A North End tradition, the annual Elephant Brunch, has come to an end with the announced closing of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Typically held in mid-October, the circus elephants would parade down Causeway Street onto Commercial Street before reaching their brunch destination near the Hanover Street Fire House. There, to the delight of onlooking children and Read More…
With the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus in town at the TD Garden, there will be the annual elephant feeding on Thursday, October 15 on Hanover Street, by the Prado (Paul Revere Mall) at 11:00 am.
RINGLINGS LARGEST LADIES LUNCH WITH BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS IN BOSTONS NORTH END
Ringling Bros. Teams up with the Massachusetts Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to Promote October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month with an Elephant Brunch!
WHAT:Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey elephants will walk down the street to the North End from the TD Garden for a festive lunch. The traditional fare (Approx. 40 loaves of bread, 30 bunches of bananas, 30 lbs of apples, 20 heads of lettuce, 3 bushels of carrots, 6 watermelons, if available) will be provided by Mikes Pastry and F&B Produce.
Immediately following the elephant feeding, Kelly Ann, the painting pachyderm, will create a masterpiece in front of the crowd, which will later be donated to the Massachusetts Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Kelly Anns trainer, Aaron Morris and Hischam Ballsam will be available for interviews.
Post-painting, invited breast cancer survivors and their families will board Penelope, the pink DUCK from Boston Duck Tours for a private tour of the city along with several performers from Over the Top. Later, these families will swing by the TD Garden for the Thursday evening performance of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Over the Top!