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Grand Carnivale at Kings Island
Grand Carnivale at Kings Island
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Grand Carnivale

June 15 - July 7, 2019

Discover how the world kicks up its heels at Grand Carnivale, a larger-than-life festival celebrating the rich traditions of China, Italy, France, India and Germany. Savor authentic tastes and sips, play lively games, make unique crafts, be mesmerized by our extravagant parade and top off the night at the party of all parties filled with international music, magic and merrymaking.

The celebration begins at 5:00 p.m.

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Spectacle of Color Parade at Kings Island's Cultural Celebration

Spectacle of Color Parade

Starts at 8:00 p.m. in Coney Mall

Immerse yourself in the electrifying vibe of the Spectacle of Color Parade, a fanciful fusion of extravagantly decorated floats, whimsical street performers and pulsing rhythms of cultures worldwide. Hosted by the King of Carnivale, this procession features a gigantic elephant, Bollywood performers, a Jules Verne airship and more, promising to enchant and delight all.

*In the event of inclement weather, parade is subject to cancellation.

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Carnivale Street Party at Kings Island's Cultural Celebration

Carnivale Street Party

8:30 p.m. to park close on International Street

As the parade concludes, thunderous music builds to a crescendo and the King of Carnivale kicks off a street party filled with shimmering lights, high-energy live entertainment, an interactive dance party, delicious food and drinks from around the globe and much more.

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Feast of Nations at Kings Island's Grand Carnivale

Grand Carnivale Feast of Nations

Daily during Grand Carnivale
5:00  p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The International Restaurant will open its doors to host the ultimate dining experience for the cuisine-curious.

Explore a buffet featuring authentic tastes from dishes inspired by countries celebrated during Grand Carnivale. These offerings are exclusively available at International Restaurant.

Space is limited. Seating is provided first come, first served. Reservations are not available. Dining Plans not accepted.

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Concert Series at Kings Island's Grand Carnivale

Grand Carnivale Concert Series

Join us Backstage near the Eiffel Tower on Friday and Saturday nights during Grand Carnivale to experience an exhilarating concert series featuring talented artists from across the globe. 

Performances are at 5:30 to 6:00 PM, 7:15 to 7:45 PM and 9:00 to 9:25 PM on Fridays and 5:30 to 6:00 PM, 7:15 to 7:45 PM, 9:00 to 9:25 PM and 10:25 to 10:50 PM on Saturdays.

June 15:

Brother Joscephus and the Love Revolution

June 21-22:

Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads

June 28-29:

Swift Technique

July 5-6:


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