Port of San Diego to Host Circus in the Park: A South Bay Arts Event
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The Port of San Diego invites the public to enjoy a free afternoon of activities and performances by Fern Street Circus and Culture Shock Dance Troupe on Saturday, February 22, 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. Culture Shock Dance Troupe will provide a series of choreographed dance performances. There will also be interactive workshops on hooping and tightwire, along with face painting, photo booths, free refreshments, and giveaways.
“Circus in the Park is a wonderful opportunity for the public to enjoy art and the outdoors in our Bayfront Park,” said Ann Moore, Chair of the Board of Port Commissioners and the Board’s Chula Vista representative. “Events like this create a vibrant experience that is rich with culture.”
The February 22 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.
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.
About Culture Shock Dance Troupe:
Culture Shock’s commitment to Hip Hop dance as an entertaining and engaging art form is at the core of every activity and program. Culture Shock consistently presents urban dance forms with the artistic excellence and professional dedication traditionally associated with other traditional styles of dance. These highly acclaimed performances expand and enrich the regional cultural scene and are enjoyed by audiences of every background.
About THE Port of San Diego
The Port of San Diego serves the people of California as a specially created district, balancing multiple uses on 34 miles along San Diego Bay spanning five cities. Collecting no tax dollars, the Port manages a diverse portfolio to generate revenues that support vital public services and amenities.
The Port champions Maritime, Waterfront Development, Public Safety, Experiences and Environment, all focused on enriching the relationship people and businesses have with our dynamic waterfront. From cargo and cruise terminals to hotels and restaurants, from marinas to museums, from 22 public parks to countless events, the Port contributes to the region’s prosperity and remarkable way of life on a daily basis.
About Port of San Diego Experiences
Port of San Diego Experiences welcomes businesses, residents and visitors from across the globe to enjoy and prosper from our dynamic waterfront.
As a treasured destination, the Port provides unique opportunities to captivate visitors and ensure everyone is welcomed, connected and inspired by our beautiful waterfront.