Luna Park In Coney Island To Open For Its 2021 Season On April 9th
The Iconic Amusement Park Will Honor Local Healthcare Heroes and First Responders in Celebration of the Park’s Reopening
- After being closed for an entire season, Luna Park in Coney Island is excited to welcome guests back, with limited capacity
- Guests can anticipate six new family-friendly rides on Opening Day, as well as more thrills later in the season
- New safety measures and health protocols will be put in place for all guests
- 100 Frontline workers from local Brooklyn Hospitals will have the honor of being the first to ride the Coney Island Cyclone on Opening Day
BROOKLYN, NY, April 2, 2021 – Brooklyn’s iconic amusement park, Luna Park in Coney Island, known for its high thrills and exhilarating attractions, is excited to announce that the park is opening for the 2021 season, on Friday, April 9th at 11:30AM EST, with limited capacity. To kick off the festivities, the traditional egg cream christening of the Coney Island Cyclone will begin at 11:00AM. This year, to honor Brooklyn’s own frontline workers, Luna Park in Coney Island will donate 500 admission wristbands to Hospital staff from the local Brooklyn community and their families.
“It is incredibly exciting to finally have Luna Park in Coney Island filled with guests and joy after a very challenging year,” said Alessandro Zamperla, President and CEO of Central Amusement International Inc.” We are tremendously grateful for all of our frontline workers, the heroes who have saved countless lives and continue to help our community heal; for all of our team members who have been waiting since October 2019 to welcome back our guests; and for our community that is so vibrant and resilient.”
Luna Park in Coney Island is also introducing six new attractions for children, ranging from swings and coasters to racing games. The new rides include Circus Candy, Fire Patrol, Rainbowheel, AeroMax, Grand Prix, and Mini Mouse.
As safety and well-being of guests and staff are of upmost importance, Luna Park in Coney Island has put enhanced safety measures and changes in place that abide by the current COVID-19 guidelines. Protocols include physical distancing through reduced capacity, controlled admissions both online and at the gate, distanced eating areas and ride seating. There will be public hand sanitizing stations located at every ride, along with frequent cleaning of high-touch areas. Additionally, all guests over the age of two are required to wear a mask.
For more information, please visit www.LunaParkNYC.com.
About Luna Park in Coney Island:
Named after an iconic piece of Coney Island’s history, Luna Park in Coney Island is the largest amusement park in New York City’s and its most famous playground with a heritage that stretches back more than 130 years. Luna Park in Coney Island provides New Yorkers and tourists from around the world an unforgettable seaside experience with family-friendly attractions and entertainment, shopping and dining on the scenic landmarked boardwalk, thrill rides and special events. Luna Park in Coney Island lights up the famous Coney Island skyline with its timeless charm, historic landmarks, and exciting novelties. Adjacent to the nearly three miles of sandy beaches, two and a half miles of boardwalk and other top attractions, Luna Park in Coney Island, which employs more than 1200 people, offers over 40 games, rides and roller coasters and is a fun-filled world-class destination for all ages. For more information about Luna Park in Coney Island, including a full list of rides, entertainment, food and more, please visit www.LunaParkNYC.com.