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Playland Opens for Season in Rye, New York
May 24, 2023, 7:54.45 pm ET


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Playland is now open for the 2023 season with new rides, entertainment experiences and dining opportunities, welcoming generations of families and visitors across the NYC region and beyond.

Now in its 95th year, Playland is one of the nation's most beloved amusement parks with over 40 rides and attractions. Located in Rye in Westchester County, Playland is showcasing a New Fountain Plaza Show, featuring a synchronized musical, water, and light show to welcome all guests throughout the day and night, as well as a new installation “Play! Verse – An Immersive Adventure” for photo ops and new dining opportunities along the Long Island Sound.

Plus, coming up this Memorial Day weekend, the scenic on-site Playland Beach will reopen and will debut a NEW 35-foot waterfront slide this season, as well as new amenities including volleyball, kayaking, and paddleboarding along with weekend entertainment including live steel drums performances.

NEW Swan and Dragon Paddle boats are now available at Playland Lake alongside the historic Boathouse and near the Edith G. Read Nature Preserve – all on the shores of the Long Island Sound. Families and visitors will also be able to cool down in Playland pool with zero depth entry and state-of-the-art lounge furniture will be open for the season.

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