Worlds of Fun Kansas City, MO

4545 Worlds of Fun AvenueKansas City, MO 64161
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Experience the ultimate family fun at Worlds of Fun! With 236 acres of thrill rides, roller coasters like the MAMBA and new Zambezi Zinger, family rides, live shows, and more, there's never a dull moment at this Kansas City amusement park. Plus, admission to Oceans of Fun water park with over 60 acres of summer fun is included with your Worlds of Fun tickets!

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Kansas City Travel Experts
  • Largest amusement park in the Midwest, featuring over 236 acres of family fun and more than 68 rides, live shows, and attractions.
  • Includes admission to Oceans of Fun water park that offers 60 acres of water attractions, including slides, wading pools, splash pads, and a wave pool.
  • The park offers a variety of dining options, from quick bites to sit-down meals.
  • Features six themed areas: Americana, Wild West, Europa, East Asia, Scandinavia, and Planet Snoopy.
  • Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun are connected inside the park near the Monsoon; however, the parking lots are not connected along the outside of the parks.
  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays are the best days to visit, and weekdays in general are less crowded.
  • If you're traveling with children, stop by guest services to get a height wristband which will save you time in ride lines.


from Worlds of Fun
A trip to Worlds of Fun is a trip around the world where you experience world-record attractions, world-famous food, world-class events, and world-changing fun!

Founded in 1973 by Lamar Hunt, Worlds of Fun started as Kansas City’s Family Fun Adventure. It quickly grew into a theme park larger than any amusement park in the Midwest! Today it spans more than 325 acres with unique themed areas, a record-breaking waterpark with Oceans of Fun, and the resort for getaways that feel worlds away with the Worlds of Fun Village.

From the big thrills of Zambezi Zinger and MAMBA® to the little thrills of Planet Snoopy, Worlds of Fun has the kind of fun you are looking for in a place where the fun never ends! Oceans of Fun is the perfect, splashtacular complement to Worlds of Fun, with towering slides and relaxing and refreshing pools. And best of all, it's all included with your ticket

KC Nights
Selected Nights, July 13 - 28, 2024
Kansas City nightlife gets a major upgrade in 2024 with Worlds of Fun's KC Nights, the must-attend summer party of the year. Enjoy amazing live entertainment, delicious food and drinks, and fun experiences, all celebrating Kansas City’s rich culture. It is perfect for family-friendly fun, a night out with friends, or a unique date night. Plus, with twilight roller coaster rides and splish-splash fun at Oceans of Fun, it’s the ultimate KC summertime event!

Oceans of Fun Waterpark
Oceans of Fun is a tropically-themed Kansas City water park offering more than 60 acres of summer fun for the entire family. Enjoy slides, wading pools, splash pads, a wave pool, and many other water attractions in this massive oasis. Zip through Riptide Raceway, a nearly 500-foot-long mat racing water slide; enjoy ice-cold adult beverages in Castaway Cove; or hang ten at the Surf City Wave Pool. Oceans of Fun has something for everyone.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Worlds of Fun

Where is Worlds of Fun located?

Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun are located off I-435, Exit 54 at 4545 Worlds Of Fun Ave, Kansas City, MO 64161.

When does Worlds of Fun open, and what time does it close?

Worlds of Fun is open between April and Labor Day weekend in September. Oceans of Fun is open seasonally from late May through September. Please see the operating calendar above for operating hours during your selected date range.

How much is parking at Worlds of Fun?

Parking at Worlds of Fun costs $25 for regular parking and $30 for VIP parking.

What happens when inclement weather strikes?

Most rides and attractions remain in operation despite rain. For your safety, certain rides and attractions may be closed due to rain, lightning, high winds, extreme temperatures, maintenance, and other reasons. Closed rides and attractions are re-opened as soon as possible. No rain checks nor refunds are issued. In case of severe weather, you can seek shelter at an indoor food or retail location. In case of Tornado Warnings, Worlds of Fun will play informational messages over their public address system and their team will direct guests and associates to the closest Storm Ready locations.

I don't like to ride, do I have to purchase an admission ticket?

Yes, all guests entering the park gates must have an admission ticket. Non-riding guests are encouraged to visit the park's unique shops, relax at Oceans of Fun, or enjoy a variety of mild rides.

What types of payment are accepted in the park?

Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun are now cashless. The in-park locations only accept credit cards, debit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay. If you don't have a card, there are Cash-to-Card kiosks in the park that can transfer cash to a card, without fees, which can be used anywhere, not just at the park.

Can I leave Worlds of Fun or Oceans of Fun and re-enter the same day?

If you plan to leave and return later that day, ask for a re-entry voucher from an associate at the admissions turnstile. Admission turnstiles are located at the entrance of Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun. Guests will not be allowed to re-enter without a re-entry voucher. Be sure to keep your parking receipt if you take your car from the parking lot so you can re-enter the parking lots without charge. Vehicles left overnight may be towed at owner's expense. During Halloween Haunt nights, re-entry is not available after 6PM.

Can I bring food or drink into Worlds of Fun or Oceans of Fun?

Guests are not permitted to bring coolers, food, or drinks into either park. Unopened water bottles or empty reusable water bottles are the only exception. Cups of water are available free of charge at any of our food or drink stations.