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2/8/2018
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Save The Date! Coney Island USA Spring Gala is Saturday, March 24th at Kitchen 21! Tickets on sale now!
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Further details coming soon!
Click here to purchase tickets!


Kitchen 21
3052 W. 21st
Brooklyn, New York 11224

American Escape Artist starring Thomas Solomon! This Friday, February 9th, 8pm
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"American Escape Artist" showcases the award-winning and original escapes of Thomas Solomon, recognized by the Academy of Magical Arts as the "World’s Greatest Escape Artist." With two network television specials under his belt, his performances at Coney Island will feature exciting presentations on classical magic and the unique escape artistry that has audiences standing and cheering.

Tickets are $15 online, or at the door.

Click here to purchase tickets online.

Coney Island USA
1208 Surf Avenue

Magic at Coney!!!, This Sunday, February 11th, 12pm
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Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. Magic at Coney!!! is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up magicians from around the world. Admission is only $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12, online, or at the door. 

Click here for further info and to purchase tickets in advance.

Coney Island Museum
1208 Surf Avenue

Valentine's 2.0 Bingo
Saturday, February 17th, 7pm
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Serpentina is giving you another shot at getting lucky with her Valentine's 2.0 Bingo, Another Shot at Luck show. If Valentine's Day was a bust or it falling on a weekday made it hard to get out, we have a fun night planned for you. There will be Bingo, drinking games, a Burlesque Performance by Gemini B Litz and a cutest couple contest, in the tradition of the Newlywed game.

We have gift cards and fantastic prizes, so grab your best friend and come down to Sideshows by the Seashore. If you're married, get a sitter and if you are single, wear your Sunday best, you might meet the new love of your life. The $10 cover comes with 4 Bingo game boards, adults only 21 and over.

$10 online, or at the door.

Click here to purchase tickets online.

Sideshows by the Seashore
1208 Surf Ave.

Upcoming Highlights of 2018 Season! bp

March 9,10,16,17
Free Workshop Readings of BLOODY BRAINS IN A JUKEBOX
A Rock Opera by Dick D. Zigun & Nikos Brisco

March 10-11
Flea Market

March 11
Bindelstiff CALVACADE  OF YOUTH

March 23,24,25
RITUAL CABARET

March 24
SPRING GALA
KITCHEN 21

March 31, April 1
SIDESHOW OPENS

April 6
SIDESHOW HALL OF FAME

April 7,8
SUPERFREAK WEEKEND

April 13,14,15,20,21,22
BECOMING BETTIE PAGE
A New Play by Dick D Zigun & Chicava Honeychild featuring the Boogie Woogie Tunes of Champion Jack Dupree

April 21
PHANTOM CREEP THEATER

April 27,28,29
NERDLESQUE FESTIVAL

May 11
DICK ZIGUN 65th BIRTHDAY BURLESQUE

May 19
PINBALL PARTY

May 24
CONEY COMEDY FREAKSHOW with Brandon Scott

June 8 - September 3
Daily SIDESHOW

June 16
36th Annual MERMAID PARADE

June 23
PHANTOM CREEP THEATER

June 30
LASER SHOW

July 12, August 9
ANCHORS AWEIGH

July 28
LASER SHOW

August 11
PHANTOM CREEP THEATER

August 25
LASER SHOW

September 7
MISS CONEY ISLAND CONTEST

September 8
BEARD AND MOUSTACHE

September 14,15,16
FILM FESTIVAL

September 28
LASER SHOW

October 6
QUEER CONEY

November 2,3,4,9,10,11,16,17,18,23,24,25
THE EDUCATION OF AL CAPONE AS IF TOLD BY JIMMY DURANTE  by Dick D Zigun
Directed by Anabella Sciorra

BURLESQUE AT THE BEACH 2018

MAY
4, 5, 11 (Dick's 65th), 12, 18, 25, 26

JUNE
1,2,8,9,22,23,29

JULY
6,7,13,14,20,21,27

AUGUST
3,4,10,11,17,18,24,31

SEPTEMBER
1,7

OUTCAST WOMEN
May 17, June 21, July 19, August 16, September 20

The Coney Island Museum, Open Saturdays 12pm-5pm, Sundays, 2pm-5pm!

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Coney Island USA is thrilled to announce the opening of "Five Cents To Dreamland" at the Coney Island Museum. Presented in cooperation with the New York Transit Museum, this special exhibition brings together highlights from both permanent collections to explore Coney Island's history from a new and unique perspective!

Highlights from our Permanent Collection This includes Funhouse Mirrors, our cool collection of coolers and thermoses from 50's & 60's, rare hundred year old hold to light postcards and much more!

Admission is $5 for Adults, $3 for Seniors, Kids (under 12) and residents of Zip Code 11224. Free for Members!

The Coney Island Museum
1208 Surf Avenue

Call for entries 18th Annual Coney Island Film Festival!
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Our Call for entries is now open! Festival dates are September 14-16, 2018. Entry deadline is June 22nd.
Click here for further info!

Text CIMUSEUM to 71777
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Coney Island USA’s landmarked headquarters, 1208 Surf Avenue, is celebrating its 100th birthday this fall. We’re honoring New York’s oldest home for freaks, geeks, and merfolk with a special campaign to support our Coney Island Museum. As the only accredited institution uniquely dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of Coney Island, the Museum is vital to ensuring the legacy of the People’s Playground lives on. Your gift is not only a testament to Coney Island’s amazing history, but an investment in its next 100 years. Make your gift today by texting CIMUSEUM to 71777 or online here!

Coney Island Pinball Museum! Open Saturdays and Sundays, 1pm-5pm!pinball

A Curated Living Museum exhibit, featuring playable Vintage Pinball Machines from the 1970's & 80's curated to represent pinball art themes such as Sideshow, Magic, Roller Coasters, Stuntman Evel Knievel, Coney Island itself!

Free Admittance. Pinball - 50 cents per game.

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3006 West 12st. (next to Sideshows by the Seashore entrance)

Have your next event in a Coney Island Landmark!

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Our landmarked building is a wonderful venue for your next party, wedding, function, film or photo shoot!

Click here for further info.

Book the Coney Island Circus Sideshow or Individual Performers!

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If you're looking for a truly unique experience that your guests will remember for a lifetime, then look no further! The Coney Island Circus Sideshow is available to entertain at any event or occasion.

Coney Island, USA has access to hundreds of performers in a variety of skill-sets. If you have an idea in mind, but don't see it here, just ask. Unusual acts are our specialty, including: wild west trick ropers, world record knife throwers, unique musicians, little people, natural-born human oddities and so much more! If you can dream it, we can book it!

Click here for further info.

The Donor Wall!
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Get your message seen by the millions of annual visitors to Coney Island, USA. No, we don't want you to tag our landmark building or scratch your name into our incredible freak bar, we want you to put up a plaque on our Donor Wall. The Wall will be part of the Freak Bar for thousands of years to come, and your message will be right up there for future Coney Islophiles to gape at.

Click here for further info!

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Coney Island USA Gift Shop and Freak Bar!

Open Saturdays and Sundays, 12pm - 5pm!

The Coney Island USA Gift Shop is located at 1208 Surf Ave. Or, you can shop online!

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Become a Member of Coney Island USA! New membership levels!

Your generosity ensures that Coney Island USA can continue to bring you innovative arts programming!

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The Authorized Coney Island Tour!

By Appointment

Developed in association with Dick Zigun, Founder Coney Island USA!

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