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WORLDS OF FUN ANNOUNCES MAJOR NEW RIDE FOR 2014!
Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, MO announces SteelHawk, a new ride that will take guests to breathtaking new heights! Get ready to take flight as SteelHawk soars 301 feet in the air and spreads its steel wings at a 45-degree angle at a speed of 8 rotations a minute swinging riders for a 60-second flight.
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Worlds of Fun is proud to announce Chickie’s & Pete’s® as a new food venue for guests at the newly renovated Oceans of Fun section of Worlds of Fun. Chickie’s & Pete’s®, known for their World Famous Crabfries®, was recognized as “ESPN’s Number One Sports Bar in North America.”
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Worlds of Fun celebrates its 40th anniversary by unveiling a completely renovated Oceans of Fun waterpark, marking the completion of the largest waterpark expansion in the park’s history. This extensive project is highlighted by combining both parks into a single admission ticket and the addition of six new slides.
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Opening Day at Worlds of Fun is always a special time, but this year, fans anticipating the park opening can count it down together at the park's overnight party! The all-nighters will be rewarded by the park with huge perks including $17.99 admission, a private ride session on the Patriot roller coaster, breakfast, and fun activities.
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For nearly four decades, Worlds of Fun has been the region's premier entertainment destination for millions of families seeking the best in rides, shows and attractions.
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Installment Plan Offers Resort Guests Convenience and Flexibility
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Carnivore on Path to Shred Kansas City Landmark
A huge predator has been spotted near Worlds of Fun’s iconic balloon, aiming to make the park’s entrance extinct. This massive creature, identified as a Tyrannosaurus rex, has appeared in the city as part of Dinosaurs Alive!, a multi-sensory interactive dinosaur park coming to Worlds of Fun next spring.
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