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Santa Anita Park
285 W Huntington Drive Arcadia, CA 91007
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Bob Kirby
19 events
2 reviews
5 stars
The weather was sunny. I wore Nice cloths, but Friday wear a dirty tee shirt instead.
Santa Anita Park Farriers Package
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2 events
1 review
14 stars
The weather was sunny weather. I wore sundress and sandals.
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"Circus Vargas: The Big One Is Back"
49 ratings
4.2 average rating
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6 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 25 2011

It was fun/entertaining and would be a great event for kids. It is definitely not a 3-ring, however, so keep that in mind because there are a lot of set changes. Also, it is best viewed from the front and if you see an evening performance it gets...continued

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Mara Dragos Red Velvet
11 events
2 reviews
21 stars
attended Nov 23 2012

Loved it! Our family group ranged in age from 11 to 53 and we all thoroughly enjoyed the show. Small Big Top; Big Talent! Super fun!

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18 events
6 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 29 2012

Friendly performers, enthusiastic. Great for the 10 and under crowd.

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The quintessential coupling of traditional acts and modern concepts, a production par excellence, Circus Vargas is sure to be one of the most enjoyable and memorable editions of Circus Vargas to date, an ingenious mélange of unparalleled artistry and comical relief…. a welcome diversion from the everyday doldrums.

The circus features an interactive pre-show 20 minutes prior, hosted by CBS’_ Amazing Race_’s Jon Weiss! Jon Weiss is front and center, welcoming the audience and inviting the children of all ages into center ring to feel what life is like under the Big Top. Join the fun with Jon guides everyone on a crash course in circus skills such as juggling, feather balancing and hula-hooping.

Circus Vargas blends an elegant display of strength, speed, grace and dexterity with an overall ambiance of humor, foolishness, and drollery! Mix in some spotlights, beautiful music, and the intimacy and excitement of the Big Top and you have the magic recipe…Circus Vargas 2011.