A Victorian-Inspired Circus Extravaganza
Where: Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th St., Brooklyn
718-210-3080 Price: $40
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A Night at Niblo’s Garden, the beloved Victorian extravaganza, returns for the seventh annual celebration of Green-Wood’s permanent resident William Niblo (1789-1878). The Cemetery will transform itself into a nineteenth-century pleasure garden for a one-of-a-kind show with entertainment curated by Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, including fire eaters, musicians, contortionists, performers on floats, and more.
This outdoor festivity begins just before twilight. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and picnic dinners as they enjoy the show on the banks of Crescent Water, one of Green-Wood’s beautiful glacial ponds, in front of Niblo’s stately and newly restored mausoleum.
Guests in search of additional theatrics can purchase a special VIP experience. VIPs will enjoy: exclusive private performances by Bindlestiff Cirkus; a tour of William Niblo’s famed mausoleum by Mr. Niblo himself (played by author Ben Feldman); complimentary refreshments throughout the evening; a special box of sweet treats to enjoy; and access to prime seating before the general public arrives.
Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13, 2019
VIP ticket holders: 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
General Admission ticket holders: 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
Shows are the same each night and tickets are valid for one performance only.
VIP tickets are $75; $70 for members of the Green-Wood Historic Fund and the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS).
General Admission tickets are $40; $35 for members of Green-Wood and BHS.
To find out more information or to make online reservations, call 718-210-3080 or visit www.green-wood.com/toursevents. Reservations are recommended.
Picnics are welcome, but no coolers or outside alcohol will be permitted. Refreshments, wine and beer will be available for purchase, but guests must be 21 or older, with ID, to consume alcohol.
In the event of inclement weather and cancellation, tickets will be honored on Sunday, July 14, 2019.Buy tickets/get more info now