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Hints on Playland’s 2020 Season

  News on the fate of Rye Playland's 2020 season is expected soon. In his daily COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday (full report to be published soon),...

Rye Beach Memorial Day Openings: What You Need to Know

Two Rye beaches - Playland Beach and Oakland Beach - are opening this weekend subject to various restrictions. The two beaches are adjacent to one...

Playland July 4th Fireworks Cancelled, Beach Will Open for Memorial Day Weekend

In his daily COVID-19 update Monday afternoon, Rye guy and county boss George Latimer reported the Playland July 4th fireworks have been cancelled for...

Rye Playland a Featured destination in New Westchester Tourism Campaign

(PHOTO: The Dragon Coaster - where tourists can go for a ride. Featured in the new tourism promotional video.) Rye's Playland Amusement Park is one...

Interviews for Rye Playland Jobs This Saturday, January 11, 2020

(PHOTO: You could work with Coaster, Playland's mascot, this summer.) Get on the roller coaster early - Playland is holding interviews for summer positions for...

Playland Extends Season – Open This Weekend & Next Weekend

Westchester County has announced two bonus weekends at Playland for the 2019 season, September 21 and 22 and September 28 and 29, 1 p.m....

Owner of Playland’s Pier Restaurant & Tiki Bar, John Ambrose, Passes Suddenly

(PHOTO: John Ambrose. Courtesy: FB / Tiki Bar / Stephanie Lombardo.) John Ambrose, the owner of the Pier Restaurant & Tiki Bar at Playland, is...

Playland Goes Country, Saturday at 7pm (August 31, 2019)

Playland is going country on Saturday, August 31, 2019. Rising country-music star and New York's own Jessica Lynn, performs her high-energy show. Concert is free...

Playland Saga Continues, Judge Refuses to End Standard’s Bankruptcy

The thrill ride seems to never end. But it may be turning into a haunted house for Westchester County, as Standard Amusements seems to...

Playland Promo Video – Called a “Documentary” in PR Push (Please!)

(PHOTO: The movie Big, with Tom Hanks, was filmed at Rye Playand.) The Westchester political machine, after ousting Standard Amusements from their future involvement with...

Rye Playland – Next Thursday: Tom Hank’s 1988 Hit Movie BIG

(PHOTO: Back in 2011, you could find a Pepsi machine in the same spot Zoltar occupied in the movie Big.) The blockbuster feature film Big, rated...

New Dragonator Ride Opens at Rye Playland

(PHOTO: The first ride at Playland's new Dragonator ride.) Playland opened its new Dragonator ride on Tuesday, the first new ride in the park for...

Playland Friday: Big Band, ’80s Concert, Fireworks

Seems like Westchester County is stepping on the gas (or at least the PR) as it relates to activity at Rye Playland in the...

“DRAGONATOR” Playland Park’s First New Ride In Over A Decade Gets Its Name

(PHOTO: County boss George Latimer with the future voters that named the new ride.) After 409 submissions from the public, County Executive George Latimer was...

Billy Joel Boats to Playland’s Tiki Bar

Last Tuesday was a big day for entertainers visiting Rye Playland... While Mariah Carey was riding the Dragon Coaster, the Piano Man Billy Joel arrived...