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“Great circus”
Review of Sailor Circus

Sailor Circus
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Sailor Circus in Sarasota, Florida is known worldwide as "The Greatest 'Little' Show on Earth." Sailor Circus Academy is one of the top circus schools in the USA. More than a hundred students from Sailor Circus Academy perform for the public in full-length circus shows. You'll see circus acts on the high wire, hand balancing, flying trapeze, juggling, clowning and much more. Great family entertainment! Circus classes and lessons are available year-round for children and adults who want to get into the act!
Maurertown
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great circus”
Reviewed 26 March 2012

Hadn't been to a circus in years and we have enjoyed going. What great performers and acrobats, aerials and much more! It's nice to know the circus will always be around.

Visited March 2012
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Sarasota, FL
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“Will take your breath away!”
Reviewed 21 March 2012

Sailor Circus is the nation's longest running Youth Circus, with a 63 year history of teaching traditional circus arts to area young performers. This is a not-to-be-missed attraction for young and old alike - "children of all ages" will be amazed at the level of skill and sheer joy of performance presented by the students, ages 4th to 12th grade. Located in a permanant, indoor "big top" on Bahia Vista Street, Sailor Circus performs during the winter holiday season and again in the spring. Now under the direction of Circus Sarasota, Sailor Circus is a highlight of the Sarasota/Manatee region.

Visited March 2012
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Sarasota, Florida
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15 attraction reviews
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“Youth Performing”
Reviewed 15 March 2012

young people earning the poise, art as they learn and work out in the Sailor Circus. The Sarasota Sheriff's office is in charge of the Circus, helps out in many ways and professional Circus folk highly train the youth.
What a wonderful community activity it is! So worth the effort! So enjoyable to watch!

Visited March 2012
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Sarasota, Florida
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76 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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“Young people are amazing!”
Reviewed 9 March 2012

These could be your children from your youngest school child to high school, Absolutely amazing...A junior Barnum Brothers Circus...You have to see it to believe it.

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Sarasota, Florida
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52 attraction reviews
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“This is Sarasota”
Reviewed 2 March 2012

Big top fun, local legends and the future of the circus all in one spot for a reasonable price. Great time.

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