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Ringling Bros. and Shatto Milk Company Cool Off Summer with Circus-Themed Ice Cream Social on National Ice Cream Day, July 19

Free event with free ice cream will feature Shatto ice cream and family-friendly entertainment; Proceeds will benefit Children’s Mercy Hospital

KANSAS CITY, MO. (June 30, 2015) – Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is partnering with Shatto Milk Company to celebrate National Ice Cream Day and announce on-sale tickets for the seven-run show of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDSSM at Sprint Center, Sept. 10 – 13. The celebration, a “legendary” circus-themed ice cream social on National Ice Cream Day, Sunday, July 19, will feature free Shatto ice cream and family-friendly entertainment including train rides and giveaways from noon to 4 p.m. Additionally, Ringling Bros. and Shatto’s first collaborative endeavor will benefit Children’s Mercy Hospital through freewill donations and raffle ticket sales.

EVENT DETAILS

What:

  • The community is invited to attend a legendary ice cream social to celebrate National Ice Cream Day with free samples of Shatto ice cream and family-friendly entertainment including face painting and balloon artists. Giveaways, discount coupons to the show and photo opportunities will be available as well.

When:

  • Sunday, July 19
  • 12 p.m. (noon) – 4 p.m.

Where:

  • Kansas City Northern Miniature Railroad in Frank Vaydik Park
  • 60th Street & NW Waukomis Drive, Kansas City, MO 64151

The Kansas City Northern Railroad operates family-friendly train rides every Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. for 75 cents per ride. For more information, visit www.kcnrr.com

Donations: 

  • The event’s official charitable partner is Children’s Mercy Hospital. Freewill donations will be accepted throughout the event. Additionally, attendees can enter to win Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey gift sets by purchasing a $5 raffle ticket. All proceeds will benefit Children’s Mercy.
  • The gift sets will include four ticket vouchers for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS, one Dr. Suess’ “If I Ran The Circus” floor puzzle, one hardcopy of Dr. Suess’ “If I Ran The Circus,” and other fun items.


About Shatto Milk Company

Shatto Milk Company is Kansas City's only local dairy farm providing milk straight from local cows. Shatto products have been named as some of the best in the world as a result of numerous awards from the World Dairy Exposition. Shatto products are offered in all varieties of white milk along with many fun flavors including chocolate, rootbeer, strawberry, banana, cookies and cream, coffee and more. The Shatto's just began offering the Kanas City area with award-winning aged cheeses, ice cream and cheese curds.  To learn more about this local family dairy farm, please visit www.shattomilk.com or join the fun via social media at either www.facebook.com/shattomilk or www.twitter.com/shattomilk. The farm is open for tours year around, please call (816) 930-3862 today to reserve your spot.

About Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents LEGENDS

Behold the living legends! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey brings the unbelievable to Children Of All Ages in an all-new show – Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS. Experience unimaginable family fun, as amazing performers from around the globe perform awe-inspiring feats of daring, spectacles of strength and thrills of wonder to summon the mythical and mysterious creatures of the past. Join us for an unforgettable family night of legendary proportions at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS at the Sprint Center from Thursday, Sept. 10 to Sunday, Sept. 13. Tickets are on sale now and start at $22. All seats are reserved, and tickets are available online at AXS.com, in person at the Sprint Center Box Office, or charge-by-phone at (888) 929-7849. 

About Feld Entertainment

Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment’s productions have appeared in more than 75 countries and on six continents to date and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Nuclear Cowboyz®, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney On Ice Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt, Disney Live! Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt and Marvel Universe LIVE!  More information about Feld Entertainment is available online at www.FeldEntertainment.com.

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