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Kentucky Kingdom News

Want to keep up with the latest Kentucky Kingdom news, including new attraction announcements, details of special events and updates on temporary ride closures? You've come to the right place!

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King Triton's Concert
Friday, September 26, 2014 06:13

This month’s theme park updates are all about new attractions we’re expecting to see come to parks around the world in the next year.

Kentucky Kingdom
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 08:41

The new operators of Kentucky Kingdom have revealed that the park will feature much more than renovated versions of its old rides and attractions when it reopens in 2014.

Kentucky Kingdom logo
Friday, June 28, 2013 10:51

The Kentucky State Fair Board has signed a lease agreement with Ed Hart's Kentucky Kingdom Redevelopment Company, paving the way for the shuttered theme park to reopen in 2014.

Kentucky Kingdom entrance
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 08:56

The deadline for the prospective operator of the shuttered Kentucky Kingdom to prove that it has the funds to reopen the park is fast approaching.

Kentucky Kingdom entrance
Friday, June 21, 2013 08:32

The Louisville Metro Council has agreed to provide limited public financing for the rescue of Kentucky Kingdom, with the park due to reopen in 2014.

BoardWalk Bakery
Friday, April 26, 2013 11:07

Disney plans 24-hour Memorial Day weekend parties at US parks, new glimpse at Seven Dwarfs Mine Train coaster and Kentucky Kingdom funding deadline is extended.

Kentucky Kingdom entrance
Friday, April 26, 2013 11:03

The Kentucky State Fair Board has granted the prospective operator of the shuttered Kentucky Kingdom a 60-day extension to a deadline for securing private funding to reopen the theme park.

Ghost Town in the Sky logo
Thursday, April 25, 2013 10:23

Alton Towers completes The Smiler's circuit, Curious George to close at Universal Studios Hollywood and Old Western Town returns to Ghost Town in the Sky.

Kentucky Kingdom entrance
Thursday, April 25, 2013 10:15

The prospective new operator of the shuttered Kentucky Kingdom has reportedly asked for a 60-day extension to a deadline for securing private funding to reopen the theme park.

Kentucky Kingdom entrance
Thursday, April 11, 2013 09:22

The prospective operators of the shuttered Kentucky Kingdom theme park have received a further boost after state authorities approved up to $10 million in sales tax rebates for the park.

Kentucky Kingdom entrance
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 10:49

Disneyland Paris debuts updated version of Disney Dreams show, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad queue nearly complete at Disney's Magic Kingdom and Kentucky Kingdom rescue will be more expensive than first thought.

Aquatica entrance
Monday, March 04, 2013 10:41

Kentucky Kingdom rescue plan receives a boost, Disney announces its latest Limited Time Magic events and SeaWorld Orlando's Aquatica celebrates its fifth birthday.

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