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The Zoppe Family Circus returns to Valley at Bell Bank Park in Mesa

Dec 16, 2022, 4:35 AM

(Zoppé Italian Family Circus Photo)...

(Zoppé Italian Family Circus Photo)

(Zoppé Italian Family Circus Photo)

PHOENIX — The world famous Zoppe Family Circus is returning to the Valley on Friday at Bell Bank Park to honor an old-world Italian circus tradition in Mesa.

The event begins at 6 p.m. on Friday and continues through the holiday season until Jan. 1.

Liberta Zoppe will put guests into a 500-seat tent for a show that will star Nino the Clown and a circus with a central story that will feature acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, canine capers, clowning and plenty of audience participation, according to a press release.

The show is different from circuses that feature individual acts. 

Those who attend the circus will be treated with Italian hospitality that makes people feel like they are part of the family, according to the release. It will be a joyful celebration of life, family and circus with a collection of talents from around the globe.

Tickets can be purchased online with general admission starting at $25, while VIP tickets cost $45.

The circus will also visit Tucson from Jan. 6-23.

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The Zoppe Family Circus returns to Valley at Bell Bank Park in Mesa