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Coasterstock is the premier coaster event of the year

Justin Dietz

As resident food expert, I run the Our family travels around to all of the Cedar Fair amusement parks to have FUN and try all the latest food offerings. Come join us to share a funnel cake sundae and see some of the great food options you may not have known existed.

Are you ready for the third annual Coasterstock event at Kings Island? The two-day event takes place May 19-20 and is the premier coaster event of the year! Coaster fans from 28 states, Canada, Sweden and Switzerland will be represented at this year's event. 

What is Coasterstock, you ask? Coasterstock is designed to give you hours upon hours of exclusive access to all your favorite rides and attractions. Plus you get to hang out with friends, enjoy great meals, behind-the-scenes tours, contests, and did we mention you get to ride roller coasters over-and-over-and-over again during exclusive ride time sessions? If you ever wanted to marathon ride Banshee or The Beast at night, then Coasterstock is the event for you! 

Note: Tickets for this years event have already been sold out, so you will need to wait until next year if you want to participate.

Emails with details have been sent out to registered guests, and here are a couple of new details to know about the event.

Lunch on Friday, May 19 (1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.) is included in your event ticket. The menu includes the following:

·         Grilled Hamburgers

·         Hot Dogs

·         Baked Beans

·         Potato Salad

·         Cookies

Special guest speakers include Jeff and Logan Joiner from Koaster Kids and Kings Island’s entertainment manager, Lance Heal.

Following lunch (2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.), Coasterstock attendees get an exclusive lights on tours through two Halloween Haunt mazes (Slaughter House and Blackout). This will be really cool seeing these mazes up close!

See schedule for rest of the event itinerary.

On Saturday, following more exclusive ride time (ERT), and behind-the-scenes tours of The Beast, dinner (5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) is included. 

The scheduled dinner menu includes the following:

·         Roasted Chicken

·         Montgomery Inn Pulled Pork BBQ

·         Coleslaw

·         Green Beans

·         Mashed Potatoes

·         Ice Cream Sandwiches

The evening dinner also includes special guest speakers Don Helbig, Kings Island’s public relations area manager, Jeff Pike, president/partner Skyline Attractions and Q&A with Kings Island’s vice-president and general manager Mike Koontz. 

There is so much to be excited about for this year's Coasterstock, especially with the new Mystic Timbers! Marathon riding both The Beast and Mystic Timbers at night is going to have enthusiasts talking about Coasterstock for a lifetime! We can not wait to see everyone at Kings Island!  

By the way... #WhatsInTheBox. 

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Justin Dietz

As resident food expert, I run the Our family travels around to all of the Cedar Fair amusement parks to have FUN and try all the latest food offerings. Come join us to share a funnel cake sundae and see some of the great food options you may not have known existed.

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