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Postponed until Fall 2020 - Coney Island USA Gala

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Postponed until Fall 2020 - Coney Island USA Gala

Saturday, March 28, 2020, 7:30pm-11:30pm

For the sake of our supporters, and the community, we have decided to postpone our annual fundraising Gala, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 28. The new date for this event will be in the fall at the NY Aquarium. We will announce the new date shortly. All existing tickets will be honored for this new date.

The 2020 Spring Gala

A Neptunian Evening Supporting Coney Island USA

We request the pleasure of your company at the Coney Island USA 2020 Spring Gala, set against the majestic backdrop of the New York Aquarium. Surrounded by coral reefs, sharks, rays, and more than 100 other species of exotic sea creatures, you’ll enjoy fine hors d'oeuvres, specialty cocktails, and an array of Coney Island USA’s signature delights. New York rock and roll legend Garland Jeffreys headlines the event’s entertainment, and a DJ’ed dance party unlike any other awaits you. Your attendance will benefit our not-for-profit arts organization, its programming and landmarked home on Surf Avenue, and the Coney Island Museum.

Live on Stage:
New York City Rock and Roll Legend Garland Jeffreys
Miss Coney Island 2020 Laura Lee Pants 
Your Host, Adam RealMan

Ambient Performances by:
Bellydance America
Bambi the Mermaid
The Brides, Aurora North and Faux Pas Le Fae

DJ:
Sandy Darling

VIP Admission
Guests with VIP-level gala tickets are invited to join us in “Neptune’s Lair,” an exclusive ocean-themed area on the aquarium’s second level. VIPs may partake of a buffet-style repast amid a sea of ambient entertainment; you’ll also have access to the aquarium’s beautiful terrace (weather permitting) and stunning beach views. The world-famous Ocean Wonders exhibit will host a second, shark-studded VIP area as well.

Raffle prizes donated by:
Johnny Lowe Art
Jennie Jones Planet Zoot
Keri Sheheen Parlor Trick Prints

Further details To Be Announced!

Tickets:

$100 General Admission

$250 V.I.P. 

$500 Patron

$1000 Benefactor

All sales are final. Tickets are Will Call only to be picked up at the NY Aquarium night of; they will not be shipped.

Coney Island USA Advisory:  We are closely monitoring the status of the current coronavirus outbreak and consider the safety of our supporters, patrons, employees and cast members of the utmost importance. In order to ensure this safety, we are following the current recommendations of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for the prevention of the spread of coronavirus. More specifically, we are taking additional precautions to maintain a safe environment by increasing our cleaning protocols in our public spaces.  All of our events and programming are continuing as scheduled at this time.  If conditions change over time, we will be updating our advisory.

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