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The Circus is Coming To Town!

Submitted by vsample on Sun, 06/04/2017 - 14:08

(Townsend) (June 8) — The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus is returning to Townsend on June 28th! Two shows will be performed under the Big Top RAIN or SHINE!


Location: Broadwater County Fairgrounds
Show Times: 5:00 & 7:30 (90 minute run time each show)
Sponsor: Rotary Club of Townsend and Broadwater County 4H
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased at a discounted price ($10 for adults and $7 for children and seniors) before circus day from:

  • The State Bank of Townsend 400 Broadway
  • Broadwater Family Chiropractic, 310 Broadway
  • The Ultimate Cut, 221 S. Pine

On circus day, tickets can be purchased at the box office and will be $13 for adults and $8 for children and seniors.  The ages for a child's ticket are 2-12 and seniors are 65 & over.  Buy your tickets early and save!  A portion of the proceeds will go to support the sponsors – Any profits will be used to make needed improvements at the Fairgrounds.

The 90 minute family-friendly show features Big Cats, unicyclists, dogs, trapeze, horses, high wire, contortion and so much more! Visit to see photos and find out more information on this year's show.

Please call Patrick Plantenberg for tickets at 431-4615.  You can also call 1-866-BIGTOP-6 during regular business hours for discounted will call tickets.  Two years ago, over 200 tickets were purchased by local residents and companies and given to children and seniors from Broadwater County.  



A Major Supplier of Entertainment to Townsend and Broadwater County for over 78 years