For the Kids: Three Rings in Two Places


Bello rolls into the area this week, with shows beginning at the Verizon Center March 27 and the Patriot Center April 2.


Souvenirs of the show include a Bellobration DVD or a foam hat made to look like Bello’s hair.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has three weeks of shows in the area, March 27-30 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. and April 2-13 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax. The 137th edition red tour is Bellobration, starring Bello the clown, a seventh-generation circus performer who first dressed as a clown at age 3. Bello will perform on the Wheel of Steel and atop a seven-story high sway pole. The show includes Asian elephants and Royal Bengal and white tigers. At both locations, ticket prices range from $14 to $95 for “Circus Celebrity” tickets, with special offers available online. Visit www.ringling.com for information. Purchase tickets through Ticketmaster, at ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT. The Verizon Center is located at 601 F Street NW, Washington, D.C.; the Patriot Center is on the George Mason University campus at 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax.