Kennywood cancels Phantom Fright Nights, other upcoming events this year

Kennywood not hosting Phantom Fright Nights this fall

PITTSBURGH — Kennywood is not hosting Phantom Fright Nights or Happy Hauntings this fall, according to park officials.

In a message posted on its calendar webpage, the park wrote it is due to Kennywood not opening until July 7 for season pass holders and July 11 for the general public.

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Phantom Fright Nights was voted among the 10 best theme park events in the United States last year, according to USA Today. The Halloween-themed event features ghosts, goblins, ghouls and plenty of screams each fall.

Fall Fantasy and Happy Hauntings will also not happen this year, and a centennial celebration for the Jack Rabbit roller coaster has been postponed to 2021.

The Holiday Lights event is scheduled to return this year.

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