Source: NorthFulton.com

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The Big Top comes to Alpharetta

December 19, 2012

ALPHARETTA, Ga. From Jan. 31 Feb. 18, 2013, the Big Apple Circus will come to the Verizon Amphitheatre.

"They plan to have two daily shows in a climate-controlled big top tent," said Kathi Cook, of the Alpharetta Community Development Department.

There will be animal shows and performance acts in a classical circus setting.

The one-ring tent will be located in Parking Lot A, which has 800 parking spots. It will take up half the lot.

Big Apple Circus is a nonprofit organization that aims to "present classical circus arts in a big top setting," said General Manager Tom Larson.

The event came before council Dec. 17, because all events scheduled to occur for more than four days must get council approval.