Enjoy some time at Luna Park in Coney Island

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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.

 2021 Opening Day

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 then 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.

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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, with your significant other, or with your kids, it’s always a fun time there. The park has over 40 rides including the traditional wheel and roller coasters.

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Their level of thrill and intensity are how the rides are categorized:
-Extreme Thrill
-High Thrill
-Moderate Thrill
-Mid Thrill
Do you dare to experience extreme thrill?

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How much does it cost and how does it work?

UPDATE ON PRICING!
All guests are required to purchase Admission to enter Luna Park as it became an Amusement Park.
You can get a:
Family Fun Wristband: it grants you access to Luna Zone A and 2-hours unlimited access to the rides in that zone. Starting at $35.
Thrill Seeker Wristband: for 2-hours unlimited access to the most thrilling rides of Luna Park. Starting at $40.

Please note that Thrill Seekers Wristbands are not available on Fridays.

List of rides included in the Family Fun Wristband

Convoy
Tea Party
Windstarz
Speed Boat
Seaside Swing
Brooklyn Barge
Magic Bikes
Circus Coaster
Lynn’s Trapeze
Coney Tower
Coney Clipper
Coney Island Hang Glider
Luna 360
Clockworkz
Electro Spin
Atlantic Aviator
Brooklyn Flyer
Tickler
Circus Candy
Fire Patrol
Rainbowheel
AeroMax
Grand Prix
Mini Mouse

List of rides included in the Thrill Seeker Wristband

Coney Island Cyclone
Steeplechase
Sling Shot
Zenobio
Soaring Eagle
Astro Tower
Endeavor
Thunderbolt

Luna Park is an attraction that is included in the New York Pass and the Explorer Pass.

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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 opened from the end of March to the end of October. Between June and August it is opened every day, for the rest of the time it is opened on the weekends and sometimes during the week.
Hours of operation: www.lunaparknyc.com/plan/park-hours/

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As you can see in the picture it is a great place to visit during winter too even if the park is closed.

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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. In order to have enough time to enjoy the park you must plan ahead 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 Stilweell Ave. Lane B leaves you at Brighton Beach, which is in Coney Island but a lit bit further from the Park.
Website: www.lunaparknyc.com/

Conclusion

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!

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Memo

My fist trip to New York was in 2007 when I was working for an airline company. I was born in the US, I lived in Mexico, in Europe in between Belgium, Spain and France… Well, let’s say I know about travelling! I bring my experience of NYC to the blog, to provide the best travel tips you could imagine!

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8 commentaires

  1. Kayla says:
    Hello, in order to ride on both the thrill seeker rides and the family fun rides, is the thrill seeker wristband enough? Or would I have to purchase both wristbands ?
  2. Rosalinda Tavarez says:
    Hello is there an all day pass more then two hours pricing tickets
  3. Jeremy Medanich says:
    Hello. your information in incorrect. A few guests have called referencing your blog. we no longer have any of that pricing. timed entries are available on lunaparknyc.com
  4. Herbert Temoney says:
    Hi
    We are traveling from DC
    And we are going around Memorial day weekend.
    Can you suggest a hotel/ lodging spot thats not scetchy in the vicinity of coney island?

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