Celebrate America
  • Location:
    Kennywood Park
  • 4800 Kennywood Blvd.
  • 15122, Pennsylvania 15122
  • Phone:
    412-461-0500

Celebrate America

In addition to thrilling rides, fast roller coasters, and family fun, Kennywood's Independence Day activities include music performances and magic tricks, the Silver Star Meats Hot Dog Eating Contest, and the cutest competition you'll ever watch: dachshunds dashing for victory in the Wiener 100! Plus, end each night with a star-studded fireworks show!

Oh, say can you see five straight nights of fireworks?! Kennywood’s traditional Independence Day activities stretch nearly an entire week, with music performances and magic tricks, the Silver Star Meats Hot Dog Eating Contest and the cutest competition you'll ever watch: dachshunds dashing to victory in the Wiener 100! Plus, each evening ends with a star-studded fireworks show!

Savings: Free admission for military (active duty, retired and veterans). 50 percent off normal military family/friends rate (max. 6 tickets per service member). Civilian discounts available – check back to this page or www.Kennywood.com/events for more details and a schedule of entertainment for Celebrate America.

Fireworks take place, weather permitting, approximately 15 minutes before park closing each night. Kennywood's closing time varies daily depending on crowd size and weather, and is determined at approximately 5 p.m. each day and communicated in-park. While closing time is typically 10 p.m., that time may vary on your visit.

Upcoming Dates For This Event:
  • Saturday, July 4