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Some interesting facts about the Dodgem

You don't expect Newton's laws of motion to be mentioned alongside the Dodgem, yet we've done it here. You can experience all three of Newton’s laws of motion while riding the Dodgem – inertia, acceleration, and reaction.
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Island Nights an event you don't want to miss

Come and join us for the party of the summer during Island Nights in Soak City Water Park every Friday from 8-11 p.m. until the end of July! Get extended ride time on some of your favorite slides such as Tropical Plunge, Rendezvous Run, Splash Landing, Tropical Twister and splash around with family or friends in Tidal Wave Bay.
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Take a spin on the Grand Carousel on National Carousel Day

If you’re looking for something fun to do, round up the kids and head to Kings Island July 25 for National Carousel Day, also known as National Merry-Go-Round Day. The annual celebration marks the day William Schneider of Davenport, Iowa, was issued the first American patent for a carousel, in 1871.
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A Walk in the Park at Kings Island: Shifting Winds

It’s always sad to see things end. Goodbye Grand Carnivale, until we meet again. Goodbye to the Spectacle of Color parade with the amazing performers and catchy song. Goodbye to the spare ribs and cannolis. Farewell to the Chinese Donuts I didn’t get to try and the Vegetable Samosas. Also can’t forget the Baja Banana and Apple Strudel.
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Morning view from Ring Toss in Coney Mall at Kings Island

This week's "Morning View" shot was snapped at Ring Toss in Coney Mall. It is one of the games that opened with Kings Island in 1972 and it continues to be as popular as ever. Ring Toss consists of glass bottles lined up side-by-side. This game of skill requires good aim, steady hand-eye coordination, and a rapid flick of the wrist for the perfect toss.
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Feel at home with Fischer Homes Family Care Center 

The Fischer Homes Family Care Center is perfect for parents who are visiting Kings Island with infants and toddlers. Consider it your home away from home with all the comforts and amenities. For those interested in utilizing the Family Care Center on their next visit, please take a look through the following tips to best prepare you for a simple and timely experience.
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40 things you may not know about The Beast roller coaster, which turned 40 this year

The world's longest wooden roller coaster, The Beast, is celebrating its 40th anniversary season this year. Here are 40 things you may not know about Kings Island’s legendary attraction.
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A Kid Again teams up with Kings Island to give kids with illnesses a day of fun and laughter

The only thing better than being a kid is perhaps being a kid, again. A Kid Again, a nonprofit organization which exists to foster hope, happiness and healing for families raising kids with life-threatening illnesses through fun-filled group activities and events, had its 24th annual outing Wednesday at Kings Island.
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On this day 41 years ago, construction of The Beast began

On this day 41 years ago, officials at Kings Island announced the park had begun construction on a major new attraction that would open as America's champion roller coaster in the spring of 1979: The Beast!
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Beat the heat at Soak City Water Park

When the summer heat hits, Kings Island’s Soak City Water Park is the perfect cool-off option for all ages. With more than 50 water activities, including 36 water slides, Soak City offers entertainment options galore for families to experience together.
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