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Kings Island Camp Cedar to Open Spring 2021

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Year-Round Luxury Outdoor Resort Will Welcome Park Guests, Families and RV Travelers

Construction of the $27 million Kings Island Camp Cedar is underway, and the new luxury outdoor resort is scheduled to open in the spring of 2021. The resort will feature modern lodging that will welcome Kings Island guests, families, vacationers and recreational vehicle (RV) travelers.

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Kings Island Camp Cedar, a year-round, luxury outdoor resort, will open spring 2021 as the official lodging destination for Kings Island Amusement Park in Mason, Oh. Photo Credit: Kings Island Camp Cedar

Kings Island Camp Cedar, a year-round, luxury outdoor resort, will open spring 2021 as the official lodging destination for Kings Island Amusement Park in Mason, Oh. Photo Credit: Kings Island Camp Cedar

Kings Island Camp Cedar is owned by Small Brothers, LLC and Terra Firma Associates. Through a unique partnership and licensing agreement, Kings Island Camp Cedar will be managed by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, owner of the Kings Island amusement park. Cleveland Construction serves as the general contractor, McHarris Architects as the project architect and The Kleingers Group as the project's civil engineer.

"It's natural for us to partner with Cedar Fair, the owners of Kings Island," said Jon Small, Chairman and CEO of Small Brothers. "As a top destination in the area, their ability to entertain and provide a place to create lasting memories is exactly the type of experience we want our visitors to have at Kings Island Camp Cedar."

The new luxury outdoor resort is located on more than 50 acres of land less than a mile from Kings Island's front gates. Once complete, it will complement Warren County's exciting tourism attractions including Kings Island, the Western & Southern Open, Warren County Sports Park and other popular southwest Ohio destinations.

"We are excited to offer our guests a unique lodging experience and a contemporary outdoor retreat so close to Kings Island," said Mike Koontz, Vice President and General manager of Kings Island. "The addition of Kings Island Camp Cedar luxury outdoor resort will make a visit to our park even more memorable."

The Kings Island Camp Cedar Experience

Kings Island Camp Cedar is a hybrid resort and camping destination that will open in spring, 2021 with 73 beautifully appointed cottages and 164 full-service RV spaces, with 100 additional cottages planned. Resort guests will be able to take advantage of outdoor entertainment including recreational and adult exclusive pools, ponds, walking trail and unique dining options. Plus, they will find camping must-haves including bathhouses, laundry facility, firepits, grills and picnic tables. For those visiting Kings Island, there will be a number of exclusive resort perks like Stay and Play packages.

Guests will be able to enjoy state-of-the-art resort experiences including:

  • The Grand Lodge will include a signature indoor/outdoor restaurant and bar, shopping, exercise facility and expansive fireplace.
  • An outdoor cantina will offer a casual outdoor dining and bar experience offering American, Mexican and Italian fare in a grab-and-go food truck-inspired experience.
  • Outdoor pools will include a family activity pool with water play features and a separate adult-exclusive pool. Both will offer poolside service and cabana facilities.
  • Peanuts character appearances such as Character Breakfasts, Smores with Snoopy and more.

For more information about Kings Island Camp Cedar go to visitcampcedar.com.

About Kings Island

With more than 100 rides, shows and attractions, Kings Island offers the perfect combination of world-class thrills and family attractions. Guests can experience 15 roller coasters, including the all new Orion giga coaster; Planet Snoopy, the award-winning kids' area and Soak City, the park's 33-acre water park included with admission. Kings Island is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE:FUN), one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. For more information, go to visitkingsisland.com.

About Cedar Fair

Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE:FUN), one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world, is a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio. Focused on its mission to make people happy by providing fun, immersive and memorable experiences, the Company owns and operates 13 properties, consisting of 11 amusement parks, four separately gated outdoor water parks, and resort accommodations totaling more than 2,300 rooms and more than 600 luxury RV sites. Cedar Fair's parks are located in Ohio, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, Texas and Toronto, Ontario. The Company also operates an additional theme park in California under a management contract.

About Small Brothers

Small Brothers, LLC is a privately owned real estate development and holding company. Small Brothers, LLC seeks to acquire, develop, and invest in income-oriented real estate assets throughout the United States. The company's current portfolio includes various income producing properties of all types including; hospitality, office, assisted living, mixed-use, industrial, warehouse, flex and residential properties. For more information, go to smallbrothers.com.

About Terra Firma Associates

Terra Firma Associates is a Cincinnati real estate development company founded in 1999 by Richard Haglage and Craig Kolb. They have been responsible for the development of over three million square feet of Greater Cincinnati area projects involving all aspects of commercial real estate. For more information, go to terrafirmaassociates.net.

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Kings Island Camp Cedar, a year-round, luxury outdoor resort, will open spring, 2021 as the official lodging destination for Kings Island Amusement Park in Mason, Oh. Photo Credit: Kings Island Camp Cedar

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