Amusement rides come back to the beach

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Submitted: Thu, 05/24/2012 - 2:42am
Updated: Thu, 05/24/2012 - 12:27pm

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Just like tourists and warm weather, another popular beach fixture is coming back. Just off of the boardwalk at Carolina Beach they are bringing back the rides.

The temporary amusement park is setting up in time for the Memorial Day weekend with rides for kids big or small.

There is something about the lights and mid-way feel in this beach town.

Pat Wise with Hildebrand is supervising the set up and will manage the rides this summer.

“We have three new rides that we brought in: a Fun Slide, a Hurricane, which is a teenage ride, a thrill ride, and we have a Little Dino dinosaur ride for kids, and we’re starting to kick off the season tomorrow,” Wise said.

Hildebrand promises the same prices as last year, and they will have more to offer.

With Thursday’s opening coming up fast, there is a lot of work to be done. As the sun sets on this beach town crews will be working well into the night.

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5 Comments on "Amusement rides come back to the beach"

2015 years 8 months ago

i am glad theya re back makes the beach more attrative to the public i worked for them before and they was great hope they have a good summer

William K
2015 years 8 months ago

Very happy, my children love the rides and it has added a certain summer flare to Carolina Beach.

Stephen Bellm
2015 years 8 months ago

Come down to the boardwalk this Friday, May 25 to watch Dog’s Ave perform from 6:30-9:30.
This is a local original Americana band with very catchy danceable tunes and an incredible singer!
Its going to be a very fun night on the beach!

2015 years 8 months ago

This is my 3rd summer working at the carnival and I just want to say I love it, I love the children and watching them have wonderful quality time with their family. I love the other workers as if they were my own family. If I ever have any issues with a customer or just random drunks then they are so helpful. I am PROUD to call myself a part time Carny!

Holly Bissonnette
2015 years 8 months ago

This looks great, family bonding time!
Maybe this place would interest also family goers who likes to go to amusement parks. It’s in Orlando Florida and will be opening in 2017.
Check the place out