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Yelping Under the Big Top in Salt Lake City



Salt Lake City Elites and their guests were yelping under the big top at Sugar Space, a multidisciplinary art space in Salt Lake's funky Sugar House neighborhood, that was transformed into a red and white tent for a night of circus-themed pleasures. Kid's stuff? Hardly! This was a circus for grownups!

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Sugarspace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What's a circus without its signature foods? Da Hot Dog King was on hand slinging some of his famous dogs: the Thai Dog, the maple-bacon Kilby Dog, the potato salad Picnic Dog, and even a tequila-raspberry dessert dog. Peanuts? Chris and Dave's was also handing out boiled peanuts (in Utah? Finally!) in tasty flavors like tomato-basil.

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  Chrisndaves

Cotton Candy? You betcha? Snow Cones? Uh-huh. But not just any snow-cones, these were booze-infused creations like tequila-lime and vodka-tiger's blood. The bar was pumping out other cocktails including a Cotton Candy #2, Orange Tiger, and Elephant Lips. While yelpers sipped and sampled, they worked on a balloon animal contest, and voted for the worst submitted clown name. (Obama Fun Laden was the winner).

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  Snowcones

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  Balloonanimal

In between snacking and socializing, the lights would dim and incredible acts took center ring. Aerial Arts of Utah presented a trapeze number, a performance on the aerial silks, and an acroyoga performance while Heidi Lyn-Butterfly showed yelpers a whole new level of hula-hooping.

Trapeze

  Acroyoga

Hulahooper

  Aerial silks

With the music turned up, yelpers, guests, performers, and Smashing Shots Photography took to the dance floor. Proof that you're never too old to clown around at the circus!

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  KH clown

Samclown

  Congaline

Thanks to Brittany at Sugar Space and to the best yelpers in the universe for the good times!

Until the next circus,

 

Jeffreyhat

Jeffrey "Ringmaster" S

Yelp SLC Community Manager

 

 

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