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Kings Dominion To Celebrate 40 Years Of Family Fun, Thrills And Memories

DOSWELL, Va., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kings Dominion turns back the clock as the park announces plans for a celebration four decades in the making. This once in a lifetime event will include many surprises, the return of classic park icons and a chance to create new traditions and memories with your family.  The celebration will begin next season to commemorate the opening of Kings Dominion and Lion Country Safari.

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"As a native Richmond resident, I grew up not only visiting Kings Dominion, but also started my career here as a seasonal associate," said Pat Jones, Kings Dominion's Vice President and General Manager. "I have 40 years of fond memories and I am thrilled to share some of these exciting moments with our guests during our special 40 th Celebration."

The central piece of the 40 th Celebration will be the introduction of "Ruby," a custom painted 40 th Celebration horse. "Ruby" will be added to the park's historic Carousel, which dates back to 1917. The Carousel has operated at Kings Dominion since the park opened in 1975.

Those who grew up with Kings Dominion will also notice the return of many original park icons next season, including:
  • The homecoming of the park's classic blue ice cream, which was a hit with families for decades.
  • A complete restoration of the iconic International Street fountain, which will include a new LED lighting package and additional refurbishments.
  • Reintroduction of one of the park's original classic midways, Candy Apple Grove. This re-themed area will include new ride lighting packages, return of the classic over-sized candy apples along the midway and other surprises.
  • The return of Safari Village (formerly the Congo area of the park) and will include exciting improvements to Volcano: The Blast Coaster and one of the park's older roller coasters, Anaconda.

In the coming months, Kings Dominion will also make many more exciting announcements as part of this thrilling celebration. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/kingsdominionva and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kingsdominionva to be the first to hear about the latest news from Kings Dominion.  Share your memories of Kings Dominion and be a part of the celebration by posting your pictures and stories on Twitter using the hashtag #KD40.

Kings Dominion will open for its 40 th season on Saturday, April 5, 2014. Guests can begin to reminisce and re-create 40 years of magic at Kings Dominion during the off-season by visiting www.kingsdominion.com/celebration. The park's 40 th Celebration website will include historical facts, photos and videos, along with interviews with former General Managers and other park associates and the latest announcements regarding this once in a lifetime celebration.

2014 Kings Dominion Season Passes are now available for the lowest price of the year online at www.kingsdominion.com for as low as 9 easy payments of just $9. Guests purchasing a 2014 Gold or Platinum Season Pass will receive one free visit this Fall.

About Kings DominionOn October 1, 1972 ground broke on a 400-acre amusement park north of Richmond, VA and was developed through a joint venture between Taft Broadcasting Company and the Kroger Company. The Lion Country Safari animal exhibit opened in 1974 along with a preview center for Kings Dominion. On May 3, 1975, Kings Dominion officially opened its gates and has entertained tens of millions of guests since its initial debut.

SOURCE Kings Dominion

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