Joyland Amusement Park

Amusement park in the United States


Joyland Amusement Park
Location
Lubbock, Texas, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1948 to 2022
Website https://www.joylandpark.com/

Joyland Amusement Park is an amusement park located in Lubbock, Texas, USA.

History

In September 2022, it was announced that Joyland Amusement Park would be closed permanently.[1] Shortly thereafter, it was stated that the park would remain open.[2] This did not ultimately happen and the park was shuttered with its rides auctioned off.[3][4]

Roller coasters

Past

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Dragon Wagon Wisdom Rides Family 2017 2022 Unknown
Galaxi SDC Sit-Down 1991 2022 Scrapped
Sand Storm Diego Cavazza Sit-Down September 14, 2019 2022 Scrapped

Attractions

Past

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed
Antique Cars Hampton Rides Unknown Unknown 2022
Big Trucks Unknown Unknown Unknown 2022
Boats Unknown Unknown Unknown 2022
Bumper Cars Unknown Bumper Cars Unknown 2022
Carousel C.W. Parker Carousel Unknown 2022
Dare Devil Drop Larson International/A.R.M. (USA) Drop Tower Unknown 2022
Dizzy Dragons Sellner Manufacturing Dizzy Dragons Unknown 2022
Grizzly Unknown Unknown Unknown 2022
Helicopters Unknown Unknown Unknown 2022
Musik Express Mack Rides Musik Express Unknown 2022
Paratrooper Hrubetz Paratrooper Unknown Unknown
Rock-It Express Unknown Unknown Unknown 2022
Rock-O-Plane Eyerly Aircraft Company Rock-O-Plane Unknown 2022
Roll-O-Plane Eyerly Aircraft Company Roll-O-Plane Unknown 2022
Scrambler Eli Bridge Company Scrambler Unknown 2022
Skyride Hopkins Ropeway Unknown 2022
Sky Fighters Unknown Unknown Unknown 2022
Space Shuttle Chance Rides Pirate Ship Unknown 2022
Spider Eyerly Aircraft Company Polyp Unknown 2022
Tilt-a-Whirl Sellner Manufacturing Tilt-A-Whirl Unknown 2022
Trabant Chance Rides Trabant Unknown 2022
Train G-16 Train Unknown 2022
Whip Mangels Junior Whip Unknown 2022
Wild River Unknown Log Flume Unknown Unknown
X-Factor Extreme KMG Frisbee Unknown 2022

References

  1. "Joyland to be auctioned off, family says park will not reopen".
  2. "Hope for Joyland: Auction for Lubbock Amusement Park canceled due to offers".
  3. "IRM tapped by Joyland Park to find homes for rides and equipment" (PDF). Amusement Today. June 2023. p. 16.
  4. "Lubbock's Joyland Park sells final rides, IRM serves as broker" (PDF). Amusement Today. February 2024. p. 17.

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