History 2014 Past Restaurants, Shops, and Games Page

Past Restaurants, Shops, and Games Page

Welcome to the Worlds of Fun Restaurants, Shops and Games Page. Almost every visitor comes to a park to ride the rides or to watch the shows. However, Worlds of Fun also includes several places to eat, games to play and many souvenir shops scattered through the park. All of Worlds of Fun, restaurants, shops and games are listed on this page according to park location. Click on any of the links below to find out more about each.

Scandinavia

Shops


Copenhagen
2004-2007

located right next to the Tivoli Music Hall this small indoor shop carries a wide variety of Worlds of Fun souvenirs and candy.

Copenhagen
2002-2002

This candy shop includes many specially packaged candies and other sweet favorites.

Copenhagen Critters
1998-2001

Copenhagen Critters is located next to the Tivoli Music Hall. A huge selection of Beanie Babies and other stuffed animals are available for purchase.

Copenhagen Nogginvear
1973-1997



Create-A-Friend
2002-2003

At this small shop guests can choose, stuff and take home their own stuffed animal.

Glass Maker
1973-1978



Just for Kids
1995-1998

Just for Kids was located where Plaza Gifts now resides (in the Baltic Bazaar). Merchandise for children was the focus of this shop which sold Worlds of Fun t-shirts, toys and other items just for kids.

Miniature Maker
1973-1975



Norseman's Niceties
1973-2008

Norseman's Niceties is an original shop to Worlds of Fun. Inside visitors will find a selection of Worlds of Fun souvenirs as well as Peanuts memorabilia.

Plaza Gifts
1999-2011

Plaza Gifts is a small souvenir shop and is part of the Baltic Bazaar. It features basic souvenirs including T-Shirts, children's items and hats.

Portrait Artist
1973-1975



Wood Carver
1973-1975



Games


Arctic Arcade
1973-1982



Fool the Guesser
0-2002

Have your weight, birthday month or age guessed. If you fool the guesser, you win a prize.

Scandi Skees
1983-2011

Scandi Skees is one of the original game areas at the park. It features two types of Skeeball alleys and a variety of video arcade games.

Restaurants


All-Stars Grill
1996-2013

All-Stars Grill is one of the park's three indoor counter service restaurants, and offers up a menu full of traditional sport's bar offerings such as chicken fingers and hamburgers as well bottled beer.

Bigger Dipper Ice Cream
1980-1983



Chicken Patio
1998-2004

Located in Scandinavia, this counter service restaurant specializes in fried chicken dinners and chicken strip meals. Prices range from $5 - $12.

Daniel's Danish Deli
1977-1989



Daniel's Oven-Fresh Bakery and Sub Shop
1990-1994



Danish Deli
1975-1976



Fine Finnish Funnels
1999-2007

Featuring made from stratch funnel cakes ranging in price from $4 - $6 depending on the topping.

Ice Cream
1976-1979



Icicle
1973-1997



Icicle
1973-1995



Nordic Nook
1973-1997

Located in Scandinavia, this counter service restaurant specializes in fried chicken dinners and chicken strip meals.

Norma's Funnel Cakes
1979-1998



Oslo's Chicken and Waffles
2012-2012

Enjoy chicken and waffles, toppings, wings, and more at this patio cafe near Sea Dragon.

Smor-B-Que
1984-1984



Sunset Strips
2005-2008

Located near Sea Dragon, Sunset Strips serves breaded and grilled chicken sandwiches, wraps, salads and chicken strips.

The Inn of the Four Winds
1985-1995



The Smorbord Cafreteria
1973-1983



Tyke Town Cafe
2009-2011

Located near Sea Dragon this new dining experience for 2009 serves sliders, foot-long corn dogs and fries.

Africa

Shops


Wood and Leather Shop
1973-2012

The Wood and Leather Shop offers a variety of handcrafted wood items as well as custom leather goods.

Games


Bengali Bash
1981-2007

Knock the bottles off of the platform to win.

Big Game Hunt
1973-2007

Big Game Hunt is a traditional shooting gallery themed around a safari/saloon. It's a classic game that is becoming more and more rare in today's parks. This attraction should not be missed.

