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June 2014

Budget Travel listed Luna Park and Coney Island one of their “20 Most Awesome Boardwalks in America“.

Luna Park’s Thunderbolt roller coaster was on Travel & Leisure’s list of “This Summer’s Best New Roller Coaster Rides.”

July 2014

Luna Park was featured in the online version of Westchester Family Magazine article “Top 5 Ways to See the City From Great Heights.”

Luna Park was featured on PBS’s “Transit Transit News”. PBS’s ‘Transit Transit News’ is a half-hour television news show. View the segment hereLuna Park’s segment begins at around 16:50.

Park World Magazine featured Luna Park in their  the July edition. The two page full feature article, titled “THUNDERBOLT! New Coaster Strikes Coney Island.”

 

August 2014

Luna Park was featured on NewYorkFamily.com. The article, titled “The Hit Parade of the Top Family-Friendly Adventures & Attractions in the City,” highlighted Coney Island and specifically, Luna Park’s B&B Carousell and Thunderbolt roller coaster in a roundup of top family attractions.  

The Cyclone was featured in a CBSNews.com article. The article, titled “ Experience history with a ride on the Coney Island Cyclone.”  

Luna Park was featured in the Summer 2014 edition of USA Today’s Go Escape magazineThe article, titled “Thrill Rides,” highlighted the Thunderbolt.

The August edition of Where New York magazine featured Luna Park. The article, titled “Day Trip to Coney Island,” highlighted Luna Park’s various rides including the historic Cyclone, and the brand new Thunderbolt Roller Coaster.

Luna Park was featured in the August edition of IN New York magazine. The article, titled “All in the Family” highlighted Luna Park in Coney Island as a must-visit destination while in New York  and mentioned  the beach, boardwalk, and Cyclone roller coaster

 NewYork.com featured Luna Park . The article that was “10 Things Every Kid Should Do Before School Starts.” 

Luna Park was featured in the print and online versions of The New York Times. The article entitled “Thrills, Chills and Memories”, was featured in the Sunday Business section of the paper in the popular, Vocations column.

The Thunderbolt was featured on CBS New’s online counterpart, CBSNews.com. The article was titled “Take a ride on America’s best roller coasters.”

The Cyclone Roller Coaster was featured on CBS New’s online counterpart, CBSNews.comThe article was titled  “Take a ride on America’s best roller coasters.”

Luna Park was featured on Fodors Travel in the article “Top 5 New York City Activities for Teens.” 

 The Thunderbolt was featured on MSN.com. The article was titled “Wild Roller Coasters Rides.” 

 The Cyclone Roller Coaster was featured on MSN.com. The article was titled “Wild Roller Coasters Rides.” 

Luna Park was featured on Refinery29.comThe article, titled “The Weekender,” featured Luna Park in Coney Island as a “must-visit” destination.

USAToday.com featured Luna Park. The article, titled “10 Best: Roller-coaster rides of your life.” The Cyclone Roller Coaster and the Thunderbolt were featured.

September 2014

Luna Park was featured on Time Out New York Kids.  The article, titled “Good Grades Mean Free Rides for Kids at Luna Park”, highlighted Luna Park’s “Back to School” initiative

The President of Central Amusement International, Valerio Ferrari was featured on WNBC – NY, on behalf of Luna Park this past Friday. The segment highlighted an interview with Valerio, who discussed why Luna Park was the place to be this past holiday weekend.

This Labor Day Weekend at Luna Park, Luna Park’s Brand Manager Nicole Purmal to be featured on WCBS-NY at the 7:37 AM,8:35 AM and 6:08 PM hours, on behalf of the park.

Luna Park was featured on NY1 News and it’s online counterpart NY1.com.  The segment highlighted the following interviews with park-goers this past weekend, Labor Day weekend at Luna Park, noting that it is the perfect family oriented place and the Thunderbolt Roller Coaster which opened earlier this summer

Place To Beach was featured on FOX 5 News on Labor Day WeekendThe segment featured an interview with Brian Williams of CAI, and highlighted visitors on the boardwalk participating in the Dunk Tank challenge at PTB which supported ALS.

Place To Beach was featured on WABC-NYThe segment highlighted visitors on the boardwalk participating in the Dunk Tank challenge at PTB which supported ALS.

