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Oh what fun it is to ride these attractions at Kings Island's WinterFest

Don Helbig

Area Manager Digital Marketing - Kings Island

Twitter: @DonHelbig 


One of the most frequently asked questions that I receive about WinterFest is are any of the rides open during the event? The answer is yes!

In addition to all of the seasonal festivities including more than five million lights, ice skating on the Royal Fountain, live shows, local crafters, the delicious eats and treats and holiday characters spreading merriment, Kings Island’s annual Christmas event also features up to 19 rides for families to enjoy. These attractions include:

  • Grand Carousel
  • Boo Blasters on Boo Hill
  • Scrambler
  • Zephyr
  • Dodgem
  • Shake, Rattle & Roll
  • Kings Mills Antique Autos
  • Mystic Timbers
  • K.I. & Miami Valley Railroad
  • Character Carousel
  • Snoopy’s Space Buggies
  • PEANUTS 500
  • Linus Launcher
  • Sally’s Sea Plane
  • Charlie Brown’s Wind Up
  • Joe Cool’s Dodgem School
  • Woodstock Gliders
  • Snoopy vs. Red Baron
  • The Great Pumpkin Coaster

Please note that ride operations are subject to change due to weather conditions.

WinterFest is open select nights through Dec. 31. Buy WinterFest tickets online and save up to $12!

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