October 27, 2016

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is partnering with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Mahoning Valley to help area families in need this Thanksgiving.   A pair of ticket vouchers redeemable for tickets to see the Youngstown debut of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® presents Circus XTREME®, Nov. 19 and 20, will be given in exchange for five canned or boxed Thanksgiving staples.  Donors will also receive ticket vouchers for a Youngstown Phantom hockey game.

  • Instant Potatoes
  • Stuffing
  • Yams
  • Gravy mix or jarred gravy
  • Vegetables
  • Pie Filling (pumpkin or apple)

One pair of ticket vouchers will be issued per family. Vouchers can be redeemed for two circus tickets at the Covelli Centre Box Office, which will be open during the food drive.  A limit of 200 ticket vouchers are available.

Continuing with the holiday spirit, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® performers will help assemble Thanksgiving care packages at the Second Harvest Food Bank for local families when the circus arrives in town on Friday, Nov. 18.

WHEN:  Friday, Oct. 28, from 9-11 a.m.

WHERE:  The Southwoods Health Box Office at The Covelli Centre lobby, located at 229 East Front Street, Youngstown, OH 44503.

Prepare to be astonished and amazed in Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME® for the first time in Youngstown! Children Of All Ages can let their imagination go wild in an exhilarating adventure with extraordinary circus artists and exotic animals. From the highest mountains to the deepest seas, join us as we explore a world of extreme beauty, flexibility, strength and dexterity in ways you’ve never seen before at The Greatest Show On Earth®. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME blends extreme circus displays for the ultimate family fun entertainment experience, playing at the Covelli Centre, Nov. 19 and 20.

Free with your ticket purchase, the party starts an hour before the show in the All Access Pre-show.  You and your family can meet our international cast of performers and get up close to our menagerie of animals.

Performance Schedule: Saturday, Nov. 19 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Tickets for select Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME shows start at $12. All seats are reserved.  Tickets are available by visiting the Covelli Centre box office, calling TicketMaster at 800 745-3000 or visiting www.ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit Ringling.com

Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment’s productions have appeared in more than 75 countries and on six continents to date and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney On Ice, Disney Live! and Marvel Universe LIVE! More information about Feld Entertainment is available online at www.feldentertainment.com.

For additional information on Second Harvest Food Bank, visit www.mahoningvalleysecondharvest.org.