Best Family Shows Coming Up

The holiday season is right around the corner, which means spending quality time with family. What better way to do so than with a fun, family-friendly event that both kids and adults alike will enjoy? Check out these recommended shows that are hitting the road and may be coming to a city near you. 

Disney on Ice

This perennial family-favorite ice show has been bringing the magic of Disney to rinks around the world since 1981. There are a variety of touring productions, such as Passport to Adventure, Worlds of Enchantment, Follow Your Dreams, and Dare to Dream, each of which feature Disney’s most beloved characters from Cinderella to Buzz Lightyear and everyone in between.

The Little Mermaid

The beloved story of adventurous mermaid Ariel will make a splash in theaters across the country in the stage adaptation of Disney’s animated classic. The Little Mermaid ran on Broadway for over a year to positive reviews for its creative vision to bring the tale to stage. Featuring iconic songs like “Under the Sea,” “Part of Your World,” and “Kiss the Girl,” The Little Mermaid is the perfect show for families to fall in love with.

Harlem Globetrotters

The famed comedy/basketball troupe will kick off their historic 91st season this December in typical Globetrotter fashion. The squad will introduce basketball’s first-ever four point line to the court, which will surely add equal parts hilarity and impressive athletic talent to their shows. Tickets for their 2017 world tour are on sale now.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

The self-proclaimed “Greatest Show on Earth” is hitting the road yet again to dazzle audiences across North America with thrilling acrobatic and aerialist displays, animal acts, daredevil stunts, and much more. The iconic circus company has two traveling productions, Out of This World and Circus Xtreme, both of which are stunning spectacles that are perfect for families.

Sesame Street Live

The cherished children’s TV program is bringing its iconic characters to venues across the country in a live stage production. With two touring productions, Elmo Makes Music and Make A New Friend, Sesame Street Live teaches young children all the educational values it does on TV in a fun, live show that will have the little ones smiling from ear to ear.