July 28, 2011
Kings Island Aims to Break Guinness World Record For Largest Human Awareness Ribbon July 31
KINGS ISLAND, Ohio, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than four decades, Kings Island has been shattering world records for having the longest, fastest and most-thrilling rides on the planet. Kings Island has also been the site for world-record riding attempts, motorcycle jumps and high-wire walks.
Officials from Guinness World Records will be at Kings Island to officiate and certify the world-record attempt. All guests planning to participate July 31 are asked to register in advance online at www.visitkingsisland.com/record and come to the park dressed in pink.
Guests planning to participate July 31 can purchase general admission tickets to Kings Island for just $19 online at www.visitkingsisland.com. Free t-shirts will be given to the first 3,000 participants in the world-record attempt. A memorable day at the park will be capped off with an expanded fireworks show at 10:00 p.m.
For more information on how to be part of Kings Island's Guinness World Records title attempt and for a July 31 timeline of events, go to www.visitkingsisland.com.
The Largest Human Awareness Ribbon world record attempt at Kings Island is part of a partnership between Cedar Fair Entertainment Company and Guinness World Records' new division, GWR Live!, for a summer-long series of interactive record-breaking-events at the Company's amusement parks across North America.
Kings Island 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 Island, Cedar Fair owns and operates ten other amusement parks, six water parks, one indoor water park resort and five hotels. Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in Gilroy, Calif. under a management contract.
Contact: Don Helbig
SOURCE Kings Island