Free Throw
0-2002

A basic basketball freethrow game. One of the only two in the park where you can win a full size basketball.

Gun Ball
0-2000



High Striker
1996-2006

Step up and test your strength by earning 100 points in three swings or less.

Hoops
0-2007

A basketball freethrow game.

Restaurants


Congo Clearing
1973-2012

A basic outside counter service restaurant featuring hamburgers, chicken strips, french fries and soft drinks. Prices range from $3 - $6.

King Tut's
2010-2012

Pick up a hot dog or corn dog at this quick counter service located next to the Boomerang roller coaster.

King Tut's Homemade Fries
2000-2005

A snack stand located near Casbah Games, featuring fresh cut fries and chili dogs. Prices range from $3 - $6.

King Tut's Zarda Q
2006-2008

King Tut's serves a wide menu variety of Kansas City's famous Zarda Barbeque sandwiches, as well as hot dogs, fresh cut french fries, and soda.

Lemon Chill
0-2003



Sheridan's
2009-2010

Located near Casbah Games is another Kansas City favorite, Sheridan's. Here at Worlds of Fun it serves a limited menu including smoothies, concretes, sundaes and funnel cakes.

Europa

Restaurants


Lamar's Libations
1973-1997



Pizza Patio
1973-2003

Pizza Patio is a counter service restaurant serving pizza by the slice as well as whole 16" pizzas. They also serve breadsticks, meatball subs and soft drinks. Prices range from $3-$17 (16" pizza).

Smoothie Company
1998-2008

The Smoothie Company is a small walk up drink stand in Europa offering healthy frozen fruit drinks.

Twisters
2009-2013

This small snack stand located near the Autobahn offers warm pretzels and drinks.

Americana

Shops


Airbrush Artist
1973-2001

The Airbrush Artists booth is located as part of Front Street shops in Americana. These artists personalize t-shirts, hats and other apparel.

Antique Photos
1976-2001

Did you ever want to know what you would look like as an wild west cowboy? Here, you can find out what you would have looked like by having a replica antique photo taken.

Beagle Bay Outfitters
2001-2010

Beagle Bay Outfitters is one of the largest shops in the park and offers an array of Snoopy merchandise including shirts, hats, plush toys and candy.

Bear Country Gift Shop
1997-2000

The Bear Country Gift Shop was located inside the Bear Museum and featured a small selection of children's merchandise including t-shirts, hats and, of course, a variety of Bearenstain Bear™ books.

Beat Street
1991-2002

Ever dreamed of starring in your own music video? Looking for decently priced Worlds of Fun souvenirs? You can find them all as well as the Powerhouse arcade in the Beat Street shops.

Big Time Studios
1989-2002

Ever dreamed of being a rock star in your own personalized music video or recording your voice onto a cassette or CD? Well here's your chance. Big Time studios is Worlds of Fun's very own recording studio. Big Time Studios is located on Beat Street in Americana.

Brims 'n' Bonnets
1973-1996

As one of the longest lasting shops in the park, Brims 'n' Bonnets was located at the end of Front Street and offered visitors a large selection of hats in different shapes, sizes and colors.

Candlestix
1997-1999

In it's short time on Front Street, Candlestix sold an assortment of candles in an array of different shapes, sizes and scents. Today, some of the candles once sold at this shop can be found at Norseman's Niceties in Scandinavia.

Charlie's Caps
2004-2013

Charlie's Caps sells a wide variety of head wear from the useful and typical baseball caps for all ages to the wild and crazy novelty headwear.

Clark's Trading Post
1973-1996



Collectible Corner
1973-2000

Collectible Corner is located as part of the Front Street Mall in Americana. It features Coca-Cola Merchandise as well as Kansas City sports themed memorabilia.

Colonel Knott's Landing
1982-1990



Corner Collectibles
2001-2003

Corner Collectibles is located as part of the Front Street Mall in Americana. It features a wide collection of stuffed animals.

