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Mystic Timbers First Riders Auction
Mystic Timbers First Riders Auction

04/13/17

The anticipation and thrill of being among the first official riders on the new Mystic Timbers roller coaster at Kings Island will come to life on April 13, when Kings Island hosts “Mystic Timbers First Riders Auction” to raise money for the Andy and Jordan Dalton Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing life-changing experiences to seriously ill and physically challenged children and their families in the Cincinnati area.
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Gold Pass Preview
Gold Pass Preview

04/14/17

Mark your calendars! Gold and Platinum season passholders are invited to an exclusive park preview April 14, from 4-10 p.m.
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April 15: Opening Day
April 15: Opening Day

04/15/17

Join us Saturday, April 15 as we begin our 45th anniversary season! Be among the first to experience a new kind of adventure with unexpected thrills on one of the most highly-anticipated new rides for 2017, Mystic Timbers! Plus, all your favorite rides and attractions will be waiting for you following a long winter's nap.
Food Truck Fridays
Food Truck Fridays

05/05/17, 05/12/17, 05/19/17, 05/26/17

SAVE THE DATES! If you love food trucks, you’ll love the food trucks rolling into Kings Island every Friday in May. This event will feature food trucks from the Greater Cincinnati area, offering Park guests a unique culinary experience each week. The event is open to all guests with park admission.
May 14: Gold and Platinum Pass Bring Your Friends Day
May 14: Gold and Platinum Pass Bring Your Friends Day

05/14/17

On Sunday, May 14, Gold and Platinum passholders can bring up to four (4) friends for only $15.99 each! Present your pass at the front gate admissions window to take advantage of this Gold and Platinum pass benefit.
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Mystic Timbers Tuesdays
Mystic Timbers Tuesdays

05/16/17, 05/23/17, 05/30/17, 06/06/17, 06/13/17, 06/20/17, 06/27/17

Every Tuesday in May and June, the new Mystic Timbers roller coaster will remain open for one (1) additional hour after the park closes at night exclusively for Gold and Platinum passholders to enjoy.
Exclusive Night Rides: Banshee, Bat, Blackout Maze
Exclusive Night Rides: Banshee, Bat, Blackout Maze

05/18/17

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. 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Coasterstock
Coasterstock

05/19/17, 05/20/17

It’s the event of the year for roller coaster enthusiasts – COASTERSTOCK at Kings Island! This two-day event features hours of exclusive morning and night ride time for coaster aficionados on the new Mystic Timbers, Banshee, The Beast and Diamondback roller coasters, plus other popular attractions, behind the scenes experiences, guest speakers and more!
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Soak City Opening Weekend
Soak City Opening Weekend

05/27/17

Kings Island's premier water park will open for another season of fun in the sun on Saturday, May 27th! Soak City is included with park admission.

Gold & Platinum passholders can receive early entry to Soak City 30 minutes before the water park opens each day.
JDRF One Walk
JDRF One Walk

06/03/17

Lace up your sneakers and head to Kings Island Saturday, June 3, as the Midwest’s premier family entertainment destination hosts the 23rd 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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Exclusive Night Rides: Diamondback, Woodstock Gliders, Woodstock Express
Exclusive Night Rides: Diamondback, Woodstock Gliders, Woodstock Express

06/15/17

Present your Gold or Platinum season pass and enjoy exclusive night rides on the Diamondback and Woodstock Express roller coasters, and Woodstock Gliders. 10:00 p.m. - Midnight.
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S'more Soak City
S'more Soak City

06/17/17

Present your Gold or Platinum season pass to treat yourself to two additional hours of fun from 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. at S'more Soak City. Select attractions in Soak City Water Park will be open during this exclusive event.
Spirit Song
Spirit Song

06/22/17, 06/23/17, 06/24/17

Spirit Song, the three-day Christian music festival at Kings Island, is coming back for a 24th consecutive year June 22-24, 2017!
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Saturday Night Midnight Closings
Saturday Night Midnight Closings

06/24/17, 07/01/17, 07/08/17, 07/15/17, 07/22/17, 07/29/17

Enjoy two additional hours of fun and thrills on all of your favorite rides when the park stays open till midnight Saturday nights, June 24 through July 29.
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Soak City Dive-In Movies: Secret Life of Pets
Soak City Dive-In Movies: Secret Life of Pets

07/07/17

Enjoy The Secret Life of Pets on the big screen in Soak City Waterpark when this summer's Dive-In Movies series returns Friday, July 7. The movie is included with park admission to Kings Island.
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Exclusive Night Rides: The Beast, Backlot Stunt Coaster and Mystic Timbers
Exclusive Night Rides: The Beast, Backlot Stunt Coaster and Mystic Timbers

07/13/17

Present your Gold or Platinum season pass and enjoy exclusive night rides on The Beast, Backlot Stunt Coaster and the new Mystic Timbers roller coaster. 10:00 p.m. - Midnight.
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Soak City Dive-In Movies: Finding Dory
Soak City Dive-In Movies: Finding Dory

07/14/17

Enjoy Finding Dory on the big screen in Soak City Water Park during this summer's Dive-In Movies series on Friday, July 14. The movie is included with park admission to Kings Island.
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Soak City Dive-In Movies: Sing
Soak City Dive-In Movies: Sing

07/21/17

Enjoy Sing on the big screen in Soak City Water Park during this summer's Dive-In Movies series on Friday, July 21. The movie is included with park admission to Kings Island.
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Soak City Dive-In Movies: Zootopia
Soak City Dive-In Movies: Zootopia

07/28/17

Enjoy Zootopia on the big screen in Soak City Water Park during this summer's final Dive-In Movies on Friday, July 28. The movie is included with park admission to Kings Island.
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Exclusive Night Rides: Racer, Delirium and Adventure Express
Exclusive Night Rides: Racer, Delirium and Adventure Express

08/03/17

Present your Gold or Platinum season pass and enjoy exclusive night rides on The Racer, Delirium and Adventure Express 10:00 p.m. - Midnight.
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Glow Run 5k
Glow Run 5k

09/29/17

Stars aren't the only thing that shine at night -- Glow runners do too! Register today for an evening of family fun September 29, 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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Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown One Mile Fun Run
Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown One Mile Fun Run

10/01/17

If you have been looking for a great race to do with friends or family or you're looking to add to your medal collection, you've found it! What better way to start your day than a 1-mile fun run at your own pace before you hit the rides at Kings Island? Join us on this fun course, which winds its way through the legs of coasters and in and around 16-time award-winning Planet Snoopy. You may even get to race alongside Snoopy or Charlie Brown!
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Run & Ride
Run & Ride

10/01/17

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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