St Pete 2014

  • August 24, 2014

7th Annual Bert Smith Chillounge Night St Petersburg

November 22nd, 2014 | Straub Park | 6:00 p.m. till 11:00 p.m.
Experience The Circus You Never Did Before: Chillounge Night is teaming up with The Circus Arts Conservatory to bring Cirque du Chill – an epic and dynamic circus arts presentation. Cirque du Chill will feature spectacular entertainment by world-renowned circus artists that will be unlike any Chillounge Night experience yet to date. Benefiting Creative Clay and The Woodson Museum.


The evening will be full of surprises as guests engage in breath-taking entertainment that only the circus arts can provide. Expect the unexpected as acrobats perform extraordinary feats of balance and agility, aerialists soar and impress with their beauty and grace, a contortionist dramatically bends and flexes her body in mind boggling positions, a juggler impresses with their amazing dexterity, a high-flying daredevil defies death and a team of hand balancers dazzle and inspire with their incredible strength.
The magnificent waterfront view of Straub Park will be the backdrop for the ultimate outdoor lounge party. Hundreds of chic daybeds, cabanas and outdoor furnishings will transform the area into a cozy and comfortable setting for thousands to enjoy a festive evening of food, drink and entertainment.

Other highlights of the evening are: Live entertainment by Kafkasso, The Shawn Brown Band and Mikel Soulhop. Dazzling Runway Fashion Show organized and presented by Dona Crowley with Luxe Fashion Group and a beautiful fireworks display, once again presented by Gold & Diamond Source, will highlight the skies. National Anthem by Tina Pepin. DJ Fresh will DJ throughout the event.

Each stunning performance will be captured live and broadcast onto a state of the art LED Wall using HD Video Streaming and making the performances come alive no matter where you are at this spectacular event. LED Pro Services and VPN Studios will be providing the cutting edge technology.
General Admission tickets
To the elegant outdoor lounge party is $30 per person at the door (must be 21 or older). Advance tickets are on sale for $25.

VIP tickets (limited)
The VIP Lounge is an exclusive roped-off section, and tickets are available for $100. Special Cirque du Chill performances only in VIP area will make the VIP experience a night to remember. Includes complimentary food and beverages. Parkshore Grill and 400 Beach Seafood & Tap House will provide al fresco dining offering signature items cooked on-site. They will also offer a wonderful selection of food for sale to the general public throughout the night.

Reserved Seating’s options available *see chart*

“I am always looking to create a magical evening that is unique, elegant and stylish“, says Chillounge Night founder Rainer Scheer. “The Cirque du Chill concept and our collaboration with The Circus Arts Conservatory will elevate this evening into a night everyone will remember.”

“The combination of the majestic and distinctive circus arts – combined with the posh elegance and style that Chillounge Night is known for – will create an event unlike any in the area”, says Co-Founder of The Circus Arts Conservatory Pedro Reis. “We are ecstatic to be a part of this incredible evening.”

* The Circus Arts Conservatory, Sarasota is home to world-class performances, excellence in training the circus arts, and community based education and humor therapy outreach programs. The organization was born from decades of circus history and today serves as a legacy to those that have set the standards for international circus artistry and athleticism. The Circus Arts Conservatory is a 501(c)3 non-profit performing arts educational organization, whose extraordinary mission underscores its commitment to sharing the entertainment, education and enrichment of the circus arts.

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This event was designed to provide equal opportunity for enjoyment by all participants. If you would like to request any particular aids or services pursuant to disability laws, please contact the event planner at 941-448-0995 or City of St Petersburg Community Affairs Division at 727-893-7345 or 727-892-5259 TDD/TTY

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