Circus Sarasota 2019 Offers Thrills, Laughs and Beauty Under the Big Top

This year's edition of the circus brings new international acts to the one-ring show.

02/24/2019 By Kay Kipling


Circus Sarasota's Ovation! Entertains and Impresses

This year's show celebrates 250 years of the modern circus with a line-up of horses, dogs, trapeze artists and more.

02/15/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: March 23-29

"Chicago" comes to the Van Wezel, Cirque des Voix in the Circus Sarasota Big Top, a free Joy of Jazz concert and more.

03/23/2017 By Ilene Denton


After a Devastating Accident, The Circus Proves the Show Must Go On

Here's our review of Circus Sarasota's 20th anniversary performance.

02/13/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Ian Dean

Weekend Planner

Your Top 11 Things to Do: Feb. 9-15

Circus Sarasota, Twyla Tharp, Madama Butterfly, Chagall at Selby Gardens and so much more.

02/09/2017 By Ilene Denton

Breaking News

Five Circus Sarasota Performers Fall From High Wire

The extent of the performers' injuries is unknown at this time.

02/08/2017 By Staff

Summer Experience Series

Summer Circus Spectacular Provides Thrills for All Ages at The Ringling

Acrobatics, juggling, comedy and more fun for all ages.

07/25/2016 By Felicity Warner

Weekend Planner

Your Top 11 Things to Do: June 16-22

Louie Anderson at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre, Summer Circus Spectacular, Maks & Val of Dancing with the Stars and more.

06/16/2016 By Ilene Denton

Circus Days

Circus Arts Conservatory Goes National

Circus Sarasota gets invited to the 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C.

04/21/2016 By Ilene Denton

The Weekend Starts Now

The Top 7 Things to Do This Week: March 17-23

Stomp returns to Sarasota, the Sarasota Orchestra celebrates Disney and Reverend Barry and Funktastic Soul plays the Full Moon concert at Myakka River State Park.

03/17/2016 By Sarasota Magazine Staff


Circus Sarasota's Red, White & Bello!

Kay Kipling spends a night at the circus.

02/22/2016 By Kay Kipling

Hats Off to Dolly!

Circus Gala

The 2016 Circus Gala honoring circus co-founder Dolly Jacobs was held under the Big Top on Friday, Jan. 29.

02/02/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Our 8 Favorite #Sarasota Photographs on Instagram This Week

This week: The circus tent goes up, lightning strikes on Lido Beach and more.

01/22/2016 By Sarasota Magazine


Circus Sarasota Shares Lessons From the Human Cannonball

How math and physics make Circus Sarasota possible.

09/01/2015 By Megan McDonald


Summer Circus Spectacular 2015

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this season's summer circus show.

06/18/2015 By Kay Kipling


Circus Sarasota

Arts editor Kay Kipling heads to the Big Top.

02/09/2015 By Kay Kipling


Photo of the Week: Snowy Egret

This week's Photo of the Week is a snowy egret waiting for dinner to swim by in shallow water

09/04/2014 By Bobbilynn Hollifield


Top Tickets: March 2014 Sarasota Events

Arts editor Kay Kipling's top tickets for March 2014.

03/01/2014 By Kay Kipling


iShots: Circus Sarasota's "Wonderstruck"

Robert Castro takes us inside the Big Top and Circus Sarasota's "Wonderstruck."

02/21/2014 By robertc


Circus Sarasota: Wonderstruck

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the latest edition of Circus Sarasota.

02/10/2014 By Kay Kipling