Kings Dominion Hours for 2018

Look below for Kings Dominion hours, Halloween Haunt info, and discount ticket deals!

The park opens the end of March. After that, it's open weekends until it opens continuously starting the end of May. It remains open daily through the first weekend in September, plus select dates in September.

At that point, the water park Soak City closes for the season and the main park closes a few weeks to get ready for Halloween Haunt.

This Halloween-themed event, which is open weekends the end of September to the end of Oct. Closing times do vary, so to be on the safe side, check out the full schedule below.

New for 2018: For the first time ever, the park will offer a holiday-themed event for November and December called Winterfest. Not many details available yet, but expect it to be similar to Busch Gardens' Christmas Town.

Then, keep reading for links for single-day discount tickets (including the Everybody Pays Kids Price and Preschool Pass deals), promo codes, season pass info, the events schedule, and information on Halloween Haunt.




Kings Dominion Hours & Operating Schedule


March Operating Schedule and Hours

  • Pass Member Preview Day - March 23, 5 pm to 9 pm
  • Opening Day - March 24 - 11:30 to 8 pm
  • First full weekend - March 24-25 - 11:30 to 8 pm
  • March 30-31 - 11:30 to 10 pm

April Operating Schedule and Hours

  • Open April 1 (11:30 am to 10 pm)
  • Open April 2-5 for Spring Break - 11:30 am to 8 pm, plus Fridays, April 15 and 22 - 11:30 am to 8 pm 
  • Open April 6-7, 14, 21, and 28 - 10:30 to 10 pm
  • Open April 20 - 9:30 to 6 pm
  • Open April 27 - 9:30 to 8 pm
  • Open April 29 - 10:30 to 8 pm


May Hours 

Open daily starting the May 24. Pass Member Preview Night is March 23.

  • Open Sundays, May 6 13, and 20 - 10:30 am to 8 pm (open Sunday, May 17 10:30 to 
  • 11 pm)
  • Open Fridays, May 4, 11, and 18 - 9:30 am to 8 pm (open Friday, May 25, 9:30 to 9 pm)
  • Open Saturdays, May 5, 12, and 19 - 10:30 to 10 pm
  • Open Sundays, May 6, 13, and 20 - 10:30 to 8 pm
  • Open May 26 through May 28 - 10:30 to 11 pm)
  • Open May 29-31 - 10:30 to 6 pm
  • Soak City hours: May 26-28 - noon - 8 pm


June Hours

Park is open daily.

  • Open June 1, 3-8, and 10-14 - 10:30 to 8 pm
  • Open June 30 - 10:30 am to 11 pm
  • Open all other days in June - 10:30 am to 10:00 pm 

Soak City hours: 

  • Open June 1 - noon to 6 pm
  • Open June 2, 9, 15-30 - noon to 8 pm
  • Open June 3, 8, 10-14 - noon to 7 pm


July Hours

  • Open June 1-4 and Saturdays, June 7, 14, 21, and 28 - 10:30 to 11 pm
  • Open all other days in June - 10:30 to 10 pm
  • Soak City hours: Open everyday all month - noon - 8 pm


August Hours

Kings Dominion hours in August - open daily.

  • Open all Saturdays - 10:30 am to 11 pm 
  • Open August 1-3, 5-10, and 12 - 10:30 am to 10 pm
  • Open August 13-17, 19-24, and 26 - 10:30 to 8 pm
  • Open August 27 and 31 - 11:30 to 8 pm

Soak City hours: Open August 1-12 - noon - 8 pm/ Open Aug. 13-19 and 25-26 - noon to 6 pm/ open Aug. 20-24 and 27 and 31 - noon - 6 pm - closed August 28-30


September Hours

Kings Dominion hours in September - open select dates only.

Note: The operating schedule is always open to change, so if you want to be completely sure, check the calendar on the Kings Dominion theme park website.

NEW! Winterfest

Not much in the way of details yet, but the park will offer Winterfest (it's version of Busch Gardens' Christmas Town) for select dates in November and December. I'll post details as they become available.




Discount Ticket Info, Season Passes, Events and Halloween Haunt

For Kings Dominion single-day discount tickets and current promo codes, click here.

For season pass info, click here.

For the Kings Dominion events schedule, click here. 

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