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“Excellent show and exciting kids”
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!
Nokomis, Florida
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112 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Excellent show and exciting kids”
Reviewed 7 July 2013

It was great to see so many talented kids in this show. It was worth every penny and we will go many more times.

Visited August 2012
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Sarasota, Florida
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“FUN, amazing talent”
Reviewed 30 May 2013

these athletes are amazing, spend some time in awe at one of their shows. donate money to keep them going, very unique experience.

Visited December 2012
1 Thank mattismom
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Sarasota, Florida
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great Family Experience”
Reviewed 24 April 2013

The amazing part of this Circus is that children age 18 and under are all of the performers. You get an up close experience without any of the commercialization at other larger circus shows. The parking is free and easy too. The staff is very friendly and everyone is a local, a big plus! Enjoy this when they have a show, the price is great too.

Visited February 2013
3 Thank jimcarlino
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131 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Another outstanding year for circus!”
Reviewed 14 April 2013

I have reviewed Sailor Circus before, but since their shows are only during Christmas and Easter times, I thought I'd post another review. If you are in the Sarasota area during either of these times, please treat yourself and family to one of the performances (night shows are better, but can be late for young children - Saturday matinees are best for them). This is a student/youth circus, but many of the acts they perform are anything but amateur!

Visited April 2013
3 Thank kbofsrq
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Fairfax, Virgina
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61 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Amazing Kids!”
Reviewed 10 April 2013

As with some other reviewers, my expectations were pretty low for this event. I was blown away. My 14- and 11-year old sons were grumbling when I told them we were going and they were mesmerized the entire time. We had a group of 7, ranging in age from 5 to 70 and everyone loved it. Since these are middle and high school kids performing, there was more safety harnesses than would be seen in a professional circus, but that did not detract from the amazing feats. The act with the silk sheets was absolutely beautiful.

Be aware, this is a full-length (more than 2 hour) event. It was a bit too long and too late in the evening for my 5 year old.

Visited March 2013
4 Thank greenfr0g
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