Kings Dominion to Honor Nation's Heroes with Military Days
Free admission to current or retired service men and women
DOSWELL, Va., May 17, 2013
DOSWELL, Va., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Kings Dominion – home of the
bigger, better Planet Snoopy – kicks off the unofficial start of summer on
Memorial Day weekend with the opening of WaterWorks, Kings Dominion's 20-acre
water park which is included with the price of admission.
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Kings Dominion will also honor our nation's heroes with Military Days May 25 –
27 and Dominion at Dusk which features a firework show, Snoopy's Starlight
Spectacular with more than one million LED lights and Street Beats, an all-new
dance party on the famous International Street. Dominion at Dusk will operate
during every 10p.m. park closing from May 25^th through Labor Day weekend.
During Military Days, Kings Dominion will offer free park admission to any
active or inactive U.S. Servicemen or Servicewomen with a valid military ID.
Guests are encouraged to visit their local military installation for special
family and friend pricing. Military Day weekend activities include a moment of
silence, flag raising, military bands, patriotic music and more.
"Kings Dominion is proud of its employees and guests who serve, or have
served, our country, along with those who have given the ultimate sacrifice
for our freedom," said Kings Dominion Vice President and General Manager Pat
Jones. "It is an honor to host our heroes, along with their family and
friends, for this special tribute."
In 2013, Kings Dominion unveiled the bigger, better Planet Snoopy with eight
new family rides (18 total rides) that are designed specifically for families
to experience together. Planet Snoopy now spans nearly 14-acres and features
Snoopy's Rocket Express – an aerial 600-foot-long monorail – along with the
classic teacups with a new Woodstock twist on Woodstock Whirlybirds and
Kings Dominion will begin daily operation on Friday, May 24^th and WaterWorks
will be open daily starting Saturday, May 25^th. 2013 Season Passes to Kings
Dominion are now available online at www.kingsdominion.com. Gold Season
Passes are now on sale – which include early admission to WaterWorks, free
parking and admission to the park through the popular Halloween Haunt event –
for as low as 6-easy payments of $16.00. Gold goes away Monday, May 27^th.
Kings Dominion is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a
publicly traded partnership that is listed for trading on The New York Stock
Exchange under the symbol "FUN." In addition to Kings Dominion, Cedar Fair
owns and operates ten other amusement parks, four water parks, one indoor
water park, and five hotels. Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens
Family Theme Park in California under a management contract.
SOURCE Kings Dominion
Contact: Gene Petriello, Public Relations Manager, (804) 876-5153
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