The Circus is Coming! Plus, Enter to Win!

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016


I am so freaking excited to check out the circus this year! It sounds amazing! Check out all the deets below. Including how to score discount tickets, dates, times, and enter to win a pack of tickets!

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Out Of This World

** First-Ever West Coast National Tour Debut Blasts Off

      In Salt Lake City from September 23-26**

Through the lens of a magic telescope, Out Of This World transports the entire family on an unforgettable outer space journey as Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson and “Circus Starseeker” Paulo battle evil forces, the Intergalactic Circus Queen Tatiana and her bumbling henchman Davis, to return the most talented circus performers in the universe back to Earth.

Families will be amazed by the cosmic voyage storyline exploring extraordinary new worlds and captivated by the twinkle in their child’s eyes as they visit far away planets of ice, fire, sand and water inhabited by gravity-defying acrobats, orbital aerialists, majestic animals and fearless daredevils that will ignite wonder with Children Of All Ages®The newest edition of The Greatest Show On Earth® features several unique performances throughout the story including:

Simet Family Astronauts launching the show, this one-of-its-kind aerial “spacewalk” features three astronauts balancing zero gravity maneuvers on a spinning wheel

Heilongjiang Provincial Acrobatic Troupe – original presentation for the first time in America showcasing the mastery of skilled Chinese acrobatics (such as an 11-person human pyramid and hoop diving) – all performed on ice!

Thrill Skaters introducing a new genre of ice skating, combining lyrical figure skating with energetic freestyle skaters performing tricks and stunts on ice

Sway Pole lead character clown Davis Vassallo climbs a 47-foot pole to complete a handstand five stories above the audience as he sways and tumbles around with a surprise ending; this daring performance can currently only be seen at Ringling Bros.!


Additional Out Of This World show performance highlights include tigers & lions presenter Alexander Lacey; edge-of-your-seat Cossack Riders equestrian stunts; Globe of Steel motorcycle daredevils; awe-inspiring trapeze artists (performing the Ringling Bros. exclusive dual triple somersault routine with two flyers attempting the trick at the same time); unicycle courtside comedy routines from the King Charles Troupe; the hilarious antics of the Ringling Bros. Clown Alley and more!


Free with every ticket purchase, be sure to arrive early for fun-filled interactive elements before the show starts with the Starseeker’s Early Access pre-show experience where families can enjoy sneak peek performances, unique mobile app interactions, clown appearances right in your seats leading up to an exciting dance party show countdown.  Guests are encouraged to download the all-new interactive Ringling Bros. mobile app where families can become part of The Greatest Show On Earth like never before with exclusive content, games and more!


WHEN:                 Friday, September 23 – Monday, September 26

Friday, September 23                     7:00 PM

Saturday, September 24               11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM

Sunday, September 25                  1:00 PM & 5:00 PM

Monday, September 26                7:00 PM


WHERE: Vivint Smart Home Arena – 301 S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

TICKETS: Discount Opening Night tickets for $15 each (select seating only; not valid on VIP/premium levels)

All seats are reserved; tickets available for purchase online at, select Smith’s Grocery locations, charge by phone at 801-355-SEAT or 800-888-TIXX and in-person at the EnergySolutions Box Office.

Win It:

One Mamas reader will win A Family Four Pack of Tickets to the Circus!

(One winner will receive 4 tickets to the Friday, September 23 7:00pm show in SLC, Utah)

Just leave a comment on this post letting us know your favorite thing at the circus and then leave- your name and email address in the giveaway form below. If you’re reading this in our daily email or a feed reader, then click on the title of the post to be taken to the blog so you can enter to win.

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This giveaway ends Thursday, September 15 at 11:59pm MST, and the winner will be chosen randomly, contacted by email, and posted on the blog the next day.
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*Only ONE entry per name/email address (excluding bonus entries).
*Open to Utah Residents Only
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  1. Jamie Newman says:

    I like the motocross guys that ride like crazy demons. Scares the crap out of me but I cannot look away!

  2. I always loved seeing the trapeze artists when I was a kid.

  3. Gotta love eating cotton candy while watching the motorcycles spin round and round in the cage!

  4. Jennie Ferguson says:

    I love the trapeze artists!

  5. Athena Hughes says:

    I LOVE the trapeze artists and all the fun animals!

  6. kendra burk says:

    I loved seeing the trapeze artists!! So fun..

  7. kendra burk says:

    LOVE the trapeze artists!! So fun….

  8. i love seeing the animals!