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Banshee Brew Festival
Banshee Brew Festival

05/06/16, 05/07/16, 05/13/16, 05/14/16

It's back by popular demand! The second annual Banshee Brew Festival will feature more than 200 craft beers from all over the country, great food, and live music. Take all that fun and add all the thrills of the park and you've got a whole different kind of beer festival. One that can only be found at Kings Island.
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Gold Pass Bring Your Friends Day
Gold Pass Bring Your Friends Day

05/08/16

One of the best ways to enjoy all the world-class rides, shows and attractions Kings Island has to offer is with friends. On Sunday, May 8, Gold and Platinum passholders can bring up to four (4) friends for only $15.99 each.
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Exclusive Night Rides: Banshee, Bat, Blackout Maze
Exclusive Night Rides: Banshee, Bat, Blackout Maze

05/13/16

Present your Gold or Platinum season pass and enjoy exclusive night rides on the Banshee and Bat roller coasters, plus experience one of the most popular mazes at Halloween Haunt, Blackout. 10:30 p.m. - Midnight.
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Coasterstock
Coasterstock

05/20/16, 05/21/16, 05/22/16

It’s the event of the year for roller coaster enthusiasts – COASTERSTOCK at Kings Island! This two days and three nights event features hours of exclusive morning and night ride time for coaster aficionados on Banshee, The Beast, Diamondback and other popular attractions, behind the scenes experiences, guest speakers and more!
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Soak City Waterpark Gold Pass Preview Weekend
Soak City Waterpark Gold Pass Preview Weekend

05/21/16, 05/22/16

Be among the first to experience the new seven-story tall Tropical Plunge featuring six different water slide experiences during this exclusive Soak City Waterpark Preview Weekend event for Gold and Platinum passholders. In addition to Tropical Plunge, all your favorite waterpark attractions will be open to enjoy. Event Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. May 21 and May 22.
Memorial Day Weekend: Free Admission To Active And Retired U.S. Military
Memorial Day Weekend: Free Admission To Active And Retired U.S. Military

05/27/16, 05/28/16, 05/29/16, 05/30/16

Kings Island is offering free admission to active and retired military members of the U.S. military during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, May 27-30. A valid military ID must be presented at Kings Island to take advantage of this offer.
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Food Truck Festival
Food Truck Festival

06/03/16, 06/04/16, 06/05/16

If you love food trucks, get ready for the festival rolling into Kings Island this summer. With more than 25 food trucks and all the thrills of the park, you get the kind of fun that's only at Kings Island. And the price of park admission gives you access to it all. Start making plans now, because you don't want to miss out! This year's food truck lineup will be announced in the spring.
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Dive-In Movies
Dive-In Movies

06/03/16, 06/10/16, 06/17/16, 06/24/16

Soak City will again be making a splash this summer with the return of Dive-In Movies every Friday night June 3-24. Parents and children can relax in a floating tube, swim or watch poolside while enjoying the movie in a unique outdoor setting.
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JDRF One Walk
JDRF One Walk

06/04/16

Lace up your sneakers and head to Kings Island Saturday, June 4, as the Midwest’s premier family entertainment destination hosts the 22nd annual JDRF ONE WALK to Cure Diabetes. JDRF is the world’s largest charitable contributor and advocate for diabetes research and is committed to helping those who struggle with type 1 diabetes look forward to living longer, healthier lives.
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Coaster Campout
Coaster Campout

06/11/16, 06/12/16

The Coaster Campout is your opportunity to camp for one night IN the park! Your donation includes Exclusive Ride Time, an evening snack, breakfast and admission into the park on Sunday, June 12th!
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Exclusive Night Rides: Diamondback, Woodstock Gliders, Woodstock Express
Exclusive Night Rides: Diamondback, Woodstock Gliders, Woodstock Express

06/16/16

Present your Gold or Platinum season pass and enjoy exclusive night rides on the Diamondback and Woodstock Express roller coasters, and Woodstock Gliders. 10:30 p.m. - Midnight.
SpiritSong
SpiritSong

06/23/16, 06/24/16, 06/25/16

SpiritSong, the three-day Christian music festival at Kings Island, is coming back for a 23rd consecutive year June 23-25, 2016! Tickets are on sale now!. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.
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!
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.
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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