Plan A Visit

Plan A Visit

Thank you for including Kings Island in your vacation and entertainment plans.  Your day at Kings Island will be the most fun you've ever had.  Below is information that will help you plan your visit. 


Hours, Directions & Park Map

Park hours for Kings Island and the Soak City Waterpark will vary, depending on the time of year.  These times are posted for your convenience on our 2016 Operating Calendar, along with DIRECTIONS and a PARK MAP

Events & Promotions

Join us for fun and excitement all season. From color runs to food festivals to concerts and meet & greets, EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS give Kings Island a whole new level of thrills.


The best deal on tickets is online. You will save big off the Front Gate price when you BUY YOUR TICKETS in advance.  

Planning Your Visit

To make the most of your visit, we suggest checking out the Guest Services we offer and PLANNING YOUR DAY tips in advance of your visit. For your convenience, we have compiled more than four decades worth of the most FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.

Guests with Disabilities & Rider Height Guides

Kings Island is for everyone.  Kings Island is for you.  Guests with disabilities should stop by Guest Services upon arrival at the park. Also, please refer to our RIDER HEIGHT GUIDE for information on all of the height requirements on our rides.

Bring Your Pets

Red Dog Pet Resort & Spa is Cincinnati’s first purpose-built facility specifically designed for your four-legged family member. Our mission is to provide an affordable but, comfortable retreat for your pet at the same time we are providing peace of mind to you. Your pet is a part of your family. And when you aren’t able to be with them, you want to be sure the people you are entrusting them to have the same high standard of care.

Hotel Packages

There's so much to do at Kings Island that you'll want more than one day to experience it all. Discover a variety of HOTEL PACKAGES that fit every budget.