Kentucky Kingdom has recently announced a new partnership with Herschend Family Entertainment — who owns and operates several other theme parks and entertainment centers such as the Dollywood, Silver Dollar City, and Newport Aquarium. The partnership revealed that Kentucky Kingdom would now be operated by Herschend Entertainment. As soon as the partnership was officially announced, […]
This morning, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced that Kentucky Kingdom is officially under new management. Last week, Kentucky Kingdom teased a social media post using the hashtag “#ANewStory” that sent the internet into a frenzy. After many thought the post was for a new attraction, we dissected it down to Kentucky Kingdom being acquired. Today, officials […]
A mysterious teaser was posted by Kentucky Kingdom this afternoon. The post, made to social media, was a short video accompanied by the hashtag #ANewStory. While at first glance the post seems to indicate a new ride, the details contained within the teaser suggests otherwise. The map features points located in Cincinnati, New Jersey, Louisville, […]
Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay’s daily operating schedule ended yesterday, August 16. The park will continue to be open for all weekends in August and September, including the three-day Labor Day weekend. As a special incentive, all guests will receive free soft drinks, courtesy of Pepsi, for all remaining weekends. In addition, 2021 season passes […]
In 2019, Kentucky Kingdom added Kentucky Flyer, a Gravity Group coaster that was well received not only by thrill seekers, but entire families! With the park expanding at a rapid rate, fans started wondering.. when would the park receive their next coaster….? The answer to that question appears to be 2021. Inside FAA documentation that […]
After a delayed opening due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kentucky Kingdom has lowered its admission prices for the upcoming 2020 season. General admission tickets are now only $29.95. While season passes, which include free parking and many in-park discounts, are now priced at just $49.95. Both season passes and general admission tickets can be purchased […]
Kentucky Kingdom’s Storm Chaser roller coaster has been named a “Top 10 Steel Coaster of the Decade” by Coaster 101, a coaster fan site with contributors from across the U.S. that focuses on roller coasters and the theme park industry. Storm Chaser finds itself in some prestigious company, coming in at number five on the […]
Fall is finally here! Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night in October (beginning Friday, October 4), Kentucky Kingdom will host Halloween weekends from 6:00 p.m. till midnight! The children’s area of the park, King Louie’s Playland, will operate each evening from 6:00 until 9:00. Aside from the rides, kids will enjoy receiving Halloween treats and […]
This past Saturday, February 16th, we stopped by Kentucky Kingdom for their annual off season tour; King Louie’s Winter Walk-Thru. This allowed us to see the park in the off-season and get an exclusive look at the construction of Kentucky Flyer, the new Gravity Group woodie opening in 2019. We kicked off our visit with […]
Kentucky Kingdom has started construction on their all new Kentucky Flyer coaster. The park released numerous photos of the construction, which provide some fascinating details on how roller coasters are constructed. The park started the construction process by removing a section of the berm surrounding the waterpark. The removal was needed in order to ensure […]
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