- Friday January 18, 2013
- 6:30pm - 10:30pm
- Circus Sarasota Big Top, 1500 Stringfield Ave., Sarasota
- Group Hosting:
- Circus Sarasota
- Group Benefiting:
- Circus Sarasota, Sailor Circus, Laughter Unlimited, Big Top Education
- Jennifer Gemmek
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- Ticket Price:
- General $195; Patron $275
The Circus Sarasota Gala Under the Big Top takes place at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at 1500 Stringfield Ave. in Sarasota. The event will celebrate Nik Wallenda’s historic walk over Niagara Falls with never-before-seen footage and a special appearance from the hometown hero. The Big Top will transform to a magical, festive celebration featuring circus performances, cuisine by Michael’s On East, silent and live auctions, live music, dancing and more.
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