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Worlds of Fun announces important updates regarding the rest of the 2020 Season. Learn More.

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Putting the "Fun" in Funnel Cake

No trip to Worlds of Fun is complete without enjoying a funnel cake. Its sugary, melt-in-your-mouth crispness makes it the queen of desserts. Since it has been a while since you’ve indulged in this legendary treat, we’ve asked our executive chef Wesley Boston to share an amusement park funnel cake recipe you can make at home.
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Fury of the Nile Hosts First Responders For Training

When the park is closed, Fury of the Nile becomes a training facility for local water rescue teams. The attraction’s rushing waters and torrents provide a safe environment for first responders to develop skills that can be used to save lives.
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Live Entertainment - Creating the Magic

The live entertainment at Worlds of Fun has been a long-time staple at the park. The "Words of Fun" blog invites you to join our entertainment manager, Brian Cross, as he takes you backstage for a closer look at our shows, our team and auditions process.
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Introduction to the Science of Roller Coasters

While today’s roller coasters are sophisticated machines, they all use basic principles of science to operate - physics. We join the Kansas Children's Discovery Center for a live stream and introductory look into the science of roller coasters.
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Kids Can Learn at Home with Fun Activities Featuring the Peanuts Gang

Looking for stimulating lesson plans to use at home with the kids? Our friends, the Peanuts Gang, have super fun STEM activities for grades K-8!
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How to Have Worlds of Fun at Home

Imagination has always been a powerful entertainer. So, let’s keep the boredom at bay with some activities that will let you and your family have Worlds of Fun at home.
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2019’s Most Popular Rides

2019 has come to a full stop, and the 2020 season is approaching the station. Before we ready our lap bars for another amazing adventure at Worlds of Fun, let’s take a look back at the most popular Kansas City attractions last year.
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A Fresh Coat of Paint on Patriot

The 3,081' long Patriot roller coaster has a fresh coat of red, white and blue paint for 2020. Find out what all goes into painting such a massive, breathtaking roller coaster.
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2020 Auditions at Worlds of Fun

Information on 2020 live entertainment jobs at Worlds of Fun, including openings and upcoming auditions in the Kansas City metro.
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Autism Society 5K at Worlds of Fun

Worlds of Fun will host a 5K/1K Fun Run with the Autism Society of the Heartland on Saturday, May 2. This is the second year the park has hosted this community event, and all proceeds will benefit the lives of those affected by autism in Missouri and Kansas.
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