Celebrate Keansburg Amusement Park’s 110th Anniversary

Keansburg Amusement Park Anniversary 2014Keansburg Amusement Park will celebrate its 110th Anniversary on Thursday, August 28th, 2014 from 10am to closing. Keansburg Amusement Park will have special “Throwback Thursday $1.10 pricing on select food, games and more.  We’ll also host a pancake eating contest courtesy of IHOP.   

Keansburg Amusement Park continues its 110 year tradition on the Jersey Shore, originally developed in 1904 by William Gehlhaus as a summer destination of bungalows and a boardwalk.  Over the years, William Gehlhaus and his investors formed what is known as the New Point Comfort Beach Company which offered steamship service from Manhattan to Keansburg, bringing thousands of vacationers to the Jersey Shore.  In 1911, the Keansburg boardwalk added it’s first mechanical ride, a ferris wheel.  Today, the park is still owned by the Gehlhaus family and includes over 30 rides, 6 eateries, games, arcades, go karts and a waterpark.

Keansburg Amusement Park Runaway RapidsKeansburg Amusements and Runaway Rapids continues its 110 year tradition of offering family fun on the Jersey Shore. Park attractions include rides, games, go karts, fishing pier, and food .  Visit Keansburg Amusement Park’s website at www.keansburgamusementpark.com for more information on admission and group outings.

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