Cedar Fair Amusement Parks Try To Get Back On Track By Ann Thompson • Feb 23, 2021 Courtesy of Kings Island Kings Island will open its gates to the public May 15. For a second season, the pandemic is creating huge money losses for the amusement park industry. Banshee Kings Island's newest coaster By Maryanne Zeleznik • Aug 9, 2013 provided Kings Island is going to be building its 15th roller coaster. A release says it will be the longest inverted steel roller coaster in the world. It's called Banshee and will debut in April. You can take a virtual tour at visitkingsisland.com/banshee.