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Those of you looking for a fun date night or thing to do with kids in Washington DC should take a look at the upcoming stretch of circus acts coming this March. The Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey’s Greatest Show on Earth is coming to the Verizon Center and it is a can’t-miss experience. It’s an especially significant performance here simply because the show is an American institution visiting our nation’s capital.
The Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus company dates back to the early 1900s with roots stretching back to the mid 1800s. The show’s century-plus of touring the United States has in many ways defined the common perception of circus acts. Mixing the exhibition of great animals like elephants with high-flying acrobatics with various theatrical performances has become an American formula for widening a child’s eyes and bringing laughter, fun and amazement to the entire family. Come this March and you can experience this grand tradition right here in DC.
The stretch of shows is set to take place at our beloved Verizon Center. This large arena is the loud and energetic home base for the Washington Wizards, Washington Capitals and the Georgetown Men’s basketball team — and it’s only a few minutes away from the Capitol Hill Hotel. Filled with comfy seats and top of the line amenities, it will be an easy place to take in the show. If you really want to give the kids the classic circus experience, be sure to grab some cotton candy and popcorn.
With shows happening around the country this spring, don’t miss out on the Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus in Washington DC. If you can’t make the circus dates, the rest of March at the Verizon Center still looks super exciting. In addition to a slew of Wizards and Capitals games, Neil Diamond, Maroon 5 and WWE Smackdown will all visit the Verizon Center here in Washington DC.