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Nighttime is Bright at Kings Dominion with Over 1 Million LED LIghts and FIreworks in the Sky

Doswell,VA, USA (May 1, 2012) — Kings Dominion lights up the night with later park hours and attractions including Fireworks, Snoopy’s Starlight Spectacular and brilliantly lit nighttime flyovers on one of our newest attractions, WindSeeker.

This Saturday, April 28th, Kings Dominion will be open until 10pm. As soon as dusk falls, more than 1 million LED lights will turn on for Snoopy’s Starlight Spectacular. Guests at the park will experience a nighttime walk-through light and sound spectacular featuring Snoopy and the PEANUTS™ gang. The dazzling experience will happen along the center walkway between the Eiffel Tower and the park’s Carousel attraction.

Coinciding with Snoopy’s Starlight Spectacular, get ready to look up, as fireworks blast off with Nights of Fire, seventy nights of stunning fireworks at 10pm. Nights of Fire can be best viewed from the Grove Section of the park near the Drop Tower plaza.

Both Snoopy’s Starlight Spectacular and Nights of Fire will run every night the park closes at 10pm between April 28th and September 2nd.

New for 2012 at Kings Dominion is WindSeeker, which soars 301 feet into the air and features a nighttime LED light package that will illuminate the park’s surroundings. On clear nights, you can see the night lights up to 18 miles away.

Before all the nighttime fun begins, park guests will have the opportunity to make the holiday season bright for kids by donating to our Toys for Tots day on April 28th. Kings Dominion has teamed up with the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys forTots Drive. Guests that donate a new, unwrapped toy, valued at $10 or more, will receive $22 off a full-priced Regular General Admission ticket for the day.
Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: “FUN”) is a publicly traded partnership headquartered inSandusky, Ohio. The Company, which owns and operates 11 amusement parks, six outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and five hotels, is one of the largest regional amusement park operators in the world. Its parks are located inOhio, California,North Carolina, South Carolina,Virginia, Pennsylvania,Minnesota, Missouri,Michigan, and Toronto,Ontario. Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy GardensFamily Theme Park inGilroy, California under a management contract.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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