Pavilion Nostalgia Park
Experience Myrtle Beach's most popular attraction of yesteryear at the most popular attraction of today by visiting the Pavilion Nostalgia Park at Broadway at the Beach.
Named after the former amusement park that entertained generations of vacationers for decades, the Pavilion Nostalgia Park features some of the favorite rides and games from the Pavilion. They were moved to Broadway at the Beach, a 350-acre entertainment center just a mile inland from the Pavilion's old oceanfront location.
The centerpiece of the family-friendly fun park is a crowd favorite from the old Pavilion site, the 1912 Herschell-Spillman carousel that runs as well as it did a century ago. With brightly colored animals ranging from horses to elephants, this classic carousel still attracts old and young to relive and make new memories.
That's just one of the many rides for kids, who can climb aboard the Rio Grande Train, fly high on the Red Baron Airplane, race cars at the Junior Speedway, hop on the Frog Hopper, float in the Balloon Ferris Wheel and ride on the back of Willie the Whale. Other kiddie rides include the Tea Cups, Boats, Dune Buggies, Motorcycles and a Pirate Ship rides.
For bigger and braver kids and adults who are still children at heart, there are several hair-raising rides to get the adrenaline pumping. The Pirate Ship takes riders around and around then upside down, the Caterpillar spins patrons in increasingly fast circles and the Wave Swinger provides the highest, fastest swing set possible. Rides have varying height requirements.
The Pavilion Nostalgia Park also offers a carnival-style atmosphere with great food and games. Popular games include the Duck Pond, Spill the Milk, Bushel Baskets and Mini-Basketball. An arcade featuring old and modern games is available in the retail shop, which also serves funnel cakes, corn dogs, cotton candy, pizza, and more.
Located at 1171 Celebrity Circle in Myrtle Beach, the Pavilion Nostalgia Park requires no admission charge as patrons pay only for what they ride, although passes are available for purchase. For more information, visit http://www.pavilionnostalgiapark.com