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Circus World Begins its Performance Season

Kids love hamming it up in their own circus performances during the popular KidsWorld Circus at Circus World in Baraboo

The heyday of the circus in America is alive and well at Circus World in Baraboo, which begins another rollicking performance season on Saturday, May 19. Circus entertainment has thrilled American audiences for generations and, thanks to multi-talented performers on hand for the summer performance season, that longstanding tradition will continue at Circus World through September 3 this year. Aerialists, magic shows, animal acts and clowns offer a full day of family fun, history and entertainment, with 10 shows daily. Check our daily performance schedule for show times.

Big Top Shows and Much, Much More

In addition to the Big Top shows and other razzle-dazzle entertainment we typically associate with the circus, Circus World showcases a treasure trove of American and Wisconsin circus history. Here you can explore the world's largest collection of ornate and intricately carved circus wagons as well as fascinating exhibits documenting circus history. Circus World is also home to several surviving buildings of the original winter quarters of the Ringling Bros. Circus, once known as Ringlingville, now a National Historic Landmark.

If You Go

For complete details on hours of operation, admission, location and directions, accessibility and other specifics, visit the Circus World visitor information pages. See you at the circus!

:: Posted May 17, 2012

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