Luna Park was featured on the Hauppauge-Smithtown’s edition of  MarcaroniKid.com. The article, titled “A REVIEW: Luna Park Coney Island,” highlighted Luna Park’s various thrill rides.

Luna Park was featured NYMetroParents.com the article, titled “Fairs and Festivals in Brooklyn Week of September 15,” featured Luna Park’s upcoming second annual Halloween Harvest that will begin at the end of September. 

 Luna Park was featured on AChildGrows.com. The article highlighted various events in the Brooklyn area that are great for families and listed Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest as a place to go.

Luna Park and Halloween Harvest was on NYC-Arts.org. The article titled, “Halloween Harvest,” highlighted the “2nd annual Halloween Harvest” event spanning from September 20, 2014 to October 26, 2014. The article also included various activities available and details including: Marc the Maniac turning a giant gourd into a Halloween masterpiece, rides, games, and Halloween decorations; Win The Weight Contest; pumpkin carving, seasonal treats, and a Welch’s product sampling.

October 2014

Luna Park was featured on Red Tricycle. The article titled, “Scary-Good Ways to Celebrate Halloween All Month,” highlighted the “2nd annual Halloween Harvest” event spanning from September 20, 2014 to October 26, 2014. The article also included various activities available and details including: Win The Weight Contest, Marc the Maniac turning a giant gourd into a Halloween masterpiece; Pumpkin painting and seasonal contests.

Luna Park on NYParenting.com. The article titled, “Harvesting a Good Time,” highlighted the “2nd annual Halloween Harvest” event spanning from September 20, 2014 to October 26, 2014. The article also included various activities available including Marc Maniac, costumed characters, Win The Weight Contest and seasonal treats.

Luna Park was on on the online version of Westchester Family Magazine. The article titled, “Things To Do,” highlighted Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest event spanning from October 4, 2014 to October 26, 2014. The article mentions the roaming costume characters, rides, games, pumpkin painting, seasonal contests, and food and beverage.

Luna Park, secured placement for Luna Park on the online version of Brooklyn Daily Eagle. The article titled, “Faith In Brooklyn for Oct. 7,” highlighted Luna Park’s Sukkot event spanning from October 12, 2014 to October 14, 2014.

Luna Park was featured on NYMetroParents.com. The article, titled “9 Strategies for Having the Best Day with Your Family at Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest,” highlighted the editor’s personal experience at Luna Park with her family for Halloween Harvest and the variety of activities and rides that are available for families of all ages.

Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest on IGoKids.com. The article, titled “Haunted Halloween Happenings: 20 Family Friendly Events,” highlighted the Halloween celebrations already happening at Luna Park on weekends until October 26, activities including pumpkin painting and picking, trick-or-treating, scavenger hunts, a haunted maze and a pie eating contest on the 4th, doggie costume contest and parade on October 11th, and pumpkin carving on the 18th.

Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest was on the online version of Time Out New York Kids.  The article, titled “50 best Halloween events in NYC for kids,” highlighted Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest from September 20 to October 26. The article also included the following Win The Weight Contest of an enormous pumpkin to win up to $1000, Marc the Maniac carving the pumpkin on October 26th , costumed characters, scavenger hunts, trick or treating with Welch’s Fruit Snacks, and plenty of rides.

Luna Park was featured on MommyPoppins.com.  The article, titled “2ndAnnual Halloween Harvest,” highlighted Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest and included the following information the variety of activities including pumpkin picking and painting, trick or treating, costumed characters, a pumpkin patch where you can pick your own pumpkin for $5 to paint and bring home, a guess the weight of the giant pumpkin contest to win up to $1000, a mention of the dog costume parade and pumpkin carving competitions.

JetSetExtra.com featured Luna Park.  The article, titled “Travel News, Deals, and Events for October 2014,” highlighted Luna Park’s second Annual Halloween Harvest in the “news” section of their website.

