Frost Fest Tree Lighting Ceremony

Luna Park in Coney Island, the iconic amusement destination known for its thrilling rides and entertaining attractions, kicked off the first and annual Frost Fest with a tree lighting on November 18, 2023. Frost Fest, a new holiday experience, transforms Luna Park into a spectacular winter wonderland this holiday season. Luna Park’s fun-filled amusement attractions paired with an array of festive activities, enchanting displays, provide New Yorkers with a new cheerful tradition during the colder months.

NYC’s one and only amusement park winter experience; Frost Fest at Luna Park kicked off on November 18th with a tree lighting ceremony and will be open on select dates beginning November 18th until January 7th, 2024. With Frost Fest activities such as Santa’s Wonderland offering a tour through the North Pole and Santa photo experience, along with Rudolph’s Rink, which provides an eco-friendly skating experience that is both fun and sustainable, coupled with delicious bites throughout the holiday market; Luna Park is the picture-perfect place for families and friends to experience a remarkable celebration of the winter season’s thrills and holiday spirit.

“We are honored and thrilled to have another opportunity to make history with the Coney Island Community and the City of New York to deliver the best open air entertainment experience in NYC, by offering a winter destination in south Brooklyn,” said Alessandro Zamperla, President and CEO of Central Amusement International Inc., “Frost Fest extends our season beyond Halloween and will create a wonderful winter experience in the Coney Island Amusement District for our community and guests from around the world.”

The chilly season is right around the corner, and Luna Park has a host of delicious holiday selections from ‘Campfire Treats’ to mouthwatering ‘Tinseltown Turkey and Chili.’ Build up your appetite after an exhilarating ride on the Cyclone and enjoy seasonal warm beverages such as hot chocolate from ‘Coney’s Cocoa Corner’ and tasty apple cider fresh at ‘Luna’s Apple Orchard.’

Enjoy of over 20+ amusement park rides and stay warm with hot drinks and holiday meals, that your taste buds will be thankful for! Capture unforgettable memories with Santa Claus with photos and tour his workshop. Enjoy delicious Italian bakery snacks such as Panettone cakes, Milano cookies, and scrumptious holiday beverages like egg nog, and hot chocolate direct from local community vendors.

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About Luna Park in Coney Island: Luna Park in Coney Island is the largest and most famous amusement park in New York City. Known as the heart of Coney Island with a heritage that stretches back over 120 years, this iconic amusement park is the ultimate destination for thrill-seekers, families, friends, and anyone who loves to have fun. At Luna Park, visitors can immerse themselves in a world of unforgettable Coney Island seaside thrills with the park’s array of timeless attractions including the historic and legendary Coney Island Cyclone. Luna Park is also home to breathtaking ocean views, shopping, and dining options on the scenic landmarked Riegelmann Boardwalk, offering timeless charm and novelties that make it a world-class destination for all ages. Located at the heart of the Amusement District, with over fifty attractions and games, Luna Park offers a fun-filled day out that’s suitable for everyone. Head over to to check out the full list of rides, entertainment, food, and more.

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