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Be a Part of History: Ringling Bros. Circus in Tampa This Week

Your chance to be a part of history is heading to Tampa Bay Wednesday, January 25-Sunday, January 29 as the world famous Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus makes one of its final performances at Amalie Arena. The world famous circus has been thrilling children of all ages for 146 years. Feld Entertainment, the company which owns and operates the circus, recently announced the decision to fold the circus tent for good in May.

“Ringling Bros. ticket sales have been declining, but following the transition of the elephants off the road, we saw an even more dramatic drop. This, coupled with high operating costs, made the circus an unsustainable business for the company,” said Kenneth Feld, chairman and CEO of Feld Entertainment in statement on the company’s website.

Read more about the decision on

The Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus Xtreme will dazzle and stun audiences for five days at Amalie Area. You can purchase tickets here. Don’t miss out on this chance for your children to experience The Greatest Show on Earth, just as children from around the world have for more than a century.

Preview of Circus EXTREME:



Laura Byrne
Laura Byrne is an award-winning former television news journalist who spent 15+ years in newsrooms across the state of Florida including Sarasota, Tallahassee, Fort Myers and right here in Tampa Bay where she still freelances on occasion. She covered the political beat, crime beat and every day breaking news during her time in Florida newsrooms, but is now focused on sharing positive news stories and events with families in Tampa Bay. She is a proud mommy of two little boys who keep her on her toes and laughing every day. Her goal is to inspire families just like yours to get out and play and experience all that Tampa Bay and our great state of Florida have to offer! She encourages you to share your stories and upcoming events so we can spread the good news.

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