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Big top circus coming to Bowling Green

Posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 1:34 pm

The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Carson & Barnes Circus will be coming to Bowling Green next Friday, Sept. 13.

The event will be hosted on the Clancy Boyer property on Sharry Drive and Champ Clark Drive.


Circus History

In 2013 Carson & Barnes Circus is celebrating their 77th consecutive year touring the United States. This group has toured North America for four generations with their traditional American Big Top Circuses.

Carson & Barnes owner Barbara Miller-Byrd is the third generation of her family to run the circus. Her daughters, Traci and Kristin, who also travel with the show, plan to be the fourth generation to operate the company.

The company prides themselves on bringing family entertainment, including clowns, acrobats, performing animals, and more, to all parts of the country. Each year they search for the best performers from around the world and present them with existing acts to produce the “World’s Biggest Big Top Show”.


Carson & Barnes invites the public to come see as the giant circus tent is erected and the animals are unloaded that morning at 9 a.m.

Performances for Friday evening are scheduled at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m.

For advanced ticket information or reservations, visit or call 580-743-7292.