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Visiting Worlds of Fun & Oceans of Fun in 2021

Visiting Worlds of Fun & Oceans of Fun in 2021? Here's what you need to know about our updated protocols, including waterpark reservations, face coverings and new cashless policies.
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Hiring Lifeguards and More + Salary Increases

Worlds of Fun is currently hiring lifeguards as we prepare to open Oceans of Fun waterpark for the 2021 season on May 29. Best of all, we’ve increased starting wages to $15 per hour for lifeguards.
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Introducing Worlds of Love Community Giving 

Worlds of Fun is proud to announce its new charitable giving program, Worlds of Love. Through this new initiative, park ambassadors and guests will unite to spread happiness, fun and love to deserving children in the Kansas City area.
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Worlds of Fun on Saturday Night Live

Live from New York, it's Worlds of Fun on Saturday Night Live! Check out the Kansas City ties to the famed SNL cast and how the amusement park skit brought Viking Voyager to primetime TV.
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2021 Season Calendar at Worlds of Fun & Oceans of Fun

The 2021 Worlds of Fun hours and calendar is now live, and we’re so excited to welcome you back for a season of smiles and safe family fun.
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Breaking Ground on Worlds of Fun 50 Years Ago

The groundbreaking of the park in 1971 was an important part of Worlds of Fun's history. From vision to conception, we revisit how we would be the future home to countless cherished memories for years to come.
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From 16-Year-Old Ride Operator to GM: Meet Tony Carovillano

Meet Worlds of Fun's vice president and general manager, and follow his 35-year career in the amusement park industry.
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Worlds of Fun Halloween Pumpkin Stencils and Coloring Sheets

Gather your family around for a viewing of It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and enjoy these Worlds of Fun themed pumpkin stencils and coloring sheets.
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The Flat (Ride) World: Plethora of Panda

There are over 60 attractions at Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun. Each has its story, and while the roller coasters usually get all the attention, we thought we’d start a blog series exploring the background on some of our flat rides. Up first, Bamboozler.
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Get An Early Look At Oceans of Fun's New Water Slide - Riptide Raceway

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the construction and progress of Oceans of Fun's new world-record-breaking water slide Riptide Raceway.
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