Planet Snoopy at Kings Dominion is now open! The newly themed area incorporates brand new attractions as well as attractions that were re-themed to fit the new theme. The area is themed completely to the PEANUTS characters and is the largest PEANUTS-themed children’s area currently. With 18 rides, 2 show venues, and other things for families to do together, there is plenty for families to do!
The area has a total of 18 rides. If you’ve been to Kings Dominion before, you may notice some of the rides have been in the park for quite a few years, but have been re-themed to fit the Planet Snoopy theme. However, Kings Dominion has added several brand new attractions.
- Boo Blasters on Boo Hill (Formerly Scooby Doo and the Haunted Mansion)
- Flying Ace (Formerly Nickelodeon Space Surfer)
- Joe Cool’s Driving School (Formerly Rugrats Toonpike)
- Lucie’s Crabbie Cabbies (Formerly Boulder Bumpers)
- Peanut’s Road Ralley (Formerly Road Ralley)
- Peanut’s Turnpike (Formerly Junior Turnpike)
- Snoopy VS. Red Baron (Formerly Red Baron)
- Snoopy’s Moon Bounce (Formerly Moon Bounce)
- The Great Pumpkin Coaster (Formerly: Taxi Jam Coaster)
- Woodstock Express (Formerly: Ghoster Coaster)
- Charlie Brown’s Wind Up
- Flying Ace Balloon Race
- Linus Launcher
- Lucy’s Tug Boat
- Snoopy’s Junction
- Snoopy’s Rockit Express
- Snoopy’s Space Buggies
- Woodstock’s Whirly Birds
You can view the ride fact sheets below:
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Planet Snoopy features two different show venues, PEANUTS Playhouse and PEANUTS Showplace. There are three different shows within Planet Snoopy, called: Charlie Brown’s All-Stars, All Wheel Sports, and Schroeder’s Sing Along.
Other special features
Although there is much to see and do at Kings Dominion, sometimes a short break is needed. Kings Dominion offers a 1,100 square foot Family Care Center that offers air conditioning, a nap room, a changing station, and more. They also have placed an iconic fountain at the entrance that features Snoopy and Woodstock. Planet Snoopy also features a Marketplace with healthy options, such as fruits, cheese, vegetables, salads, and drinks.
Check out some more pictures from Planet Snoopy: