Kennywood Open Sept. 20th and 21st

If you haven’t noticed, Kennywood has added one final bonus weekend to the end of their regular-season operating schedule! The park hours will be 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. They are offering several benefits that final weekend, including: Half-off admission at the gate 2014 expired tickets and valid 2014 season passes will be accepted 2014 and 2015 season pass holders can bring a buddy for $10 The arcade, Whip, Garfield’s…

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Kennywood Railroad Property Tour

On Sunday, July 27th as part of KennyKon XXV with ACE Western Pennsylvania, we had the opportunity to tour Kennywood’s railroad property. The property, located in the ravine behind Racer, was previously used as locomotive repair shops for the Union Railroad, and is primarily being used for storage at this time. There is a very wide variety of items stored on the property, ranging from Phantom Fright Nights and Holiday Lights props…

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Thunderbolt Named Kennywood’s Third ACE Roller Coaster Landmark

Today, Thunderbolt was named an “ACE Roller Coaster Landmark” by American Coaster Enthusiasts. This makes it the park’s third coaster, after Jack Rabbit and Racer, with the designation. This also makes Kennywood the only park in the world to be home to three ACE Roller Coaster Landmarks! The plaque, seen below, is visible on the left wall as you pass below the track while entering the Thunderbolt queue area.  …

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Johnny Rockets at Kennywood is OPEN!

Yes, it’s true…Kennywood’s highly-anticipated new restaurant is now open to the public! Kennywood Connection was graciously invited to the media ceremony, and we are happy to report that Johnny Rockets impressed and exceeded our expectations. Click here to check out our full update on our Facebook page. Be sure to join in on the discussion on our forums to share your experience with Johnny Rockets and discuss the new addition to Kennywood cuisine.…

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Kennywood Weekday-Only Season Pass

Kennywood has added a weekday-only season pass option for $59.99. The pass is, of course, good only Monday through Friday. Don’t forget about the other season pass options such as the Ride & Slide Pass (good for admission to both Kennywood and Sandcastle) and Senior Pass (for seniors age 55+). For more details or to purchase your pass, please visit the official park site.

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