Under the Big Top

Circus Arts Conservatory, Nik Wallenda Announce New Collaboration

The renowned circus artist and circus arts organization will co-produce holiday shows in the UTC area in the coming years.

09/21/2023 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 25-March 3

Baseball is here! Plus, a world golf championship, a daredevil rally, digital ballet performances and more.

02/25/2021 By Kay Kipling

High Wire

Nik Wallenda Brings New Drive-In Show, 'Daredevil Rally,' to Nathan Benderson Park

Watch Nik Wallenda and crew perform death-defying stunts at his thrilling drive-in show at Nathan Benderson Park.

06/03/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Walk the Line

Nik Wallenda's Next Highwire Walk Will Be Over Active Volcano

The stunt will air March 4, 2020 on ABC.

01/14/2020 By Megan McDonald


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

Sunshine Memories

The Circus Made Us Famous

The circus' Winter Headquarters was the largest attraction in the state in the '30s and '40s.



Circus Sarasota

Arts editor Kay Kipling heads to the Big Top.

02/09/2015 By Kay Kipling


Sarasota Events: Top Tickets, February 2015

Arts editor Kay Kipling's shares her top tickets this month.

01/28/2015 By Kay Kipling


Video: See Nik Wallenda's Sarasota Skywalk

Before you watch Nik Wallenda walk the Grand Canyon later this month, revisit his Sarasota Skywalk across U.S. 41, thanks to this video.

06/03/2013 By Megan McDonald


From the Editor: Sarasota is a Circus Town Again

From the editor: Thanks to Nik Wallenda and his Grand Canyon walk, Sarasota has regained its reputation as a circus town.

06/03/2013 By Megan McDonald


Party Girl: Circus Sarasota Gala

Our party girl, Veronica Pastore, heads to the 2013 Circus Sarasota Gala.

03/01/2013 By Megan McDonald


More Photos from Nik Wallenda's Wire Walk

In spite of winds and loose wires, Nik Wallenda completes his Sarasota tightrope walk.

01/30/2013 By Megan McDonald


Circus Sarasota 2013 Opens

Circus Sarasota 2013, featuring Nik Wallenda, opens to much applause.

01/28/2013 By Megan McDonald


What To Do in Sarasota This Weekend: 1/25/2013

Sarasota events: What to do in Sarasota this weekend, 1/12/2013.

01/25/2013 By Megan McDonald