NYCEDC Announces New "Thunderbolt" Roller Coaster to be Built at Coney Island

Coaster to be Built on Site of Historic Thunderbolt Roller Coaster; 125 Foot Tall State of the Art Steel Roller Coaster Reaches Speeds of 65mph
Builds Upon Opening of Coney Island for the Summer and New B&B Carousell



Luna Park in Coney Island Celebrates Its Italian Heritage with Unique Venetian Celebration

BROOKLYN, NY, May 24, 2013 – Amusement venture Luna Park in Coney Island is beginning its fourth summer season by hosting a private event with Zamperla S.p.A. and the Italian Consulate entitled, “Venice Meets Coney Island” at Steeplechase Plaza on Thursday, May 24 at 11:00am.


Luna Park in Coney Island Continues Expansion with a New Ride for the 2013 Season: Water Mania

BROOKLYN, NY, May 23, 2013 – Ride enthusiasts from New York and beyond will have extra reasons to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Luna Park, as the iconic amusement park will be welcoming the first of its newest attractions, Water Mania on Memorial Day. This new ride advances the park’s ongoing mission to enrich and expand this family-friendly destination, which currently includes the Soarin’ Eagle, Boardwalk Flight, The Tickler, Coney Island Raceway, the world-renowned Cyclone Rollercoaster and more.


Luna Park Announces Its Newest Addition of the Historic B&B Carousell [sic] for the 2013 Season

BROOKLYN, NY, May 23, 2013 – Central Amusement International (CAI) and Luna Park have announced that the historic B&B Carousell [sic] will be joining the amusement venture in the Steeplechase Plaza in Coney Island for the 2013 season and will be open on Memorial Day. The B&B Carousell is known as Coney Island’s last traditional carousel, and features fifty hand-carved wooden horses and two chariots which were restored by a team of carousel restoration experts in Ohio.