35,000 visit Kentucky Kingdom on opening weekend

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 9:21 PM

Updated Tuesday, May 27 at 11:26 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11)—Kentucky Kingdom had a big opening weekend, after being closed for five years.

Officials with Kentucky Kingdom said that 35,000 people went to the amusement park over the three day Memorial Day Weekend.

With the large numbers and just re-opening, there were a few kinks. Some who came to the park had to wait up to 90 minutes to ride either of the parks two coasters, Thunder Run and Lightning Run.

Both rides last about 90 seconds.
 

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