New Yorkers Flock to Coney Island on Memorial Day

Many New Yorkers enjoyed the final day of the Memorial Day weekend at the beach.

All city beaches are open for the season through Labor Day, including Coney Island.

Even if you've been down to the boardwalk before, this year "Smorgasburg" will be bringing dozens of food trucks, and several new eating options to the fabled neighborhood. 

"We're just scratching the surface. We're excited that every single year we have something great to announce. We already have our lineup for 2016. So we're just happy that every single year we have something new to offer New Yorkers and visitors coming out," says Johanna Zaki of the Alliance for Coney Island.

It's a big day for the Deno's Wonder Wheel.

The Coney Island attaction celebrated its 95th brthday Monday.

It originally opened on Memorial Day in 1920.

For a full list of what's happening, go to

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