Shows & Entertainment

Live stage show performances daily!

Magic, Musical Performances, and More

When you need a break from the wonderful rides at Pittsburgh’s best amusement park, grab a seat and enjoy one of our many entertainment shows! In celebration of our 120th Anniversary, live shows like Step Right Up and 88Keys: Dueling Through the Decades feature cirque-style variety acts and dueling pianos, a nod back to the acrobatic performance and swing band sounds seen and heard frequently at Kennywood in earlier generations. And, later this summer, young engineers and conductors can enjoy a live show in the all new Thomas Town™, starring Emily, Gordon, James, Percy and the Controller of the Railway, Sir Topham Hatt! Fizzling fireboxes, it’s going to be great fun!

Steel City Adventures!

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! 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.

Performing within Thomas Town™
Show Times: 2:30, 5:30 & 7:30

Step Right Up!

Step right up and get ready to experience an all new, captivating live show! Singing, dancing, cirque and live piano will come together to create an immersive entertainment spectacle for the entire family to enjoy, with entertainment akin to popular acts from early in Kennywood’s 120 years of fun!

Performing on the Garden Stage, May 19 – Sept. 4
Show Times: 1:30, 3:30, 6:30 & 8:30* (*weekends only)

88Keys: Dueling Through the Decades

Come and enjoy the greatest hits of today and yesterday as our dueling pianists battle it out on the Kennyville stage! Grab a seat and get ready to see these two expert piano peeps come together in the world of music! It’s gonna be a party where everyone’s invited to belt out familiar lyrics! Watch us hit all 88 Keys this summer!

Performing on the Kennyville Stage, May 18 – Sept. 3
Show Times: 2:30, 5:30 and 7:30, Tuesday – Sunday

Kennyville Bingo

The classic game is updated with music, giveaways, and plenty of chances for you to get in on the action. Don’t miss your chance to be champ, hurry to the Kennyville Stage B-4 it’s too late!

Performing on the Kennyville Stage, May 18 – Sept. 3
Show Times: 2:30, 5:30 and 7:30, Mondays

Funky Fairy Tales: Hansel & Gretel

When your parents make you eat only vegetables for dinner, a revolt is bound to happen. Join Hansel & Gretel on a crazy adventure from Brooklyn to the Big City in search of their hearts’ desire…CANDY!! Our fantastic and mysterious host will guide your journey in this classic fairy tale…funkified!

Performing in Kiddieland
Show Times: 1:00, 3:00 daily

It's Magic

Wonder, imagination and the unbelievable are made possible right before your eyes! Don’t blink for one second, or you’ll miss the most amazing illusions performed by our master magician. With lots of audience participation, comedy and eye-popping magic, this is a show you’ll never forget!

Performing on the Kennyville Stage, May 5 – 13 & September 9 - 17
Show Times: 2:30, 5:30 and 7:30 daily

Doc Dixon's Sleight of Hand Magic Show

He has twice performed for the First Family at the White House and he recently appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden. He’s Doc Dixon, Kennywood’s favorite magician! Stop by his show for sleight of hand MIRACLES that happen right under your nose.

Performing near the Garden Stage, July 8 – Sept. 3
Show Times: 2:00 – 5:00 Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays