Westgate Resorts Unveils Exciting, Summertime Collaboration with Venardos Circus

May 07, 2024

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 7, 2024 – Westgate Resorts is thrilled to announce a partnership with Venardos Circus, offering a one-of-a-kind, limited-run summertime circus spectacular directly outside the gates of Westgate Town Center, Westgate Vacation Villas and Westgate Towers Resorts located off Highway 192 in Kissimmee, Florida.

Opening on June 22 and running through August 17, Venardos Circus will present dazzling, 90-minute Broadway-style performances every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 8 p.m., alongside double showtimes at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday.

Westgate Resorts Unveils Exciting, Summertime Collaboration with Venardos Circus

Taking place just outside the gates of Westgate Town Center, Westgate Vacation Villas and Westgate Towers Resorts, this animal-free circus treats eventgoers to an array of theatrical comedy, aerial and hand balancing, juggling, acrobatic, and other world-class, death-defying acts that showcase the extraordinary talents of elite performers from around the globe.

Embracing the spirit of family-friendly entertainment, this partnership between Westgate Resorts and Venardos Circus promises a magical experience that transcends generations.

Westgate owners will enjoy exclusive opportunities, highlighting special benefits tailored to enhance their ownership experience.

"We are delighted to welcome Venardos Circus and its extraordinary adventure into a world of joy, creativity, and family fun to Westgate Resorts," said Tim Gissy, Executive Vice President of Marketing of Westgate Resorts. "This partnership reflects our dedication to provide our Owners and guests with innovative and engaging experiences that create lasting memories for all."

“To have the affirmation of a tremendous company like Westgate Resorts and be invited to entertain members of one of its amazing communities is a dream realized,” said Kevin Venardos, Producer, Venardos Circus. “The true goal of The Little Circus that Could has always been to build community and share a message of hope and inspiration. Being able to do that in a destination city like Orlando that draws visitors from all over the world is something we could have only hoped for ten years ago.”

Entry to performances will be ticketed, with general admission pricing starting at $39.95. Attendees are encouraged to reserve tickets early, as showtimes are expected to sell out. For more information on the event, to purchase tickets, or to book a weekend package, please visit the Westgate Resorts website.



Westgate Resorts is the largest privately held timeshare company in the world and one of the largest resort developers in the United States. Founded in 1982 by David Siegel, the company is headquartered in Orlando, Florida with seven Orlando hotel resorts and 22 themed destination resorts nationwide. Westgate Resorts locations feature more than 14,000 luxury villas and hotel rooms in popular vacation destinations throughout the United States such as Orlando and Cocoa Beach, Florida; New York City, New York; Park City, Utah; Las Vegas, Nevada; Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Williamsburg, Virginia; Branson, Missouri; and Mesa, Arizona.

In 2022, the company launched the cutting-edge World of Westgate (WOW) Loyalty Program, an exclusive program that rewards Westgate Owners and hotel guests with prestigious perks and privileges at no added cost.

The company has garnered many distinct accolades, including earning the title of ‘No. 1 Glamping Destination’ in the USA Today 10Best 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards as well as the ‘2022 ACE Project of Excellence Award’ from the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) for Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, recognition from Forbes Travel Advisor ranking Westgate Park City Resort & Spa as a ‘Recommended Resort’ in its 2022 Star Awards, and garnering 73 ‘Best of State Awards’ for Westgate Park City Resort & Spa after consecutively winning 10 years in a row.

Westgate Resorts locations are known to feature a variety of unique restaurant, retail, and spa concepts, including Los Amigos Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar, Villa Italiano Chophouse, Drafts Burger Bar, Edge Steakhouse, Westgate Marketplace & Deli, and Serenity Spa by Westgate. For more information about Westgate Resorts, visit WestgateResorts.com. Find Westgate Resorts on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook.


The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus performance, has been touring the U.S. since its debut at the L.A. County Fair in 2014. It is reinventing the American Circus tradition for a new generation with Broadway-style flair, bringing joy to people across the U.S. Theatre lovers and nostalgic circus fans alike will appreciate the intimate experience and sentimental way the show pays homage to circus traditions through the lens of high-quality entertainment for a modern family audience.


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