will be directed to the exit.
Yes, strobe lights are in operation in some of our haunted attractions.
Yes. We do not allow line jumping, foul language, pushing, vulgar behavior, weapons of any kind, alcohol, or drug use. Upon review by our public safety staff if violating these rules you could be subject to ejection from the park. Re-entry is not permitted for Phantom Fright Nights. Guests who leave the park voluntarily will not be permitted to re-enter the park.
No. Kennywood does not serve alcoholic beverages during Phantom Fright Nights and does not permit them inside the park grounds.
Smoking is allowed only at designated places inside the park and is not permitted on rides or in haunts, queue lines, and open midways.
No photography of any sort is permitted inside the haunts; however, the roving characters and creatures working out in the midways will quite often pose for pictures.
Guests are not allowed to bring outside food and beverages (including alcohol) into Phantom Fright Nights. Guests are also not allowed to bring their own costumes, masks, facepaint, weapons, flashlights or laser pointers into Phantom Fright Nights or any of the haunted attractions.
Yes! You absolutely can! Just head over to our employment page and apply for a haunt actor position or a position in one of our other departments. (It's recommended you apply for a haunt position from the middle of August through September)
Yes! We are accepting applications for volunteer groups to help at PFN and receive a portion of event proceeds. Visit our employment page page and scroll to the bottom for information on volunteering at Fright Nights.
We do. You can visit our service center located behind the Haunted Ark (Noah's Ark) and report your lost item. All found items are returned to this location.
No. Unlike during the Summer Season, Phantom Fright Nights visitors are not permitted to leave the park and re-enter Phantom Fright Nights.
Generally, Phantom Fright Nights continues operating through inclement weather given the short run time of the event and ability of most attractions to continue operating in normal fall weather conditions in the Pittsburgh region. While the park may decide not to open in poor conditions or forecast, once it does open, Fright Nights stays open until normal closing time.