Anaheim is a great city to vacation in due to its proximity to Disneyland, California Adventure, Downtown Disney, and more. Of course, it’s also a quick train ride or car ride to Los Angeles. Staying in Anaheim or the Orange County area without traveling to the surrounding cities is still a promising idea because there is no lack of entertainment! Another great venue in Anaheim that tourists frequent is the Honda Center. If you’re staying in hotels near Honda Center Anaheim, then you should undoubtedly catch a show at the famous venue.
The Honda Center is an indoor arena home to the NHL team, Anaheim Ducks, as well as many events and concerts all year long. The venue opened on June 19, 1993 with a Barry Manilow show. This means this past June marked the 20th anniversary of the Honda Center! The venue has held over 3,000 events and welcomed over 32 million fans through its doors during its 20 years. This month marks an exciting event recurring for a couple weeks at the Honda Center that is the perfect family-friendly event for your vacation. Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus will start a 2-week run at the venue – don’t miss out!
The Greatest Show on Earth will present Built to Amaze! The show gives a unique look at what it takes to put on the circus experience. The show, appropriate for children of all ages, will use imaginative and contemporary designs to unleash circus magic before your very eyes. The ringmaster and his horse will lead circus performers on a fantastical performance that will thrill every audience. With over 95 exotic and domestic animals, as well as over 110 of the world’s most talented performers, the show promises to present an exciting time. Such features as award-winning comedic duo Alex and Irina Emelin of Russia, the Trampoline Tower Tumblers, and the King Charles Troupe, will perform as well. The show will also include high-wire acrobats, daredevil stunts, human cannonballs, clowns, and so much more!
The Honda Center has many more events to complete the rest of the year, so be sure to check back if the circus is not running while you are in town. For more information on Honda Center events and to purchase tickets, please visit the venue’s website.
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