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Royal Canadian International Circus under the Big Top coming to Kelowna next week

*Story originally written on May 19.*

The circus is coming to the Okanagan!

The Royal Canadian International Circus under the Big Top will come to Kelowna for the first time and it's arrival is less than a week away.

It will be set up in the Orchard Park Mall parking lot from July 7-10 for eight shows.

<who>Photo Credit: The Royal Canadian International Circus

"The show is jam-packed with explosive live entertainment featuring acts that will mesmerize, amaze, and astound you!,” explains a release from the circus.

“The all-new Royal Canadian International Circus 2022 will unveil generations of circus families from all over the world that go back 10 generations.”

Circus ringmaster Joseph Dominik Bauer is a ninth-generation daredevil and circus veteran with over three decades of experience.

Bauer expressed excitement over the talented cast and said: “We can’t wait to get back in the ring and provide to our fans what they are yearning to see, a spectacular show!”

<who>Photo Credit: The Royal Canadian International Circus

That cast will include:

  • Joseph Dominik Bauer of Switzerland on the Wheel of Destiny
  • Claudia Alvarado of Mexico - a thrilling flying trapeze artist
  • Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team from America’s Got Talent
  • Motorcycle Thrill Riders in the Globe of Death with big tricks, stunts and guts
  • Tenor Gimmi Fornaciari from Italy singing high in the air
  • Plus: A Laserman, Human Slinky, Comedy with Piolita, a Hula Hoop Maze and TZ Ladies of the Air

“The Royal Canadian International Circus 2022 is about giving children and adults alike a glimpse into a traditional world where everyone can enjoy a truly affordable show together regardless of age,” the release added.

That’s why tickets are two for one with the promo ‘Kelowna’. They can be purchased online.

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