Kentucky Kingdom

937 Phillips LaneLouisville, KY 40209
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Experience adrenaline-pumping rides and family fun at Kentucky Kingdom. With 70+ attractions, including thrilling roller coasters like Lightning Run and Storm Chaser, pint-sized fun in King Louie’s Playland, wave pools, and lazy rivers, it’s non-stop excitement for all ages. Book your Kentucky Kingdom tickets for an unforgettable adventure!

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Louisville Travel Experts
  • Plan to spend up to 5 hours or more.
  • 70+ thrilling rides, coasters and water attractions.
  • Several dining options available throughout the park.
  • Suitable for all ages. Guests 15 years of age and under must be accompanied by a chaperone age 21+ with a valid photo ID.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and consider bringing sunscreen and wet wipes or hand sanitizers.
  • Re-enter the park same day by presenting ticket to gate attendant.
  • Cabanas, lockers, strollers, wheelchairs, and ECVs are available for rent.
  • Some rides' queues will close an hour before closing.


from Kentucky Kingdom
Enjoy an adventure-filled escape to Kentucky Kingdom, Louisville's premier entertainment destination! A seasonal amusement park and waterpark, Kentucky Kingdom offers unforgettable adventure for all ages, including five thrilling roller coasters, dozens of thrill rides, family rides and classic favorites, plus two giant wave pools, two lazy rivers and a four-story water playground!

Ride, Slide & Splash
Explore more than 70 rides and attractions that invite you to soar through the air and plunge into refreshing pools. Take to the skies on world-class coasters like the thrilling Thunder Run wooden roller coaster featuring a 74-foot drop, or enjoy BIG fun for little ones in King Louie's Playland, where you can play all day on more than a dozen pint-sized attractions. Turn your world upside down on Cyclos and bust a move on Breakdance (a whirling ride with spinning gondolas).

Hurricane Bay
Hurricane Bay Water Park reopens May 25, 2024
Beat the heat in giant wave pools, winding lazy rivers and even a four-story water playground! Louisville's Family Theme and Water Park is waiting for you. Get ready to play in Hurricane Bay all summer long!

Operating hours listed are for Kentucky Kingdom. Hurricane Bay is open on select days and hours from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

Kentucky Kingdom Reviews

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Annette Sweeney
Louisville , KY
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"Kentucky Kingdom"
July 2023
Brought my granddaughters over here we had a terrific experience!
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Emily Greer
Glasgow , KY
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"You save money when you have 5 more people"
August 2022
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Rachel Kirkham
Corydon, IN
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"Kentucky kingdom fun!"
August 2022
We had so much fun at hurricane Bay! Staff was so helpful and polite! We definitely will be going back!
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Tip: Make sure you have water shoes "river shoes" it will make your visit much easier.

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Patrick Anderson
Murfreesboro , TN
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July 2022
The tickets from Tripster saved my family money and I was able to complete the entire process while standing at the gate! FAST, EASY, and NICE SAVINGS!!
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Sanjuana Delgado
Nashville, TN
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July 2022
Muy buen servicio,rápido,fácil y seguro, 100% recomendado.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kentucky Kingdom

What time does Kentucky Kingdom close?

Kentucky Kingdom's hours vary throughout the season. Please see the operating calendar in the ticket section above for operating hours during your selected date(s).

Where is Kentucky Kingdom located?

Kentucky Kingdom is located at 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209. Kentucky Kingdom is on the grounds of the Kentucky Exposition Center, in the heart of Louisville at the intersection of I-65 and I-264. Follow the highway signs to the Kentucky Expo Center/Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay.

Is Kentucky Kingdom amusement park and waterpark suitable for all ages?

Kentucky Kingdom welcomes families and guests of all ages. Guests ages 15 and under must be accompanied by a chaperone. Guests without a chaperone who cannot provide identification proving they are at least 16 years of age will not be permitted entry. Kentucky Kingdom considers chaperones as a parent, guardian, or other supervising adult age 21 or over with a valid ID, including a photograph and date of birth. Valid types of identification include driver's license, non-driver ID card, passport, visa or military ID. Each chaperone can accompany up to 6 guests aged 15 and under. Every person 4 years old or older must have a valid admission ticket to enter the park.

