TAMPA, FL. – (December 18, 2012) – Children from the Tampa Metropolitan YMCA will enjoy a surprise visit from Santa as he makes a final stop before heading off to the North Pole to prepare for Christmas. Arriving on a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey pachyderm with gifts in tow, Santa will be escorted by star performers from The King Charles Troupe who will help entertain the children, creating an unforgettable experience for all in attendance.
This event will be held at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall on Dec. 21 at 1:30 p.m. (Media must enter through Orient Road Security Gate and are encouraged to check-in no later than 1:15pm). This event is not open to the public.
Fantastic photo, video and interview opportunities will be available as the elephants and performers bring the holiday season to life.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is proud to present Built To Amaze! Drama, surprise and wonder build the excitement so BIG that it could only be The Greatest Show On Earth®. Elephants, tigers, acrobats and aerialists join together from across the globe, each a spectacular piece of the puzzle, forming one exquisite design of magnificence and precision. From the blueprints to the band, from the crates to the clowns, from the hammer to the high wire comes one breathtaking performance of non-stop thrills so astonishing you have to see it to believe it. The world premiere of the brand new show is January 2-6, 2013 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
For show times and ticket information visit www.ringling.com.
For up-to-the-minute details on Dec. 21 please contact Feld Entertainment publicist Kendra Cummings at 813.431.0444 or Kendra@ConsultVistra.com.
About Feld Entertainment
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 70 countries on six continents and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Feld Motor Sports, Disney On Ice and Disney Live!