Worlds of Fun

Worlds of Fun
Worlds of Fun logo.jpg
Location
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Status Operating
Opened May 26, 1973
Owner Cedar Fair
Area 175 acres (70.8 hectares)
Website http://worldsoffun.com

Worlds of Fun is an amusement park in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. It opened on May 26, 1973 and is operated by Cedar Fair.

History

In 1995, Worlds of Fun was acquired by Cedar Fair for $40 million.

The opening of the park in 2020 was delayed due to challenges associated with the coronavirus pandemic. The operating season was cut back to June to September.[1]

Roller coasters

Present

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Boomerang Vekoma Shuttle April 8, 2000 Operating
Cosmic Coaster Preston & Barbieri Family April 3, 1993 Operating
Mamba Morgan Hyper April 19, 1998 Operating
Patriot Bolliger & Mabillard Inverted April 8, 2006 Operating
Prowler Great Coasters International Wooden May 2, 2009 Operating
Spinning Dragons Gerstlauer Spinning April 17, 2004 Operating
Timber Wolf Dinn Corporation Wooden April 1, 1989 Operating

Past

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Clsoed Fate
Extremeroller Arrow Dynamics Steel 1976 1988 Relocated to Formosa WonderWorld
Orient Express Arrow Dynamics Steel April 4, 1980 October 26, 2003 Scrapped
Schussboomer Schwarzkopf Steel May 26, 1973 1984 Scrapped
Silly Serpent Allan Herschell Company Kiddie May 26, 1973 1987 Unknown
Zambezi Zinger Schwarzkopf Steel May 26, 1973 1997 Relocated to Parque Nacional Del Café

Attractions

Operating

Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Autobahn Reverchon Dodgems 1973
Bamboozler Hrubetz Round-Up 1977
Beagle Brigade Airfield Zamperla Junior Suspended Whip 2016
Camp Bus Zamperla Junior Flying Carpet 2001
Charlie Brown's Windup Zamperla Junior Chair-O-Plane 2001
Cyclone Sam's Chance Rides Trabant/Satellite 1995
Detonator S&S Worldwide Drop Tower 1996
Falcon's Flight HUSS Condor 2017
Fjörd Fjärlane HUSS Ramba Zamba/Swingaround 1982
Flying Ace Balloon Race Zamperla Balloon Tower 2011
Flying Dutchman Intamin Flying Dutchman 1973
Fury of The Nile Intamin River Rapids 1984
Grand Carrousel M.C. Illions & Sons Carousell Works Carousel 2011
Kite Eating Tree S&S Worldwide Junior Drop Tower 2001
Le TaxiTour Arrow Dynamics Track Ride 1973
Linus' Beetle Bugs Royal Cascade Roundabout 1979
Linus Launcher Zamperla Kite Flyer 2016
Lucy's Tugboat Zamperla Rockin' Tug 2011
Monsoon Intamin Shoot The Chute 1992
Mustang Runner HUSS Troika 2017
Nordic Chaser Mack Rides Sea Storm 2018
Peanuts 500 Zamperla Junior Whip 2011
Peanuts Road Rally Zamperla Track Ride 2011
Peanuts Turn Tyke Zamperla Roundabout 1987
RipCord Sky Fun 1 Inc. Skycoaster 1996
Sally's Swing Set Zamperla Happy Swing 2011
Scandi Scrambler Eli Bridge Company Scrambler 1973
Sea Dragon Chance Rides Pirate Ship 1994
Skyliner Eli Bridge Company Ferris Wheel 1991
Snoopy vs Red Baron Bradley & Kaye Junior Jets 1974
Snoopy's Junction Zamperla Junior Railway 2016
Snoopy's Rocket Express Zamperla Monorail 2011
Snoopy's Space Buggies Zamperla Jump Around 2016
Snoopy's Yacht Club Goforth Industries Roundabout 1978
SteelHawk Mondial WindSeeker 2014
Viking Voyager Arrow Dynamics Log Flume 1973
Woodstock Gliders Larson International Flying Scooters 2016
Woodstock Whirlybirds Zamperla Junior Teacups 2011
Worlds of Fun Railroad Crown Metal Products Miniature Railway 1973
Zulu HUSS Enterprise 1979

Closed

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Barnstormer Bradley & Kaye Barnstormer 1978 1983 Scrapped
Bounce-A-Roos Bradley & Kaye Junior Jets 1973 2010 Scrapped
Crashem Bashem Unknown Junior Dodgems 1973 2015 Scrapped
Finnish Fling Chance Rides Rotor 1973 2017 Scrapped
Grand Prix Raceway R.E. Enterprises Go-Karts 1997 2013 Scrapped
Le Carousel Bradley & Kaye Carousel 1979 2016 Unknown
Octopus Eyerly Aircraft Company Polyp 1973 2014 Scrapped - parts to Valleyfair!
Omegatron Vekoma Ranger 1986 2001 Scrapped
Python Plunge New Wave Rides Dinghy Waterslides 1988 1999 Scrapped
Road Rally Hampton Rides Roundabout 1977 2010 Unknown
Rockin' Reeler Reverchon Superbob/Musik Express 1991 2005 Scrapped
Safari Arrow Dynamics Track Ride 1973 1978 Scrapped
Ski Heis Von Roll Ropeway 1973 1987 Scrapped
Thunderhawk HUSS Top Spin 2002 2015 Scrapped
Wobble Wheel Chance Rides Trabant/Satellite 1977 1993 Unknown

References