Joyland could open by spring

Posted Thursday, December 16, 2004 10:38 AM | Contributed by supermandl

Stanley and Margaret Nelson, the former and new owners of Joyland, say they hope to sell the park soon to a company that will restore the park to its former glory in time to open this spring. The Nelsons foreclosed on the park for $1,030,000.28.

Read more from KWCH/Wichita and KSN/Wichita via MSNBC.

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Thursday, December 16, 2004 11:28 AM
Mamoosh's avatar Nice...I truly hope this happens. Joyland is a nice little park and Coaster is a real gem!
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Thursday, December 16, 2004 11:57 AM
Excellent news. I'm hopeing to get to the park in the next year or two. I hope that with new management and park expansion, will come expanded weekday summertime hours.
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Friday, December 17, 2004 12:31 AM
Hmm.. Think Great American Family Parks would spring for this one?
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Friday, December 17, 2004 1:18 AM
Mamoosh's avatar I hope not! I'd like to see this park run by Dick Knoebels or Will Koch ;)
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Friday, December 17, 2004 12:17 PM
rollergator's avatar "Nasai's Wichita Wonderland"....:)
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Friday, December 17, 2004 12:38 PM
Mamoosh's avatar I'd suggest "Moosh's Joyland" but that already exists in Playa del Rey, CA ;)
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Friday, December 17, 2004 6:04 PM
Six Flags over Joyland? *shudders*

I'd sooner see Joyland & Wildwater Kingdom ;)

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Monday, December 20, 2004 5:11 AM
So if it was "Moosh's Joyland", then 'Coaster' would finally get a name, no?;)
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Monday, December 20, 2004 11:42 AM
kpjb's avatar The Joyland link above sends you to the site of Joyland in Texas. We're talking about the Joyland in Kansas, though, right?
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Monday, December 20, 2004 11:59 AM
Mamoosh's avatar Yes...Wichita, Kansas.
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Monday, December 20, 2004 6:07 PM
Lets hope GAFP doesn't buy it. Imagine if they named it:
Wichita's Great and FAmous JoyLand!
that'd be: GAFPWGAFJ!
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Monday, December 20, 2004 8:49 PM
looks like something you type by randomly hitting the keyboard ;)
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