The new Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay, located on nearly 60 acres right in the middle of Louisville, are set to open May 24, 2014. Tickets prices are currently set at $44.95 for adults and $34.95 for children, seniors and military. The best value for the park is the $99.95 season pass, which is available online direct from Kentucky Kingdom or from your nearest Kroger location, where they can be purchased for $69.95 until June 2nd. Benefits of the season pass include park admission all season, rides in the park during the Kentucky State Fair, $1 32-ounce soft drinks throughout the park, 20% of all park food and merchandise, free sunscreen and free water tubes.
The newly renovated Kentucky Kingdom will be sporting five new rides, including Lightning Run (a roller coaster with an 80 degree drop), Fearfall, Professor John’s Flying Machines, Bumper Cars and a 5D Cinema Ride. We will also see four new water attractions, including the Family Wave Lagoon, Adventure River, Plummet Summit, and Buccaneer Beach. For the kids, there are four new children’s ride: Whirl-A-Round Swings, Tea Cups, Jump Around, and Rock-A-Bye Swings. The new Aqua Theater, featuring rescued sea lions, starts in June and offers fun for all ages.
For more information about the park and to see videos for the new attractions, visit the website for Kentucky Kingdom.