NDW Patriots Day at Kings Dominion

Naval District Washington presents

Patriots Day at Kings Dominion

Sunday, Sept. 10

Kings Dominion will be open exclusively for military members, DoD civilians, contractors, their family and friends!

Purchase tickets online at www.KingsDominion.com/save. Username and password are KDPATRIOTSDAY.

Parking is free!

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Who is eligible to attend the event? 

All military members (active-duty, retired and reserve) who have a military ID card; DoD civilians and contractors who have a Common Access Card (CAC) and their family and friends; and Gold Star family members with an identification-. There must be at least one person per vehicle who has a military ID or CAC.

What is included in my ticket?

Your admission to Kings Dominion includes all rides, live shows and attractions. Your admission ticket does not include three paid attractions (Grand Prix Raceway, SkyFlyer and Dinosaurs Alive!) or events which require a separate admission.

Is Soak City included with the ticket?

No, the water park will be closed for the season. Action Theater, Hurler, Kings Dominion Theater and Peanuts Showcase are also not included as part of Patriots Day.

How much is parking?

Parking is free on this day!

Is there a children's ticket price?

There is one price for all attendees older than 3 years. Children 3 years and younger attend for free.

May I purchase tickets at the park on Sept. 10?

No, there will be no ticket sales at the amusement park. Please purchase your tickets online.

Will Kings Dominion season passes or other specialty tickets be honored?

Since this is a special event, Kings Dominion season passes and other specialty tickets will not be honored. Please purchase separate tickets online for Patriots Day.

Where is Kings Dominion?

The amusement park is located at 16000 Theme Park Way, Doswell, Va 23047. 

What are the hours of the event?

The park will be open 10am to 8pm

Are there accommodations for guests with disabilities?

Yes, please stop by Guest Services and pick up a Guest Assistance Guide that outlines the rules and requirements for guests with disabilities. Also, wheelchairs are available for rental at the Stroller/Wheelchair Rental Center near the main entrance. A limited supply of motorized wheelchairs are available for rent.

Are pets allowed?

Only service animals are permitted in the park.

Is there a Family Care center?

Yes, the Planet Snoopy Family Care Center is located next to the restroom in Planet Snoopy. It features a room for parents to feed their children, a microwave to warm up your child’s bottle and a place for little ones to cool down if the weather is hot. Stroller rental is available at the Stroller/Wheelchair Rental Center near the main entrance.

What are the safety procedures?

Kings Dominion has security procedures at all entrance gates. The park uses a variety of methods to secure the facility including uniformed and plain clothes officers, and video surveillance monitoring. Also, as part of the process:

• Guests will go through metal detectors.

• All bags, purses, backpacks, waist packs, etc. will be examined before entering the park.

• Sharp objects (including pocket knives and metal chains), firearms or other items that could be considered a weapon are strictly prohibited and should be left at home or secured in your vehicle. 

May I bring my own food and drink into the park?

Guests are not permitted to bring coolers, outside food or other drinks into Kings Dominion. Three shaded picnic areas are available in the guest parking lot. Grills and open fires are not allowed. Individuals who have special diets or need items due to a medical condition are asked to visit Guest Services located at the Front Gate for accommodation.

What is the alcohol policy?

Guests must be at least 21 years of age to purchase, possess or consume alcoholic beverages at Kings Dominion. Valid government-issued photo identification or valid driver's license is required upon each person purchasing, possessing or consuming alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic beverages must be consumed within designated areas.

Is there a minimum height for riders?

Yes, please go to https://www.kingsdominion.com/help/height-safety for details.

Are credit card accepted in the park?

Kings Dominion accepts cash, credit or debit cards from American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover. A valid driver's license must be presented when using a credit card for purchases at the park.

Are ATMs available in the park?

Yes, several ATMs are located throughout the park, including near the main entrance.

May I receive a refund if I cannot attend the event?

There are no refunds offered once you have purchased tickets unless Kings Dominion closes due to catastrophic weather.

What if it rains?

Most rides and attractions remain open during rain. Some attractions will close when inclement weather prohibits their safe operation, but will reopen as soon as it is safe to do so. Please enjoy a show, meal or shopping until such weather passes. Sorry, there are no rain checks.

May I exit and re-enter the park?

Yes, hand stamps are available at designated exit turnstiles when leaving the park.

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