Can I leave and re-enter the park?

You may leave the park and return on the same day by presenting your ticket to the gate attendant for re-entry.

Is there free parking?

No, but paid parking spaces are available. If you leave the parking lot, you will be required to pay the Kentucky Exposition Center’s parking fee to re-enter. Parking fees are $12.00 per car and $25.00 per bus. (Subject to change.)

Are there ATMs in the park?

ATMs are located at the Season Pass Processing Center near the entrance to Kentucky Kingdom and inside 5D Cinema store. For your convenience, food locations, retail shops, and games throughout the park accept cash and credit cards.

Are pets allowed in the park?

No. Only service animals are allowed in Kentucky Kingdom.

Can I bring my camera?

Yes, you may bring your camera. However, you are not permitted to have a camera on Kentucky Kingdom rides because cameras and cell phones are considered loose articles.

What do I wear to Kentucky Kingdom?

Wear comfortable, casual attire, including shoes, shirts, and shorts, pants, or cover-ups, for admission to Kentucky Kingdom and at all times while inside the amusement park. Clothing or body art that is rude, vulgar, or contains inflammatory language or graphics must be covered. Kentucky Kingdom is a family-friendly park and reserves the right to determine whether a guest’s attire or body art is appropriate.

Can I bring food and beverages into Kentucky Kingdom & Hurricane Bay?

Outside food and beverages are not allowed into the park, with limited exceptions (e.g., infant formula, baby food, etc.). You can bring refillable water bottles into the park; refillable water stations are located throughout the park.

Are there height/weight/age restrictions?

Yes, height and weight restrictions vary for attractions throughout the park. Ride requirement signs are posted at the entrance to each attraction.

Is Kentucky Kingdom wheelchair/stroller accessible?

Yes, the park is wheelchair and stroller accessible. Look for the wheelchair and transfer symbols on the attraction sign at each ride to determine if the attraction is suitable for you. The wheelchair symbol identifies attractions a guest may ride while remaining in a wheelchair. The wheelchair transfer symbol identifies attractions a guest may ride if he or she is able to transfer from a wheelchair to the ride vehicle or attraction alone or with assistance from a member of his/her party. Guests must be able to complete the loading and unloading process, which may involve standing, step(s) up or down, or a slight incline. All riders must meet all rider requirements and be able to maintain the required rider posture for the duration of the ride.

Is the park accessible for guests with special needs?

Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay offers a variety of accommodations and services for guests with special needs. You can familiarize yourself with Kentucky Kingdom's accessibility guide via their website, or call the number on your e-ticket prior to visiting the park.

Does Kentucky Kingdom offer strollers, wheelchairs, or electric convenience vehicles (ECVs) for rent?

You may bring your own stroller, wheelchair or ECV into the park. They also offer these items for rent near the front gate on a first-come, first-served basis. Strollers may be rented for children only. There is a weight limit of 60lbs for a single stroller and 100lbs for a double stroller. Wheelchairs have a weight limit of 250lbs and the ECV weight limit is 450lbs.

Are there lockers for rent?

Yes. All-day lockers are available to rent by credit card only on a first-come, first-served basis in various locations in Hurricane Bay.

What items are prohibited in the park?

The following items are prohibited from being brought into the park Guests are required to walk through a security checkpoint, and additional screenings may be required. - Weapons such as knives or guns - Outside food or drink - Glass containers - Alcohol - Drugs or other illegal substances - Coolers or picnic baskets - Vehicles or two-wheeled electric scooters - Skateboards, bicycles, or skates - Pets - Drones - Fireworks - Flotation devices (kickboards, noodles, water wings, etc.), with the exception of puddle jumpers, which are allowed - Swimming flippers - Large umbrellas or pop-up shade structures of any kind - Water guns or toys that shoot projectiles - Life jackets not approved by U.S. Coast Guard - Any item determined by management to impede the safety or diminish the experience of our guests

What do I do in case of emergency while at the park?

The park has three (3) Health Services locations. Licensed Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are available on site to service your medical needs. In accordance with medical protocol, EMTs may not dispense medication. If you need medication, please plan to bring your own or you may purchase from a selection of over-the-counter medications in the park's gift shops. For natural catastrophes, please follow instructions that are given.