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Buckle up for thrilling rides: Family Kingdom in Myrtle Beach SC is open for the season

Get ready to take a ride on a wooden roller coaster, get tossed around on the scrambler, glide through the air on the swings and more. Family Kingdom amusement park in Myrtle Beach SC is now open for spring break and then on weekends until the full time opening on May 27th.

This amusement park along Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach has over 35 rides, including the popular Swamp Fox wooden Roller Coaster that has been the park’s landmark since 1966. In 2015, named the park’s Yo-Yo Swing on it’s list of “50 States, 50 Thrill Rides Across America.” The park also has amusement games on the midway and the classic skeeball (my favorite!) in the arcade.

Plus, no trip to an amusement park is complete without food such as corn dogs, popcorn, cotton candy and more.

From March 24-April 10 the park is open daily. Then the park will be opened on weekends until April 25, when it will remain opened until May 1. Then it is back to weekends until May 27 when it is open daily all summer long. I know it is confusing, so here is a link to the calendar and hours of operation.

Tickets are $27.35+tax for an all day unlimited ride wristband. Visitors can also purchase individual ride tickets for $1.15+tax. Rides range from two to five tickets per ride.

Save the date for the opening of the Splashes Water Park that is just across Ocean Boulevard from Family Kingdom. The water park opens May 28. Family Kingdom has combo passes available for both parks.