Spring is a great time to spend outdoors. The sun is out but not too bright and the environment is beautiful.
In the springtime, BC residents are constantly looking for outdoor fun activities, especially during the Victoria Day long weekend. They are looking for excuses to get kids out of the house and out from in front of the tablets and smart phones. If that sounds like something that you are looking for, the Royal Canadian International Circus (RCIC) may just be of interest to you.
RCIC is continuing its tour through British Columbia after two successful visits to Vancouver and Surrey. The 2023 show reviews have been overwhelmingly positive, with a majority of viewers expressing interest in purchasing circus tickets next year. The next stop in the RCIC tour is Richmond, B.C. where 11 spectacular and all-new shows have been scheduled between May 18th and 22nd at the Lansdowne Centre.
This is a family event. Everyone is welcome under the Big Top, both adults and children (of all ages). Your family will get a unique and rare glimpse into the traditional circus world where 10th generation pedigrees of circus performers are showcasing their remarkable talents.
Purchase your circus tickets online today. Tickets can also be bought at the box office during show dates. Don’t miss your chance to see what the real traditional circus is like and get a glimpse of what circus lovers all across North America are captivated in.
List of Performers at the 2023 Royal Canadian International Circus (RCIC) Spectacular Show
RCIC’s performers are multi-skilled and trained to create an unforgettable experience. This year’s show includes performances by:
- Joseph Dominik Bauer, our Ringmaster and Daredevil Extraordinaire
- Hubert & Camilla Dominguez Crossbow Thrill Act (new)
- Claudia Alvarez Bauer from Mexico
- African Bone Breakers Contortionist Troupe from 2020 season of America’s Got Talent (new)
- Nilson Escobar from Peru (new)
- Maria Emilia Chemeno from Argentina (new)
- Fernandez Globe of Death from Mexico
- TZ Aerialists
- Guerrero High Wire Troupe from Columbia (new)
- Piolita & Daughter Lucita from Argentina
- Gimmi Fornaciari & Erica Zerbini – Illusions & Magic from Italy (new)
Please visit our Performers Page to learn more about our exciting and talented artists and performers. We cannot wait to amaze and wow you and your loved ones with our artistic and daring acts.
Take a Virtual Tour of RCIC’s Big Top
Our 3-D virtual tour video is now live! It gives you a sneak peak of what our circus looks like inside the Big Top! See the inside from all angles and feel like you’re there! This will also help build up the anticipation in your children, especially if they never experienced the circus before.
The 2023 Royal Canadian International Circus Schedule
The RCIC is touring thru to October, 2023. After completing its tour in Richmond, BC, the circus will head east. The remaining 2023 schedule can be found below:
- Richmond, BC – May 18-22, 2023
- Calgary, AB – May 26-June 4, 2023
- Edmonton, AB-June 8-18, 2023
- Etobicoke, ON – June 29-July 2, 2023
- Brampton, ON – July 6-9, 2023
- Pickering, ON – July 13-16, 2023
- Scarborough, ON – July 20-30, 2023
- Mississauga, ON – August 3-20, 2023
- Burlington, ON – August 24-27, 2023
- New Jersey, NJ – September 14-24, 2023 (new location)
- Columbus, GA – September 29-October 1, 2023 (new location)
Royal Canadian International Circus Show Details | Buy Circus Tickets Online
The all-new 2023 RCIC show runs for 2 hours with 30 min with an intermission. Gates open 30 minutes prior to the show at each of our locations.
All seats are assigned on a first come first serve basis. If you purchase Plush Ringside or VIP seating tickets, you are guaranteed a spot in those categories. Please arrive early to ensure enough time to purchase snacks and drinks. We offer a wide assortment of snacks including hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy and more. No outside food is permitted at the RCIC.
Circus tickets can be purchased online. Tickets can also be purchased in person however this would be on the condition that the show has not been previously sold out by online ticket sales. The big Top box office is open on all show days from 10:00 am till 08:00 pm. Please note that while there are ATM’s available on-site, all sales at the Big Top box office are cash only. Also, box office ticket prices may be slightly higher than online prices.