Kings Island will unveil a new attraction

Published: Thursday, August 01, 2013 @ 9:57 AM
Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013 @ 10:21 AM

Kings Island will make a "major announcement" on Aug. 8 regarding a new attraction.

In a press advisory, park operators said plans are to unveil a new world record-breaking attraction at the 364-acre amusement park and waterpark in Mason.

The only clue sent in the mail to local press was a broken comb strewn with fake hair.

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The "most anticipated new attraction announcement in Kings Island's history" will be unveiled at the park at 10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8.

Kings Island is operated by Sandusky, Ohio-based Cedar Fair Entertainment Co., which also owns the amusement park Cedar Point. Kings Island near Cincinnati had about 3.2 million visitors in 2012, according to Themed Entertainment Association.