Worlds of Fun

Worlds of Fun
Worlds of Fun logo.jpg
amusement park
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Status Operating
Opened May 26, 1973
Owner Cedar Fair
Area 175 acres (70.8 hectares)

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Present[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Attractions[edit | edit source]

This list is incomplete, please expand it if you can.

Operating[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Camp Bus Zamperla Camp Bus 2001
Cyclone Sam's Chance Rides Wipeout 1995
Detonator S&S Worldwide Drop Tower 1996
Falcon's Flight HUSS Condor 2017
Flying Ace Balloon Race Zamperla Balloon Race 2011
Flying Dutchman Intamin Flying Dutchman 1973
Fury of The Nile Intamin River Rapids 1984
Kite Eating Tree S&S Worldwide Frog Hopper 2001
Linus Launcher Zamperla Kite Flyer 2016
Lucy's Tugboat Zamperla Rockin' Tug 2011
Monsoon Intamin Shoot The Chute 1992
Mustang Runner HUSS Troika 2017
RipCord Sky Fun 1 Inc. Skycoaster 1996
Sally's Swing Set Zamperla Happy Swing 2011
Sea Dragon Chance Rides Pirate Ship 1994
Steelhawk Mondial WindSeeker 2014
Viking Voyager Arrow Dynamics Log Flume 1973
Woodstock Gliders Larson International Flying Scooters 2016
Zulu HUSS Enterprise 1979

Closed[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Finnish Fling Chance Rides Rotor May 26, 1973 October 29, 2017 Scrapped
Grand Prix Raceway R.E. Enterprises Go-Karts 1997 2013 Scrapped
Thunderhawk HUSS Top Spin 2002 2015 Scrapped

References[edit | edit source]