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Coney Island’s Opening Day at Deno’s Wonder Wheel Park
Mar 29, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Continuing a wonderful 30 year family tradition, Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park opens the 2015 Coney Island season with the “Blessing of the Rides” and a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by park owners, Dennis & Steve Vourderis. The NYC Fire Department Color Guard will present the colors and sing the National Anthem. The FDNY is commemorating its 150th year. Deno’s Wonder Wheel is celebrating its 95th year.
After the 10:30AM ceremony, the first 95 people will get a FREE RIDE on Deno’s Wonder Wheel. Coney Island;s 1920 Wonder Wheel is an official New York City Landmark and is the centerpiece of Deno’s Wonder Wheel Park, which has 21 rides.
New family rides which parents and children can ride together this season at Deno’s are Speedway, an exciting NASCAR-themed remake of the classic Whip Ride; Jump Around, the beach buggy fun ride for off road action; and Twist and Shout, a Drop Tower that turns and drops you at the same time. For adults and teens, we have brought back the ever-popular Scrambler. “Say Boo” photo booth is a new add-on to the classic dark ride Spook-A-Rama for its 60th year.