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Big Apple Circus

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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First class circus show!

We are spoiled to have been to many world class circus shows, and we know our circus, and what a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mercerville, New Jersey
A worthy cause for a great time

I always plan on doing something fun and enjoyable with my daughter ,wishes her has most of good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wenxiu h
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Big Apple Circus Lincoln Center, New York October 2018- January 2019. Tickets on Sale Now! Performances, private events, party rentals, group tickets and more. A New York experience you will not want to miss out on.
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Broadway and 65th Street, New York City, NY 10023
Lincoln Square
+1 212-268-2500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve been a long time delta customer and have had previous good experience with Priceline. No more for either. It was horribly stressful, paying for checked luggage for an overnight flight? Awful, delayed takeoff by two hours and a lost e reader. I won’t be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are spoiled to have been to many world class circus shows, and we know our circus, and what a quality show means. Lately, unfortunately, Cirque de Soleil has effectively eclipsed and substituted authentic circus performances. Nothing wrong about Cirque de Soleil, but it has...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always plan on doing something fun and enjoyable with my daughter ,wishes her has most of good memories in her childhood,and the big apple circus didn’t disappoint us, We were enjoying the entire show and clapped hands so many times, I meant they’re amazing!!Will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun circus with great acts for all ages. Some amazing feats of strength and flexibility. An early cirque de soleil type show. Horses more impressive than the dogs. Kids as young as three were enthralled. Get there early if you plan to eat. Food expensive...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

This is a young family affair. The show is basic with a few horses and dogs and one pig. Some of the acrobatics is impressive. The trapezes is exciting. The food is basic and expensive.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

My Grandson who is Twenty was visiting me from Tampa. I wanted to show him the beauty and thrills of seeing New York at night so I took him to Lincoln Center to see the Big Apple Circus. The acts were funny, entertaining and amazing....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time! We need to keep the tradition of the circus alive. The acts kept us entertained the entire time. It is well worth the money. The show was about 2 hours and the performers were on hand for autographs and pictures...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

This was our first time at the Big Apple Circus, and I think it was the most fun my grandkids ever had (ages 6 and 9). They loved every minute of it! The show was great, and it is not overwhelming for kids because there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

I've always been a fan of The Big Apple Circus. I remember going to see them as a child under the big tent at Cunningham Park in Queens. That was well over 30 years ago! Very entertaining with great humor that appeals to all ages.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Big Apple Circus at Philadelphia Mills on June 9. The atmosphere and the performers were great. Our 2 1/2 year old granddaughter had a great time. It was a treat to see Nick Walenda and his family in action. Clowns, dogs, horses...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Suzannah W
December 8, 2018|
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Response from Bigapplecircus | Property representative |
The tent is climate controlled so it will be nice and warm inside.
November 24, 2018|
Response from rcs26 | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 2 1/2 hrs. altogether. There is an intermission in the middle.
Andre R
May 11, 2018|
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Response from mcdory | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I do not know an exact date. It is usually around Christmas.
Travel Forum Posts
swan boats (5 Replies)
Just reading another post re Swan boats We are travelling between 12 - 20 April with 4 year old and 2 year old. Will the swan boats be open at this time? Would Big Apple Circus be worh going to? Also would duck tours be suitable given their ages. Thanks
March 31, 2010|
Response fromforgotmypword|
The Swan Boats open for the Season on Saturday April 17. April 17 also marks the start of school vacation week for us so some of the museums and stuff will be adding kid-oriented activites. Monday the 19th is Patriots' Day ... the Marathon is run that day and in Lexington and Concord there will be historical reinactments. I took my kids to the Big Apple Circus when they were 3 and 5 and it wasn't the best experience. It's only one ring, and some of the acts while amazing feats of...More
Melbourne, Australia
New Years Eve in NY with 5 kids (7 Replies)
With 5 kids ( ages 6,7,11,14 &16) we are looking for suggestions of what to do Nye, thinking about 9.30pm show Big Apple Circus which finishes at 11.30pm then walking to central park to see fireworks. My biggest worry is the safety of our children, getting crushed, not losing one of them and getting back to our hotel near Penn Station. Any opinions or thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
November 19, 2012|
Response fromCrans|
Yes, you can easily do this, and no, children are not regularly crushed to death in New York.
Evesham, United Kingdom
Planning rough itinery, any pointers? (0 Replies)
Hi there, coming to NYC shortly and just sorting last minute plans. 30 year old Mum with 9 year old girl and 6 year old boy. Any advice/pointers would be appreciated. Sunday Land at LGA 09.44. Hoping to take cab and drop bags at hotel by 11am. Going for a wander and look at 5th avenue shops etc. Planning on booking the Big Apple Circus for this evening, finishing up in Times Square for the lights etc. Monday Possibly visit ESB at opening time. We have a Circle Line Cruise booked for...More
October 22, 2014|