Kings Island's new Orion roller coaster is out of this world

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Kings Island's new Orion roller coaster is out of this world

Don Helbig |
July 3, 2020

Orion made its long-awaited public debut July 2, when Kings Island opened for the 2020 season to Season Passholders.

The lure of Orion was strong, even for the non-riders who hurried to the new Area 72 theme area just to get a glimpse of the giga coaster’s massive structure. But most people came to ride Orion, and from their responses to the new coaster, the attraction was all they anticipated – and more! Watch rider reactions to Orion:

Orion is now open through July 11 to Season Passholders, with all others being admitted after July 10.