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Oakland’s Free “Circus in the Park” 2023 w/ Circus Bella (Elmhurst Park)

Friday, July 14, 2023 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted.

Elmherst Park | 9700 C Street, Oakland

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Bay Area’s Free “Circus in the Park” 2023 w/ Circus Bella (June 8 – July 16)

Bananas! – Circus Bella’s New One Ring Outdoor Circus Show for Summer 2023

Circus Bella is excited to announce their jubilant return to the Bay Area Parks from June 8 – July 16, 2023 with its 14thAnnual all new, open air, outdoor show: BANANAS!A Bombastic, Ballyhoo, and Celebration of Silliness. Circus Bella offers a Modern Twist on One-Ring Circus…Overflowing with Heart and Soul.

This series of FREE performances will delight and amaze Children of All Ages in a treasured family event. The 60 minute shows features the effervescent Circus Bella Company – a stellar array and diverse talented troupe of acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, and clowns from the Bay Area and beyond – performing to live music of Rob Reich and the 6 piece Circus Bella All-Star Band. BANANAS! directed by Abigail Munn (Circus Bella co-founder and director).

2023 Circus in the Park Schedule – Bay Area

  • Check circusbella.org/bananas for the latest schedule updates
  • Admission is free, but donations ($20) are greatly appreciated to show your support

De Fremery Park – PREVIEW
Thurs. June 8, 5:30 pm
1651 Adeline St, West Oakland, map
Ticket Info: FREE

Point San Pablo Harbor
Sunday, June 18, NOON and 3:00 pm
1900 Stenmark Drive, Richmond, map
Ticket Info: FREE, Parking Fee: $5

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Friday, June 23, NOON
Saturday, June 24, NOON and 2:15 pm,
Mission between 3rd and 4th Sts, San Francisco, map
Ticket Info: FREE

Lincoln Square Park
Thursday, July 13, 6:00 pm
261 11th Street, Oakland, map
Ticket Info: FREE

Elmhurst Park
Friday, July 14, 6:00 pm
9700 C Street, Oakland, map
Ticket Info: FREE

PROXY Hayes Valley
Saturday, July 15, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm
Octavia and Hayes Sts, San Francisco, map
Ticket Info: FREE

TJPA Salesforce Park
Sunday, July 16, NOON and 2:00 pm
65 Minna St, Floor 1, San Francisco, map
Ticket Info: FREE

*Preshow performance by the Stars of Prescott Circus Theatre at select locations.

The “60-minute explosion of joy and circus,” featured jaw-dropping feats by acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, clowns, a hula-hooper, a Chinese pole climber, and more, accompanied by the uber-talented, adaptive Rob Reich and the six-piece Circus Bella All-Star band.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, In Person, Kids & Families, Live Music, Outdoors, Theater & Performance
Venue: Elmherst Park
Address: 9700 C Street, Oakland

Friday, July 14, 2023

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