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Kentucky Kingdom breaks single-day attendance record

The incident involved the Deluge water ride at Kentucky Kingdom.
The incident involved the Deluge water ride at Kentucky Kingdom.(Source: WAVE 3 News)
Published: Aug. 11, 2019 at 11:37 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Kentucky Kingdom is breaking records this season.

The park says it hosted 18,484 visitors on Saturday. That’s the largest in a single-day since their re-opening in 2014.

Kentucky Kingdom also set a record for the weekend with more than 32,000 visitors.

“Despite a large crowd, every facet of our park ran smoothly, and it was very gratifying to see so many smiling faces and happy families,” President and CEO Ed Hart said in a statement. "We are certainly proud of our managers and team members for delivering so much fun to so many people.”

The park is open on weekends through October.

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