Summer Send Off at Kings Island

On August 13, 2022

Summer Send Off 2022 


Great Ohio Coaster Club - Summer Send Off

9:00am - 10:00pm, Saturday August 13, 2022

Kings Island Amusement Park

6300 Kings Island Dr, Mason, OH 45040


Get ready for HYPER fun at Kings Island amusement park! Thrill seeking attendees will experience galactic thrills on King's Islands astronomical collection of roller coasters. We'll begin our day with Exclusive Ride Time on Mystic Timbers followed by Early Ride Time with season passholders before the park opens on Diamondback, Mystic Timbers and Flying Ace Arial Chase. Later we will gather in the picnic grove for a delicious dinner. We encourage you to finish your day along International Street for Kings Island’s brand-new nighttime spectacular, “Fun, Fireworks and Fifty" commemorating the park's 50th Anniversary. It's a celebration you do not want to miss!


Bonus Coaster Riding Event Day - Join us the day after Summer Send Off for Family Day at Stricker's Grove*. Great Ohio Coaster Club Members are family, and we're looking forward to this informal get-together with you all. * Family Day is park sponsored event open to the public and is not included with Summer Send Off registration.


In addition to members of GOCC, this event is open to members of the following recognized coaster clubs and their guests:

• American Coaster Enthusiasts
• Coasterbuzz
• Coaster Crew
• Darkride and Funhouse Enthusiasts
• European Coaster Club
• Florida Coaster Club
• National Amusement Park Historical Association
• Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain
• Club TPR

• Western New York Coaster Club


Registration Includes:

• Admission to Kings Island and Soak City (if you do not have a season pass)
• 30 minutes of private ride time on Mystic Timbers
• 30 minutes of ride time on Diamondback, Mystic Timbers and Flying Ace Arial Chase before the park opens
• Island Quest scavenger hunt
• Picnic meal: southern fried chicken, traditional hot dogs, homestyle potato salad, baked beans, fresh seasonal fruit, potato chips, beverages and ice cream novelties


Tenative Event Itinerary*

• Check-in at Kings Island ticket booths / 8:30am - 9:00am
• Exclusive Ride Time at Mystic Timbers / 9:00am - 9:30am
• Early Ride Time at Diamondback, Mystic Timbers, Flying Ace Arial Chase & Woodstock's Gliders / 9:30am - 10:00am
• Kings Island opens / 10:00am 
• Soak City opens / 11:00am
• Dinner in the picnic grove / 5:00pm - 6:30pm
• Group photo / (to be determined)
• Soak City closes / 7:00pm
• Kings Island closes / 10:00pm


Event Pricing
  Member Non-Member Price
Kings Island or Platinum Season Passholder $46.00 $51.00
Non-Season Passholder $90.00 $95.00


Registration Closed


Mail in registration must be post-marked by July 18, 2022. Online registration ends July 29,2022.

You MUST be a member of GOCC or another recognized coaster club or the guest of a member to attend. If your are not a member, or the guest of an attending member, you may join the Great Ohio Coaster Club by clicking here. All Club Members will be required to show their valid, unexpired club membership cards at the time of on-site check in for verification.  

The payment of registration fees by, for, or on behalf of participants releases and holds harmless the Great Ohio Coaster Club (GOCC), its members, its Board of Directors, its representatives or appointees and Kings Island Amusement Park from any and all liabilities related to the event.

Attendees are expected to abide by the Codes of Conduct of the organization to which they belong to ensure that the organizations are always represented in a positive manner. Members wearing the organization logos, attending organized events, or identifying themselves as members should be aware that their behavior impacts the organization’s reputation. Members found to be in violation of these codes may be subject to disciplinary procedures of their respective organization.

Every attempt will be made to follow the printed itinerary, but scheduled activities are subject to modifications due to weather, mechanical or other unforeseeable problems. No cancellations will be accepted and no refunds will be provided.


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