Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents The Greatest Show On Earth

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents The Greatest Show On Earth

Nov 8 - 11 | 2024

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents The Greatest Show On Earth

Nov 8 | 2024 7:00PM | Doors Buy Tickets
Nov 9 | 2024 11:00AM | Doors Buy Tickets
Nov 9 | 2024 3:00PM | Doors Buy Tickets
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Event Details

Additional Ticket Information

All sales are final. No refunds, exchanges or upgrades.

Prices are subject to change.

There is an eight (8) ticket limit.

Prices listed on this page include facility fee and are the final price per ticket at MVP Arena Box Office. Purchases on Ticketmaster will incur additional service/order fees. Tickets for Ringling will be available at the Box Office beginning at 10am on Tuesday, February 20. Box Office hours are Mon-Fri 10am-4pm. Changes to standard hours can be found here

Only standard admission tickets are available the Box Office.

Bag Policy

CLEAR plastic, vinyl or PVC bags no larger than 12” x 6” x 12” will be allowed. Small clutch bags no larger than 4.5” x 6.5” (approximately the size of a hand) will be allowed and do not need to be clear. Larger and other types of bags are prohibited. There is no restriction on style of clear bag or clutch as long as it does not exceed the maximum size.

There is no storage or check-in for prohibited bags. For patrons with young children in attendance, diaper bags are allowed and subject to search.

Prohibited Items

The following items (including but not limited to) are prohibited:

  • professional cameras
  • video/audio recorders including GoPro and stick style HD cameras
  • weapons of any kind
  • backpacks
  • outside food and beverage
  • glass items
  • fireworks
  • laser pens, glow sticks
  • banners on poles
  • selfie sticks
  • umbrellas
  • poster tubes

Click here to read additional standard security procedures


Concessions DO NOT accept cash. Cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay are accepted.

Stroller Policy

Guests are strongly discouraged from bringing strollers. If you must bring one, please be advised there will be designated stroller parking areas located just before reaching the security checkpoint. You will not be able to bring your stroller past the checkpoint or into the seating area of the arena.

Mobile Tickets

Security will scan your ticket directly from your phone. We highly encourage you to add your ticket to your digital wallet for quicker access and to avoid weak Wi-Fi or cellular connection. If attending with others, you can transfer each person their ticket in advance to ensure swift entry.

Note: Your barcode includes technology to protect it. You will not be able to use a screenshot or print out. Barcodes do time out. It is recommended you open your tickets upon approaching security.

Pumping & Nursing

MVP Arena is proud to offer a Mamava lactation pod to provide a private, comfortable space for breastfeeding parents to pump or nurse. Brought to you by Albany County and MVP Health Care, the Mamava lactation pod is located on the atrium landing just outside the doors near sections 101/130. Need to step out to use the pod? Please let Security at that door know that you will be using the pod so you can return inside easily. Having trouble finding it? Please ask any of our security or guest services members for directions.

For easy access, download the free Mamava app for Android or iPhone and open the pod with a touch of a button. Click here to be directed to the app

Soft sided cooler bags and pumping equipment are allowed. We do not have refrigeration or storage options.

How long is the show?

You and your family won't want the fun to end, but even though the entire experience is about 120 minutes, the memories will last forever...and ever! You may be on the edge of your seat the whole time - except for snack breaks during a 15-20 minute intermission.


We suggest you dress comfortably. Proper attire, including shoes and shirts, must be worn at all times. This event is a casual, family-oriented experience. Clothing which, by nature, exposes excessive portions of the body that may be viewed as inappropriate for a family environment will not be permitted. In that spirit, you are asked to use discretion and common sense.

Costumes, costume masks and costume makeup may not be worn by guests 14 years of age or older.

For more information, please visit Ringling FAQ here

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