This year, Kings Island is offering a family-friendly New Year's Eve event: New Year’s Eve at WinterFest! Join Snoopy’s Rockin’ Countdown Party, see Charlie Brown’s New Year’s Eve Celebration, and finish the night with fireworks at the stroke of midnight!
Tinker’s Early New Year’s Extravaganza • 7:30 – 9:30PM | Tinker’s Spielzeug Haus
Join the eager elves of Tinker’s Toy Factory for an early, family-friendly New Year’s Eve Countdown featuring character interactions and a giant balloon drop at 9:00PM.
The countdown begins at 8:59PM.
Charlie Brown’s New Year’s Eve Celebration • 8:00PM – 11:30PM | PEANUTS™ Showplace
The New Year's Eve event continues with the PEANUTS gang in this interactive party zone including character meet & greets, oversized lawn games and fun, family-friendly music!
Oh, What Fun It Is To Ride • 5:00PM – 10:00PM
Enjoy your final rides of the year on some of your favorite attractions.
*Ride operations subject to change due to weather.
Snoopy’s Rockin’ Countdown • 10:00PM – 1:00AM | International Street Bandstand
Join Snoopy and select Midway Merriment characters as they ring in the New Year like never before! Watch as our 314-ft. tall magical Christmas tree is transformed into a giant countdown.
Leading up to Midnight, a live DJ will be spinning modern hits to get you moving and keep you warm.
New Year's Eve Lounge In The International Restaurant
Ring in 2020 at the New Year's Eve Lounge in the International Restaurant, a warm retreat for guests of all ages to gather and welcome the New Year.
Enjoy a catered dining experience including assorted appetizers and hors d'oeuvres, a grand buffet and meat carving station, plus a delicious, all-you-can-eat dessert bar and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight paired with the best view of our fireworks spectacular. This unique experience also includes unlimited hot chocolate, Midway Merriment character encounters and other WinterFest surprises throughout the night.
Your ticket grants come-and-go access to the New Year's Eve Lounge throughout the night. Doors will open at 530pm and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Let's Get Things Going
Appetizers & Hors D'oeuvres in the Carousel Room (Cash Bar Available)
Served from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Dinner is Served
Grand Buffet featuring foods from around the world and including a Meat Carving Station, Salads, Soups, Artisan Breads and much more. Kid's menu will be available upon request.
Served from 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sweet Send-Off to 2019
Mini Desserts, Assorted Cakes, Flambé and other sweet treats
Served from 10:00 p.m. - 11:30.p.m.
Happy New Year!
Midnight Countdown, Champagne or Sparkling Cider Toast and an unforgettable Fireworks Spectacular