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Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk

Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk

May 21 @ 10:00 am - September 5 @ 6:00 pm

Coney Island
West 21st Street & Surf Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


With nearly 3 miles of free sandy beaches, Coney Island’s rolling waves have been cooling off New Yorkers for centuries. Cleaner than it used to be with lots of character and attractions.

* Find courts for beach volleyball, handball, and basketball as well as playgrounds, amusement rides at Luna Park and the New York Aquarium.

* Lifeguards are on duty 10am to 6pm, every day from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

* Wear your bathing suit; changing in the public bathrooms is forbidden.

* If Coney’s beach is too crowded, walk to clean, calm Brighton Beach among Little Odessa’s Russian and Ukrainian shops and restaurants.

🍽  Get a hot dog (or corn dog) and fries, at  Nathan’s Famous German-style all-beef dogs on toasted potato buns at Feltman’s of Coney Island. Grab a slice of thin-crust pizza at legednary Totonno’s,  seafood at Paul’s Daughter ,Caribbean food at Footprints Cafe, tacos, tortas & Las Frutas Locas. at Dona Zita Mexican Restaurant. Dessert options include gelato at Coney’s Cones and candy apple and homemade marshmallow balls at 75 years-old Williams Candy

🚊 Near the last stop, Stillwell Avenue, of the D, Q, N, or F train.

🚙 Drive to Surf Avenue for (mostly metered) street parking or pay less than $20 in the lot at MCU Stadium.

Nathan’s Famous 4th of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest

Watch competitors stuff their face with hot dogs – the record is 76 in 10 minutes. Pre-show festivities will begin at 10 am with musical and dance performances. The women chow down at 11 am, the men at 12:30 pm.

In front of the iconic Nathan’s Famous flagship restaurant at the corner of Surf and…

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Luna Park

Visit Coney Island’s iconic seaside amusement park, home of the historic Cyclone and Thunderbolt roller coasters, dozens of family-friendly and thrill rides, dining, carnival games shops and more.

Buy unlimited-ride 4-hour wristbands (buy online to avoid lines) or pay per ride at the park. Some attractions only available for riders over 48 inches tall.


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SummerStage Coney Island

Enjoy free concerts in a range of genres, from salsa to hip-hop to doo wop,  at the Coney Island outpost of this Central Park program.

Seating is first come, first served with limited capacity. Doors an hour before curtain, so come early and bring a picnic.

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