Kings Island is offering free admission to teachers, first responders and healthcare professionals on select days in August in honor of Community Appreciation Days. The 364-acre amusement park hosts free weekends for the community heroes who serve us everyday. Tickets can be purchased for friends and family members at the lowest price of the season.
This season, Kings Island celebrates the return of Antique Cars, The Beast’s 40th Anniversary, International Street’s makeover and Miami River Brewhouse. Kids will have a blast in Planet Snoopy, with a collection of PEANUTS-themed kiddie rides and attractions. Enjoy meet-and-greets with your favorite pals from PEANUTS TV shows and comic strips – Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, and Snoopy.
Visit Snoopy’s Barnyard Friends, a petting farm with over 50 animals for guests of all ages to learn about and interact with including ducks, rabbits, sheep, goats, alpacas, miniature horses, steers, pot-bellied pigs, and additional exotic animals.
Free Admission to Kings Island Schedule
August 2-4: Kings Island Teacher Appreciation Weekend
To celebrate the start of a new school year, Kings Island is offering free admission to educators August 2-4. Educators who qualify for the free admission ticket include teachers, faculty and staff. A valid school employee ID, or a valid teaching license with a photo ID, must be presented at Kings Island for this offer.
August 9-11: Kings Island First Responders Days
Kings Island honors those who protect our community August 9-11 with free admission for active fire, police and safety personnel. You must have a valid fire and police photo ID to take advantage of the public safety appreciation offer. Fire and police badges and identification cards are accepted only if accompanied by a photo ID. As all ID must reference specific fire or police duty, government-only issued IDs will not be accepted. Fire, police and safety personnel who quality for free admission include firefighters, EMTs, uniformed police officers, state troopers, border patrol agents, investigators, evidence technicians, firearms examiners, crime lab technicians, 911 dispatchers, correction officers, hand writing examiners, intelligence analysts and investigative assistants.
Can’t go on that weekend? First Responders can purchase up to 6 discounted tickets for $33 valid any day through October 27.
August 16-18: Kings Island Healthcare Professionals Days
Kings Island honors those who work in the healthcare industry by offering free admission to healthcare professionals on August 16-18. Present a valid healthcare ID at Kings Island for the Healthcare Professionals offer. Some of the healthcare professionals who qualify for free admission include surgeons, physicians, therapists, nurses, certified nursing assistants, pharmacists, optometrists, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, dietitians and nutritionists, speech-language pathologists, family practitioners, phlebotomists, veterinary technologists, cardiovascular technologists, anesthesiologists, chiropractors, psychiatrists, obstetricians, pediatricians, nurse’s aides, medical aides and more.
Kings Island Military Discount
Kings Island offers an everyday military discount as well. Members of the military can purchase up to 6 tickets at the discounted price of $33 for any operating day through October 27. Click here for details. Kings Island typically hosts a military appreciation weekend in May where members of the military, retired military, National Guard, and veterans get free admission to Kings Island.
Kings Island info
With more than 100 rides, shows and attractions, Kings Island offers the perfect combination of world-class thrills and family attractions. Guests can experience 15 roller coasters, including Mystic Timbers, voted “Best New Ride” in 2017 by Amusement Today; an 18-time, award-winning kids’ area and 33-acre water park. Call (513) 754-5700 or visitkingsisland.com.
Kings Island is just over an hour away on Rt 71, and is open until 8 pm most Sun-Thurs and 10 pm Friday-Saturday. Soak City is open weekends only after August 18 through Labor Day weekend. More information is available on the park’s website, visitkingsisland.com.
Kings Island offers several other discounts and promotions including “Two Day Ticket”, “After 4 pm Admission” special, and more. Offers are limited and may expire at anytime, so purchase tickets for summer fun! See offers here.
6300 Kings Island Drive
Kings Island, OH 45034