Though details are still being worked out, a tentative agenda has been set and is subject to change.
Thursday, July 29th:
- Luna Park, Coney Island: ERT on the Thunderbolt roller coaster, refreshments and plaque presentation at the B&B Carousell
- Deno's Wonder Wheel Park, Coney Island: Behind-the-scenes tour, rides on the new-for-2021 Phoenix roller coaster, and plaque presentation honoring the Wonder Wheel's 100th anniversary
- Visits to Coney Island USA museum and Coney Island History Project (2018 and 2019 Heritage Fund recipients)
Friday, July 30th:
On-Your-Own Carousel Gallop
Ride Entertainment has generously offered complimentary rides on their carousels throughout New York City. PLUS a ride on the Corona Cobra kiddie coaster at Fantasy Forest. Simply show your event badge for a free ride on the following:
- Forest Park Carousel Queens, NY (one of only two Daniel Muller carousels operating)
- Fantasy Forest Queens, NY (Created for the 1964-1965 World’s Fair by combining two historic Coney Island carousels)
- Seaglass Carousel Manhattan, NY (unique carousel featuring fiberglass fish and no center gear)
- Pier 62 Carousel Manhattan, NY (wooden carousel created by Carousel Works)
Be sure to tag Ride Entertainment in your photos on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. They’d love to see them!
- New England Carousel Museum, Bristol, CT: Cocktail Hour and Q&A
Saturday, July 31st:
- Lake Compounce, Bristol, CT: plaque presentation to honor the park's 175th anniversary, unique tours, morning ERT on Wildcat, and nighttime ERT on Boulder Dash!
Sunday, August 1st:
- Quassy Amusement and Waterpark, Middlebury, CT
- Tentative: Playland Park, Rye, NY
Information will be posted on our website and shared in the NAPHA Chronicle in the coming weeks. Additional activities will be added as confirmed.