Covelli Centre welcomes Ringling Brothers circus

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Families from across northeast Ohio made their way to the Covelli Centre for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey circus over the weekend.

This year’s Legends show kicked off Friday. The show features iconic circus stars and living mythological creatures.

The Legends show also has the largest display of exotic hair-hanging artists in the world, as well as Asian elephants, a 20-acrobat troupe and a high-flying trapeze act.

“I like the fact that they bring a variety of things to the circus. She loves the animals, see all the different things; she gets excited every year. The older she gets, the better it’s getting for her. She’s really excited this year,” said Austintown resident Sonya Kopnisky of her daughter, Hollie.

The last Legends’ show is scheduled for Monday at 7 p.m.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s