Big Apple Circus

The Big Apple Circus has arrived to National Harbor and it’s a fun time for the whole family!

Children will love the wildly creative acts of strength at this yearโ€™s all-new show, featuring performers (literally) bouncing off the walls in trampoline acts; double wide trapeze acts with seven high-flying performers and two catchers; a gravity-defying horizontal juggling act; and, of course, the beloved rescue horses and dogs trained by seven-year Big Apple Circus veteran Jenny Vibel, who also shows off a prancing pig.

There are also some non-traditional circus acts like a freestanding ladder act and a glow-in-the-dark horizontal juggling act.

Many of the acts appeared to happen as if by magic as the performers defied gravity by jumping impossible heights on trampolines or keeping balls suspended in mid-air. The high acts were all mesmerizing from the dances that took place towards the sky and the trapeze artists performing triple somersaults in the air.

The talent in every act was amazing. Before the show clowns are available to meet-and-great and performers are available after the circus ends for photo ops. All of my kids, ages 12, 11, 8, and 4, really enjoyed every minute of the show!

The circus should be a part of every child’s memories! The Big Apple Circus is a great way to spend an afternoon or an evening with your family.


  • The Big Apple Circus is playing through March 24th.
  • Tickets start at $15.
  • The circus is in an old-fashioned tent with no seat more than 50 feet away from the ring.
  • There is a paid parking lot adjacent to the circus tent.
  • There is a large lobby within the tent selling concessions and drinks.
  • Running time is approximately two hours with an intermission.
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