Enjoy some time at Luna Park in Coney Island

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.

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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, 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.

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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?

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.

List of rides

Tea Party
Speed Boat
Seaside Swing
Brooklyn Barge
Magic Bikes
Circus Coaster
Lynn’s Trapeze
Coney Tower
Coney Clipper
Coney Island Hang Glider
Luna 360
Electro Spin
Atlantic Aviator
Brooklyn Flyer
Circus Candy
Fire Patrol
Grand Prix
Mini Mouse
Coney Island Cyclone
Sling Shot
Soaring Eagle
Astro Tower

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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 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:

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. 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!
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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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  1. Don says:
    Hi, you said:

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

    Is this old info? I can’t find Luna Park listed for either of these two NYC passes.
    • TeamMemo says:
      Hi Don,
      Yes, it’s old info now and I corrected it. The attractions change often, and more because of the pandemic. It was included, and it is not anymore.
      Sorry for the inconvenience.
  2. Esther says:
    Do I get a refund for tomorrow that it’s supposed to rain hard?
    It’s a tropical rain!!!
  3. maryam says:
    hi how much do you need to pay for a person
  4. 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 ?
  5. Rosalinda Tavarez says:
    Hello is there an all day pass more then two hours pricing tickets
  6. 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
  7. Herbert Temoney says:
    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?