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Daily operation begins for 2019 season

Don Helbig

Area Manager, Digital Marketing - Kings Island

Twitter: @DonHelbig

Here's a sure sign that summer is just around the corner: Today, Kings Island begins daily operation for the 2019 season.

Kings Island will be open from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays through May 23.

Operating hours vary for the rest of the summer beginning Memorial Day weekend. The park’s operating calendar is available online. Soak City Water Park will open May 25.

 

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