The 129th Edition of Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars is Coming

This classic, American-style circus complete with elephants, tigers, thrilling aerialists and acrobats, mystifying magic and hilarious clowns will appear in Rio Grande at the Robert Ockie Wisting Recreational Complex on Route 47 South. Hosted by the Rio Grande Vol. Fire Department, the Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars will feature its dazzling show on Monday, August 12th, and Tuesday, August 13th. Advance tickets are available at Secluded Acres Farm & Garden, 1024 Route 47 South, and Rio Grande Fire Dept., 1140 Route 47 South.

Hosted next by the Ocean City Exchange Club, the show will then travel to Seaville for Wednesday and Thursday August 14th and 15th and will be located at 2065 Route 9, near Mile Marker 24. Advance tickets are available at Jesse Real Estate, 900 Ocean Ave., and Ulmer’s Appliance, 3130 Asbury Ave. Performances begin at 4:30 & 7:30 P.M. Purchase tickets by phone at 1-888-332-5200 or online at

The Circus of the Stars’ new, 2013 performance features Princess Vicenta’s astonishing assemblage of white tigers, awesome elephants with special guest star-siblings, Babies Val and Hugo, and for the first time ever in the United States, the international award-winning high-wire artistry of Columbia’s Tabares Troupe. From Kazakhstan, the amazing Lana dazzles with Quick Change and Grand Scale Illusions. Argentina’s Fassio Family and their cavalcade of captivating canines—elegant Afghans, loveable St. Bernards, and a mighty Chihuahua — delight children of all ages.

Daredevil turns include ThunderDrome, the moto-globe of death, and The Human Cannonball, who bursts from the barrel of The World’s Largest Cannon at 5g velocity. Comic relief arrives compliments of The Bermudez Troupe, who steal the show one smile at a time. With a performance filled with stellar circus attractions, Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars remains surprisingly affordable, with free tickets for children under 13 available at, and adult general admission priced at $16 for advance purchase. General admission may be upgraded to Reserved Seats for $4 or VIP seats for $7. For more information, visit