Owners of the renowned Deno’s Wonder Wheel are throwing a party for the fear-inducing machine’s 90th birthday. The party’s tonight, and you’re invited.
There will be live entertainment on the boardwalk and at The Wonder Wheel from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., hosted By The World Famous BOB. Among the bands playing are The Hungry March Band and The Banjo Rascals & Curtis Eller. Coney Island Talent Show winners will also be performing, alongside acts like The Wau Wau Sisters, Miss Saturn, The Maine Attraction, Darlinda Just Darlinda, Ambrose, The Animal Crackers & Lady Circus
Plus clowns, face painters, stilt walkers and more for the kiddos. All those who ride the landmarked Deno’s Wonder Wheel will receive a free Wonder Wheel 90th Anniversary collectible button!
An instantly recognizable part of the skyline, Deno’s WONDER WHEEL weighs in at 400,000 pounds and carries 144 people at a time on either swinging and stationery passenger gondola cars deliver a spectacular view of the beach, boardwalk and NYC skyline. Over 30 million riders have enjoyed a trip on this NYC Landmark attraction during its continuous operation since 1920 with a perfect safety record.
When: TODAY, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park, Boardwalk at West 12th Street