Each season Kennywood hosts some of the most memorable and fun events near Pittsburgh, PA. From the Fall Fantasy Parade to Phantom Fright Nights, guests who visit the Park during our special events can expect to receive a special 'traditional Kennywood experience'. Those looking for summer events in Pennsylvania can look no further! In July, get ready to Celebrate America at Kennywood with fun and festive fireworks at night and hangout at Summerfest; and in August, be ready to celebrate the arrival of fall with fun parades with unique themes at Fall Fantasy.
The talent of WTAE Action News descends on Kennywood for one of the year’s biggest bashes: the weeklong Summerfest! It’s seven days of fun, where you can mingle and even ride with the reporters and anchors of WTAE, all capped off by the annual Summerfest Parade on July 31!
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Once a year, the SkyCoaster stops flying and Cheerleaders take over the Lagoon Stage. Cheerleading squads are invited to compete for the coveted Kennywood Cheerleading Arrows! Even our guests are welcome to enjoy this exciting tradition…cheering, chanting, dancing, music, pom- poms, and lots of energy!
Celebrate the changing of the seasons during Kennywood’s Fall Fantasy. See over 150 area high school and college marching bands perform during the eighteen night promotion. Beautiful floats, decorated with special themes highlight this longstanding tradition. Save $5 off evening admission with coupon from Kennywood.com. Click here to view the Fall Fantasy lineup.
NEW IN 2015, Kennywood salutes our brave first responders who protects our communities and risks their lives on a daily basis. Come see Pittsburgh’s finest perform activities and safety demonstrations throughout the park all day.
Many Kennywood events are included with Park tickets, while some require an additional fee. You can enjoy a day of traditional Kennywood fun along with rides, attractions and a memorable event all in one. Be sure to check back regularly for the most up-to-date events and Pennsylvania promotions.