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Thursday, September 02, 2010

Coney Events: The Wonder Wheel's 90th Birthday Party

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This week, the fabulous Wonder Wheel in Coney Island turn 90 years.  The structure which stands at 150 feet with a diamter of 140 feet can hold up to 144 people at one time.  It was built by the Eccentric Ferris Wheel Company.  Each year the entire 400,000 lb. ride is maintained, overhauled and painted to protect it from all the elements of weather and the wear and tear.  Thirsty Girl Productions presents this wonderful birthday bash!

CELEBRATE THE WONDER WHEEL’S 90TH BIRTHDAY PARTY



WITH Live music, great performance, and prizes!

(if Hurricane Earl crashes this party, it will most likely be moved to Sunday--stay tuned for more updates!)

Join us for a grand celebration of Deno’s Wonder Wheel’s 90th Birthday on September 4thin Coney Island.  Live entertainment on the Boardwalk and at The Wonder Wheel from 4-8pm.
Hosted By The World Famous *BOB*

Featuring Live music by The Hungry March Band, The Banjo Rascals & Curtis Eller
with performances by Coney Island Talent Show winners;
Phineas, Jason Perez, The Minsky Sisters, M’Lady Uppercrust, & The Amazing Amy
Also renowned performers; 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!

All those who ride the amazing NYC Landmark Deno's Wonder Wheel will receive a FREE Wonder Wheel 90th Anniversary collectible button!



THE WONDER WHEEL’S 90TH BIRTHDAY PARTY

September 4, 2010
4pm-8pm
Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park
Boardwalk at W. 12th St  (718 372 2592)
www.WonderWheel.com


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posted by Omar Robau @ 9/02/2010 10:56:00 AM 

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