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Soirée on Surf: The 1208 Centennial Celebration

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Soirée on Surf: The 1208 Centennial Celebration

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 7pm-11:30pm

Pre-sale has ended. Tickets are available at the door tonight, $100 (cash or credit).

Coney Island's oldest landmarked building, and the headquarters of Coney Island USA - is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, and we'll be marking the occasion in high style with a Fall Benefit Gala that will be a night to remember.

7pm: Hors d'oeuvres, drinks, music and entertaining surprises throughout the building.

8:30pm: A special illustrated presentation in the Museum by CIUSA Founder and Artistic Director Dick Zigun on the colorful, legendary history of 1208 Surf Avenue: 100 years of amusing the masses in the heart of the People’s Playground!

10:00pm: A Grand All Star Variety Show Salute to the building's history hosted by Adam Realman, featuring Circus Amok's Jennifer Miller, The Great Fredini, Mat FraserChicava Honeychild, Justin Weber, The Coney Island Bathing Beauties - Kita St. Cyr,  Clara Coquette, Beelzebabe, Dolly Would and Oya the Animal, Tiny D, The Apple Boys!


Sideshow Banner Open Studio by Coney Island USA artist-in-residence Marie Roberts!

Tarot Readings by Beelzebabe!

A Live Demonstration by Denny Daniel and The Museum of Interesting Things!

Phonograph DJ MAC!

Upstairs jazz by the Neptones!

Vieux Carré Absinthe Supérieure from Philadelphia Distilling, Courtesy of the Green Fairy!

Open Bar, Beer (Coney Island Brewery) and Wine!

Hors d'oeuvres by Kitchen 21!

Coney Island USA Centennial Birthday Cake by Ashton Warren (Lady Bakery and Parlor)!

And much more!

But it won't be complete without YOU.

Tickets: $100 online, or at the door.  

See you there!

Coney Island USA gratefully acknowledges the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, whose generous funding made possible the purchase of our landmark building. Thanks also to Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, former Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, New York City Councilman Mark Treyger, and former New York City Councilman Dominic Recchia. 

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