1255 Hempstead Turnpike
Uniondale, NY 11553
Description: Experience high-energy, high-jinx, and hilarity when Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Built To Amaze! The colorful circus comes into town as ringmaster Andre McClain, leads his funny and mischievous crew to construct The Greatest Show On Earth. A fantastic design with more than 110 of the world's best performers representing 17 countries along with 95 exotic and domestic animals will be assembled, creating never-before-seen heart-pounding performances. Clutch your heart as aerial athletes do seemingly impossible feats to the amazement of the crowd. Cheer for a New York City unicycle troupe that mixes a competitive game of basketball while riding their unicycles. This circus is one not to be missed. Amazing.
Venue Description: Designed and built by Welton Becket and Associates as an Army/Air Force base was transformed in 1972 into the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Located on Long Island, this arena is home to the New York Islanders (NHL) and hosts a number of entertainment events from classic rock to current pop to children?s shows. Musical icons like Pink Floyd and the Rolling Stones graced the Coliseum stage in the 1980s, and it continues to attract pop and rock sensations nearly three decades later. Special events include auto shows, ice skating tours, basketball extravaganzas, and world famous circus acts. This arena seats more than 18,000 ticketholders and is equipped with 17 ticket windows, up to 27 concession locations, 32 luxury suites, a spacious pub and a French bistro.
The stadium is wheelchair-accessible and offers assistance to customers with visual, hearing, or mobility impairments if need be. Tickets for Coliseum-hosted events can be purchased through Ticketmaster (800-745-3000) or the Nassau Coliseum box office (516-794-9300). The office is open Monday-Friday from 9:30am-4:45pm and during events until intermission. Children younger than 2 normally do not need a ticket, but must sit on an adults lap. Some family shows do require children younger than 2 to have a ticket. Special offers apply for group, school, and scout groups; group sales questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nassau Coliseum is located at 1255 Hempstead Turnpike in Uniondale. For more information, call 516-794-9300 or visit nassaucoliseum.com.
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