ringling brothers clownsYou've gotta see it to believe it! Everyday house cats jump through hoops, walk across parallel bars on their front paws, and balance on balls when the Panfilov Troupe takes to the stage at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus's new show Dragons. And if you think high-flying motorcross stunts can't be performed over a roaring fire, think again! There's lots of impressive stuff going on this weekend, so be prepared to be wowed.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Present Dragons

Prudential Center in Newark, NJ

Thursday, March 1 – Sunday, March 4

Mystic dragon lore is combined with daring circus feats, bringing legends to life in celebration of The Year of the Dragon, with acrobats, gymnasts, stunt animals, dancers, clowns, and many other performers. Tickets required.

Nuclear Cowboyz

IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ

Friday, March 2 – Saturday, March 3

Nuclear Cowboyz is a high octane-fueled freestyle motocross event. It is the legend of two powerful freestyle motocross tribes whose survival in their futuristic world is told through an action-packed narrative of fearless freestyle aerial feats, gravity-defying stunts, and pyrotechnic displays synchronized to hard rock music. Tickets required.

Dinosaur Babies

Kelsey Theatre in West Windsor, NJ

Saturday, March 3

A large-scale fossil fantasy hits the stage as humongous dinosaur puppets and their human friends go on a  journey into the fascinating world of dinosaurs, with a jammin' musical score for kids of all ages to enjoy. Audiences will meet Big Bad Baby Rex, Doris the Stegosaurus, Tina Titanosaurus, Triceratops Sam, and more. Tickets required.

mr. RAY Kids Concert

Prospect Co-op Nursery School in Maplewood, NJ

Saturday, March 3

mr. RAY's original songs include titles like Roy G. Biv, Look at All the Shapes, Use Your Manners, and Wait Your Turn.

Family Purim Carnival

Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC in Bridgewater, NJ

Sunday, March 4

The carnival will include a rocky mountain climber, inflatables, games, prizes, pony rides, facepainting, hair-braiding, snacks, and more. Visitors are encouraged to come in costume for the costume parade.