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Coney Island Circus Sideshow

1208 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224-2816
+1 718-372-5159
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Weird, but cheap entertainment

It's a circus sideshow. You know what to expect. There wasn't anything super amazing, just a few... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Daugh8
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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
via mobile
Calling all Freaks!

Fast, funky and fabulous! The Circus Sideshow featured "DLS" and music for all occasions......the... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Deb D
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New York City, New York
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1208 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224-2816
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a circus sideshow. You know what to expect. There wasn't anything super amazing, just a few people with short acts like sword swallowing. It costs $10 and lasts 45 min. I certainly wouldn't have paid anymore than $10, despite the plea from the MC...More

Thank Daugh8
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Fast, funky and fabulous! The Circus Sideshow featured "DLS" and music for all occasions......the show was fabulous, the music great and the atmosphere just out of this world. If you a searching for a once in a lifetime, burlesque freak show......this is it! Stop by...More

Thank Deb D
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Go. You will be entertained and amused. It's a professional, fun, ever-evolving & very entertaining side-show. You don't see this stuff everyday. If you don't like it, you probably don't have very many friends because of (you). Buy a t-shirt. Have a soda or a...More

Thank Lori J
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

I'm a photographer who interests in Burlesque and Circus in particular, I'm also an obsessed Tom Waits fan and drawn to the 'more interesting' side of Americana. As such the Coney Island Sideshow was a must for me as an English tourist. And it delivered...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

I knew my family would enjoy the oddities of this show but I really had discounted how great it would be thinking oh that would be fun. I walk away amazed and wanting to know LOTS more about these awesome, wild, grotesque, astonishing and talented...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped by the circus sideshow while visiting Coney Island. We bought our tickets and then went inside to wait for the show. There was a bar there in the waiting area. The show itself was highly entertaining. We laughed, cringed and covered our eyes....More

Thank Renee B
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

My Canadian friend mentioned her love of freak shows while we were visiting NYC, so this was a natural stop! A engaging, hour long show that had us cheering and hiding our eyes behind our hands. You'll spend a lot more to do a lot...More

Thank MistressWanda
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

This was very entertaining! Our family of five (kids aged 14, 11, 8) were on the edge of our seats. It was $10 per person. They did ask for additional money to see more things during the show, but we didn't feel pressured, and not...More

Thank CCfromAlabama
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

To start off, the MC takes this show to a whole new level. He is very witty and talented and hot(literally, he eats fire). The acts make you appreciate the times of the Circus and the magic which was behind the talent as it slowly...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

My husband added this to the list of things to see during our trip to NYC. I had no idea what to expect ... and absolutely loved it! Entry was $10 per person. You can enter and leave the show at any point and stay...More

1  Thank revolutionfrommybed
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