Family Kingdom Amusement Park

Amusement park in the United States

Family Kingdom
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
Status Operating
Opened 1966
Previous names Grand Strand Amusement Park
Area 13 acres

Family Kingdom is an amusement park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA. The park was originally named Grand Strand Amusement Park from 1966 through 1991.[1]


The park closed in September 1989 after being damaged by Hurricane Hugo. The park remained closed through June 1992, at which time it reopened and was renamed Family Kingdom Amusement Park.[2]

Roller coasters


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Dragon Jung-Max Rides Family 2023 Operating
Kiddie Coaster D.P.V. Rides Family 1994 Operating
Swamp Fox Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. Wooden 1966 Operating
Twist 'n' Shout Zamperla Wild Mouse April 2, 2013 Operating

Past (2)

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Toboggan Chance Rides Family Unknown 1970s N/A



Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Antique Cars Arrow Development Track Ride 1969 Operating
Balloon Fiesta Zamperla Ferris Wheel 2023 Operating
Carousel Unknown Carousel 2022 or earlier Operating
Charlie Chopper Unknown Unknown 2023 Operating
Dodgem Bumper Cars Duce Dodgem 2000 Operating
F5 KMG Frisbee 2023 Operating
Ferris Wheel Chance Rides Ferris Wheel 1990 Operating
Flight School Zamperla Unknown 1998 Operating
Frog Hopper Unknown Junior Drop Tower 2001 Operating
Galleon Zamperla Pirate Ship 1998 Operating
Hurricane Moser's Rides Music Express 1990 Operating
Jump Around Zamperla Jump Around 2005 Operating
Kiddie Speedway Zamperla Junior Whip 2022 or earlier Operating
Kiddie Swing Unknown Junior Chairswing 2022 or earlier Operating
Kite Flyer Zamperla Kite Flyer 2022 or earlier Operating
Log Flume Hopkins Log Flume 1998 Operating
Magic Bikes Zamperla Unknown 2022 or earlier Operating
Puppy Roll Unknown Unknown 2023 Operating
Rockin' Tug Zamperla Rockin' Tug 2023 Operating
Sky Hawk A.R.M. Star Flyer 2023 or earlier Operating
Thunderbolt Chance Rides Flying Bobs 1995 Operating
Tilt-A-Whirl Sellner Manufacturing Tilt-A-Whirl 1993 Operating
Train Unknown Miniature Railway 2022 or earlier Operating
Wet Boats Unknown Unknown 2022 or earlier Operating
Yo-Yo Chance Rides Chairswing 1980 Operating


  1. "FAST FACTS Family Kingdom". Family Kingdom. Retrieved 2022-02-24.
  2. Stilwell, Andrew (2021-05-27). "A History of Roller Coasters in Myrtle Beach". Coaster101. Retrieved 2023-08-27.

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