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7 Reasons to Attend Circus Flora in St. Louis

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Circus Flora has returned for another season of big top fun in St. Louis! Known for its uniqueness of combining traditional circus acts with modern elements of music and storytelling, this one-ring circus production is a show that the whole family will enjoy. Each season brings with it a new and unique show. A tradition that has left generations in awe and will share circus wonder with the community for years to come. And here’s my Circus Flora review!

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7 Reasons to Attend Circus Flora in St. Louis

When driving down Washington Ave from the Grand Center district you are sure to see the big red circus tent. The Big Top a beloved part of the St. Louis community. It’s an American circus that is both entertaining and inspiring, filled with

The magic of Circus Flora is also a nonprofit organization that is passionate about bringing the wonder and awe of the circus to the community. In addition to the main show, Circus Flora also offers a variety of educational and outreach programs:

  • Clown visits to the local children’s hospitals.
  • Community outreach programs with free tickets to the show.
  • Peanut free preview night before the season starts.
  • Sensory-friendly performance.

These programs are designed to inspire and engage children and adults in the arts and to promote diversity and inclusion. The company’s mission is to “inspire and entertain audiences of all ages through the power of circus arts.”

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What makes Circus Flora unique?

Unlike other circus performances, you’ll find yourself immersed in an experience unlike any other. Each year, Circus Flora’s company presents a new show with a different theme and unique story. They’ve been entertaining audiences in St. Louis for over 35 years with circus art, acrobatics, juggling, aerial artistry and so much more to create tales of adventure and mystery.

Undercover Circus Flora Review

The 37th season of Circus Flora opened over the weekend under the big top in St. Louis and it’s an immersive experience unlike any other. The 2023 show, “Undercover,” is sure to wow audiences with its cast of international performers.

“With nods to beloved spy stories throughout the years, “Undercover” introduces the world’s top double agents, who face an archvillain obsessed with world domination. The spies have plenty of helpful allies – but the villain has a team, too. Will good overcome bad . . . and how? Aerialists, acrobats, contortionists, and clowns will craft this thrilling story, which will captivate audiences!”

If you are looking for entertainment that is truly unforgettable then Circus Flora is just that type of show. Everything about the experience is sure to delight and amaze audiences of all ages.

Outstanding acts you’ll see in the 37th season of Circus Flora:

Mr. & Mrs. G – This pair incorporates dance and martial arts into their crossbow shooting talent.

Roberto Carlos – An amazing juggling act.

The Globe of Speed – Daredevil motorcyclists inside the globe of death.

Human Fountains – Funny synchronized water-spewing act as seen on America’s Got Talent.

The Flying Wallendas – Nerve wracking and stunning highwire performance.

Hans Klose and Colleen Pages – This accomplished duo performs with talented animals.

Laura Lippert – An aerialist performing while being suspended from her own hair.

The St. Louis Arches – These young acrobats have really high-flying skills.


7 Things You’ll See Under The Big Top

World-Renowned Acts

two person highwire tightrope act

You’ll see acrobats with impressive skill of balance and strength, the daring sport of crossbow shooting, jugglers with amazing hand-eye coordination, highwire performers gliding across the tightrope and aerialists flying through the air.


 circus flora camels

Performing camels, dogs and a pig!


circus flora human fountains

This clown trio performs hilarious comedy routines and even gets the audience members in on the act 

Live Music

circus flora band

Such a talented band!

Globe of Death

circus flora motorcycle globe of death

Not one, not two, but three motorcycles going round and round in the Globe of Death!

Delicious Concessions

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Popcorn, cotton candy, jumbo pretzels, oh my!

You’ll enjoy the show and want to go back again each year to experience what’s new! Sure to be a family favorite for many years to come.

Circus Flora is under the Big Top now thru June 25, 2023.

To learn more about Circus Flora and to purchase tickets, please visit their website HERE.


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A mom blogger for over 15 years, Tara Smith lives in St. Louis, Missouri with her audiologist husband and four kids. Her blog has been featured on local media television shows like News 4 Great Day and Show Me St. Louis, as well as in the Farmhouse Style Magazine for Country Sampler. She loves to travel, explore the Midwest, make crafts and read.

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