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Spring Season

May 5 - May 18 | Daily from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Circus Cinema giant-screen theater, Ringling exhibits, the largest collection of magnificent circus wagons in the world, and the circus poster gallery can be seen seven days a week, rain or shine through May 18, 2017. Tour historic buildings and encounter the colorful world of the circus with exhibits, grounds and gift shop open from 10 am until 4 pm.


Summer Season

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June 20 - August 28, 2016 | Open Daily from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

See acrobats, jugglers, circus animals and clowns as they bring the circus to life in all new Big Top Shows from May 20 – August 28, 2016.

New for 2016 is our Tiger Adventures featuring majestic royal bengal tigers. And there are engaging kids' programs, guided tours of the world's largest circus wagon collection, plus a carousel and animal rides, the original Ringling Bros. Circus buildings, demonstrations and fascinating new exhibits.

Enjoy tasty sandwiches, burgers, brats and more at the Cookhouse Grill, along with cotton candy, ice cream, ice cold drinks and other circus treats. Shop at our main gift shop. There's free parking with convenient drop-off areas. All of this comes at one low price, which includes all shows and exhibits from 9:00 am to 5 pm (June 20-August 28 2016).

9:30 am Shake, Rattle & Toot! - Circus Music Show (Feld Building )
10:15 amTiger Adventures (Tiger Compound)
10:30 amGavioli Band Organ Concert (Deppe Wagon Pavilion)
11:00 amBig Top Circus Performance (Big Top Tent)
12:30 pm Wheel of Destiny (Outdoor Thrill Act)
1:00 pmNothing But Nonsense (Hippodrome)
1:30 pm Shake, Rattle & Toot (Feld Building )
1:45 pmCircus Wagon Tour/ Gavioli Band Organ Concert (Deppe Wagon Pavilion)
2:00 pmTiger Adventures (Tiger Pavilion)
2:45 pmElephant Encounter (Elephant Paddock)
3:00pm Big Top Circus Performance (Big Top Tent )
4:30 pm Nothing But Nonsense (Hippodrome)
5:00 pmGrounds Close (Grounds)

Fall Season

August 29 - October 31, 2016 | Seven Days a week from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The fascinating world of the circus is examined on the giant screen in our Circus Cinema, while several buildings full of fascinating circus memorabilia can be seen Monday through Friday, rain or shine, from August 29th - October 31. Tour historic Ringling structures and uncover the lure of the big top in a variety of appealing exhibits. Circus World grounds, exhibits, and gift shop open at 10 am and close at 4 pm.