Fotomat Camera Shop
1973-1975



Just Dandy Candy & Fudge
1996-2000

Homemade fudge by the pound, chocolate covered pretzels, coffee, espresso and other sweets were sold at Just Dandy Candy & Fudge on Front Street. (currently Sally's Sweets)

Launch Pad
1996-2010

Launch Pad has the largest space of any of the shops at Worlds of Fun. With this space comes a wide assortment of souvenirs.

Mad Hatter
2000-2003

Mad Hatter sells a wide variety of head wear from the useful and typical baseball caps for all ages to the wild and crazy novelty headware.

Odds and Ends
1991-2001

Odds and Ends is located on Beat Street and sells discounted Worlds of Fun and Kansas City souvenirs. If it is open during your visit it is definitly worth your time visiting.

Pig Pen's Plush Place
2004-2011

Pig Pen's Place is located as part of the Front Street Mall in Americana. It features a wide collection of stuffed animals.

Sally's Sweets
0-2007

Located as part of the Front Street Mall in Americana, Sally's Sweets includes a wide variety of homemade fudge, and other chocolate covered creations.

Sharon's Sweet Shoppe
1996-2000

Located on Front Street in Americana, Sharon's Sweet Shoppe offered guests a large assortment of bulk candy including gumballs, gummy bears and jellybeans as well as a selection of pre-packaged sweets. (currently Peppermint Patty's)

Show Me Shop
1973-1993

Souvenirs featuring Kansas City's landmarks and sports teams were for sale at the Show Me Shop. Visitors from out of town could purchase Royals or Chiefs merchandise, photos and postcards of Kansas City and other memorabilia.

Snap Shot Shop
1976-1982



Yum Yum Tree
1973-1995

The Yum Yum Tree was Worlds of Fun's candy store. It offered guests a large assortment of bulk candy including gumballs, gummy bears and jellybeans as well as a selection of pre-packaged sweets. (currently Peppermint Patty's)

Games


Balloon Blast
2008-2009



Big Mouth
1978-2000

Toss a ball in the mouth of Taz and win!

Bottle Bash
1976-2007

Knock all three bottles off of the platform and win a prize.

Bushel Baskets
0-2009

One of the hardest games in any park to win, players throw baseballs into baskets and attempt to get them to stay in to win.

China Crunch
0-2002

Players throw baseballs towards a row a plates and attempt to break one to win.

Crazy Ball
0-2007

Players toss wiffle balls onto a table of goblets. To win, it must land on a colored goblet.

Cyclone Sadie's Arcade
1990-2001

Come on in and test your hand/eye coordination. Inside Cyclone Sadie's Arcade is a large number of video games for your entrainment.

Fun Ball
0-2007

By far the hardest game in the park to win. To win, players must throw a baseball and have it land in the milk can.

It's the Real Ring
1976-2000

Try to toss the ring over the neck of a Coke bottle.

Milk Can
2002-2007

A difficult game to win. Players must toss a baseball into a milk can to win.

Milk Can
1976-2001

Toss a ball into the milk can and win a prize.

New Funtier
1976-2001

New Funtier offers a wide variety of arcade games for guests.

Powerhouse Arcade
1982-2003

Power House Arcade is located on Beat Street in Americana. It offers a basic variety of Arcade games as well as air hockey.

Quarterback Challange
2008-2010



Rising Waters
1997-2008

Gather a few friends to compete against. Guests use water pistols to fill their tube of water up. The first with their tube full wins.

Scatter Ball
0-2001

A similar game to pinball, this game requires players to "catch" the small metal ball with a handle before it falls into the trap.

Scatter Ball
2002-2007

A similar game to pinball, this game requires players to "catch" the small metal ball with a handle before it falls into the trap.

Swoosh
0-2007

A smaller version of the basketball freethrow. Make a basket and win a stuffed animal.

Tic Tac Toe
1976-2001

Try a game of tic-tac-toe using wiffle balls.

Tiger Golf
0-2002

Play just like Tiger Woods! This miniature golf game has four prize levels, for the novice to the advanced putter.

U Can Do
1988-2001

Are you skilled enough to get the ball into the mik can? If so, you could win a prize.

