Coney Island has a packed calendar throughout the summer and beyond – such as Nathan’s famous July 4th Hot Dog Eating contest, fireworks on the beach, a sand sculpting competition, just to name a few. While most events take place from May to September, there are compelling reasons to visit year-round.
Saturday, May 25 / 10AM Coney Island
NATHANS FAMOUS 4TH OF JULY HOT DOG EATING CONTEST
Thursday, July 4 / 11:30AM Nathan's Famous
Monday, September 2 / 8PM Coney Island
Coney Island hosts a world-class fireworks display on the beach, every Friday in August.
Coney Island Film Festival
Explore the brilliance and power of independent films…beachside! From September 13th – 15th.Schedule
Sideshows By The Seashore
Coney’s very own circus sideshow dedicated to showcasing the history of the traditional Coney Island curiosities, oddities, and wonders.More Info
An annual Halloween parade for children 15 years and younger. Games, face painting, live music, and a costume contest with prizes.More Info
Polar Bear Club
The oldest winter bathing club in the country, The Coney Island Polar Bear club meets every Sunday from November to April 1st.More Info