Luna Park was on Examiner.com.  The article, titled “Luna Park in Coney Island is hosting its second annual Halloween Harvest,” highlighted Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest from September 20 to October 26. The article mentioned a variety of things including the park decorated with costumed characters, pumpkin painting, various contests, seasonal food and beverages and Welch’s Fruit Snacks, The article also mentioned The Win The Weight Contest, Marc Maniac and the Maniac Pumpkin Carvers, carving the pumpkin on October 26th and lastly  the available seasonal food and beverage including: s’mores, hot chocolate, caramel and candy apples, milkshakes, Halloween cookies, and hot and cold apple cider

Luna Park was also featured on BrooklynJewish.org. The article titled, “Luna Park Set to Host Large Sukkot Spectacle,” highlighted Luna Park’s Sukkot event spanning fromOctober 12, 2014 to October 14, 2014. The article also included rides and games will be open for the entire family; a large Sukkah and kosher food from HMS Glatt Kosher Caterers and various rides at Luna Park including The Thunderbolt Roller Coaster, Cyclone Roller Coaster, Luna 360, and 50 other attractions.

Per our media outreach surrounding Halloween Harvest, we secured placement for Luna Park on am New York’s online counterpart, amNewYork.com.  The article, titled “Halloween 2014 in NYC: Parades, parties, haunted houses and more,” highlighted Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest from September 20 to October 26 and was featured on the am New York homepage. The article mentioned the activities including picking and painting pumpkins and candy apples and Food Network’s star Marc Maniac and the Maniac Pumpkin Carvers who will carve a giant gourd into a Halloween masterpiece.

Luna Park was on MommyNearest.com.  The article, titled “9 Great Halloween Events In NYC,” highlighted Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest also included information on the Win The Weight Contest, costumed characters, scavenger hunts, trick or treating, the dog parade and pumpkin painting

Luna Park was on Newsday’s online counterpart, Newsday.com.  The article, titled “Halloween 2014 in NYC: Parades, parties, haunted houses and more,” highlighted Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest fromSeptember 20 to October 26. The article mentioned the activities including picking and painting pumpkins and candy apples and Food Network’s star Marc Maniac and the Maniac Pumpkin Carvers who will carve the giant pumpkin into a Halloween masterpiece.

Luna Park was featured on MommyPoppins.com. The article, titled “Halloween Goes to the Dogs: NYC Dog Costume Parades & Contests,” highlighted Luna Park’s Dog Parade on October 26th, noting that it’s part of the park’s annual Halloween Harvest festivities.

NYMetroParents.com featured Luna Park. The article, titled “Halloween Harvest- Luna Park,” highlighted Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest from September 20 to October 26. The article mentioned the park decorated to the nines with costumed characters, pumpkin painting, various contests, seasonal food and beverages, and Welch’s Fruit Snacks. The greeting visitors receive with a giant pumpkin where they can enter the Win The Weight Contest. Lastly it featured Food Network’s star Marc Maniac and The Maniac Pumpkin Carvers who will carve a giant pumpkin into a Halloween masterpiece on October 26th.

Luna Park was featured in the October 16th edition of AM New York. The article, titled “Get In the Spooky Spirit,” highlighted the Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest as a top fall activity in New York, noting that its open to visitors weekends through October 26th and mention that children can pick and paint pumpkins, trick or treat, and get entertained by magicians and balloon artists.

Luna Park was featured on NewYork.com. The article, titled “Top Dog: Halloween Pooch Parades in NYC,” highlighted Luna Park’s Dog Parade on October 26th, noting that the parade is open to dogs and humans in costume. The article also mentioned that the winning dog will receive a bag of goodies while the owner will receive a $100 Luna Park gift card.

Luna Park was on WCBS-New York. The segment featured Marc Maniac carving pumpkins with his team, while discussing his upcoming event this weekend at Luna Park. Marc noted he’ll be carving throughout the day at the Park on Saturday, inviting viewers to come out and watch.

Luna Park was featured in the print and online versions of The New York Times. The article, in the “Spare Times” section, highlighted the Luna Park’s final Halloween Harvest events including Marc Maniac and the Manic Pumpkin Carvers and the Dog Parade and Costume Contest.

Per our media outreach, we secured Luna Park to be featured on HomeReporter.com. The article, titled “Luna Park offers excitement and thrills in Halloween Harvest,” highlighted Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest and Dog Parade and Costume Contest.

Luna Park’s annual Halloween Dog Parade was  on CBSNews.com. The article, titled “Halloween 2014: Dogs on Parade,” featured various images from this past weekend’s event.