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What began with less than an acre of land, six historic circus wagons plus a lot of grit, determination, and passion, has now become an internationally recognized and respected institution encompassing 64 acres, 30 permanent structures, seven winter quarters buildings along Water Street, plus the Ringling Bros. Circus Train shed complex, and over 260 spectacular wagons. Circus World truly is “Wisconsin’s National Treasure!”

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As other entertainment forms gained popularity, Circus World began documenting and collecting important treasures of the American Circus. From original Ringling Circus buildings to the smallest flea circus prop

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1 day ago
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A warrior from outer space! Witness the amazing strength and artistry of Ian Faraonel under the Big Top in our special Anniversary show going on twice daily at 11:00am & 2:30pm all summer long! (photo by Bill Johnsen) ... See MoreSee Less

A warrior from outer space! Witness the amazing strength and artistry of Ian Faraonel under the Big Top in our special Anniversary show going on twice daily at 11:00am & 2:30pm all summer long! (photo by Bill Johnsen)

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Very good performance

Ian has a great act. Take the kids. They'll love him and the rest of the show too. Dogs, horses, jugglers, aerial feats and Chase the Clown. What's not to love??

Wonderful photo!

Great Photo. He just sizzles!

2 days ago
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We invite you all to attend a special evening (July 12th @ 7pm) and show at the Al. Ringling Theatre tomorrow evening featuring the singing ringmaster of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus for the 136th & 138th editions - Chuck Wagner. Outside of his career's circus segment, Chuck has had a legendary Broadway career. His show "Living the Dream - a Broadway Adventure" will feature the iconic songs from the legendary shows that Chuck has been featured in on Broadway. Chuck has performed as Disney's Beast in - Beauty and the Beast, Jean Valjean and Javert in Les Misérables, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the original Rapunzel's Prince in the original company of Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece Into The Woods, Van Helsing in Dracula the Musical, and Athos in The Three Musketeers.

Tickets are on sale now: shorturl.at/YXai9

P.S. Did we mention pre concert organ music by Baraboo’s own Dave Saloutos!
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We invite you all to attend a special evening (July 12th @ 7pm) and show at the Al. Ringling Theatre tomorrow evening featuring the singing ringmaster of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus for the 136th & 138th editions - Chuck Wagner. Outside of his careers circus segment, Chuck has had a legendary Broadway career. His show Living the Dream - a Broadway Adventure will feature the iconic songs from the legendary shows that Chuck has been featured in on Broadway. Chuck has performed as Disneys Beast in - Beauty and the Beast, Jean Valjean and Javert in Les Misérables, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the original Rapunzels Prince in the original company of Stephen Sondheims masterpiece Into The Woods, Van Helsing in Dracula the Musical, and Athos in The Three Musketeers.  

Tickets are on sale now: https://shorturl.at/YXai9

P.S. Did we mention pre concert organ music by Baraboo’s own Dave Saloutos!

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Looking forward to this!

5 days ago
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No visit to the circus is complete without some fluffy, fresh and flavorful cotton candy. We have a tasty week in store, full of awe and wonder. Two big top shows daily at 11:00am & 2:30pm. (photo courtesy of Kayce Dervetski). ... See MoreSee Less

No visit to the circus is complete without some fluffy, fresh and flavorful cotton candy. We have a tasty week in store, full of awe and wonder. Two big top shows daily at 11:00am & 2:30pm. (photo courtesy of Kayce Dervetski).

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Popcorn is my favorite and a fountain coke

Had some when we were there a couple of weeks ago and it was yummmeeeeeeeee!!

My family and I will be there a week from today.

I like to get a cone of floss and bag of popcorn. I fell in love with the sweet and salty combination before I ever heard of kettle corn. I like to get concessions when I visit a traveling circus because I know the money all stays with the show instead of being split with the sponsor.

I loved that you had cotton candy and popcorn for the shows, just like the good ole days. Brought back memories

We'll be on our way soon!

MAY ALL YOUR DAYS BE CIRCUS DAYS

Where's the hard working staff photos?????

Anyone know how to get discounted admission at all? Planning to go - 3 adults, 4 kids - later this month!

And sno cones😋

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