Kings Dominion Continues Its 'Tribute to the Armed Forces' for the Independence Day Weekend

Free Admission to Past and Present Members of the Military July 4 and 5

Jun 26, 2010, 16:30 ET from Kings Dominion

DOSWELL, Va., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Kings Dominion, is pleased to announce that it will offer FREE admission to active, retired and former United States military personnel on Sunday and Monday of July 4th weekend as a part of its Tribute to the Armed Forces program.  The exact dates are July 4 and 5, 2010 and include all branches of the service, including National Guard and Reserves.

The free ticket offer will be available on the Sunday and Monday and a valid military ID or discharge papers must be presented at Kings Dominion on one of the dates of the program.

Also as a part of its Tribute to the Armed Forces program, active, retired and former members of the U.S. military will be able to purchase discounted admission tickets for members of their immediate family (maximum of six) at a special military discount price of $33.99 at the park.  Many of the MWR and ITT Recreation offices located in the Mid-Atlantic region also offer discounted admission tickets, as well as, a special picnic package for these dates at their locations (picnic packages must be purchased in advance).

Independence Day Fireworks

To celebrate Independence Day Kings Dominion will also light up the skies with an amazing display of fireworks on July 3 and 4.  Set to patriotic music, this dazzling pyrotechnic marvel will begin at 10:00 pm.  Great viewing areas are located throughout the Grove area of the park, specifically near the Drop Tower, Americana and SkyFlyer rides.

WaterWorks Waterpark

The temperatures are hitting record highs and what better place to be than Kings Dominion's WaterWorks, a 20-acre water playland.  Kings Dominion and WaterWorks is the Mid-Atlantic's largest combo amusement park and water park.  Guests can ride all the HOT roller coasters and then COOL off in the endless wave-pools and water-slides of Central Virginia's coolest oasis!

Kings Dominion is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a publicly traded partnership that is listed for trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FUN."  In addition to Kings Dominion, Cedar Fair owns and operates ten other amusement parks, six waterparks, one indoor waterpark resort, and five hotels.  Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in Gilroy, Calif. under a management contract.

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