Thanks to the sponsorship of the Frank Gladd American Legion Post #20, Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, America’s Favorite Big Top Circus is coming Ft. Gibson, OK on September 22, to the Fort Gibson Youth Baseball Fields at 402 Revellie Ave. Now in its 36th edition, C&M Circus has become internationally known. The authentic One-Ring, Big Top Circus has been featured on National Geographic’s Explorer TV series, Entertainment Tonight, A&E Special: Under the Big Top and most recently, On the Road with Circus Kids, a Nickelodeon special featured on the Nick News Program.
On the first day between 9:30 and 10 a.m. citizens can watch the raising of the Big Top, then stay for the free tour. The presentation offers a unique face-to-face opportunity for families, schools, daycare centers and community members to meet and learn all about the circus, facts about performers, the history of the show and the different species of animals. Advance tickets are at the following Fort Gibson locations:
- Firstar Bank
- Armstrong Bank
- The Tracks Coffee & Eatery
- American Legion Post #20
Prices for advance tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for seniors 65 and older and children 2 to 12; children under 2 are free. Advance tickets can also be purchased online 10 days before the show at cmcircus.com until 10 pm the day before the show. On show day tickets will be $15 for adults and $8 for seniors/children.