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Fourth of July Holiday Fireworks
Fourth of July Holiday Fireworks

07/02/16, 07/03/16, 07/04/16

Kings Island lights the fuse on one of the region's largest and most impressive fireworks displays over the Fourth of July holiday (July 2-4). This colorful pageant in the sky set against the backdrop of the park will be larger in size and scope than the park's traditional nightly fireworks display.
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Saturday Night Midnight Closings
Saturday Night Midnight Closings

07/02/16, 07/09/16, 07/16/16, 07/23/16, 07/30/16

Enjoy two additional hours of fun and thrills on all of your favorite rides when the park stays open till midnight Saturday nights through July 30.
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Fourth of July Holiday: Free Admission To Active And Retired U.S. Military
Fourth of July Holiday: Free Admission To Active And Retired U.S. Military

07/02/16, 07/03/16, 07/04/16

Kings Island is offering free admission to active and retired members of the U.S. military during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The deal is available July 2-4. A valid military ID must be presented at Kings Island to take advantage of this offer.
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Sundaes & Slides
Sundaes & Slides

07/03/16, 07/10/16, 07/17/16, 07/24/16, 07/31/16

An exclusive event for Gold and Platinum passholders featuring two of everyone's favorite summer activities: ice cream and water slides, including the new Tropical Plunge. Every Sunday night in July!
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Exclusive Night Rides: The Beast, Backlot Stunt Coaster, Shake, Rattle & Roll
Exclusive Night Rides: The Beast, Backlot Stunt Coaster, Shake, Rattle & Roll

07/14/16

Present your Gold or Platinum season pass and enjoy exclusive night rides on The Beast and Backlot Stunt Coaster roller coasters and Shake, Rattle & Roll. 10:30 p.m. - Midnight.
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Exclusive Night Rides: Racer, Monster, Scrambler, Grand Carousel
Exclusive Night Rides: Racer, Monster, Scrambler, Grand Carousel

08/11/16

Present your Gold or Platinum season pass and enjoy exclusive night rides on The Racer, Monster, Scrambler and Grand Carousel. 10:30 p.m. - Midnight.
National Roller Coaster Day
National Roller Coaster Day

08/16/16

Tuesday, August 16 is a big day in the amusement/theme park industry. It's National Roller Coaster Day celebrating the king of the thrill rides, the roller coaster. To celebrate, Kings Island is offering card-carrying members of approved roller coaster clubs behind-the-scenes tours and photo opportunities of some of the park's most popular roller coasters and exclusive night rides on The Beast.
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Fire and Safety Days
Fire and Safety Days

08/26/16, 08/27/16, 08/28/16

Kings Island is honoring those who protect our community August 26-28 by offering free admission to all active and fire police personnel. A valid fire and police photo ID must be presented at Kings Island to take advantage of this offer.
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Glow Run 5k
Glow Run 5k

10/21/16

Stars aren't the only thing that shine at night -- Glow runners do too! Register today for an evening of family fun October 21, where you can take part in a 5k fun run dressed to the hilt with glow sticks and all things bright and shiny.
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Run & Ride
Run & Ride

10/21/16, 10/23/16

You'll be smilin' this fall at the Run & Ride Race Series events! Half-marathon and 10k participants will run through Kings Island while taking in behind-the-scenes views of popular attractions before the park opens. Glow Run 5k participants may find they have a little extra pep in their step as they run through Halloween Haunt at night. Visit the Run & Ride website for more information about each race and to register.
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