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“Good family show”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Kirby VanBurch Show - CLOSED

Kirby VanBurch Show
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Owner description: Up close and personal with the World's Most Awarded Magicians - Kirby and Bambi! Mindreading, impossible sleight of hand, and excellent audience participation in an intimate, limited seating venue.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Mesa, Arizona
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156 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Good family show”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

We have seen Kirby many times over the past seven years. He is really good. He puts on a great show. Many of his illusions are ones that we have seen since the first time we saw him...still mind boggling. Love the way he ends his show sharing his faith, subtle but so meaningful. He is so talented..wish he would find a couple of new illusions to share. We hadn't seen the show in two years and not much had changed. Bambi, his wife? (I had heard two years ago they divorced but she's back in his show. He doesn't introduce her as his wife in the show like he used to. She is Bambi Von Burch.) Our whole family could do without the "magic" of Bambi. Her illusions aren't as "seasoned" as Kirby's. There's one illusion where she is blindfolded and turns around with her back to the audience. Kirby goes into the audience where he has audience members holding up small items. He chooses several, one at a time, and Bambi tells you what he's holding. We have seen this one from day one..he always holds up the same "stuff"..never anything new. It's good the first time you see it. This is a good show consistent show. There is also a back stage tour you can take. We took this about 4 years ago and it was fun to see the cats up close and personal. Not sure how much that has changed since we chose not to do it this time. I would definitely recommend it if it's your first time to see the show.

Visited October 2012
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7 Thank debbiedavemesa
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Bemidji
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Intreguiging!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012 via mobile

Fun and family friendly. Keeps you in awe. A master of illusion. The tigers were wonderful to see, a nice addition to the show!

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5 Thank jtheisen
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Bloomfield
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“TOTALLY Mindboggling!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

We absolutely loved this show! Kirby and Bambi are VERY entertaining, not to mention the young man that does card tricks before the show and at intermission! And the upgrade to front row was a pleasant surprise. No one will leave this show disappointed! AMAZING!

Visited October 2012
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2 Thank Melissa G
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Longview, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“All Around Great Show!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2012 via mobile

I took my 8 year old son to see Kirby tonight. It was his first magic show and he ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT!!! I've had the privilege of seeing such magic shows as Seigfried and Roy in Vegas before and this come pretty close. My favorite part was how Kirby shared his faith in Jesus Christ at the end of the show (but not in a "in your face" way) Overall, a great evening that my son will Never forget!

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1 Thank caseydugger
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Leeds
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Magic and real live tigers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

I'm not a great fan usually of magicians, however, Kirby VanBurch and his wife put on an excellent show. There's an opportunity to visit backstage and see the big cats they use in the show close up.

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank JOHN H
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