MASON, Ohio (WDTN) — Kings Island will open its gates to the public for the first time this season Saturday, May 15, at 11:00 a.m.
Orion, the theme parks latest roller coaster, will debut in its first full operating season. It’s one of seven giga coasters in the world. The coaster will plummet riders down a 300-feet drop reaching speeds of up to 91 mph.
Kings Island is also accepting reservations at its new Camp Cedar, a luxury outdoor resort, which opens in June.
Camp Cedar will feature 73 cottages as well as 164 full-service recreational vehicle spaces on the 50 acres of land that is less than a mile away from Kings Island’s front gates. Outdoor entertainment will include adult-exclusive pools, ponds, walking trail and dining. Additional facilities, like laundry facility, bathhouses and more will be spread throughout.
The Grand Lodge will feature indoor and outdoor dining, a bar, shopping, an exercise facility and more. There will a family and adults-only pool, that has poolside service and cabana facilities.
Fireworks will also be returning to the park every night it is open until 10:00 p.m. or later.
Season passes from 2020 will be honored this year. Soak City Water Park is set to open May 20
Masks are not required as long as social distancing is practiced, however you will need a mask for everything indoors. The mask policy applies to those age 10 and older.
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