Uncle Sam's Skeeball Hall
1976-2001

Uncle Sam's Skeeball Hall is located in Americana on Bicentennial Square. It features several rows of Skeeball games and prize redemption for high scorers.

Wacky Wire
0-2010

This game is harder then it looks! Players must successfully navigated around the twisting, rotating wire without touching it to win.

WoF Lanes
2008-2009



Restaurants


Blue Bronco BBQ
1996-2004

Blue Bronco is one of Worlds of Fun's three indoor counter service restaurants. Blue Bronco serves BBQ entrees and sandwichs including a half slab of ribs, and brisket, turkey or sausage sliced or made into sandwiches. Prices range from $3-$14.

Cotton Candy
1973-2005

A small walk up snack food counter located in Americana that serves cotton candy and carmel apple sundaes. Prices range from $2.50-$7.

Crustano's Artisan Sandwiches
2004-2008

Located right next to the Ripcord, Crustano's offers five varieties of gourmet sandwiches on fresh baked bread.

Custer's Last Stand
1973-2007

A small snack stand featuring chips, pickles on a stick, corn dogs and soft drinks. Prices range from $2-$5.

Gyro Express
2006-2008

Pronounced Yee-Ros, this favorite Greek food is served from a small snack stand near the Americana fountain. Gyro Express offers both Beef or Chicken Gyro Sandwiches and Salads.

Ice Cream Shoppe
2006-2012

Located in Americana, Ice Cream Shoppe is one of two ice cream choices you have in Americana (the other being Sheridan's). It also serves several flavors of Blue Bunny Ice Cream, Triple Dip also serves root beer floats and sundaes.

Lumberjack Snacks
2002-2012

Located near the Timberwolf exit, Lumberjack snacks offers Dippin' Dots frozen ice cream, snacks and drinks.

Lumberjack Snacks
1976-2002

Lumberjack Snacks is located back near the ThunderHawk and features fresh cut fries, corn dogs and soft drinks.

Paddle Wheel Café
1973-1995



Pretzel Time
1997-2005

Pretzel Time is located in Americana right next to Triple Dip. Pretzel Time serves fresh baked hand rolled pretzels. A salted pretzel is $2.49 with various toppings costing extra.

Sandwich Shop
2009-2010

Added for the 2009 season this small counter service restaurant is located near the Americana fountain, and offers a healthy option of subs, chips and drinks.

Sheridan's
2006-2008

Another Kansas City landmark, Sheridan's has found a home at Worlds of Fun. While serving a limited menu compared to its walk-up stands across the city, Sheridan's serves a sweet menu of Wowieccinos, Smoothies, Lattes and Sundaes.

Sub Shop
1996-2003

The Sub Shop is a counter service restaurant that actually serves healthy food choices including three types of sub sandwich combos. Price for the sub combo is $5.99.

The Dog House
2008-2012

This tiny snack stand near Canine Crossing theater offers drinks and a small assortment of snacks.

Triple Dip Ice Cream
1996-2005

Worlds of Fun's only full service ice cream parlor, serving several varities of hard ice cream, as well as soft serve ice cream, rootbeer floats and sundaes. Prices range from $2-$4.

Wet Yur Whistle
1973-2007

A small soft drink and Artic Blast stand, this small drink stand lives up to its name. Wet Yur Whistle serves Artic Blasts as well as soft drinks. Prices range from $2-$3.

Zarda Q
2005-2008

Updated in 2005, Zarda Q is an indoor counter service restaurant that serves Kansas City's famous Zarda Barbeque. Diner's can choose from brisket, burnt ends and turkey just to name a few.

Orient

Shops


Orient Photos
0-2003

No souvenir is better then a photo of you and your friends having a good time at the park. Purchase a photo of you and your friends riding the Orient Express here.

Games


Remote Control Boats
0-2002



Restaurants


Pagoda Soda
1973-2003

Located in the Orient, Pagoda Soda serves a fare of hot dogs, tacos and other snack foods.

Rangoon Refresher
1973-2006

Located in the Orient, Ragoon Refresher offered a basic fare of hamburgers and fries. It was replaced by Panda Express in 2007.