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Royal Canadian Circus

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The circus is coming to town! This year the Royal Canadian Circus is celebrating the 251th anniversary of the Zerbini Family’s involvement in the amazing world of circuses. To celebrate the anniversary, this year’s circus will be better than ever, with a wide array of amazing acts from the Zerbinis and the rest of the Royal Canadian Circus crew. The Circus will feature all of your favourite Big Top traditions, including a new act from Dare Devil Hans Winn, plus a show from the Zerbini Liberty Equestrian Horses, performing a special act in celebration of the Year of the Horse!

Royal Canadian Circus Trapeze

You can also look forward to other top-notch acts from the death-defying trapeze artists, fire and knife jugglers, acrobats, unicycle riders, hilarious clowns and much more. The show features some of the most talented circus performers from around the world hailing from countries such as Germany, Romania, Italy, Argentina, Mexico, France, USA and Canada.

UPDATE: Due to unforeseen circumstances the elephant and large cat acts will not be a part of this year’s circus in Calgary. They have been replaced by some world class aerial acts that promise to wow audiences!

Special Offer for our readers:

Because we know that it’s great to save some money on family entertainment, we have a special discount code for Family Fun Calgary readers who buy Royal Canadian Circus tickets. Use the code “familyfuncalgary” for a two for one deal on tickets.


Royal Canadian Circus Details:

When: May 9-19, 2014
Time: Times vary throughout the day. Check website for details.
Where: Crossroads Furniture Mart
Address: 2222 16 Ave NE, Calgary AB

Although we do our best to provide you with accurate information, all event details are subject to change. Please contact the facility to avoid disappointment.


  1. no elephants and no tigers in the circus -they were stopped at the border.

  2. Celina Mckay says:

    I would so love to win .or is this over ,my lo would love the free tickets and so would we :)

  3. Shary Scheps says:

    We’d love to take the grandkids to the circus. It would be great spending the day with the kids and to be a kid again.

  4. This is such an amazing Mother’s Day idea! Ring side seating? Amazing!
    I really hope I win so I can take all the ladies in the family for a nice event!


  5. Hi there! We’re having a Mother’s Day brunch on May10th and I’d love to take all the ladies to the circus! It would be so much fun because I’m sure they haven’t been to the circus in such a long time! Especially my 70 year old grandma haha! Ringside seating is just a plus! And how awesome is it that they’re giving away 8 tickets and there’s 8 of us!

    I hope I win! :) and good luck to everyone else!

  6. We haven’t been able to go to the circus for a while…and I’m sure our kids will love it! And to be honest….I will also love it!

  7. kendra furgason says:

    we want to go to the circus!!

  8. Andrea Amy says:

    My little ones have never been to the circus. They are 4, 5 and 6 and would love this. Thanks for the chance.

  9. Stephanie says:

    My son would have the time of his life, I know when I was a kid I loved going to the circus. We would really love to win!

  10. My daughter is 3 and a half and has never been to a circus. She also loves Elephants so I really want to take her and let her experience it like I did

  11. My three year old will be so excited.

  12. My three year old is going to be so excited!

  13. My son loved the circus last year! I would be very happy to make this a yearly event for us. :)

  14. I’m a clown. My kids would love to see a circus. It would be such a special treat for our family.

  15. Cassandra says:

    Would love to take my son for his birthday! He’s an animal fanatic!

  16. JORGE ALVARADO says:

    My kids love zoo, they will love to go to the circus for the first time in their lifes

  17. Luce Cote says:

    Never went to any circus, my kids would love it!!!

  18. Our kids would love to go to the circus!

  19. Yay, the circus would be so much fun!

  20. Would certainly be an awesome experience for me and my family! Hope we win…

  21. I think circuses are so much fun and exciting!!!

  22. I loved the circus as a kid and haven’t been since. Would love to take my son and Daughter to it.

  23. Christopher says:

    Awesome! There are few things that are as traditionally family fun as a circus. I got the chance to see a circus in the southern US when I was a little kid (oh, say… about 35 years ago?) and still remember the fun and excitement my sisters and I had. The Royal Canadian Circus looks like an experience that would be just as memorable if not more so, and it would be phenomenal to share a page from my own childhood with my girls. We have three girls, ages 3 to 9, who have never had the opportunity to experience an entertainment venue like this one, and I am excited the RCC is coming to town! We have only just relocated to Calgary within the past year, and this would be a great opportunity for our girls to gain an appreciation of the variety of arts and culture to be found here.

  24. Magen Fleming says:

    Can’t remember the last time I went to the circus. And my kids have never been and would love it.

  25. Andrea lee says:

    Love the circus and it’s been years since I’ve been! Thanks for the chance!

  26. Never been to the circus before, this would be a lot of fun!

  27. We love the circus! This one looks like it will be great!

  28. i would love to take my girls with their Pops who will be visiting from Australia!

  29. I’d love to take my girls with my Dad who will be visiting from Australia!

  30. My 4 yrs old goes every year and she loves it.

  31. My son is gonna love this! Already have our tix. If we win, I’ll be happily donating the tix I have to Kids Up Front:-)

  32. So exciting! Would love to win – circus would be so much fun and the passes to ride the elephants – that’s on our bucket list! Pick me! Pick me!

