Circus Circus Las Vegas is a circus-themed 3,774 room hotel and 101,000 sq ft (9,400 m2) casino located on the famed Las Vegas Strip in Winchester, Nevada. It is owned and operated by MGM Mirage. Circus Circus features free circus acts on a regular basis throughout the day. Circus Circus has the only RV park on the Strip providing additional accommodations in the 399 space park operated by Kampgrounds of America (KOA).
Circus Circus Las Vegas is the largest permanent big top in the world. The clown marquee at the entrance was provided by Young Electric Sign Company, and was constructed in 1976.
Circus Circus opened on October 18, 1968 by Jay Sarno, becoming the flagship casino for Circus Circus Enterprises.
meeting the clown
Major renovations in 1997 changed the hotel's theme from the standard American circus to a Québec's Cirque du Soleil-style circus, and added a new 35-story tower.
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