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Address: 16000 Theme Park Way, Doswell, VA 23047-1918
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Grab your friends and family and come to Kings Dominion - Virginia's...

Grab your friends and family and come to Kings Dominion - Virginia's ultimate 400-acre destination

for summertime fun! With more than 60 rides, shows and attractions including the largest coaster collection on the East Coast, Planet Snoopy, our Peanut's themed children's area and WaterWorks, a 20-acre water playground which is included in your park admission. Kings Dominion is Virginia's only destination offering two parks for the price of one. We have everything you need for creating lifelong memories.

Our 40th Celebration starts in 2014 and offers magnificent experiences you won't find anywhere else! While it's our birthday, this celebration is all about you! We've taken all of the thrills, chills, smiles and dazzling moments of our history and crafted them into a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Don't miss it!

To end the day, stay for Dominion at Dusk - a KD40 Nighttime Celebration! Start off with the vibrant lights and sounds of Snoopy's Starlight Spectacular and the stunning water and lights display of our fully refurbished International Street Fountain. The party really gets going as the Grande Bandstand and the midways of International Street come to life with our all-new block party, Ignite the Night! featuring an impressive cast singing some of your favorite hits! And the party isn't complete without a magnificent display of fireworks lighting up the nighttime skies above the park.

Open daily during the summer; weekends in the spring and fall.

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We stopped here on our way from NC back to NY. Lines were short during this time so it was great for the kids. My husband and I also enjoyed getting on rides such as the Volcano... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jacquelinep2170
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The day we visited, a lot of rides was closed for various reasons, which was not stated in the website or anything. That was a real bummer. A lot of the rides actually require additional charge, which was also a let down and infuriating, too! But the snoopy part was super fun, and the rides that WERE available was enjoyable... More 

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Thank Anima G
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family of 4 has been to Carowinds, which is part of the same corporation. Rides here are definitely more teen driven(We have 2 teens). Adults would like them as well. Little kids not as much. My rating of 3 is not based on the rides. Roller coasters are dynamic and fun. My kids say Busch gardens is better. Food... More 

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Thank TBDurham
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We drove from Severna Park,MD to Kings Dominion. We arrived later ... around 6:30-7:00 pm.Our tickets were waiting for us at "will call" and I had no problems picking them up. Once we entered the park, we saw so many attractions, and the kids LOVED it! I think that because the park was still in its "just opening for the... More 

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Thank Tricia W
Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way from NC back to NY. Lines were short during this time so it was great for the kids. My husband and I also enjoyed getting on rides such as the Volcano. Snack counters were quick but the actual taste of the items weren't pleasing to my palate

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Aldie, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to enjoy going to King's Dominion every year, but after our visit yesterday we likely won't be back. If you aren't willing to cough up an additional $50/person for the Fast Pass don't count on riding a lot of rides. Paying the base price, plus the fast pass rates puts you in the daily rate territory of Disney... More 

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Verona, VA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped going here ago as it had become 'thuggish' and I did not feel it was safe because of the other guests there. I went yesterday and it has definitely turned around. I felt better security measures were in place and the crowd was much more family oriented. They should do better with their park maps and signage. It... More 

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Eldersburg, Maryland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been in line for one hour to buy tickets. Seems a computer crash. Not one representative from KD is out discussing w patrons or letting anyone know what is going on. I drove 3 hours and this is the treatment we get. Unbelievable. See the mob of people standing with no one offering to assist

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Washington, Dc
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are annual pass holders. We like the park very much. We always get the unlimited drinks across our family all day (we get 2 drinks for 5 of us). There is a 15 minute wait between refills. Also, there is an all SEASON drink (add-on the season pass only) The all SEASON meal plan is "ok" and but there... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to KD for the first time when I was 11 and I loved it. I went back when I was 14 and just recently. This place is awesome, I love it! My favorite ride is the intimidator (the one that drops straight down). Sometimes there is a long line for that, other times the line is fine. The... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to Kings Dominion more times than I can count. Although the park has changed through the years, it's still a really nice park. We went on a rainy Saturday and there weren't any crowds. All but maybe 2 rides were open. Some didn't open until later so we had to back track. I really wanted to ride the... More 

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