Featured Events

Sea Otter Awareness Week

Come and celebrate Sea Otter Awareness Week at the WCS ...more >

September 26, 2014

30th Annual Coney Island Tattoo and Motorcycle Festival

Coney Island has a long history as of one of the greate...more >

October 15, 2014

Brooklyn Bolts vs. Boston Brawlers

Come cheer on the Brooklyn Bolts in their first home ga...more >

Fun Fact


Coney Island Fun Fact

Some say Coney's name came from its terrain, which was described as "coney;" others say it comes from the Dutch word for rabbit, "Konjin," which were hunted on the island nearly up to the opening of Coney's first amusement parks in the late 19th century.

 Coney Island Fun Fact