Circus kicks off summer in New Canaan


The Zerbini Family Circus returns to New Canaan this Saturday, June 21.

Saxe Middle School will be filled with clowns, acrobats, aerialists and jugglers this Saturday. That’s when the Zerbini Family Circus returns to New Canaan for its fifth annual performance.

The circus also will feature camel rides, food, music and other attractions.

Showtimes are 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tickets bought in advance cost $20. At the door, they’ll be $25 and kids 2 years old and under are free.

All proceeds from the event will benefit youth programming in New Canaan, including the town’s YMCA and the Kiwanis Club of New Canaan’s community fund.