The 2021 season is officially underway for the historic amusement park on the boardwalk in Ocean City.

Gillian's Wonderland Pier will be open for indoor rides for the big Easter weekend from 12 PM to 5 PM. Enhancement changes are also coming to Gillian's according to a press release from their website. 

The owners of Gillian's Wonderland Pier are now partnering with Mita family to create and enhance Gillian's guest experience. The Mita family also owns the Icona Hotel chain. Icona South Jersey beachfront locations include Avalon, Wildwood Crest and Cape May.

Gillian's has put the focus on family fun since 1929. Gillian's is also hiring for the 2021  summer season season. Positions include:

  • Ride Operators
  • Cashiers
  • Food & Beverage
  • Counter Staff
  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Mascots
  • Party Coordinators
  • Park Maintenance

I have so many fond memories of Gillian's with my family especially when my boys were small. My son Matt loved the log flume and the bumper cars. My son Josh absolutely loved the wet boat and the wacky worm roller coaster

When they were big enough they couldn't wait to try the Giant Wheel. I can remember sitting with Josh after a ride. I was sure he was going to get sick right there on the boardwalk but, he felt better in a matter of minutes and was off running to the next ride. Ahh, the memories.

Sources: Press release -- Gillian's Wonderland Pier 3/31/21, Press of AC  

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