January 25, 2013 - 3:35pm
Kentucky Kingdom
Kentucky Kingdom will reopen in 2014!
Whenever I drive past the old Kentucky Kingdom it is a constant reminder of yet another thing that big cities have that Kentucky lacks. You use to be able to ride the rides all day long and spend ridiculous amounts of money at the park. But in 2009 Kentucky Kingdom closed its doors, after a ton of...
January 24, 2013 - 8:05pm
Agreement reached to reopen Kentucky Kingdom
“The Fair Board’s approval of a 50-year lease with our company means that a crucial step toward the reopening of Kentucky Kingdom has been taken.”
The Kentucky State Fair Board announce today the approval of a preliminary 50-year lease for Louisville’s hometown amusement park, Kentucky Kingdom.  Three years after management company Six Flags filed bankruptcy and closed the park, a new group of investors have set a reopening date of...
June 15, 2012 - 8:30pm
No deal.
“It’s hard to walk away from what we believed was a winning partnership for Kentucky and our team. But at the end of the day, the terms of the project did not fit our business model. It was time to withdraw.”
Just two days ago, we reported that Louisville was moving closer toward the goal of reopening it’s beloved amusement park, when Kentucky’s Tourism Development Finance Authority announced the approval of incentives for Bluegrass Boardwalk, which planed to reopen the former Kentucky...
June 13, 2012 - 4:42pm
Opening soon...
“We’re bringing our business model of exceptional safety, cleanliness, friendliness and value for families,” Natalie Koch said. “That means free soft drinks, free sunscreen and free use of inner tubes.” “We can’t wait to get started!” Dan Koch also said. “We’ve got a lot of work to do to get the park reopened… but we’ll get it done.”
Louisville moved a step closer toward the goal of reopening it’s beloved amusement park today, when Kentucky’s Tourism Development Finance Authority announced the approval of incentives for Bluegrass Boardwalk, which plans to reopen the former Kentucky Kingdom amusement park at the...
February 23, 2012 - 10:05pm
Kentucky State Fair Board approves lease agreement with Bluegrass Boardwalk Inc.
Bluegrass Boardwalk, Inc., made up of the Koch Family that owns Holiday World in Santa Claus, IN, has gotten lease approval to run the former Kentucky Kingdom Amusement Park by the Kentucky State Fair Board.
The former Kentucky Kingdom Amusement Park, located at the Kentucky Exposition Center, will get new life breathed into it after a lease agreement was approved by the Kentucky State Fair Board for Bluegrass Boardwalk, Inc. to lease the theme park....
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