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April 18, 2024

Kings Island's Grand Carnivale runs through Aug. 1!

Kings Island’s Grand Carnivale is Back!

Kings Island's Grand Carnivale event is a must-see experience!

Kings Island’s biggest summer event, Grand Carnivale, is in full swing, and this is the final week to take in all of the excitement! Whether you’re a season pass holder or coming to visit for the day, Grand Carnivale is included with your admission. Celebrate cultures from all around the world through Sunday, August 1, beginning at 5 p.m.

Debuting in 2019, Grand Carnivale returned to the park this summer after being cancelled due to the pandemic in 2020. Grand Carnivale is Kings Island’s international celebration of cultures featuring China, Germany, France, India, Italy and Spain and includes the Spectacle of Color parade, non-stop live entertainment, culinary cuisines from around the world and a be sure to stick around for the special fireworks finale. 

Also be sure to grab your Food Tasting card – enjoy six food tastings of your choice while taking in all of the culture entertainment around you. In addition to indulging in tasty cultural cuisine, the kids can enjoy carnivale crafts and scavenger hunts, too! Purchase your Food Tasting card in advance and save $5! Learn more here.

Head to for the full lineup of events and more information!

Grand Carnivale parade


About the Author

Amanda Hayward

Amanda Hayward is editor of this publication. She is from Cincinnati, Ohio, and a mom of three with one on the way. If she's not writing for Cincinnati Family, you'll find her running, juggling kids, teaching group fitness classes and cooking up healthy recipes.