Events & Shows in Pittsburgh

The Most Memorable Events in the 'Burgh

From the popular Bites and Pints Food & Drink Festival to Phantom Fall Fest and Holiday Lights, there’s a special event for every family member! 

Enjoy them all with a Season Pass!*


  • The Nerveless Nocks Present: Jetpack Flying Water Circus

    The Nerveless Nocks Present: Jetpack Flying Water Circus

    Location: Garden Stage 

    Incredible demonstrations and stunts as done in the legendary, pioneering, Tommy Bartlett show. A Jet pack is thrust 40- 50 feet in the air. Once high in the air, talented stuntmen Cyrus Nock and Troy Stowe perform aerial daredevil turns, flips and breath-taking stunts! 

    Show Presented Daily at 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m., May 24 - July 7 

  • Steel City Adventures

    Steel City Adventures! Live Show at Tidmouth Sheds

    Location: Tidmouth Sheds in Thomas Town

    Join Gordon, James, Emily, Percy & Sir Topham Hatt as they prepare for a very special adventure on the rails. A few important deliveries need to make it safely from the Island of Sodor to the Steel City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! Each engine has a unique job and special cargo to deliver. So hop on board as Kennywood proudly presents, Steel City Adventures! at Tidmouth Sheds, Thomas Town.

    Show Presented at 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, May 24 - August 18 

  • Kenny's Birthday Bash

    Kenny Kangaroo's Birthday Dance Party

    Location: Kennyville Stage

    Join Kenny and friends as he celebrates 50 years of unforgettable fun at Kennywood! It's a non-stop, hoppin' party the entire family can dance along to...

    Show Presented at 5:00 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, May 24 - August 18



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    Bites and Pints Food & Drink Festival

    Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, May 24 - June 30, 2024

    Join us for chef-inspired tastings of international cuisine, specialty cocktails, craft beer, and wine. As you travel around the Lagoon, you’ll discover dozens of savory and sweet food and drink offerings to enjoy. Be bold, try something new, grab a Bite Card to mix & match samples and thrill your taste buds!

  • Kangaroo with fireworks

    Celebrate America

    Thursday & Friday, July 4 & 5, 2024

    Kennywood’s Independence Day activities burst with fireworks, patriotic entertainment, and the always-popular Wiener 100 dachshund races.

    More information coming soon.

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    NEW! Celebrate Pittsburgh

    Saturdays & Sundays, July 6 - 28, 2024

    An all-new event to celebrate all things Pittsburgh!

    More information coming soon.

  • Fall Fantasy

    Fall Fantasy Parades

    Daily August 3 - 18, 2024

    Don’t miss one of our grandest traditions! The Fall Fantasy Parades boast more than 130 bands from local high schools and universities, along with beautifully decorated floats!

    More information coming soon.

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    Phantom Fall Fest

    Select Dates in September & October 2024

    Phantom Fall Fest lets you do Halloween your way! Come early for family-friendly fun, including rides, festive food, and a unique autumn atmosphere. Then, when the sun goes down, the Phantom takes screams to the extreme with haunted houses and scare zones.

    More information coming soon.

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    Holiday Lights

    Select Dates in November & December 2024

    Take a stroll among more than two million twinkling lights, marvel at the tallest Christmas tree in the state, and savor the flavors of festive foods and holiday drinks! Plus, there are rides for the kids and entertainment for all.

    More information coming soon.

Shows are weather permitting. Shows and events schedule subject to change. 

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