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Coney Island Amphitheater

We are proud to host our Commencement ceremony at the Coney Island Amphitheater, the cornerstone of the state-of-the-art Seaside Park and Community Arts Center.


The Coney Island Amphitheater, located at West 21st Street Brooklyn, NY 11224, is easily accessible by public transit or car.

Mass Transit


We recommend all guests take the D, F, N, or Q subway to Stillwell Avenue, Coney Island. Exit the subway at Stillwell Avenue. Walk to the boardwalk and make a right, walking along the ocean.


  • B36 to Surf Av/w 21st
  • B64 to Mermaid Avenue and Stillwell Avenue
  • B68 to Mermaid Avenue and Stillwell Avenue
  • B74 to Mermaid Avenue/W 21st
    B82 to Mermaid Avenue/W 17th
  • Express Bus from Manhattan: X28, X38 to Surf Avenue/W 21st

The MTA website provides complete schedules and information about the most convenient ways to get to the Coney Island Amphitheater.


  • Take the Belt Parkway to exit 6 toward Cropsey Avenue/Coney Island
  • Merge onto Shore Parkway and continue straight
  • Use the right lane to turn slightly left onto Bay 52nd Street
  • Use the right two lanes to turn right onto Cropsey Avenue
  • Head south on Cropsey Avenue and continue onto West 17th Street
  • Use the right two lanes to turn right onto Surf Avenue
  • At the third cross street, turn left onto West 21st Street


There will be two parking lots available for graduates and guests:

  1. 3050 W 21st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11224, with access on 22nd Street and Surf Ave, directly behind the venue.
  1. 1904 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224. The 2nd overflow lot is a couple of blocks away at the baseball stadium with a direct path to the venue entrance from the boardwalk. The Theater has attendants directing people once the first lot fills up.

There is a fee of $13 for all parking and it is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Accessibility Resources

Graduates requiring accessibility accommodations should complete the accommodation request form at this link. For additional information, please contact the Office of Student Success and Enrollment Management at American Sign Language interpretation will be provided during the ceremony.