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Kennywood hosts some of the most memorable events in Pittsburgh! There's a special event for every family member, from summer celebrations to Phantom Fall Fest and Holiday Lights. Get ready for delicious international cuisine at Bites and Pints, patriotic fun and fireworks during Celebrate America and traditional parades complete with local marching bands during Fall Fantasy.

  • Select dates November 20, 2021 - January 2, 2022 

    Bring your family and celebrate the return of this Pittsburgh classic. Take a stroll among more than one million twinkling lights, and marvel at the tallest Christmas tree in the state. Savor the flavors of new festive foods and holiday drinks. Plus, there are rides for the kids and special entertainment for all.

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    Exclusive Passholder Events

    Select summer dates

    2022 Silver, Gold and Platinum Passholders get access to special previews and parties throughout the summer. Don't miss out! Join the club today.

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    Bites and Pints Food & Drink Festival

    Select dates May 26 - June 26, 2022

    Bites and Pints returns to Kennywood! Join us for chef-inspired tastings of international cuisine, specialty cocktails, craft beer and wine.

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    Celebrate America

    July 1 - 4, 2022

    Kennywood’s traditional Independence Day activities are bursting with fireworks, music performances, magic acts, the Silver Star Meats Hot Dog Eating Contest and the always-popular Wiener 100 dachshund races.

  • Fall Fantasy Parades

    August 2022

    Don’t miss one of Kennywood’s oldest and grandest traditions! The Fall Fantasy Parades span nearly a month and include more than 130 bands from local high schools and universities, along with beautifully decorated floats. 

  • Phantom Fall Fest

    Fall 2022

    Phantom Fall Fest lets you do Halloween your way. Come early for family-friendly fun, coasters and rides! Then, when the sun goes down, the Phantom takes screams to the extreme.

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