Myrtle Beach Amusement Parks
FAMILY KINGDOM AMUSEMENT PARK, 301 Third Ave. S., Myrtle Beach. Rides including the Swamp Fox wooden roller coaster and a 100-foot Ferris wheel; magician Michael Bairefoot features a show at 8 p.m. nightly. Hours are 6 p.m.-close Friday and Monday-Thursday, 1 p.m.-close Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday. $20.97 plus tax. 843-626-3447.
HARD ROCK PARK - CLOSED.
KART-TRAX FORMULA RACING, 3901 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, indoor facility featuring electric go-karts and black-light putt-putt. Hours are 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. Children 42-54 inches ride junior karts at $6 for four minutes; children taller than 54 inches and adults ride faster karts at $11 for five minutes. Packages are available. Black-light putt-putt is $7 for adults and $5.50 for children.. See website for detrails. 843-916-1111.
NASCAR SPEEDPARK, U.S. 17 Bypass at 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. through Aug. 13. Features an all day wristband for $30, which includes all tracks and attractions, except Thunder Road, the NASCAR Silicon Speedway, the rock climbing wall, mini-golf and kiddie rides. Individual tickets are available for $3 each, nine tickets for $20 or 25 tickets for $50. Children 3 and under are free. Hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. 918-8725.
PAVILION NOSTALGIA PARK: Located at Broadway at the Beach. Featuring the Pavilion's carousel, spinning teacups, two pirate ships, Wave Swinger, Caterpillar, dune buggies, motorcycle rides and more. Cost is $3 per individual ride ticket. Hours are 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily.