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National Roller Coaster Day

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Tuesday, August 16 is a big day in the amusement/theme park industry. It's National Roller Coaster Day celebrating the king of thrill rides, the roller coaster.

To celebrate, Kings Island is offering card-carrying members of the American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE), Great Ohio Coaster Club, Club Theme Park Review, Coaster Buzz Club and Coaster Crew Platinum behind-the-scenes tours and photo opportunities of some of the park's most popular roller coasters, and exclusive night ride time on the world's longest wooden roller coaster, The Beast.

A valid, active membership card from must be presented to participate in this event.

Park admission and pre-event registration by August 12 is required.


11:00 a.m. - Banshee behind-the-scenes photo opportunity

3:00 p.m. - Diamondback behind-the-scenes photo opportunity and Beast tour

8:15 p.m. - Exclusive night rides on The Beast