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Sailor Circus

2075 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-2302
+1 941-355-9805
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Hard to realize that the performers in this circus are all still in high school ! Their... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2013
335B_a_r_r_y1001
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Sarasota, Florida
Excellent circus experience with youthful performers

This was a great experience. The performers are all teens and younger. Fantastic. They only... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2013
nomuss
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Hayes Center, Nebraska
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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...more
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2075 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-2302
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Reviewed 24 December 2013

Hard to realize that the performers in this circus are all still in high school ! Their professionalism is to be admired. Much credit must be given to their excellent coaches and teachers. You will not be disappointed spending an evening at this circus !

Thank 335B_a_r_r_y1001
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Reviewed 2 December 2013

This was a great experience. The performers are all teens and younger. Fantastic. They only perform a couple of times during the year so if possible plan to be there when there is a show.

1  Thank nomuss
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

This "Circus" is all about kids. No animals. The Sarasota school system allows children to elect circus arts in lieu of physical education. You will be treated to acrobatics, high wire acts , trapeze and much more. A great evening a must see in Sarasota.

4  Thank retirededward
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Reviewed 18 October 2013

If you are in town during the Sailor Circus, it is a must see. I fudged on my date, as we haven't been in a few years, but it is spectacular and something you'll never see anywhere else. These kids are fantastic. My kids were...More

1  Thank retireewannabe
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Reviewed 27 September 2013

new is great, true is better - seems like it would be outdated but trust me, its not. we are lucky to have it here in Sarasota.

1  Thank m v
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Reviewed 21 September 2013 via mobile

I always wanted to be in the sailor circus. I love the action and the suspense of the wire, trapeze, and other acts. Also the clowns and also the animals-and junk food. Makes me feel like a kid again. Kids love it but don't miss...More

1  Thank Mark A
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

The Sailor Circus is awesome! You will be amazed at the performances that school kids are able to put on. Very professional. I was in it as a child, my children, nieces, nephews and many friends have been too. It's a great experience to volunteer...More

Thank Lisa T
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

I enjoyed everything about the convention. A lot of activities took place in the hotel and there were plenty of activities to visit The Ringling Museum and other nearby attractions.

Thank Edie481
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

My first visit to the Sailor Circus and it won't be my last!! It was awesome seeing all the "amateur's" out there performing like professionals. It's a great venue for our school children. Loved it!!

Thank FlSunshine301
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

Loved the action the costumes and the knowledge these were all super talented high school kids. It was like old times under the big top gives kids an idea of what the circus once was. Loved every minute.

Thank LizVeniceFl
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paul h
18 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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