Events

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.

Beach Opens

Saturday, May 25 / 10AM Coney Island

NATHANS FAMOUS 4TH OF JULY HOT DOG EATING CONTEST

Thursday, July 4 / 11:30AM Nathan's Famous

Beach Closes

Monday, September 2 / 8PM Coney Island

Fireworks at Coney Island

Fireworks

Coney Island hosts a world-class fireworks display on the beach, every Friday in August.

Coney Island Film Festival

Coney Island Film Festival

Explore the brilliance and power of independent films…beachside! From September 13th – 15th.

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Sideshows By The Seashore

Coney’s very own circus sideshow dedicated to showcasing the history of the traditional Coney Island curiosities, oddities, and wonders.

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Halloween

An annual Halloween parade for children 15 years and younger. Games, face painting, live music, and a costume contest with prizes.

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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.

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