Your Complete Joyland Amusement Park Survival Guide
Lubbock’s favorite amusement park, Joyland, has been in full summer mode since the beginning of June. That means quite a few good things for you, the Joyland junkie!
Hours of Operation:
Joyland is now open with their summer hours. They’ll run six days a week (closed on Mondays) with different times on both the weekday and weekend. During the week they’ll run 7PM to 10Pm and on Saturday they open at 2PM and run to 10PM.
Joyland breaks it down into two different pricing groups for specific days of the week. During the week (Tuesday – Friday) the prices are $13.50 for anyone 48″ or taller. Anyone under 48″ will run on $10.50.
On the weekend the prices change. Saturday and Sunday the prices are $18.75 for anyone 48″ or taller and $15.75 for anyone shorter than 48″.
Location and Parking:
Joyland is located inside of Mackenzie Park, just north of 4th street off the I-27 access road.
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Parking for Joyland is FREE and located by the amusement park entrance.
Rides and Attractions:
There are more than a few rides to enjoy at Joyland. There are rides for kids of all ages and thrill seekers flock to their extreme rides.
The kids rides include a train, carousel, bumper cars, antique cars, boats and big trucks. Thrill seekers can enjoy a wide array of attractions including the Dare Devil Drop, Galaxi Coaster, Tilt-A-Whirl, Paratrooper, Scrambler and so many more.
Joyland has a tasty selection of food that everyone can enjoy. There’s bigger items like hamburgers, pizza and hot dogs. They also have great carnival and fair food including chili cheese fires, corn dogs, funnel cakes and cotton candy. Joyland patrons can also get cold treats like Dippin’ Dots and shaved ice!!!
Joyland is the perfect family, date or any occasion destination for your summer. Make sure you drink plenty of water because it’s going to be hot all summer long. Also, make sure you head out there on the fourth of July to enjoy their fireworks.
Enjoy these photos from the last time we were out at Joyland. Who knows, you might just find yourself in one of these photos.