Hoffman's Playland will close for good this year, likely auction rides

Posted Wednesday, July 9, 2014 9:05 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Hoffman's Playland will close for good in September and its 18 amusement park rides will be sold at auction, ending a cherished tradition in Colonie, New York but paving the way for more commercial and residential development in the suburban Albany town.

Read more from Albany Business Review.

Also: auctioning the rides.

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014 3:06 PM
Raven-Phile's avatar

Poor Andy. :(

R.I.P LeRoi Moore 9/7/61 - 8/19/2008
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 3:08 PM
a_hoffman50's avatar

I was just going to post how it is sad that I no longer will share a name with a park.

Edit: and now I did... how meta.

Last edited by a_hoffman50, Wednesday, July 9, 2014 3:09 PM
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 3:10 PM
Raven-Phile's avatar

Look at us, all on the same brainwave around here.

R.I.P LeRoi Moore 9/7/61 - 8/19/2008
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 4:05 PM
rollergator's avatar

At least he's closing for good and not for evil... ;~P

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 7:03 PM
Tekwardo's avatar

Six seasons and a movie!


Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 11:51 AM

J's Amusement park closed 10 years ago and I'm still not completely over it. I can feel your pain.

Dave Dragon, go Dave Dragon, and the Star Force Five!


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