Things To Do

Beach at Coney Island

The Beach

Coney Island offers three miles of pristine shoreline right in the heart of Brooklyn. There’s ample room to relax, catch some rays, and swim in the ocean; the basketball, beach volleyball and handball courts are perfect for visitors looking to sneak in some exercise on a beautiful summer day. A simple, leisurely stroll on Coney’s picturesque boardwalk is always a good idea.

Open Memorial Day - Labor Day

Amusements

Luna Park

A thrill for all ages, Luna Park includes the world-famous Cyclone, Astro Tower, Steeplechase and much, much more.

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Deno's Wonder Wheel

This landmark attraction has been in continuous operation since it first opened in 1920 and has been visited by more than 40 million people.

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El Dorado Bumper Cars & Arcade

A Surf Avenue classic with DJ’d music, free local events and the best bumper cars in Brooklyn!

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Coney Island Cyclones

Sports @ MCU Park

Brooklyn Cyclones

The Cyclones are a minor league baseball team affiliated with the New York Mets.

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NY Cosmos

Brooklyn’s own professional soccer team, part of the North American Soccer League.

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NY Aquarium

NY Aquarium

The aquarium has undergone extensive renovations over the years, and just keeps getting better. It’s always worth the trip.

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Entertainment

The Coney Island Circus Sideshow

Where else would you find the world's first professional non-profit theatre dedicated to keeping alive the American sideshow.

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The Coney Island Museum

A chronicle of the area’s bizarre history and legacy including Funhouse Mirrors, rare postcards and a 3D-printed scale model of the original Luna Park.

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Coney Island History Project

Located in Deno’s Wonder Wheel Park, View historic artifacts, photographs, maps, ephemera and films of Coney Island's colorful past. Walking tours are offered year-round.

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Coney Island Art Walls

Coney Art Walls brings together a large group of some of the best artists who paint outdoor murals to provide an art experience that is open and free to the public.

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Food & Drink

Nathan's

In 1916, Polish immigrant Nathan Handwerker started a nickel hot dog stand on Coney Island. Today, Nathan’s is the most famous hot dog in the world and the original Coney Island restaurant is still there at the corner of Surf and Stillwell.

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Ruby's

Family owned and operated since 1972, Ruby’s is the oldest bar and grill on the boardwalk.

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Coney Island Brewing Company

Stop by for a pint, a flight, merch or a couple growlers to-go, and be sure to catch one of their free tours. With 8 house-brewed beers on tap that rotate regularly, there’s always something new to try.

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Freak Bar

Coney Island USA's Freak Bar (and gift shop) is alongside the world famous "Sideshows By The Seashore".

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