Coney Island Amusement Park and Sunlite Water Adventure Open This Weekend

With a bonus special WWII-themed salute to veterans

click to enlarge Coney Island - Photo: Provided by Coney Island
Photo: Provided by Coney Island
Coney Island

Kick off summer with Coney Island as it opens its doors for 2019.

Attractions include rides for kids and adults and the Sunlite Water Adventure water park, which features the world’s largest recirculating pool.

The event will also include a WWII-style Swing dance and USO show to honor veterans, featuring the Tom Daugherty Orchestra, which will recreate Glenn Miller’s Army Air Force Band. Held in Moonlight Pavilion (6-10 p.m.; $17-$20), the event will also include Cincinnati Lindy Society Swing dancers, prizes for period-authentic outfits and a cash bar.

Park opens 10 a.m. Saturday (May 25). $21.95; $19.95 seniors; $12.95 ages 2-7; other prices vary. Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave., California, coneyislandpark.com. 

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