Jolly Roger at the Pier Ferris Wheel

Jolly Roger at the Pier

Jolly Roger At The Pier

Welcome to Jolly Roger at the Pier®  is a lasting symbol of Ocean City fun, with amusement park rides, games, fishing, and entertainment. And let’s not forget about the iconic businesses housed in the pier’s building, including Thrasher’s French Fries and Ripley’s Believe it or Not. Visit us at the Jolly Roger® Pier today and start making your own lifetime memories. Jolly Roger Amusement Park® has rides and games the whole family can enjoy. And as always, there is never a charge to just relax and stroll through Ocean City’s only full-service Family Amusement Facility.

Jolly Roger Pier Kraken Ride
An Ocean City Tradition Since 1964

Featured Attractions


The Kraken is a terrorizing ride, much like the prehistoric sea creature! Hold on for dear life as the Kraken’s tentacles whip you over the ocean.

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Looping Star Roller Coaster

The Looping Star Roller Coaster at the Pier will send you upside down over and over again. The looping track and the high speeds will leave you questioning up for down, right from left. Strap in and hang on for fast-paced fun in OCMD! It’s one of the best rides on the Boardwalk… you’ll probably find yourself going back again and again for more.

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Giant Wheel

You can’t picture the Ocean City Boardwalk without the image of the Giant Wheel. A boardwalk favorite, it’s not a trip to OCMD without a ride on the Giant Wheel at the Pier. Enjoy sweeping views of Ocean City, the beach, the ocean, and the inlet as you are perched high above the Pier and the crowds. Perfect chance for a family photo-op!

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If you’ve ever walked along the Boardwalk in OCMD than you have probably noticed the giant slingshot that catapults its screaming victims into the air. It’s a sight to be seen, but even better, it’s an experience you don’t want to miss! It’s the world famous Slingshot! But the real question is…are you brave enough for the Slingshot?? The ultimate thrill ride will have even the biggest daredevils quaking. Strap in, hold on, and prepare to be shot high into the sky. You can hear the screams from 10 blocks away! But don’t let that scare you, the Slingshot has long lines and eager riders for a reason – it’s a wild ride you won’t ever forget.

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Thrasher’s French Fries

Located in the breezeway of the Ocean City Amusement Pier, Thrasher’s French Fries has been an Ocean City favorite since 1929. Through five generations and eighty years, Thrasher’s has changed hands only twice. Tradition rules and quality reigns supreme. There will be no deviation from original procedures or original recipes. Only experience and exquisite attention to detail have allowed Thrasher’s to grow and flourish as few businesses have, nowhere will more emphases on quality be found. Nowhere will be a better fry be found – anywhere!

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Ripley’s Believe It Or Not

Located on the Boardwalk in Ocean City, MD, just a few steps from Jolly Roger at the Pier and the world-famous Thrasher’s French Fries, Ripley’s Believe It or Not affords visitors with three attractions in one. Experience the three attractions; including Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium, the mind-bending Marvelous Mirror Maze, and the challenging and fun Ripley’s Impossible LaseRace. Enjoy over 500 exhibits and artifacts, 12 themed galleries, and much, much more while visiting Ripley’s Believe It or Not in Ocean City, Maryland.

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