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“Not to be missed!”
Review of Sailor Circus

Sailor Circus
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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!
Riverview, MI
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Not to be missed!”
Reviewed April 9, 2013

What a wonderful family night out! To be honest, my expectations weren't very high going into this... A circus performed by all kids under 18? How good could it be? It was AWESOME! We took 4 kids ages 11-16 and four adults and all were in awe and inspired! It's amazing how talented these kids, instructors and volunteers are. Can't wait to see it again!

Visited April 2013
1 Thank hand1996
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Level 6 Contributor
279 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“Children's circus - these are school kids putting on a full length circus show. Amazing talent!”
Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

Sailor circus is charming. As long as you're aware these are elementary middle and high school kids performing you'll be truly amazed at their talent. So dont expect professional cirque de soleil acts or animal acts. The shows is relatively inexpensive and there's a concession stand with hot dogs popcorn pop etc. Its also rather long and can be very hot inside the " tent" . Seating is bleacher style. For change of pace this was a nice evening out! I believe all shows begin at 7 pm and were approx 2 hours long with one 15 minute intermission.

Visited April 2013
2 Thank PatienceWonderful
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Longboat Key, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“You will love this Greatest little show on earth”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

The Kids.....
goose bumps...
tears of joy..
You won't believe these kids ... you will be clapping for them
just amazing ... what they can do... what dedication .

Visited March 2013
2 Thank lukesbuddy
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Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Keeping the granddaughters happy!”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

We had our four granddaughters to stay and we took them to this circus. It was superb, they were absolutely enthralled with everything. Well done to all involved!!!

Visited March 2013
Thank mutleyStaffordshire
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“What a Thrill!”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Took the granddaughters, aged 9 and 11, here during their spring break and gave them the usual talk..."don't know how good this will be...be patient...etc". WOW! Their eyes were like saucers as they watched kids in grades 4-12 perform just like the pros! It was breathtaking! High wire! Trapeze! Unbelievable! Why did I wait so long. The granddaughters, who live in North Carolina, hope this will be an annual spring break event. Unfortunately, I believe it is only held one week in the Spring. If you are in the area, don't miss it! And, it was only $16pp. What a bargain for 2 hours of complete entertainment.

Visited April 2013
1 Thank Charlene B
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