About This Event
Learn about the rich circus history of Sarasota on an unforgettable trolley tour! Pass by key city landmarks as our informative and passionate tour guide, Bob Collins, tells stories about the colorful cast of circus characters, showmen, and performers who called Sarasota home.
Meander through historic neighborhoods such as the Rosemary District, known for its vibrant food and art scene. Learn about the rich history of the Ringling brothers, the five brothers who owned and operated the circus renowned as the "Greatest Show on Earth." Pass by the 21-gallery museum John Ringling constructed to house his extensive artwork collection, which opened to the public in 1931.
Explore several other locations intimately involved in Sarasota's circus history, including Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Circus Arts Conservatory, and the Circus Ring of Fame on St. Armands Circle.
COVID-19 protocols in place.