Book Signing: Coney Island, a black and white retrospective! This Saturday, December 2nd, 5pm-7pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Doug Ross's book, "Coney Island, a black and white retrospective" Admission is Free!

Coney Island Museum
1208 Surf Avenue

Magic at Coney!!! This Sunday, December 3rd, 12pm

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

The Coney Island Museum, Open Saturdays, 12pm-6pm and Sundays, 2pm-6pm


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

The 2nd Annual Coney Island Winter Wonderland! December 9, 10, 16, 17!


Holiday Market at the Freak Bar - 1208 Surf Ave.
Free Admission
Unique handmade gifts from jewelry and soaps to ornaments and candles, including our famed conjoined stuffed animals.
Saturday, Dec. 9: 12pm-11pm
Sunday, Dec. 10: 12pm-6pm
Saturday, Dec. 16: 12pm-9pm
Sunday, Dec. 17: 12pm-6pm

Santa Land at the Arts Annex - 1214 Surf Ave.
Free Admission
“The Nightmare Before Christmas” comes to south Brooklyn! Snap a selfie with Santa for $5; we’ll donate a portion of the proceeds to the American Heart Association in honor of our friend Kendra Zimmerman.
Saturday, December 9, 12pm-5pm
Sunday, December 10, 12 pm-5pm
Saturday, December 16, 12pm-5pm
Saturday, December 17, 12pm-5pm

The Tin Soldiers Christmas Toys: A Family-Friendly Performance at Sideshows by the Seashore - 1208 Surf Ave.
$12 online, or at the door.
Featuring Justin Weber, world-renowned yo-yo competitor and Coney Island Circus Sideshow cast member
Saturday, Dec. 9: 1pm & 4pm

Holiday Laser Light Show at Sideshows by the Seashore - 1208 Surf Ave.
$12 online, or at the door, Including 3D Glasses & Photo With Santa
A dazzling display of laser lights and virtual ride on the Cyclone, set against a soundtrack of classic and modern holiday favorites. Special live performance by the legendary Serpentina.
Sunday, Dec. 10, 2pm, 4pm
Saturday, Dec. 16, 2pm, 4pm
Sunday, Dec. 17, 2pm, 4pm

In loving memory of Rebecca Tighe and Kendra Zimmerman.

Coney Island USA
1208 Surf Ave.
Brooklyn, NY, 11224

Christmas in Coney: Winter Wonderwheel Spectacular! Saturday, December 9th, 9pm

Hosted by Viktor Devonne
Presented by: Sincerely Yours & Coney Island USA
Little Brooklyn
and special guest Angie Pontani

Featuring performances by:
Betsy Propane
Aphrodites Rose
Dandy Dillinger
Rebecca Fey Collins
Teasy Roosevelt
Abby Fantastic
Tiny D
and Miss Coney Island 2018 - Gigi Bon Bon

Live music by: Sincerely Yours & The Dear Johns

Tickets are $15 online, or at the door.

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

Coney Island USA
1208 Surf Avenue

Text CIMUSEUM to 71777

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 USA partners with Kitchen 21's Sunday Jazz Brunch!


Coney Island USA is pleased to announce our partnership with Kitchen 21. Every Sunday, we'll be providing walk-around entertainment from 1:00-4:00 during Kitchen 21's Jazz Brunch. Be amazed and amused with sideshow and magic at Coney Island's hottest new eatery! 

For more information, or to make a reservation, please visit

Coney Island Pinball Museum! Open Saturdays and Sundays, 1pm-6pmpinball

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.


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

Have your next event in a Coney Island Landmark!


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!


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!

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!


Coney Island USA Gift Shop and Freak Bar!

Open Saturdays and Sundays, 12pm - 6pm!

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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