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Set, costumes and characters take guests to another planet in Gravity

Kings Island has never been just about roller coasters and rides for Chris Hughes. While he most enjoy those things, having a theater background, he has always enjoyed the different shows at the park. Over the past four years, his favorite shows that the park has hosted have been the Cirque shows in the Kings Island Theater. The new Gravity show is no exception.
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What does your favorite PEANUTS character say about your personality?

Are you a leader of the pack like Lucy, or a gutsy adventurer like Snoopy? In honor of PEANUTS Celebration at Kings Island, choose your favorite PEANUTS character to see what it says about you. There may be a secret trait in you waiting to be discovered.
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Gold and Platinum Passholders are invited to an exclusive PEANUTS™ Party

If you are a Gold or Platinum season passholder, we have the perfect opportunity for you and your family to visit Kings Island! On Saturdays and Sundays during the PEANUTS Celebration, passholders are invited to come out to the park from 9-10 a.m. for an exclusive PEANUTS Party. Planet Snoopy, the 17-time award winning best kids' area, will host a passholder preview featuring up to 10 Planet Snoopy rides, character meet and greets, breakfast snacks and other exclusive activities.
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Kings Island's PEANUTS Celebration features can't miss food items

The new PEANUTS Celebration is underway at Kings Island, and families are going to love this special event with Snoopy, Charlie Brown and all of the characters.  In addition to lots of new decorations and photo ops throughout the 17-time award winning Planet Snoopy kids’ area, character meet and greets including the debut of Pig-Pen, and PEANUTS shows running all day, there are also special menu items throughout Kings Island that you will not want to miss.
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5 easy ways to rock PEANUTS Celebration

From music to crafts to characters, there’s something for everyone at the new PEANUTS Celebration at Kings Island! Follow these five tips to get the most out of the celebration, which runs through June 17.
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Tips to winning at Ring Toss

Bigger and newer attractions may garner the attention, but there’s still room at Kings Island for an old-fashioned ring toss game that sends winners home every day with big stuffed animals. Ring Toss, located in Coney Mall, is one of four games that still remains that opened with Kings Island in 1972 and it continues to be as popular as ever.
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JDRF One Walk at Kings Island raises $940,000

More than 8,000 people gathered at Kings Island on Saturday, not to ride roller coasters, but to walk. The walkers participated in the 24th annual JDRF One Walk at the 364-acre amusement and water park to share JDRF’s mission to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D). The walk at Kings Island is one of the largest fundraising walks in the country. Since 1994, JDRF has raised more than $13 million from walks at Kings Island, including over $940,000 this year.
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PEANUTS™ Celebration offers brand new family fun at Kings Island

Charles M. Schulz’s beloved characters will be taking over Kings Island for the new PEANUTS™ Celebration event starting Friday through June 17. In addition to being able to interact with Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the gang in the award-winning Planet Snoopy kids’ area, during the celebration you can find them all around in the park, for new character experiences, meet and greets, new whimsical shows, photo ops and deliciously themed treats.
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Spend the night in an amusement park with Kings Island’s Coaster Campout

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to spend the night inside an amusement park inhabited by Beasts, Banshees and Diamondbacks? Kings Island is offering you the opportunity to find out. On June 15-16, Coaster Campout returns to Kings Island. Your donation includes exclusive ride time on select attractions, an evening snack, breakfast and all day admission to the park on June 16.
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How to enjoy your favorite thrill rides at Kings Island when you have young kids with you

If you’re visiting Kings Island with a child who is too short or too scared to ride roller coasters like The Beast, Banshee and Diamondback, the Parent Swap Program makes it easy for you to still enjoy all of the park’s major thrill rides. To participate in the Parent Swap program, parents need to obtain a slip to authorize them for the program at Guest Services located on International Street by the Front Gate.
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