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Kennywood cancels Phantom Fright Nights, other upcoming events this year

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.

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.

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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.