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Sailor Circus

2075 Bahia Vista Street, Sarasota, FL 34239
(941) 355-9805
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Ranked #6 of 89 Attractions in Sarasota
Type: Performances
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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

I thought the show the kids put on was amazing , great can't wait til next year to get tickets again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This circus is amazing and so professional, we had a great evening. First circus we have been to for many years as I don't like to see animals used in circuses, I don't think it is natural for animals to be dressed up doing tricks, however there was hardly any of this type of act and the animals used seemed... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

You must come and see it with your own eyes! It is hard to believe kids this young can do all they do!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Don't want to miss. This is the best secret of Sarasota! Come to the many shows, these performances are top level and are better than many professional performances!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

For the ticket price (which is very low) I didn't expect much - boy, was I blown away! The students who practice all year long, and only perform two times a year, are as good as - if not betther than - the circus pros currently performing today. Where else can you go for a two hour live show -... More

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Nokomis, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Sailor Circus began life 66 years ago as an afterschool program in Sarasota. Today, under the auspices of The Circus Arts Conservatory, it has become a popular attraction with shows twice a year. All the performers are school students who train throughout the year. The acts include juggling, aerial silks, clowns, unicycles, trapeze and high wire, to name a few.... More

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Never expected the level of talent I found here. Seemed like over a hundred performers - from 8- 18. Doing better than some professional circuses I've seen in my home town!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Sailor Circus has been around for 65 years, but with the creation of The Circus Arts Conservatory, Sailor Circus Academy is now starting to produce professional quality performers and productions as good as any we've ever seen. A bargain at the price, and only a few shows a year. This is a must see in Sarasota!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Many of the performers are from the nearby Sarasota High and the show is local, which I'm more than happy to support! Tasty food and fun experience.

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Suffolk, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Beyond impressive that these amazing acts of entertainment are being performed by children!! My Grandparents used to take me here when I was a child and now that I can take my own child it's even better! Thanks Sailor Circus for years of wonderful memories!

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