One of America's Most Beloved Family Amusement Parks
Kennywood Amusement Park is a favorite destination amongst Pittsburghers. Founded in 1898, it is among the oldest and most beloved amusement parks in America. It is located in the West Mifflin area of Pittsburgh, just a 20 minute drive from center city. There is always “something fun for everyone” in the park which makes Kennywood a top choice for anyone looking to entertain the whole family.
With six roller coasters, three water attractions, nine thrill rides, ten classic park attractions, three dark and scary attractions, and fourteen kids attractions it's easy to spend all day in the park. Kennywood also features huge shows throughout the year, many of which the audience can take part in.
With more than thirty refreshment stands and snack carts and the Parkside Café, finding food in the park is easy and stress-free. Kennywood serves classic park fare like dip cones, funnel cakes, homemade fudge, and potato patch french fries amongst many other options. Kennywood is also proud to be one of the few amusement parks that still allows guests to bring family picnic baskets!
Kennywood features several special events and promotions throughout the year including discount tickets, Buy-One-Get-One ticket specials and Nationality & Community Days.
Carnegie Mellon University
“When you emerge from the Fort Pitt Tunnel and are hit with the downtown skyline, the scene is majestic.”