Coney Island USA is a nonprofit based in the amusement park area of the Coney Island neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. In existence since 1980, Coney Island USA has developed and produces a number of different programs including some of New York City’s best loved summer programming, such as the Mermaid Parade and the Coney Island Circus Sideshow. Coney Island USA also operates the Coney Island Museum and produces Ask the Experts, Burlesque at the Beach, the Coney Island Tattoo and Motorcycle Festival, Creepshow at the Freakshow and the Coney Island Sideshow School.

Coney Island USA also produces the Coney Island Film Society and the Coney Island Film Festival in association with


The Coney Island Circus Sideshow and Museum are family friendly. For special event programming, parental discretion is advised.


For school visits to the museum, please contact (718) 372-5159. For sideshow visits please contact Dick Zigun at (718) 372-5159.