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The Magic Will Continue During 81st Season Of The Carson & Barnes Circus

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2016

HUGO, OK — The Carson & Barnes Circus family is heartbroken by the decision of the Feld Family to close the Ringling Brothers Barnum Bailey units of their corporation. Ringling Brothers has been a household name for more than a century and has been a leading force in the entertainment business.

We extend our gratitude and appreciation to Kenneth Feld and his family for their contributions to the great American Circus. Our thoughts are with not only the members of the Ringling Brothers directly, but with the worldwide circus industry and primarily to our entire nation…for we have truly lost a great American icon.

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Circus-Saurus Debuts in Carson and Barnes’ 81st Tour!

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Thursday, January 26th, 2016

The Carson and Barnes Circus celebrates their 81st tour of the United States featuring an assortment of human and animal performers, led by the biggest stars of the Circus – The Incredible Carson & Barnes Elephants! This year, we are proud to present the World Debut of CircusSaurus! We invite you to be our guest as we transform the circus Big Top into a time machine and embark on an adventure of a lifetime. For the first time anywhere, Tyrannosauruses, Deinoychus, Wooly Mammoth and Asian Elephants will come together to enchant and captivate hearts of all ages.

Presented in traditional “Big Top” style, America’s oldest family-owned Circus brings animals and acrobats, clowns and daredevils, and a little old-time Circus Magic to more than 200 American cities each year. The Carson & Barnes Circus family has toured North America for four generations, bringing first-class family entertainment to millions.

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Carson and Barnes Begins Its 80th Tour!

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Friday, January 29th, 2016

The Carson and Barnes Circus celebrates their 80th tour of the United States featuring an assortment of human and animal performers, led by the biggest stars of the Circus – The Incredible Carson & Barnes Elephants! Presented in traditional “Big Top” style, America’s oldest family-owned Circus brings animals and acrobats, clowns and daredevils, and a little old-time Circus Magic to more than 200 American cities each year. The Carson & Barnes Circus family has toured North America for four generations, bringing first-class family entertainment to millions.

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Rabbit Fest royalty joins the circus

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Killeen Daily Herald
Friday, March 20, 2015

Lisa sidled up next to the platform, her four huge feet placed firmly on the ground. Two young women dressed in sparkling outfits climbed up the stairs of the platform and gently slid onto Lisa’s back.

For both ladies, it was their first time to ride an elephant.

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