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333 East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

Formerly Charlotte Bobcats Arena

RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS

Ended 31 Jan 2016 after 4 days

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A magical experience for every family to experience and an event that every child will forever remember

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Closed 31 Jan 2016

Take a look here to see if Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus is showing somewhere nearby

Roll Up! Roll Up!

Come one, come all... the Ringling Brothers Circus is rolling into town at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte , NC , Ended 31 Jan 2016. This world-famous circus has been astounding audiences across the globe for over a hundred years. Ever since the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circuses merged their travelling shows in 1919, the legendary circus has more than earned its moniker of The Greatest Show on Earth. The show packs in every single type of circus performance that you can think of, forming a spectacular cavalcade of clowns, trapezists, gymnasts, and escape artists.

The animals are the stars

Now, the human performers can undoubtedly pull off some pretty spectacular stunts, but without a doubt the true stars of the show are The Ringling Brothers' animals. The circus has a large herd of Asian elephants and a whole menagerie of other beautiful creatures including lions and tigers.

Red, Blue or Gold?

The Ringling Bros. operate a number of different shows which are continuously touring across the country at the same time. Built to Amaze (Gold Tour) is the more traditional truck-based show, while Legends! (Blue Tour) lends the proceedings a bit more of a mythical aesthetic. Circus Extreme (Red Tour) is full of death-defying feats and amazing stunts. All three shows contain magical feats aplenty and are guaranteed to inspire awe and wonder in every audience member. If you'd like to know which tour is headed to your area, please contact the local venue directly.

Additional Information

Dates

Opening night: 27 January 2016

Closing night: 31 January 2016

Audience

This is a family event. In most arenas, children under 2 are admitted free provided they sit on a parent or guardian's lap. However, public event laws vary nationwide from county to county, and some arenas may require all patrons, regardless of age, to have a ticket. Please contact your local venue to confirm their specific policy.

Run time

Two hours with a 15-minute intermission

And before you stop reading

Please be aware that some towns have placed a ban on performing animals. In these instances, the show will perform in these locations with only human performers. Please contact the individual venues directly for more information.

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What You Say

12 reviews, average rating: (2.1 Stars)

Mikeg55: “Family Entertainment That Is A Tradition”

Nice wholesome fun for the whole family. If you don't like animal acts don'... more

Mikeg55: “Family Entertainment That Is A Tradition”

Nice wholesome fun for the whole family. If you don't like animal acts don'... more

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