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Kelly Miller Circus
March 13 @ 2:00 pm
The Kelly Miller Circus opens its 2016 season with a visit to Aledo, with performances at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 13 at Bearcat Park.
The Kelly Miller Bros. Circus, founded during the Depression, is marking another milestone this year as it celebrates its 78th anniversary. Founded in 1938 by Obert Miller and his sons, Kelly and Dores, this traditional tented circus has seen the passing of the millennium and still offers the same great family entertainment it presented in its humble beginnings. While the show in 1938 was little more than the Miller family, some ponies, and a couple of monkeys, they still moved about the country, as they do today, in trucks and they went through the same routine each day of setting up and giving performances in a new town.
The all new 2016 season will feature an elephant and a variety of mixed animals along with a host of international circus stars from all over the world. Each morning the public gets an altogether different kind of show as the circus lot comes to life. Circus trucks pull onto the lot in the early morning hours, animals are unloaded, stakes are driven and the giant Big Top rises into the air. Best of all, the public is welcomed to watch this spectacle free of charge.
Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children, and may be purchased from the City of Aledo, East Parker County Library, East Parker County Chamber of Commerce, Interbank and Brookshire’s. Tickets on show day will be $16 for adults and $8 for children. For more information, visit kellymillercircus.com.