Thursday, March 31, 2011

We're Going to the Circus!

I'm keeping this a secret from the girls until we get there, but I know they'll have a blast! They always love the circus. I mean, what's not to love? You've got cotton candy, clowns, trapeze artists flying overhead, lions, tigers, horses, and so much more! It's always a blast to get to be a kid again for a night.

Here's some details on the show we'll be seeing tonight.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents BARNUM 200 SM Roars Into
Baltimore, Md. March 30 – April 10
Fairfax, Va. April 14 – 24

The Greatest Show On Earth just got Greater with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents BARNUM 200SM. Featuring 130 performers from six continents, almost 100,000 pounds of performing pachyderms, cowboys, pirates, and mermaids, BARNUM 200 is a super-sized spectacle so massive you just can’t miss it! This monumental, once in a lifetime event celebrates The Biggest Birthday Bash in Circus History that can only be experienced at The Greatest Show On Earth®, Barnum’s living legacy!

Step right up and see the Flying Caceres attempt to complete the elusive quadruple somersault on the flying trapeze; a feat that hasn’t been mastered in over three decades. Watch the Puyang Troupe from China dazzle with a stunning display of dexterity as they bounce, flip, and twirl to new heights on a two tiered trampoline. Be amazed as you witness the impossible contortions of the body benders who fit three humans in a cube the size of a milk crate. Enjoy the wondrous ability of the Mighty Meetal, the strongest man in the world as he lifts over 1,200 pounds. And savor the stupendous skills of the hand balancers featuring Duo Fusion, a married pair of performers with a twist; the wife does the heavy lifting.

And one hour before show time, families can meet the performers, get autographs, and see an amazing elephant that paints at the All Access Pre-show - FREE with a purchased ticket!

Where/When: 1st Mariner Arena, Baltimore MD, March 30 – April 10

Wednesday, March 30 – 7:30 pm
Thursday, March 31 – 7:30 pm
Friday, April 1 – 10:30 am, 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 2 – 11:30 am, 3:30 pm, 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 3 – 1:00 pm, 5:00 pm
Thursday, April 7 – 10:30 am, 7:30 pm
Friday, April 8 – 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 9 – 11:30 am, 3:30 pm, 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 10 – 1:00 pm, 5:00 pm

Patriot Center, Fairfax VA, April 14 – 24

Thursday, April 14 – 7:00 pm
Friday, April 15 – 10:30 am, 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 16 – 11:30 am, 3:30 pm, 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 17 – 1:00 pm, 5:00 pm
Tuesday, April 19 – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, April 20 – 7:00 pm
Friday, April 22 – 1:00 pm, 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 23 – 11:30 am, 3:30 pm, 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 24 – 1:00 pm, 5:00 pm

Baltimore Ticket Prices:$26.00/$18.00/$14.00 (Circus Celebrity, Front Row and VIP available)

VA Ticket Prices:$15.00/$9.00/$7.00 (Circus Celebrity, Front Row and VIP available)

As a special gift to my readers, I have been authorized to offer the following special deals:

SAVE $8 in ADVANCE! (With code 8MOM)
SAVE $4 Day of Show! (With code 4MOM)

How to redeem your savings:

1. Call 1-800-551-SEAT and mention appropriate code
2. Log on to and mention appropriate code

Savings code 8MOM or 4MOM must be used at the time of the ticket purchase

• $8 offer valid only on tickets purchased prior to the day
of each show
• Savings coupon valid for up to six (6) tickets
• Discounts do not apply to Circus CelebritySM, Front Row or VIP seats
• No double discounts
• Offer applies to all performances EXCEPT Opening Night performance at EACH venue
• Offer subject to ticket availability
• Savings code must be redeemed at time of ticket purchase
• This savings coupon has no cash value and cannot be sold
• Additional fees may apply

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets via charge, by phone at 800-551-SEAT, via, and the 1st Mariner and Patriot Center box offices.

Media Notes:

For additional information about Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, please visit

About Feld Entertainment, Inc.

Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment's productions have appeared in more than 60 countries on six continents and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Feld Motor Sports, Disney On Ice, and Disney Live!

I was offered 4 tickets to the Baltimore, MD show from Feld Entertainment. No other compensation or prizes were given.


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