Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Built To Amaze! #ChiRingling

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Allstate Arena:  November 1-11, 2013

United Center:  November 20-December 1, 2013

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ® Presents Built To Amaze!SM , the 143rd edition of The Greatest Show On Earth®. Surprise and wonder delights audiences with over-the-top feats of strength, agility and courage. As the momentum builds so does the anticipation. Magnificent elephants, ferocious tigers, astonishing acrobats and awe-inspiring aerialists are engineered into one spectacular performance. Celebrate the tradition TODAY and experience its modern flair of twists and turns where excitement and suspense are so intense you’ll be tempted to cover your eyes.

From the blueprints to the band, the crates to the clowns, the hammer to the high wire, witness the spectacle as we measure out the perfect mix of marvel and majesty in an imagination equation where the impossible comes to life. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built To Amaze! 

Some Quick Tips:

  • Circus Celebrity seats sell out fast, as they include more than 20 minutes where you and your family become a part of the show on the Arena floor.  Get these tickets EARLY if you’re interested!
  • The shows on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 5 pm and Sunday, Nov. 24 at 5 pm include post show Hispanic concerts.  Ticket prices for these shows are $5 more for each price level.
  • Opening night tickets on Fri., Nov. 1 at 7 pm at Allstate Arena are just $15 and on Weds., Nov. 20 at 7 pm at United Center are just $12!

COUPON: Save 20% on weekend shows and 40% on weekday shows with code MOM at www.ticketmaster.com/promo/x6ef4r

Weekday shows include Thursday evening and Friday matinee shows and weekend includes all shows Friday evening through Sunday evening.  Savings offer not valid on Front Row or VIP Seating. No Double Discounts. Service Charges and Handling Fees may apply.

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WIN IT:  (1) US winner will receive  4 tickets to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ® Presents Built To Amaze! (Chicago)

Dates available:

  • November 1 at 7:00 PM  (Allstate Arena)
  • November 6 at 7:00 PM  (Allstate Arena)
  • November 20 at 7:00 PM (United Center)

(If you need additional tickets over 4, you can purchase additional tickets)

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Speak Your Mind



  1. The motorcycle guys were pretty cool last year, would love to see what new tricks they have this year and it would be a great outing to make our son feel special since he has to share attention with a new baby now

  2. Brittney House says:

    I’ve 25 and I’ve never been to a circus! I would love this to be my first time!

  3. My children have never been to the circus and would love this experience.

  4. I used to love watching the tight rope walkers at the circus.

  5. Victoria R says:

    No one is ever too old or too young to enjoy the circus!

  6. I remeber going to the circus as a kid and enjoying the big top with a bag of peanuts.

  7. My mom used to take me to the circus as a kid. It’s been years since I’ve been and my daughter hasn’t yet been…

  8. Amanda Holstein says:

    We love the circus and make it a yearly tradition, the pre-show is always tons of fun for my little ones, and even though I’m afraid of clowns (shh!) I conquer it for my kids 🙂

  9. My kids are 4 and 8 and have never been and it would be cool to take them,I think they would love it…

  10. I love the elephants!

  11. I haven’t been to the circus since I was a kid, but would love to take my nieces to see it!

  12. I went last year and i loved it

  13. Always amazed at the tricks the elephants can do.

  14. MELINA PEREYRA says:

    The last time that I remember that I went to a circus was when I was 5 with my mom in Argentina 🙂

  15. Ms. Genevieve says:

    I haven’t been to the circus in years!! My absolute favorite moment is when the Circus is about to start, and the arena goes completely black and all the kids wave their light up souvenirs…it’s such a fun sight!!!

  16. My parents used to take my sisters and I to the circus growing up, and I love taking my daughters now =) The horses have always been my favorite.

  17. Bill Toutz says:

    cool event

  18. we love the circus

  19. Oh! I was only been able to go once in the circus and it is a lot of fun to see different entertainment that kids and adults can really enjoy

  20. Katie Roch says:

    I’ve always loved the circus. It seems like its lost some of it’s popularity but I think it is still a great family event and opens kids up to amazing acts that they may not have seen before.

  21. We have not gone to the circus yet.

  22. I love Ringling Bros! I used to go all the time, I can’t wait to take my girls this year.

  23. My sons 3rd birthday is on Nov 1st, opening day of the circus so that would be the perfect event!! Everytime we pass the sign by the all state he makes elephant noises 🙂 he loves animals and think he’s finally at the age he can sit and enjoy the show 🙂 thanks for the chance!

  24. Linds Gulli says:

    My son would live this!

  25. cynthia layton says:

    i rode an elephant at a circus when i was about 4 would love for my girls to go

  26. MIchelle Fosnaugh says:

    I love to eat Circus Peanuts LOL!!! I also love watching the Elephants at the circus

  27. My kids would love going to the circus! Love the animals! Thanks!

  28. Barb Gutierrez says:

    My daughter has been asking to go to the circus. She would be so happy if we won.

  29. We would love to go on November 20th!

  30. I love acrobats!

  31. Oooh! My kids would LOVE to go to the circus!!!

  32. My kid loves elephants so he would love to go to the circus!

  33. The best part of the circus is the popcorn and cotton candy. We share it while we’re staring at the acrobats and wishing we could fly like that.

  34. I haven’t been to the Circus since I was in second grade–I’d love to share the experience with my daughter and our best friends. It would be like the first time for all of us!

  35. my kids would love these tickets!

  36. sarah tracey says:

    I love clowns

  37. Crystal Carter says:

    Check out Ringlin’s elephant conservation activities!

  38. Debra Hall says:

    as a kid i went to the circus every year…great memories

  39. Yolanda Flores says:

    Love seeing the clowns and their acts!!

  40. Katie Klein says:

    I have not been to the circus since I was a little child but now I think my boys are at the perfect age and would really enjoy this!

  41. Georgia Beckman says:

    Elephants, big red tents, the animal train, high wire acts, ringmaster. Love it all!

  42. I remember my parents taking us the circus when I was little and it’s a memory I want to share with my son too.

  43. Alina Hahn says:

    It has been so long since I have been to a real circus like this and my son has only been to one little circus that was held at the local fairgrounds. He would love to see something like this.