Family Kingdom is South Carolina’s only beachfront amusement park, featuring more than 35 attractions—from kiddie rides to thrill rides—for the whole family to enjoy. Just minutes from the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade, the park is mere steps from the beach, so you can roll in the sand and then rollick on a roller coaster.
Families looking to create fun memories during their time in Myrtle Beach need look no further than Family Kingdom. This carnival-style treat features nostalgic attractions such as the highest Ferris wheel in South Carolina to more thrilling rides like the Twist ‘n’ Shout steel roller coaster, plus go-karts and loads of options for the littles in your family.
You can purchase individual ride tickets or an all-day unlimited-ride wristband. Alternatively, a combo pass includes the adjacent Splashes Oceanfront Water Park.
Things to Know Before You Go
- Family Kingdom is a must-visit for thrill-seekers and families with children.
- Admission to the park is free, but wristbands or individual tickets are required to go on the rides.
- A variety of onsite food concessions are available inside Family Kingdom.
- The park is accessible to strollers and wheelchairs, which are are available to rent for a small fee. Inquire ahead about which rides are wheelchair-accessible.
How to Get There
Family Kingdom is located at 300 S Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach. If driving, access the park from S Kings Highway or Ocean Boulevard and park in the on-site paid lot.
When to Get There
The park is typically open from late March to early October; hours vary depending on the day and season, so be sure to check the website. The best time to visit Myrtle Beach is the summer months of May to September—though to avoid large crowds and muggy weather, visit the park later in the day.
Splashes Oceanfront Water Park
Adjacent to Family Kingdom Amusement Park is a 2-acre (0.8-hectare) water park overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Splashes features 18 fun attractions including a children’s area, lazy river, water flumes, and speed slides. Combine the water park with your Family Kingdom pass for the ultimate day of adventure, or spread out the fun across two days. Splashes is typically open from Memorial Day weekend (late May) to Labor Day weekend (early September).