Luna Park

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Luna Park
In a sure sign that summer's on the way, the rides at Coney Island open for another season of rollicking good times. In addition to the dozens of rides and games at Luna, the spot features a separate section called the Scream Zone, which houses four new rides for brave (and big enough!) kids: two coasters, a spinning disc called the Zenobio, and the Human Sling Shot. Plus, a full service restaurant, the Cyclone Café offers sushi rolls as an alternative to the usual hot dog/candy apple/ice cream.
Venue name: Luna Park
Contact:
Address: 1000 Surf Ave
New York
11224
Cross street: at W 10th St
Opening hours: Hours vary; see lunaparknyc.com for schedule.
Transport: Subway: D, F, N, Q to Coney Island–Stillwell Ave
Price: Unlimited rides for four hours: Mon-Fri $29. One Luna Card credit $1
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Brian M

Located in Coney Island, Luna Park has a nice mix of old and new rides.  "The Steeple Chase" was a quick ride on a ceramic horse that whips around turns and gives you a quick view of the ocean.  "Wild River" was a flume that had 2 nice drops and got you fairly.  "The Cyclone", still the classic wooden roller coaster, always has a line and still is thrilling.  Basic amusement park food is around the park, or you can always walk to Nathan's and have a hot dog. They also have go karts that were quite fun.  If you need a break, walk across the boardwalk and sit on the beach and soak in some sun.

Patricia M

What can I say? I love Luna Park! Fun rides & music by the water, what more can you ask for?


My advice is purchase your tickets/credits and then head to Zenobio IMMEDIATELY! It is honestly one of the best rides I've ever been on in my life (Six Flag's Nitro is my #1, Zenobio is #2). I've taken the 2 hour train ride from the Bronx to Coney Island just to get on this ride 4 times in a row, so you know its real! lol. Super scary but super fun. At one point they leave you sitting all the way up there for about 2-3 minutes, so you have two options:

1. Freak out that you're going to die
2. Enjoy the beautiful view of the boardwalk & beach :)

You decide.

Other really fun rides include:

Steeplechase
Thunderbolt 
Slingshot

I would skip the historic Cyclone if you prefer keeping your vertebrae in tact.

I'm only giving Luna Park 4 stars because the food selection is not very good, every restaurant I've been to on the boardwalk has been unpleasant experience. Watered down drinks, dry/stale burgers, etc. Maybe I just haven't found the right place. 

Ethan L

I love Coney Island year-round, though Luna Park can be kind of overwhelming at the hight of summer. I love going here in the fall, when the crowds have thinned and the beach goers are no longer clogging the subways, but the rides are all still up and running--with much shorter lines than you'll find in July! My personal favorites are the Electro Spin, the Thunderbolt and (of course) the Cyclone. All are best enjoyed BEFORE a hot dog and funnel cake.