Holiday Lights Begins Tonight!

Kennywood’s fourth annual Holiday Lights event begins this evening, Friday November 28th! The event runs Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through December 21st from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. Holiday Lights is a great family event with activities such as writing letters to Santa, cookie decorating, a great model train display, a fantastic light show set to music around the lagoon every half hour, visiting Santa himself, and much more! Several rides are also open, including a holiday themed Olde Kennywood Railroad called “Gingerbread Express”, the Paratrooper, Kangaroo, Merry-Go-Round, Turtle, Ghostwood Estate, and various Kiddieland rides.

Save $2 and purchase your tickets online at for $14.99, or you can purchase tickets at the gate for $16.99. You can also purchase a Holiday Lights Season Pass for $24.99 which includes unlimited admission to Holiday Lights for 2014. Holiday Lights entry is also included if you have purchased any 2015 season pass other than the Black Friday “Basic Season Pass”.


New for 2011: Kennywood’s Holiday Lights!

For the first time in Kennywood’s 114 season history, the park will be open in December! Kennywood’s Holiday Lights is a new holiday event that will feature a light show around the lagoon with tens of thousands of lights! Several rides will also be open, including the Carousel, Kangaroo, Paratrooper, and a newly holiday themed Olde Kennywood Railroad. Several rides in Kiddieland are also planned to be open. A variety of food will also be offered, including kettle corn, s’mores, a variety of hot drinks, and of course…. Potato Patch Fries!

Parking will be free for the event, and a “small admission” fee has yet to be determined.

Dates of the event: December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18
Hours: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM