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Entertainment Auditions
Entertainment Auditions

02/20/16, 02/21/16, 02/27/16

Kings Island's entertainment department will hold auditions in search of trained, talented and versatile singers, actors, dancers, characters, musicians and technicians for the upcoming 2016 season. Auditions will be held February 20-21 and February 27 at Kings Island.
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Opening Day!
Opening Day!

04/16/16

SAVE THE DATE! Kings Island opens for its 45th season Saturday, April 16. Challenge the world's longest wooden (The Beast) and longest steel inverted (Banshee) roller coasters. Take a spin on the Grand Carousel celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Spend the day with your kids in Planet Snoopy. Be among the first to see our new stage show, Hollywood Nights. Make plans now to be part of all the fun and excitement of Opening Day!
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 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. Event details, including a listing of craft beers and ticket prices, are in the process of being finalized.
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.
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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Food Truck Festival
Food Truck Festival

06/10/16, 06/11/16, 06/12/16

If you love food trucks, get ready for the festival rolling into Kings Island this summer. With more than 20 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.
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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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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