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.
NEW YEAR’S EVE SPECTACULAR
Monday, December 31 / 9PM Coney Island
Coney Island hosts a world-class fireworks display on the beach, every Friday from June 22nd to August 24th.
Coney Island Flicks On The Beach
Free summer movies, presented by the Alliance for Coney Island, on Monday nights from July 9th to August 27th.Schedule
Coney Island Film Festival
Explore the brilliance and power of independent films…beachside! From September 14th – 16th.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