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7th Annual History Day at Deno's Wonder Wheel Park

7th Annual History Day at Deno's Wonder Wheel Park

1:00PM - 5:00PM


Saturday, August 05, 2017

Brought to you by Deno's Wonder Wheel

At Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park
& The Coney Island History Project
FREE EVENTS ALL DAY! Enjoy Music, Entertainment, Art & History!

Saturday, August 5th - Rain Date August 6th

History Day

-Dress in 1920's garb for a FREE ride on the landmark 1920 Wonder Wheel! From 12-5PM
-Pick up a free copy of the brochure "History Tour of Deno's Wonder Wheel Park" and sign up for Walking Tour of the numbered history plaques at each site. 12-5PM
-Opening Ceremony and Free Entertainment on the Dreamland Plaza Stage featuring singer/songwriter Jen Houston, DJ Dan Kingman, and Special Guests. From 2-5PM
-Display of Coney Island History Project banners and kiosks emblazoned with Coney Hall of Famers
-Meet Brooklyn artists and sign painters Tommy Holiday, Danielle Mastrion, Sam Moses, and 9-year-old Lola the Illustrator at their newly painted walls in Deno's Wonder Wheel Park. From 1-4PM
-Enjoy a Children's Playground in the People's Playground featuring Free Balloons, Games, Bubble Machine, Storytime and Stilt Walker. From 1PM-4PM
-Visit the Coney Island History - FREE admission! View historic artifacts, photographs, maps, ephemera and film, and the special exhibit "Neptune Revisited: Terra Cotta Relics from the Childs Building, Last of Coney Island's Boardwalk Palaces." Take free souvenir photos with an original Steeplechase horse and the iconic Cyclops head from Deno's Wonder Wheel Park's Spook-A-Rama. From 1-7PM


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