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Nov 15, 2018, 21:00 ET WinterFest Returns to Worlds of Fun with New Festive Features, New Year's Eve Party

Worlds of Fun is ready to flip the switch on more than 5 million lights when it opens for its second season of WinterFest on Friday, November 23....


Aug 16, 2018, 17:50 ET New for 2019 - Flagship Restaurant with Local Favorites and Healthy Fare Coming to Worlds of Fun

Worlds of Fun will soon break ground on a 9,000 square foot restaurant that will seat more than 300 guests, making it the largest dining facility in...


May 22, 2018, 04:32 ET Classic Roller Coaster at Worlds of Fun Gets New Twist

The iconic Timber Wolf roller coaster has reopened at Worlds of Fun with a new track layout. After months of construction and major renovations, the...


Nov 21, 2017, 14:00 ET WinterFest at Worlds of Fun Opens November 24

The Midwest's newest and most immersive holiday tradition, WinterFest, opens at Worlds of Fun on Friday, November 24 and will entertain guests on...


Sep 15, 2017, 12:00 ET Worlds of Fun Brings New Frightful Features to Midwest's Leading Halloween Event

A new stunning acrobatic show and 6 new dread-inducing secret rooms await guests as Worlds of Fun's 2017 Halloween Haunt returns weekends starting...


Aug 16, 2017, 09:16 ET Worlds of Fun Introduces New Family Ride, Brings Back Popular Features in 2018

Worlds of Fun, Kansas City's hometown amusement park, will introduce a new family ride, Nordic Chaser, for the 2018 season. On Nordic Chaser, guests...


Apr 12, 2017, 15:30 ET A New Season of FUN at Worlds of Fun

As Worlds of Fun kicks off its 45th season this upcoming weekend, park goers will experience many new exciting changes and additions. For starters,...


Sep 16, 2016, 03:07 ET Your Fear is Back for a New Frightful Season

As the sun sets and the darkness creeps in, the midways of Worlds of Fun fill with a dense fog and transform into the sinister Halloween Haunt! Haunt ...


Aug 18, 2016, 12:00 ET Two New Thrilling Rides and the Introduction of WinterFest at Worlds of Fun in 2017

Worlds of Fun announced today it will be adding two new unique and thrilling rides in 2017, as well as a completely redesigned front gate to enhance...


Apr 22, 2016, 11:57 ET BBQ & Brew = FUN for You

Snoopy & Woodstock, Families & FUN, BBQ & Brew. The list goes on and on, but you can have it all in one place the next three weekends. Beginning...


Apr 12, 2016, 01:58 ET Your FUN is Back

Worlds of Fun is celebrating its 43rd year in Kansas City in grand style with the opening of five new family rides. It took months of planning,...


Sep 13, 2011, 04:47 ET Guinness World Record Set at Worlds of Fun

A new Guinness World Record benefitting charity is officially titled at Worlds of Fun. Worlds of Fun Amusement Park, Harvesters: the Community Food...


Apr 14, 2011, 10:42 ET Worlds of Fun Fans Camp Out for Opening Day

Campout, countdown, then coasters! Opening Day at Worlds of Fun is always a special time, but with the second annual Opening Day Campout, fans...