Source: King’s Island
Cincinnati’s Kings Island has been awarded the 2022 Park of the Year by Amusement Today.
According to The Enquirer, the Ohio theme park received the award over the weekend at the 2022 Golden Ticket Awards in San Antonio, Texas.
— Kings Island (@KingsIslandPR) September 11, 2022
Kings Island revealed in a blog post that the park was chosen personally by Gary Slade, publisher and editor-in-chief of Amusement Today, because of its important history, its excellence in providing record-breaking rides, and its commitment to quality, maintenance and extreme safety in the amusement and theme park industry.
All good things must come to an end. Fun, Fireworks and Fifty – A Kings Island Nighttime Spectacular, which pays tribute to our 50th anniversary season, ends its limited time summer run tonight at 10 p.m. as we close out the 50th celebration. #KI50 pic.twitter.com/UMRV1kLy4D
— Kings Island (@KingsIslandPR) September 4, 2022
Kings Island also earned a top finalist position in four categories:
*Best New Show of 2022, second place (Fun, Fireworks and Fifty – A Kings Island Nighttime Spectacular) and fourth place (Phantom Theater Encore)
*Best Kids’ Area of 2022, second place (Planet Snoopy)
*Best Guest Experience of 2022, fourth place
*Best Wooden Roller Coaster of 2022, fifth place (The Beast), sixth place (Mystic Timbers)
*Best Park of 2022, eighth