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Take a journey through time

From the time of the first exhibition in 1854 at the Crystal Palace, dinosaurs have captured the imagination and fascination of the public. Visitors to Kings Island can step back in time to the beginning of the “Age of the Dinosaurs” at Dinosaurs Alive! – the most immersive and comprehensive Mesozoic experience – and encounter the beasts that dominated the planet for over 180 million years in the world’s largest animatronic dinosaur park.
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The second coming

When Kings Island was being conceived, Gary Wachs (Coney Island Vice-President) had recalled the “racing” type coasters that were popular back in the early part of the century. The new Coney Island section would be a nostalgic nod to Turn-of-the-Century parks, so that style coaster would lend itself perfectly. Problem was, they needed someone to build it.
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A Kings Island Life: Sara Mills

Have you ever wondered who manages Kings Island's website and mobile app? If so, meet Sara Mills, area manager of marketing. Among other things, Sara oversees all digital media efforts.
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Find your Sweet Spot

Everything about Kings Island is already pretty “sweet,” but the literal sweetest part of the park is hidden right on International Street. Kings Island’s resident candy emporium, Sweet Spot, serves up a variety of tasty candies, chocolates, and other treats daily.
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Free admission to active military members, veterans Memorial Day weekend

Kings Island is offering free admission to active and retired members of the U.S. military during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The deal is available beginning on Friday through Memorial Day at the 364-acre amusement and water park.
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Beat the heat this summer at Soak City Water Park

When the summer heat hits, Soak City is the perfect cool-off option for all ages. With more than 50 water activities, including 36 water slides, Soak City offers entertainment options galore for families to experience together.
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Riding roller coasters: One of the safest activities in the world

Contrary to popular belief, riding a roller coaster is one of the safest activities you can enjoy. In fact, you’re so safe on a roller coaster, you are more likely to get injured by playing golf, folding a lawn chair or pulling someone in a kids’ wagon.
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What bloggers are writing about Kings Island

Here are some stories we wanted to share written by an external team of bloggers we’re working with this season about Mystic Timbers, the value of a Gold Season Pass and Food Truck Fridays.
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Roller coaster fans in U.S., Canada, Europe to gather at Coasterstock

More than 700 roller coaster enthusiasts from 28 states, Canada, Sweden and Switzerland will descend on Kings Island this weekend to take part in the third annual Coasterstock event at the 364-acre amusement and water park.
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Enjoy the warmth of WinterFest 2017

Following Halloween Haunt, Kings Island welcomes the return of a family holiday tradition, WinterFest, for the 2017 holiday season! Starting in November, the park will be magically transformed into a winter wonderland full of enchantment and holiday cheer, adding to the 100 reasons to have a Gold Season Pass all year long.
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