  33. Would love to take my girls to this for the first time. The elephant rides would just be icing on the cake

  34. I would love to take my family to the Circus but I can’t afford it this year… Winning these tickets would put a big smile on my daughters face…and mine!

  35. So excited to take my two girls!!! They love the circus but have never seen one in real life!!! Yay!!! Fingers crossed for this offer too!!! Was just telling them about how I got to ride an elephant at the circus as a child and they were so intrigued! =)

  36. Joanna Phongsa says:

    Hope to take my daughter for the first time!!

  37. rosel fehres says:

    this would be the perfect birthday gift to my two grandchildren, age 7 and 9. They both adore animals.

  38. Who doesn’t love a circus?!!

  39. I would love to take our daughters (5 & 1) to this circus. They both LOVE animals and esp. circus animals.

  40. Melanie says:

    Would love to take our 3 kids to see the circus!

  41. It will be our first time to watch circus!

  42. Lori Nielsen says:

    Our kids have never been to the circus – would be a fantastic experience.

  43. I would absolutely love the opportunity to take my two year old daughter to the circus, it would definitely be a unique experience I know she would love.

  44. Laura Hit says:

    who doesn’t love a circus!?!?! So fun!

  45. Kari MacIvor says:

    No childhood is complete without a trip to the Circus!

  46. love circus, love show :)

  47. My kids have never seen anything like it!

  48. My 5 yr old loves animals! This would be amazing for him to experience! Thanks so much for the fun contest!

  49. Pauline says:

    We have been once and would love to go again! It was great!

  50. Heather says:

    I’d love to take my grandson to his very first circus!

  51. King Chung Huang says:

    Never been to the circus before!

  52. Ahhhh memories of the circus! Would be so great to share this with my kids. Thanks for the opportunity!

  53. claire peacock says:

    wow! wow! wow! YAY!! i’m sooooooooooooooooo EXCITED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  54. Naomi morello says:

    I have never been to the circus and have always wanted to go, now that I have kids it would be so fun to take them!

  55. We are new to Calgary and would love to see this fascinating event!

  56. Wow! How awesome… even better if we are able to win, then all of us can go. We are a family of 7 with 5 kids 6 years and under and I know the kids would be awestruck and love such a wonderful opportunity and experience. Things are expensive with one or two kids alone, so goodluck everyone :-D…

  57. Would love to take my boys to our first circus as a family!

  58. I would love to share this with my daughter! How fun!

  59. My son is crazy for elephants. This would be a great experience for him to see animals and people performing amazing things. I also would like to be a kid again and going to this circus would remind me of just that!

  60. I have never been to circus and would love to take my kids, I know they would love this!!!

  61. I would love to take my 3 year old to see this

  62. I used to love going to see the circus as a child and I’d love to introduce my little one to her first circus experience!

  63. Laura Gahan says:

    I would love to win! My daughter and I would love the elephant ride!!
    And if i dont win I will definitely be taking advantage of the 2 for 1 coupon from Familyfuncalgary! Thanks for all the great giveaways:)

  64. How cool it would be to take my 5 year old to see the circus…and the elephants! Wow…great prize up for grabs :)

  65. This will be a great memory for my little guy.

  66. I am 27 years old and I’ve never been to a circus, that being said, I want my 5 year old to be able to do the things I never got the chance to do! He LOVES all animals and I would love to see his reaction to the amazing things these people and the animals are able to do!! **Fingers Crossed**

  67. My 2 1/2 yr old loves animals – a first time visit to the Circus would be awesome for her!

  68. My 6 & 8 year old have never been to a circus & I would love to surprise them with tickets:)

  69. I’ve never taken my son to the circus. It would be fun! I haven’t been either since I was a kid!

  70. Mary Hardiman says:

    This would be so much fun! Maybe spring will actually be here by then!

  71. i would love to win this for my 3 boys!

  72. Christina Millis says:

    This would be a great birthday gift for my son turning 12 he loves the circus!

  73. I love circus and would be very happy to win free tickets! :)

  74. Marisa Norona says:

    We’ve not yet taken our kid, ages 7, 5 and 3 to the circus! I have such fond memories of going as a child, so would love to take the whole family!

  75. I would love to win this prize as my kids love the circus!

  76. I have never been to a circus nor has my son. we would love to attend this event.

  77. I would love to win for our family to be able to go. I’m on a very limited income and not receiving child support so would be awesome to be able to go :)

  78. My daughter and sister would love this!
    They have never been
    4yr old and 9 yr old

  79. We went last year but didn’t get to see the tiger. My daughter really wants to see them this year!

  80. Melissa Fisher says:

    My girls would LOVE this! Thanks!

  81. My son’s never been to a circus so I’d love to take him.

  82. Caycee McCallum says:

    My kids adore the circus and seeing the the amazing feats

  83. I old love to win cause my two kids would lo this!

  84. We came to your show last year, but would LOVE to sit ringside this year! Great show.

  85. My husband and I would love to take our daughter.

  86. Emma Marie says:

    I would love to be able to take my husband and three daughters. My six year old has never seen a circus before

  87. I’d love to see this with my 2 year old daughter.

  88. Would love to take my 2.5 and 4 year old daughters to the circus!

  89. Good day, I would love to win this prize package because my three boys love, love, love the circus & our family would really appreciate it :)