Staten Island's First Amusement Park: Fantasy Shore at Midland Beach Submitted by Nataki Hewling on Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:00am Unfortunately, this theme park is out of business. Going to a fun-filled amusement park is one of the great pleasures of summer. And now that Fantasy Shore Amusement Park has opened at Midland Beach, Staten Island residents don't need to leave the borough to find one. Owned and operated by the same company behind Queens' Fantasy Forest at the Flushing Meadows Carousel, Staten Island's Fantasy Shore is similarly modest. While a visit here may not be as thrilling as a trip to Coney Island, the upside is the rides are cheaper, there are no unruly teens or adults, and the beach is lot less crowded! Read more.