If you’re traveling with your family or friends and want to have a fun time, then the mythical place of Luna Park is a great place.
The park History
Luna Park is an amusement park located in Coney Island, in South Brooklyn. It first opened in 1903. It is one of the oldest amusement parks in the United States. The Park was closed in 1944 and reopened in 2010 with brand new attractions. It is related to its neighbor, Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park. This is a place both tourists and locals visit a lot. It is a must for people in the city, along with eating a hot dog at Nathan’s.
What is there to do at Luna Park?
I assure you, you will find something there you’ll enjoy. It doesn’t matter if you’re with your friends, your significant other, or your kids. It’s always a fun time there. The Park has over 40 rides, including the traditional wheel and roller coasters.
Their level of thrill and intensity are how the rides are categorized:
Do you dare to experience extreme thrill?
How much does it cost, and how does it work?
UPDATE ON PRICING FOR 2022!
All guests must purchase Admission to enter Luna Park as it has become an Amusement Park.
You can get a:
– 48″ and Above Extraordinary Wristband: it costs $65 and grants any guest 48″ (1.20m) and above with 4-hours unlimited access to the rides in that zone.
– Under 48″ Extraordinary Wristband: it costs $43 and grants any guest under 48″ (1.20m) with 4-hours unlimited access to the rides.
– Pay-per-ride experiences during Park hours. Prices vary.
Coney Island Hang Glider
Coney Island Cyclone
When to go to Luna Park?
The park is located at one of the beaches of New York City, thus it is not opened all year round. Normally it is open from the end of March to the end of October. It opens every day from June to August. Check the calendar for opening dates during other months:
How to get to Luna Park?
Luna Park is located in Coney Island, in the South of Brooklyn. From Time Square it is about a one-hour metro ride. To have enough time to enjoy the Park, you must plan and get there early. You would have to take one of these metro trains: D, F, N, or Q, and get off on Coney Island Stilwell Ave. Lane B leaves you at Brighton Beach, which is in Coney Island but further from the Park.
If you would like to discover this great place and feel like a real New Yorker then don’t hesitate to stop by Coney Island and Luna Park. Especially if you enjoy roller coasters!