Deno's Wonder Wheel

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Deno's Wonder Wheel

What you'll do

Experience a thrilling, fun-filled ride on Deno's Wonder Wheel when you visit New York City's Coney Island.

Take a ride on Deno's Wonder Wheel with The New York Pass®

  • With us, there are no entry fees on the day – all you've got to do is show your pass.
  • Enjoy views of the city from this 100-year-old moving structure.

Deno's Wonder Wheel has been one of New York City's favorite attractions since being built in 1920.



    Discover Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park

    Imagine the excitement that awaits you at Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park. This iconic destination, nestled in the heart of Coney Island, promises fun and laughter for all ages.

    The Wonder Wheel - Coney Island's Crown Jewel

    The park's centerpiece, the Coney Island Wonder Wheel, is a must-see. This Ferris Wheel in Coney Island offers unforgettable views, painting the city's skyline with mesmerizing hues.

    The ride not only offers an exciting and romantic rush as the wheel spins but also features an amazing view of Coney Island Beach and the Manhattan skyline from about 150 feet up in the air as mentioned before. Coney Island is known as the fun amusement park of New York City and Deno's Wonder Wheel is one of its must sees.

    Did You Know

    • Denos D. Vourderis promised his sweetheart Lula that he would buy her the Wonder Wheel if she would agree to marry him. She said yes and Deno spent years working at Coney Island and when the original owner of the Wonder Wheel decided he was going to retire, he chose Deno to take over for him. Thus, he got the Wonder Wheel for Lula after all.
    • Deno's Wonder Wheel has a perfect safety record since being built in 1920.
    • Coney Island's beaches were all private until 1923.

    Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park FAQs

    Q. Is Deno's Wonder Wheel a historic landmark?
    A. Yes, Deno's Wonder Wheel is a designated New York City landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Q. How tall is Deno's Wonder Wheel?
    A. Deno's Wonder Wheel stands at a height of 150 feet, providing breathtaking views of Coney Island and the surrounding area.

    Q. When was Deno's Wonder Wheel built?
    A. Deno's Wonder Wheel was built in 1920 by the Eccentric Ferris Wheel Company and has been delighting visitors for over a century.

    Q. Does Deno's Wonder Wheel offer thrilling rides?
    A. Absolutely! Deno's Wonder Wheel offers both stationary and swinging cars, providing riders with a thrilling and exhilarating experience.

    Q. Can children ride Deno's Wonder Wheel?
    A. Yes, Deno's Wonder Wheel is suitable for riders of all ages, including children who can enjoy the ride with adult supervision.

    Q. Does Deno's Wonder Wheel have accessible facilities?
    A. Yes, Deno's Wonder Wheel is committed to accessibility and offers facilities for individuals with disabilities, including accessible entrances and rides.

    Know before you go

    Getting in: simply present your pass upon entry.

    For more information visit the Deno's Wonder Wheel website.

    Where you'll be

    Operating hours

    Opening Times

    Everyday: 12:00pm-10:00pm

    April, May, September & October
    Saturday-Sunday: 12:00pm-8:00pm

    Deno's Wonder Wheel

    (718) 372-2592

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