Media & Public Relations – 2016


Opening Day 2016 

For Opening day 2016, Luna Park holds their traditional egg cream christening with Luna Park’s president Mr. Zamperla, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, and BK President Eric Adams. Free rides were given to the first 100 guests to kick off the 6th season at Luna Park. Take a look at some of the live entertainment, games, and giveaways that will take place throughout the day on our media outlets.

News 12 Brooklyn: Sign of Spring: Luna Park officially opens

NY1: Coney Island Amusement Parks Open for Season

WCBS: Opening Day at Coney Island

WABC: Opening Weekend

Telemundo: Luna Park is Open for 2016

PIX11: Luna Park Officially Open

FOX5: Blessing of the Rides

WNBC: Coney Island’s Luna Park Opened on Saturday

Bensonhurst Bean: Elected Officials Christen Refurbished Cyclone at Luna Park Spring Opening

Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Opening Day at Coney Island’s Luna Park

Gothamist: Happy Kids, Roller Coaster Fanatics Cheer Coney Island’s Opening Day

 AM New York: Coney Island’s Luna Park opens for the 2016 season

PIX11: Revamped Cyclone makes debut as Luna Park opens for the season

NY Daily News: Coney Island’s refurbished Cyclone coaster debuts as spring rolls into Brooklyn

Univision: Glorious Saturday in Coney Island

CBS New York: Coney Islands Luna Park Amusement Park Opens

New York Times: New York Today: An Egg-Decorating Tradition

Metro New York: What’s New in Coney Island for 2016 

DNAinfo: Coney Island Officially Opens This Weekend after Weather Delay


Thunderbolt Anniversary

On June 12th, Luna Park hosted the 2nd Thunderbolt Anniversary given free rides to the first 100 guests. The Thunderbolt first opened in 2014, provides a two-minute adventure with a hair-raising 90-degree vertical drop, hurling the rider at speeds up to 55 miles per hour over a course highlighted by a 100-foot vertical loop. Angela Yee from The Breakfast Club was onsite for meet & greets and photo ops!

Bensonhurst Bean: Sunday: 100 Guests Ride Luna Park’s Thunderbolt Free For Anniversary Party

Sheepshead Bites: Sunday: 100 Guests Ride Luna Park’s Thunderbolt Free For Anniversary Party

Breaking Atlantic City News: Celebrate the Anniversary of Luna Park’s Thunderbolt

Breaking Bergen News: Celebrate the Anniversary of Luna Park’s Thunderbolt- to Ride Free on the Thunderbolt

Breaking Greenwich News: Luna Park’s Thunderbolt Anniversary

Breaking New Haven News: Thunderbolt Anniversary

Breaking Newark News: Thunderbolt Anniversary

Breaking NYC News: Thunderbolt Anniversary

Breaking Summit NJ News: Thunderbolt Anniversary

Brooklyn Breaking News: Thunderbolt Anniversary

Darien News: Thunderbolt Anniversary

Fairfield County Breaking News: Thunderbolt Anniversary

Greenpoint Star: Thunderbolt Anniversary

Greenwich Time: Thunderbolt Anniversary

Queens Examiner: Celebrate the Anniversary of Luna Park’s Thunderbolt

Coney Island Cyclone’s 89th Anniversary

Built in 1927, historic landmark, the Coney Island Cyclone celebrated 89 years of thrills on June 26, 2016. Luna Park celebrated with free Cyclone rides for the first 89 riders upon opening, for every year the girl has been thrilling Coney Island visitors.

WCBS Highlights the Coney Island Cyclone’s 89th Anniversary