After 50 Years, Joyland Amusement Park Will Not Reopen
The owners of Joyland Amusement Park have announced on Facebook that after 50 years of memory making, the park will not be reopening.
The announcement came the afternoon of Monday, September 12th.
In the announcement, Joyland said:
We have been blessed with 50 years of wonderful memories, fabulous employees and amazing guests who have all touched our lives.
The threat of flooding in Mackenzie Park, struggling labor fulfillment, continued vandalism and our aging bodies are all contributing factors to this decision.
We would like to thank ALL of our Team through the years who have helped keep Joyland a safe and enjoyable place to visit.
The park will now be put on sale. If an interested party with a viable offer is not found by October 1st, 2022, the park will be auctioned off on October 27th.
Many fans of the park took to social media to express their gratitude to the park for the years of memories and to express their sadness with the announcement.
Joyland ended their announcement by reminding everyone:
Never forget the importance of having FUN...for the greatest legacies we can leave are HAPPY MEMORIES!
See Joyland's original Facebook post below: