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The FSU Flying High Circus / Performances


The FSU Flying High Circus performs 70-80 shows throughout the year here in Tallahassee, at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mt., GA, and occasionally on the road in various locations. The performances offer a variety of jaw-dropping routines- both in the air and on the ground- which are sure to impress!

Halloween/Haunted Harvest Performances

A newer tradition under the Big Top, the circus puts on a Halloween themed show each October. All students as well as the community are invited to attend this fun and spooky yet family friendly production of zombies breaking into dance and skeletons flying through the air. Do not miss this one of a kind performance that is sure to be a thriller.


Show Dates for Fall 2014

Oct. 24 at 8pm (Doors open at 7pm)

Oct. 25 at 6:30pm (Doors open at 5:30pm)

Oct. 31 at 8pm (Doors open at 7pm)

Nov. 1 at 6:30pm (Doors open at 5:30pm)

Parent's Weekend Circus Performance

Parents' Weekend is that special time in the fall when families can get better acquainted with the Florida State University campus and enjoy the experience with their student. We celebrate Parents' Weekend with a Circus performance under the Big Top.

  • Oct. 3 at 5pm, 7pm and 9pm
  • Tickets required - Circus Performance and Parents' Weekend Picnic (combination ticket) - $30 per adult/student (children 12 and under free)
  • Parents' Weekend website

Home Show Performance Series

For over 60 years the Flying High Circus has been dazzling audiences with its annual spring showcase. Each showcase offers a different theme while the acts remain the same keeping favorites like flying trapeze, juggling, and quartet adagio front and center.


2015 Home Show Series — Haskin Circus Complex

 ‘Action!’ Show Dates and Times

Thursday, April 2nd 7:00pm (Special Performance for FSU Faculty, Staff and Students)
Friday, April 3th 8:00pm
Saturday, April 4th 2:00pm
Friday, April 10th 8:00pm
Saturday, April 11th 8:00pm
Sunday, April 12th 2:00pm
Friday, April 17th 8:00pm
Saturday, April 18th 2:00pm
Saturday, April 18th 8:00pm

*Note: Doors open 1 hour prior to the performance*

Callaway Gardens

Callaway Gardens has been the summer home of the FSU Flying High Circus since 1960. Each year, some of our students spend ten weeks in Pine Mountain, Georgia, where they perform daily shows and serve as recreation counselors for the resort's Summer Family Adventure Program. Check out the Callaway Gardens website for more information: