Venardos Circus

Daily Dec. 18, 2021 to Jan. 2, 2022 | See below for show times at St. Augustine Amphitheatre

This family-friendly, nostalgic circus brings its Big Top back to the Amphitheatre with a brand new cast and show for 32 performances over three weeks.

Past the Lighthouse going south, on the left.
1340a A1A South, St. Augustine, FL, 32080
  • The Venardos Circus is setting up its Big Top at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre again this year, with a brand new cast, show and music. An annual tradition during the holiday season, the traveling troupe will perform 30 shows over three weeks from December 18, 2021, to January 2, 2022, with at least one performance each day. Most days will have multiple shows (see schedule below).

    Created and produced by former Ringling Bros. Ringmaster Kevin Venardos, the Venardos Circus pays tribute to the traditional circus experience with a new-generation mix of Broadway style and high quality in an intimate setting under the red-striped tent.

    The act is a combination of stage artistry, aerialists, acrobatics, dancing, daredevilry, music and magic. Each performance is 90 minutes with a brief intermission. An interactive pre-show party begins one hour before each show time, where guests can meet the cast and play some games. The entire show takes place inside a traditional circus tent that seats 300 people. All the classic circus snacks are available — popcorn, cotton candy, hot dogs and lemonade. No performing animals are involved in the show.

    Admission:$27 for adults; $17 for youth under 12. Premium reserved seating (rows 2 and 3) is $37. Ringmaster VIP Seating is $47. Visit here for a complete list of shows and to purchase tickets.

    When: Daily from Dec. 18, 2021, to Jan. 2, 2022. Doors open one hour before the show. See times below.

    Where: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is located at 1340C A1A South in St. Augustine, Florida.

  • Schedule of Events

    Venardos Circus Performance Schedule for 2021–2022

    Show Time(s)

    Saturday, Dec. 18

    1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

    Sunday, Dec. 19

    1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

    Wednesday, Dec. 22

    7 p.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 23

    7 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 24

    1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

    Saturday, Dec. 25

    1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

    Sunday, Dec. 26

    1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

    Monday, Dec. 27

    4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

    Tuesday, Dec. 28

    4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

    Wednesday, Dec. 29

    4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 30

    4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 31

    1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 1

    1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

    Sunday, Jan. 2

    1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

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