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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey

Date: Oct 25 - Oct 27, 2024
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey The Greatest Show On Earth comes to Van Andel Arena with 6 performances October 25-27, 2024.

Bringing to life an arena spectacle at an unbelievable scale, The Greatest Show on Earth will debut stunning feats of real human achievement, musical performances blended with aerial artistry, modern comedy and never-before-seen acts on highwire, trapeze, bicycles and more. The reimagined American icon will captivate families through a multi-platform, 360-degree experience that brings fans into the action, creating real connections between audiences and performers from all over the world.

Discovered during a global talent search, the show's cast of 75 performers hail from more than 18 countries including Ethiopia, Mongolia, Ukraine, Argentina, Cuba, Italy, Spain, Canada and the US among others. Their inspirational stories foster powerful connections through circus acts ranging from aerial, acrobatics, comedy, world dance, and more. Each performer and troupe's local heritage shines through costumes that celebrate their culture and individuality.

Enhanced technology – incorporated at a scale that has never-been-done before – amplifies each performance by creating awe-inspiring moments that bring the cast and audience closer together. Sonic spatial technology adds directional sound to put focus on specific areas of the arena, coupled with a spotlight tracking system that will connect and direct the audience’s attention to the performers. Video moments of the audience will be incorporated into each show, allowing fans to truly be a part of The Greatest Show On Earth.

Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, February 20th at 10:00AM. *Note the box office will not be open for this on sale.

Ticket prices are subject to change. For current ticket prices visit Ticket prices may vary, as market pricing applies to all tickets. Prices may fluctuate based on supply and demand. Tickets may be purchased at the box office or on-line at A ticket limit of 8 will apply to every order.

Plan Your Visit

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
Oct 25 - Oct 27, 2024
Friday, October 25th at 7:00PM

Saturday, October 26th at 11:00AM

Saturday, October 26th at 3:00PM

Saturday, October 26th at 7:00PM

Sunday, October 27th at 1:00PM

Sunday, October 27th at 5:00PM

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