Boardwalk Barrels of Fun is an art competition and family fun, one-day event at the beginning of the Coney Island Amusement season. The goal is to paint the trash receptacles that will be used on the boardwalk with colorful seascapes, landscapes and carnival theme art.
Everyone can participate. The competition is in four categories: family (geared for younger kids and their parents), high school artists, college artists, and open (geared for adults).
Special guest judges will look at originality, following theme, creativity, use of color, and pizazz. There will be a first place, runner-up and honorable mention winner in each of the categories.
Bring clothes you don’t mind getting paint on and a great imagination. Our sponsors will provide paint, brushes, mixing containers and barrels. All registered participants will get a free painters cap.
To register, call the Parks Brooklyn Special Events Office at (718) 965-8993. We encourage pre-registration but we will try to accommodate participants that show up on event day.