This weekend Sunday Parkways will take place in southeast Portland. For those of you who don’t know, Sunday Parkways is a series of free events that promote healthy active living. As part of the event, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey will have a booth (#7 – near SE Cesar Chavez Ave). They will offer a free a Build-a-Bike seminar for kids. Children will get their own safety vest and learn how to put a bike together. For the kids that participate, their family will receive a discount code for tickets to the show. In addition, if you show-up to Sunday Parkways in circus gear, you can win a family four-pack of event tickets to Ringling Bros. Presents Built to Amaze! (Moda Center September 17–20). The Sunday Parkways event will take place this Sunday (August 23rd). See map below for route.
About Ringling Bros. Presents Built to Amaze!
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built To Amaze!, an extraordinarily engineered circus experience custom-built for family fun where Children Of All Ages find out what it takes to construct The Greatest Show On Earth. The visionary blueprints have been assembled with a contemporary toolbox of unparalleled imagination that will be unleashed from shipping crates right before the audience’s eyes for the all-new circus spectacular Built To Amaze! at the Moda Center in Portland from September 17–20.
Ringmaster Andre McClain takes the Ringling Bros. reins accompanied by his horse Comanche, as the skilled circus supervisor (alongside award-winning comedic clown Davis Vassallo) to construct a fantastic design of high-energy and wondrous performances sure to amaze and thrill audiences. Featuring more than 40 of the world’s best artists & athletes representing 13 countries along with numerous exotic and domestic animals assembled together.
In addition, the show features daredevil motorcycle stunts inside the Globe of Steel, heart-pounding tricks on the Dual Wheel of Steel; edge-of-your-seat motorcycle high wire action, powerful hand-balancing duo, fun-filled performing pups, fast-paced equestrian acrobatic riders on six beautiful stallions…and of course no Ringling Bros. circus experience would be complete without our beloved performing pachyderms, the world-renowned Ringling Bros. Asian elephants featuring the precocious five-year old “April.”