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 16, 2022 through January 1, 2023 with at least one 90- minute performance each day. Most days will have multiple shows — each lasting 90 minutes. See the 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: General Admission - $27 for adults; $16.50 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: From December 16 through January 1, 2022. There are no shows on December 19 and 20. Doors open — and the pre-show begins — one hour before the show. See days and times below.
Where: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is located at 1340C A1A South in St. Augustine, Florida.
|Venardos Circus Performance Schedule for 2022–2023||Show Time(s)|
|Friday, December 16||Opening Night — 7:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, December 17||1:30, 4:30, & 7:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, December 18||1:00 & 4:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday, December 21||7:00 p.m.|
|Thursday, December 22||7:00 p.m.|
|Friday, December 23||4:00 & 7:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, December 24||1:30 & 4:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, December 25||1:00, 4:00, & 7:00 p.m.|
|Monday, December 26||3:00 & 6:00 p.m.|
|Tuesday, December 27||3:00 & 6:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday, December 28||3:00 & 6:00 p.m.|
|Thursday, December 29||3:00 & 6:00 p.m.|
|Friday, December 30||3:00 & 6:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, December 31||1:30 & 4:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, January 1||1:00 & 4:00 p.m.|