CRESTVIEW — Loomis Bros. Circus will bring their new “Twenty Years of Tradition Tour” to Crestview’s Old Spanish Trail Park.
Performances will take place Thursday, Nov. 9 through Sunday, Nov. 12; Thursday, Friday and Saturday events are set 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday's finale is 3 p.m. at the Stillwell Boulevard Park.
The circus will feature a herd of performing elephants, White Siberian and Royal Bengal tigers, acrobats, performing poodles and live music, among other attractions.
“This year marks our twentieth year of presenting performances throughout North America and we’ve pulled out all the stops to celebrate this momentous occasion,” said Justin Loomis, the show’s producer and Ringmaster. “We have many surprises in store for you and your family in this year’s production, including an all new updated look and line-up of amazing acts from around the world.
"We are also very proud that we continue to present exotic animals in our show, and are the only touring circus in the United States where you can see a mixed herd of both Asian and African elephants!”
Full-priced admission to the circus is $20 for adults and $8 for children ages 2 to 12. Coupons for “Free Kids Tickets” are available at most merchants throughout Okaloosa County. There are also a limited number of discounted advance tickets available through the sponsor by calling 240-4053. Tickets may also be purchased, with cash only, at the circus box office on the day of show.
The annual event is sponsored by the Crestview Historic Preservation Board, which receives a portion of each ticket sold.
All seating for the circus is general admission and doors open approximately one hour before each scheduled showtime.
Patrons are encouraged to arrive early for best seat selection.