This Free Pop-Up Circus Is Now Performing In SF And Oakland

Jamie Ferrell Jamie Ferrell

This Free Pop-Up Circus Is Now Performing In SF And Oakland

A talented troupe of acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, and clowns will put on 10 free performances at Bay Area parks.

When’s the last time you went to the circus? Well, the circus is coming to you with Humorous, an exciting new series of pop-up performances due to happen at parks around San Francisco and Oakland. This one-ring outdoor show isĀ  popping up from August 26 to October 3, and will feature acrobatic performances, jugglers, clowns, and more accompanied by live music. The captivating performance is great for all ages, and will surely add some excitement to any afternoon in the Bay Area!

Humorous is an amazing sixty-minute performance written and directed by Abigail Munn, featuring performers from the Circus Bella Company. SF musician Rob Reich and the Circus Bella All-Star Band will perform a dazzling music score to accompany the best circus talent in the Bay Area. You can expect to see your favorite acts at this one-of-a-kind show, including a clown, a strong man, juggling and unicycle, contortion, aerial hoop, chair stacking, hula hoops, acrobatics, and more!

Courtesy of Circus Bella

Check out the performance schedule to make sure you don’t miss this awesome, free show!


  • Thursday, 8/26: 5:30-6:30pm at DeFremery Park in West Oakland. 5:15 pre-show performance by Prescott Circus Theatre.
  • Saturday, 8/28: 12-1pm and 2:15-3:15pm at Yerba Buena Gardens Festival in San Francisco (on Mission between 3rd and 4th Streets). 11:45am and 2pm pre-show performances by Prescott Circus Theatre.
  • Saturday, 9/11: 2-3pm at Mission Creek Park Pavilion in San Francisco.
  • Thursday, 9/16: 6-7pm (not confirmed) at Lincoln Square Park in Oakland.
  • Friday, 9/17: 6-7pm at Studio One Arts Center in Oakland.
  • Sunday, 9/19: 1-2pm at Dimond Park in Oakland.
  • Saturday, 9/25: 1-2pm and 3-4pm at Bluebird Park in Laguna Beach (Yes, SoCal!)
  • Sunday, 10/3: 2-3pm (not confirmed) at Hunter’s Point in San Francisco. Part of Circus Day Festival from 12-4pm.
Courtesy of Circus Bella

All Humorous performances are free to attend, but they ask guests to consider a recommended donation of $20. Due to Covid, performances are subject to change, so check back here for the most up-to-date schedule. You can also follow along with Circus Bella on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


Featured image: Courtesy of Circus Bella

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