Coney Island’s Luna Park set to reopen April 9

Representatives of Luna Park in Coney Island say the facility will reopen to the public at 11:30 a.m. on April 9. 
According to a statement released by Central Amusement International, the park will open with reduced capacity and COVID-19 safety protocols in place. 
Visitors to Coney Island ride the Circus Coaster, foreground, and the Wonder Wheel, background, during opening day at Luna Park in Brooklyn, New York, Saturday, April 16, 2011. The opening of Luna Park and the Cyclone marked the beginning of the season in Coney Island. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
The opening will commence with the “traditional egg cream christening of the Coney Island Cyclone” at 11 a.m., according to the company. The statement also says 500 admission wristbands will be given to hospital staff members and their family from the community. 
In a Tuesday, June 26, 2012 photo, people ride the Cyclone roller coaster at Coney Island in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
More information can be found on the Luna Park website.
Visitors to Coney Island ride the Cyclone at Luna Park in Brooklyn on Sunday, April 13, 2014. The rides of Coney Island opened for another season with the 1920s wooden roller-coaster being christened with a dousing of a traditional egg cream drink. It marked the opening of the 40 rides of Luna Park. (AP Photo/Julie Walker)