The circus comes to Vail Friday |

The circus comes to Vail Friday

Daily staff report
VAIL CO, Colorado
Special to the Daily

Picadilly Circus has been entertaining families for 25 years. The circus stops at Dobson Ice Arena in Vail Friday. Two shows will take place – one at 4:30 p.m. and one at 7:30 p.m. Attendees will see the “Elephant Extravaganza,” where an elephant stands on one foot; “Motorcycle Madness,” where motorcycle daredevils somersault and spin in a big “Globe of Doom”; and Katunga, the giant jungle monster.

There is also Mongolian angels, contortionists, aerialists, circus clowns and a 1923 Model T.

The special attraction is “The Boxing Kangaroo” named Rocky who weighs in at 250 pounds. The circus will last an hour and a half.

Free children’s tickets have been distributed at elementary schools, pre-schools, daycare centers and churches around town. Visit to learn more.

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