Newsletter - October 30, 2019



The Coney Island USA Creeptacular Fall Fundraiser! This Saturday, November 2, 2019, 7pm-11pm!

The Coney Island USA Creeptacular:
Thrills and chills from start to finish

We cordially invite you to our 2019 fall fundraiser, a hauntingly good autumn evening featuring cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, one-of-a-kind entertainment, and of course, our special brand of strangeness. Be afraid … be very afraid … of missing this spooky celebration supporting our not-for-profit multi-cultural arts organization and all the things that make it so magical. Proceeds benefit off-season programming, institutional development, and ongoing improvements to our building!

Devilishly Delightful Wine, Beer, and Cocktails by:
Coney Island Brewing Company
Deep Eddy Vodka
Absinthe from Green Fairy
Ilegal Mezcal
Brooklyn Crafted
Leidenfrost Vineyards

Frighteningly Festive Hors d’Oeuvres, Tapas, and Custom Desserts by:
Custom Candy by Little Red
Coney Island Events

On Stage, With Host Adam RealMan:
Miss Coney Island 2020, Laura Lee Pants
Acrobatic Duo Faux Pas le Fae and Aurora North
Tiny D and Ginger Twist
Kittyhawk Boone
Qualms Galore

Ambient Performances by:
Juno Stardust
Tempest Whip
Chloe Kills
Stiltwalker Harold Moeller
Spooky face painting by Juliet Jeske

In the Museum:
Special unplugged preview performance of the Funhouse Philosophers' new musical "Bloody Brains in a Jukebox" by Pink Velvet Witch

Electric harpist Sara Gil

Snake charmer Serpentina

Studio sale with artist-in-residence Marie Roberts

Raffle Prizes:
Coney Island USA memberships including Mermaid Parade Judgeships
Tickets to the Coney Island USA Spring 2020 Gala
Limited edition artworks by Frank Kozik, Martin Mazzora, Sarah Beetson, Larry Racioppo and photographer Tom Kane

Extra Spooky Mysteries in a Box
Presented by Little Brooklyn and Noah D’Klein
Sponsored by:
Slippery Stuff
Jennie Jones
Johnny Lowe
Marie Roberts
Erin Matthewson
Martha Vallejo
Serpentina’s Craft
Anti-Social Bone Jewelry

Tickets are $125 and $325 (which includes a Mermaid Parade Judgeship), online, or at the door.

Click here to purchase online.

All ticket sales are non-refundable and WILL CALL only to be picked up night of, at our box office at 1208 Surf Avenue. TICKETS WILL NOT SHIP. There are no extra service fees for online purchase


Coney Island USA
1208 Surf Ave.

Magic at Coney!!!, This Sunday, November 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 $12 for adults and $8 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, Sundays, 2pm-6pm! Closed, Saturday, November 2nd.

No trip to the historic amusement district is complete without a visit to the Coney Island Museum! We have the largest collection of Coney Island photographs, paintings, ephemera, amusement-related objects, architectural elements, and vintage signs on view to the public. Check out our newest exhibits, including an antique carousel horse, a mid-twentieth century photo booth, and original terra-cotta embellishments from the iconic Child’s boardwalk restaurant.  

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 20th Annual Coney Island Film Festival!

Our Call for entries is now open! Festival dates are September 11-13, 2020.

Click here
for further info!

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.


Coney Island USA Gift Shop and Freak Bar!

Open Saturdays, 12pm-6pm and Sundays 12pm-6pm. Closed, Saturday, November 2nd.

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!

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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