We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Coney Island Circus Sideshow

1208 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224-2816
+1 718-372-5159
Save
Review Highlights
A different side to the Coney Island experience

I'm a photographer who interests in Burlesque and Circus in particular, I'm also an obsessed Tom... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
anash69800
,
Bath, United Kingdom
Amazing, It is all REAL, WOW, What a deal, Once in a Life TIME DO NOT MISS

I knew my family would enjoy the oddities of this show but I really had discounted how great it... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
CreativeMom13
,
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Read all 37 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“yo yo” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
1208 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224-2816
CONTACT
+1 718-372-5159
Write a Review
Reviews (37)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 33 reviews

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

Thank anash69800
Reviewed 22 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

Thank CreativeMom13
Reviewed 18 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
Reviewed 9 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
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
Reviewed 3 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

Thank flipmexi17
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
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Now my third time there and the show is always fun and very friendly staff. Always something to amaze you and it is at the Freak bar which is always a great place to drink.

Thank Neal B
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I didn't know what to expect. I just wanted to take a step back in time and enjoy the show. I wanted my children to do the same. That's just what we did. The admission fee is very reasonable and the show just long enough....More

2  Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Burlesque freak show. Definitely lived up to horribly awful expectations. Great crazy, raunchy date night.

Thank Lilliana V
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Nathan's Famous
1,522 reviews
.16 km away
Nathan's Famous - Coney Island Boardwalk
459 reviews
.24 km away
Grimaldi's Coney Island
91 reviews
.05 km away
Gargiulo's Restaurant
126 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Luna Park at Coney Island
596 reviews
.09 km away
Brooklyn Cyclones Baseball - MCU Park
70 reviews
.43 km away
New York Aquarium
536 reviews
.41 km away
The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk
45 reviews
.76 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Coney Island Circus Sideshow staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit