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Holiday Lights Show

We went for the Holiday Lights show. Had a nice time. Lots of rides, games, food places open and... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Mbeal112
Not much has changed

Not much has changed over the years at Kennywood Park. It’s still a great family friendly amusement... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
harpershouseoftravel
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Kennywood is America's Finest Traditional Amusement Park! Located just outside Pittsburgh, PA, Kennywood offers a unique mix of classic rides and modern thrills, including six roller coasters, a 14-ride Kiddieland, and several attractions that...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Remember your childhood and have a ball. I love the racers - an old tyme favorite. Use to love the log jammer but that's gone. It was the best. Good family fun. Areas for picnics.More

Date of experience: July 2018
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nparadise37, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We strive to continually offer a return to childhood fun and whimsy - no matter your age! While some rides must go, we bring in new attractions that become beloved favorites for the next generation. It's all part of the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not long after we visited Kennywood Park I read an article in one of the Pittsburgh news papers where people were complaining about paying full price when only half the rides were open. Yes, I can relate. We went there for a family vacation, more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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nparadise37, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit to Kennywood last summer. While we did have some challenges toward the end of last summer leading to some rides being unavailable, the large majority of our rides were open and operating for our...More

Reviewed 17 January 2019

Attended Phantom Fright Nights om 10/12 and arrived at opening to avoid long lines. Clearly Friday is the night to visit. Excellent service from Jack P on providing the VIP line passes which made for even a better evening allowing us to ride all the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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nparadise37, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide these detailed recaps of your visits for the TripAdvisor Community! We appreciate the 5-star reviews and are so glad you enjoyed your visits with us. Come back soon!

Reviewed 11 January 2019

This is a lovely independent park with some great rollercoasters and rides. It looks attractive and is well laid out. It has some really old fashioned but traditional rides which are very special and some awesome coasters, in particular Phantom’s Revenge. This rollercoaster has some...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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nparadise37, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the 5-star review! We appreciate you providing feedback about Kennywood for the TripAdvisor community. We are really proud of our collection of thrilling and historic rides, they're quite unlike what you'll find anywhere else! Hope to have you join us again in...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019

We went for the Holiday Lights show. Had a nice time. Lots of rides, games, food places open and you could walk around and enjoy the lights and Christmas music. Parking was a little confusing and you couldn't tell how to get to the main...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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nparadise37, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback on your visit to Holiday Lights. We are glad you enjoyed yourself once in the park, and appreciate your comments about entering. We'll work with the Public Safety team to see how we can make it clearer on where guests...More

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

My son's 11th birthday we surprised him with a visit to Kennywood Festival of lights. They apparently have over 2 million LED lights and I promise it will not disappoint. Most small rides were open and lines were not terrible. Temperature was just perfect for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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nparadise37, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

Hi Ben, thanks for sharing about your experience with the TripAdvisor community! We're so glad to hear you and your family enjoyed the visit, and appreciate you taking the time to give us a 5-star review. The elf pre-ride video at Ghostwood Estate (Haunted Mansion-style...More

Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Not much has changed over the years at Kennywood Park. It’s still a great family friendly amusement park that has a lot of the old school rides still available. The lines are longer if you go on the weekends and the best day to go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Kennywood! We appreciate your thoughtful, honest advice to other TripAdvisor travelers. Your tips on when to visit to avoid lines, and how to save money are spot on! We'll just add that visitors can...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I grew up coming to keep. Haywood every year. Although a lot has changed, the rides and food bring back memories. If you are visiting in the pittsburgh area, kennywood is a must stop!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to Kennywood's fight night and pre-scare dinner and for the price, the haunts were pretty good. The haunted houses were appropriately scary and there was a good variety of them. The pre-scare dinner, however, was a big disappointment. There were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy the Pre-Scare Dinner. It's always our goal to deliver a good experience - perhaps you missed the ribs that we offer as the main course? The Pre-Scare Dinner was conceived as a way to give our...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

Our last visit to the Freight Night on Saturday was very disappointing. A lot of the rides that we wanted to try were shut down due to maintenance. My girlfriend and I paid over $90 and drove a long way for this, and we were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hello, we are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit to Phantom Fright Nights. Due to the cold weather that evening, some rides did have to be closed for safety purposes, as they cannot operate when the temperature drops below a certain level....More

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songsparrow22
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Response from sam280_ | Reviewed this property |
Memorial Day weekend should not be an issue for any rides or stands to be closed. Obviously there could be closures based on mechanical issues, but that would be a on-off. The new themed Steeler Country isscheduled to be... More
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2 August 2018|
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Response from Kimknowsgoodfood | Reviewed this property |
Hi--- limited operation probably just means the park is only open on weekends. Ride closings usually only happen due to a malfunction or bad weather. If the park is open, most rides will be operating (except, perhaps, the... More
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laurelbeatty
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Response from Kimknowsgoodfood | Reviewed this property |
Thomasland at Kennywood is now open. I was there today. It has a lot of cute rides for smaller kids.
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