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Ice carvers demonstrate their cool talents at WinterFest

If you’ve ever wondered how ice sculptors are created, live ice carving demonstrations are held at Kings Island's WinterFest. No visit to WinterFest would be complete for families without watching the ice carvers demonstration their amazing talents in Action Ice Zone. It’s literally one of the coolest experiences at WinterFest.
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9 must try meals & treats of WinterFest

When WinterFest returned at Kings Island in 2017, guests expectations were far exceeded as the event combines select rides with millions of lights and decorations, exciting family holiday themed shows, and seasonal menu items to get you in the winter mood. For 2018, many favorite food and beverage items have returned. In addition, lots of exciting new options are available with many being on the Kings Island dining plans.
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Decorating cookies with Mrs. Claus an unforgettable experience for families at WinterFest 

Most kids love to eat cookies but they also enjoy making the cookies, especially for Santa! Making cookies for Santa is one of the most traditional Christmas activities of all, and the perfect place to make them is at Kings Island's WinterFest. Kids of all ages can decorate the cookies anyway they want with all the frosting and toppings to choose from, and everyone in the family can meet and take photos with Mrs. Claus.
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A picture with Santa at WinterFest a new tradition for Greater Cincinnati area families

It’s time to dress up the kids in their Sunday bests and bring them to WinterFest for that keepsake photograph of them sitting on Santa’s lap. Meeting the jolly man in the red suit and long white beard face-to-face fills children with delight since he is woven into the fabric of the Christmas tradition.
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Treat your taste buds to the sweet and savory flavors of WinterFest

It’s the most tastiest time of the year! Come treat your taste buds to the sweet and savory flavors of Kings Island’s WinterFest. The spirit of the holiday season weaves through the culinary creations hand-crafted by the park’s talented chefs. Whether you crave savory, sweet or maybe a little of both, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy.
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Brady Bunch Kings Island episode aired 45 years ago

Can you believe it was 45 years ago (Nov. 23, 1973) when The Brady Bunch episode filmed at Kings Island premiered on ABC TV? Episode No. 106 -- "The Cincinnati Kids" -- was filmed at Kings Island over a five-day period Aug. 20-24, 1973, the second year the park was open.
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7 insider ice skating tips at Kings Island's WinterFest

Gliding down the ice on the shimmering, majestic Royal Fountain, transformed for the holiday season into Snow Flake Lake Ice Skating, is one of the most popular experiences for our guests at WinterFest. Here are seven insider tips to save you time before you hit the ice.
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WinterFest a can’t miss Cincinnati holiday tradition

Step into WinterFest and share the splendor of captivating holiday shows and more than 5 million lights. Or a cozy chat with characters spreading merriment like Jack Frost, Candy Cane and the Sugar Plum Fairy. Discover how warm ice-skating on the Royal Fountain can be. Find unique and enchanting gifts in the many specialty shops. And taste the sweet and savory flavors of holiday-inspired eats and treats.
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The best gifts can’t be wrapped

On Christmas Day, gifts wrapped in festive paper and colorful bows will be opened, and there will be excitement over the things in those packages. But soon thereafter, that initial excitement will fade and some of those gifts – a number of which may have been of great cost – will be put aside and forgotten in the days ahead. And that’s what makes a 2019 Kings Island Gold Season Pass the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list.
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Reds broadcasting legend Marty Brennaman to flip the switch on 5 million lights Friday at WinterFest

For the first official lighting ceremony of the 2018 WinterFest season on Opening Night this Friday, the longtime radio voice of the Cincinnati Reds, Marty Brennaman, will flip the switch on more than 5 million lights at 5:30 p.m.
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