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“Amazing Kids!”
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!
Reviewed April 10, 2013

As with some other reviewers, my expectations were pretty low for this event. I was blown away. My 14- and 11-year old sons were grumbling when I told them we were going and they were mesmerized the entire time. We had a group of 7, ranging in age from 5 to 70 and everyone loved it. Since these are middle and high school kids performing, there was more safety harnesses than would be seen in a professional circus, but that did not detract from the amazing feats. The act with the silk sheets was absolutely beautiful.

Be aware, this is a full-length (more than 2 hour) event. It was a bit too long and too late in the evening for my 5 year old.

4  Thank greenfr0g
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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!

1  Thank hand1996
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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.

2  Thank PatienceWonderful
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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 .

2  Thank lukesbuddy
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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!!!

Thank mutleyStaffordshire
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