2017 Barnum Festival Ringmaster Selected

2017 Barnum Festival Ringmaster Selected

Terry O’Connor, executive director of the Cardinal Shehan Center and McGivney Community Center , has been named the 2017 Ringmaster of the Barnum Festival.

2016 Barnum Festival Royal Court Chosen

2016 Barnum Festival Royal Court Chosen

Four area high school juniors were chosen Sunday as the new King, Queen, Prince and Princess of the 2016 Barnum Festival during the King & Queen Coronation Ball held at the Vazzy’s Four Seasons in Stratford.

Barnum Fest picks Tom Thumb, Lavinia Warren

Barnum Fest picks Tom Thumb, Lavinia Warren

Introducing your 2016 Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren! Sophia Atehortua, 9 a third-grade student at Multicultural Magnet School in Bridgeport was chosen to portray Lavinia Warren, and Malcolm Dennis, 10, a fourth grade-grade student at Curiale School will join the 2016...

Jason Julian Named 2016 Barnum Festival Ringmaster


Jason Julian Named 2016 Barnum Festival Ringmaster


(BRIDGEPORT, Sept. 2, 2015) — Jason A. Julian of Monroe, 46, principle of Julian Enterprises will be the 68th Ringmaster of the Barnum Festival. The P.T. Barnum Foundation Inc. Trustees and the Barnum Festival LLC Board of Directors made the announcement at an event...

Internship Opportunity with Barnum Festival

Internship Opportunity with Barnum Festival

The Barnum Festival, a 68-year tradition that celebrates the life and times of P.T. Barnum — showman, entrepreneur, philanthropist and the most famous Mayor of Bridgeport, is looking for talented college students to fill internship positions with the 2016 Barnum...