Planning authority approves small amusement park for Myrtle Beach

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The Myrtle Beach Community Appearance Board approved the design of the Funplex amusement park with one, minor change during a meeting Thursday afternoon. The Fun Coaster, the Drop and Twist and the Galleon of Fun are just a few of the attractions that may soon fill what is now a parking lot on Ocean Boulevard and 15th Avenue North. The city rezoned the property a year ago so Funplex could start developing,

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Because amusement parks in Myrtle Beach have had so much success lately...

TheMillenniumRider's avatar

Better get out and experience the rides when they open before they are sold and rethemed to crap.

kpjb's avatar

Family Kingdom seems to do just fine. When the ocean is your customers' primary destination you don't need to be a big theme park to succeed.


Tommytheduck's avatar

Which is exactly what the Michigan's Adventure complainers don't understand. They're smaller, cheaper parks for visiting tourists who may or may not decide to stay off the ocean / lake one day. When the family decides to break the routine of their week long vacation they might say "Hey, there's a small park nearby, wanna check that out?"

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