New ride at Kennywood ‘Spinvasion’ opens Friday

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — Spinvasion, a new ride at Kennywood and the only one of its kind, opens to parkgoers on Friday morning.

The ride is built for single riders and is right in the center of the park’s new Area 412.

“Spinvasion is a first-of-its-kind attraction, offering Kennywood visitors an experience they won’t find at any other park in the country,” says Kennywood Assistant General Manager Rick Spicuzza. “This extra-terrestrial thrill ride is the centerpiece of the park’s all-new alien-inspired Area 412. Featuring a massive, hand-painted mural as the backdrop, giant alien statues, and a dynamic lighting package, this is one giant leap for all Kennywood fans.”

Riders fly sideways while being parallel to the ground.

The ride opens at 11:30 a.m. Friday.

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