50,294 visitors from April 13 – June 30, 2019
MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (Wednesday, July 3, 2019) As of June 30, Cypress Gardens had seen 50,294 visitors at the park since its re-opening on Saturday, April 13, 2019. A video highlighting the park and the County’s appreciation for visitors can be found here: http://bit.ly/CGVisitors
The park had previously been closed since October 2015 due to the historic floods. Prior to the closing, the park typically saw an estimated 50,000 visitors annually.
Visitors at the park have enjoyed recent renovations, including improvements to exhibits, walkways and bridges, as well as the boat dock, parking lot, ticket booth, visitors’ center, front lawn and much more. New playground equipment was also installed in the park. Additionally, work is underway on Dean Hall, the park’s large event space and conference hall, and will be open by the end of 2019.
The County celebrated the park’s re-opening with a ceremony and ribbon-cutting on Saturday, April 13, 2019. If you missed the Grand Re-Opening ceremony, you can view pictures and information here: http://bit.ly/CGCeremony
A video showing the progress at the park can be found here: http://bit.ly/CypressGardensReOpening
The majority of work at the park was completed in-house, with help from Berkeley County departments, including Facilities and Grounds, Water and Sanitation, Roads and Bridges, with support by others.
More information about Cypress Gardens can be found on the website here: https://cypressgardens.info
– Prepared by the Berkeley County Public Information Office –