New York Times Magazine Features RBBB

Just for the sake of argument, consider the Ringling Brothers Circus of the year 1890, roughly 17 years before it became the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. That year, you could see Anzo, the Human Serpent, slither on… Continue reading

New CFA Website Up and Running

A new, more interactive, more colorful and exciting website for the Circus Fans Association of America is now online at

With links to traditional CFA online news, features, and animal alerts, the new site will offer expanded coverage of… Continue reading

Iconic circus clown passes at 71

Happy the Clown

Jim Williams, better known to a generation of circus fans as Happy the Clown, died Sunday in Baraboo.

During his 30 years at Circus World Museum, Williams became the grinning face of the historic site. He was inducted into the… Continue reading

Baraboo Big Top Circus Parade

Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages! Baraboo will commemorate its stupendous circus heritage with the 3rd Annual Baraboo’s Big Top Parade & Circus Celebration on Saturday, July 25, 2015.

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