Event Notices

North End Elephant Brunch on Hanover Street – Wednesday, October 14th

RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY® PRESENTS LEGENDS SM HOSTS ANNUAL NORTH END ELEPHANT BRUNCH ON HANOVER STREET WHAT:        Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® brings its legendary stars, Asian elephants, from the all-new show to the North End for brunch on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 11 a.m. In an all-new show, Ringling Bros. Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

The North End Welcomes Elephants for Brunch

Italians, who know their history, are aware elephants and the Roman Empire don’t mix. However, this morning, Boston’s Little Italy welcomed 4 Asian elephants on Hanover Street. The peaceful ambassadors were representing the RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY® circus and were greeted with traditional North End hospitality. Traffic was stopped and a police escort Read More…

Business Event Notices

Annual North End Elephant Breakfast

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.


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!