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Sailor Circus

2075 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-2302
+1 941-355-9805
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Little Big Top

Family circus has trained youth since 1949. Put on great circus performance with mix of... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Larry S
via mobile
A great family event to attend.

The circus was all young school age children and it was amazing what they were able to do with... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
spots2014
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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The Sailor Circus in Sarasota, Florida is known worldwide as "The Greatest 'Little' Show on Earth." Sailor Circus Academy is one of the top circus schools in the USA. More than a hundred students from Sailor Circus Academy perform for the public in full-length circus shows. You'll see circus acts on the high wire, hand balancing, flying trapeze, juggling, clowning and much more. Great family entertainment! Circus classes and lessons are available year-round for children and adults who want to get into the act!
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2075 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-2302
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+1 941-355-9805
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Family circus has trained youth since 1949. Put on great circus performance with mix of professionals and students.

Thank Larry S
CircusArtsOrg, Public Relations Manager at Sailor Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at a future performance!

Reviewed 28 December 2016

The circus was all young school age children and it was amazing what they were able to do with their training. It was fantastic to see kids so enthusiastic about what they were doing. You're never too old to enjoy a circus and this performance...More

Thank spots2014
CircusArtsOrg, Public Relations Manager at Sailor Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Thank you very much for your positive feedback! Your support is a driving force for us and we hope to see you at a future performance very soon!

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We brought our top clients to a private training and show with Sailor circus and it was amazing. Unique, fun and friendly.More

Thank Ray H
CircusArtsOrg, Public Relations Manager at Sailor Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

We are glad you had such a terrific experience. Tickets for Sailor Circus Holiday 2016 and our other shows go on sale to the public November 1. Sign up for our newsletter and you can get tickets even earlier - this Monday, October 17. Go...More

Reviewed 26 April 2016

A unique form of entertainment. Young people up to age 18 perform gymnastics and typical circus demonstrations: high wire, juggling, rings, etc... Professionally choreographed. If you are interested in seeing young people perform at a high level, you will enjoy this. Beautiful costumes, performed in...More

Thank Janet R
CircusArtsOrg, Public Relations Manager at Sailor Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Thank you for your positive feedback! We are glad that you enjoyed so many aspects of our show. Regarding the ticket price, it is actually quite a good deal when you consider that you've seen over 100 performers in beautiful costumes with professional choreography, lights...More

Reviewed 25 April 2016

The title of the event was a bit confusing - but once you understand that the "Sailors" are kids dedicating hundreds of hours of practice to the Circus craft putting on a Great show with the help of amazing parents and coaches- relax and enjoy...More

Thank Bob D
CircusArtsOrg, Public Relations Manager at Sailor Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Thank you for your kind and wonderful words! We are so happy you enjoyed our performance and hope you'll come again in the future.

Reviewed 13 April 2016

Fantastic is putting it mildly. It is hard to believe that all of the performers are school children. What a wonderful way to spend an evening.

Thank Richard L
CircusArtsOrg, Public Relations Manager at Sailor Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2016

Thank you, thank you, thank you for your wonderful comments!

Reviewed 10 April 2016

I would give Sailor Circus 10 stars if I could for their show. These kids (and coaches and volunteers) are AMAZING! I saw Toruk, the new Cirque du Soleil show, a few weeks ago and was unimpressed and highly disappointed. Toruk had no WOW factor....More

1  Thank BlackFire1971
CircusArtsOrg, Public Relations Manager at Sailor Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2016

Thank you so much for your positive feedback! It's a pleasure to produce the Sailor Circus shows for people that appreciate it so much.

Reviewed 3 April 2016

Just an amazing 2 hours of a variety of circus acts performed by talented and hardworking young people who obviously love performing. Can't imagine the amount of hours spent practicing! All of them were truly wonderful to watch, lots of costume changes. Parking is included...More

2  Thank Manni N
CircusArtsOrg, Public Relations Manager at Sailor Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

Thank you so much for your positive feedback!! We are glad you and your family enjoyed the show.

Reviewed 2 April 2016

For a very reasonable ticket price you see a terrific show with everything from juggling, to flying trapeze to high wire. It's very professionally done and the fact that the performers are aged 8 - 18 makes it even more impressive. This winter we also...More

1  Thank judithantoinette
CircusArtsOrg, Public Relations Manager at Sailor Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

Thank you for your support and your positive feedback. We are glad you enjoyed both our professional show and our student show. It's due to patrons like you that we can continue our Community Outreach programs and bring joy to the community at large.

Reviewed 2 April 2016

My wife and I attended the Sailor Circus on Saturday April 2, it was the best money we spent for over 2 hours of fabulous entertainment. This was a great show put on by young people 18 and younger, very entertaining. We were both surprised...More

1  Thank huntrer57
CircusArtsOrg, Public Relations Manager at Sailor Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

Thank you, thank you, thank you! We appreciate all your positive support and look forward to seeing you next year.

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paul h
17 September 2015|
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Response from CircusArtsOrg | Property representative |
The Sailor Circus has performances in December, March and April. If you are interested in a circus performance in October, we host the Sahib Shrine Circus on October 23 and 24. Please visit our web site or call our box... More
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Sully s
27 June 2015|
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Response from CircusArtsOrg | Property representative |
Tickets for Sailor Circus performances as of 2015 are $15 for children ages 12 and under and $20 for adults, with free toddler tickets for children two years and under. If you are inquiring about Circus Sarasota, ticket... More
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Sully s
27 June 2015|
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Response from CircusArtsOrg | Property representative |
Sailor Circus is known as the oldest youth circus in America, and tickets for Sailor Circus performances as of 2015 are $15 for children ages 12 and under and $20 for adults, with free toddler tickets for children two years... More
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