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11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Circus in the Park: A South Bay Arts Event

Location Information
Circus In the Park title graphic with a photo of a clown

This event was originally scheduled for February 22, but due to rain in the forecast, it has been rescheduled to February 29.


The Port of San Diego invites the public to enjoy a free afternoon of activities and performances by Fern Street Circus on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Chula Vista Bayfront Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event, “Circus in the Park: A South Bay Arts Event,” is being provided as a Port of San Diego experience for the entertainment of the community. The park is located at 980 Marina Way, Chula Vista, CA 91910.

This exciting family-friendly waterfront activation event will feature creative artistic performances by Fern Street Circus, including jugglers, aerialists, acrobats, and musicians. There will also be interactive workshops on hooping and tightwire, along with face painting, photo booths, free refreshments, and giveaways.

The February 29 event is part of the Port’s mission to create a vibrant waterfront with innovative public art, cultural programming, special events, and recreation opportunities that enhance the aesthetic and cultural richness of San Diego Bay. With a permanent collection of more than 70 artworks, along with approximately 30 tenant-commissioned artworks and a dynamic curatorial plan focused on contemporary public art exhibitions, there is an artistic experience for everyone.

For additional information, contact Yvonne Wise, Director of the Port of San Diego’s Waterfront Arts & Activation Department at

About Fern Street Circus:
Fern Street Circus serves families and transforms neighborhoods through the performing and teaching of circus arts. Professional artists collaborate with learners and their families in neighborhood settings. Circus transcends barriers between people of various cultures and languages, combines physical and theatrical skills, and merges the magnificent and the everyday. Participants co-create every aspect of the Circus, using their own talents and available resources, working in public locations and to create visible community.

Chula Vista Bayfront Park


980 Marina Way
Chula Vista, CA 91910
United States