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Santa Clarita Hosts Circus Vargas Big Top Tent In Valencia

Santa Clarita Hosts Circus Vargas Big Top Tent In Valencia

Hundreds showed up for Santa Clarita’s opening night of Circus Vargas on Thursday at the Westfield Valencia Town Center.


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The show, which will be in town until Monday, featured traditional circus entertainment for an all ages crowd, including motorcycle stunts, a high-wire balancing acts, a magic show and, of course, circus clown performers.KHTS AM-1220 Station Manager Kyle Jellings and his son, Calvin, kick the show off as Circus Vargas' honorary ringmaster for opening night in Santa Clarita

The two-hour show, dubbed “MagiKaria” starts at 7:30 p.m., and is located at the Sear’s side of the parking lot at the Valencia mall.

Ticket prices begin at $25.

“Circus Vargas is indeed a family operation,” according to the show’s website. “Aside from their regular responsibilities, every member of the family is involved in the day-to-day operations and, together, they function like a well-oiled machine.”

 

About Circus Vargas

In 1969, Clifford E. Vargas fulfilled his childhood dream when he raised the canvas of what was to become “Americas favorite Big Top Circus! Having been a lifelong circus spectator and fan, Mr. Vargas believed he could bring back the glamour, thrills and heart-pounding excitement of the authentic old-time circus. He was adamant that a circus wasn’t a circus if  it wasn’t under the big top and  wanted to make sure that every generation would have the opportunity to experience its magic first hand. He was dedicated and determined to make the name Circus Vargas synonymous with family entertainment and continued to do so until his untimely death in 1989.


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Source: Santa Clarita News


Santa Clarita Hosts Circus Vargas Big Top Tent In Valencia

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