Roller coaster enthusiasts to marathon first night rides on record-breaking Banshee roller coaster to raise money for A Kid Again
The thrill of being among the first night riders on the new Banshee roller coaster at Kings Island will have a whole new meaning April 17, when Kings Island hosts “Scream for A Kid Again” to raise money for the Greater Cincinnati chapter of A Kid Again, a non-profit organization which strives to enrich the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and their families by providing healing times of respite through fun-filled group activities and destination events.
Kings Island fans and roller coaster enthusiasts alike will enjoy a night filled with riding the world’s longest inverted roller coaster over and over again.
All participants will receive:
·Complimentary admission tickets to Kings Island
·Certificate of participation
·Scream for A Kid Again t-shirt
·Unlimited rides on Banshee
·Plaques will be awarded to the top five fundraisers
Register here and get ready for a night of fun and thrills at Kings Island!
Registration time and location: 8:00pm – 8:45pm at the front gate entrance
Event time: 9:00pm – 11:00pm
The top 32 fundraisers will be seated on the first train to begin the event with the participants “drafting” their seat starting with the top fundraiser.
All participants are required to pay a $25 registration fee up front and raise a minimum of $100 in order to participate.
Be sure to visit our Scream for A Kid Again event page for the most up-to-date details.
Fundraising ends April 13 at Midnight.
One of the most anticipated new thrill rides in the world for 2014, riders on Banshee will scream their way through 4,124 feet of track and seven mind-bending inversions at speeds up to 68 mph!
The ride experience on Banshee begins with a lift taking riders up to the maximum height of 167 feet. After plunging down a 150-foot curved drop, riders will go through a Dive Loop a loop interacting with the lift, Zero-G-Roll, Batwing, Outside Loop, Spiral, In-line Roll and Carousel.