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The Circus is a location featured in Dumbo. It is the home of Dumbo, Timothy Q. Mouse, Mrs. Jumbo, the ringmaster, the clowns, the circus elephants, and circus animals.



The circus is first seen when the storks are dropping the babies to the parent animals, except Mrs. Jumbo who did not receive one. It is later seen when Casey Junior is moving it to another part as the workers build the circus tent with the help of some camels and elephants.

One day when the circus arrives in town, Mrs. Jumbo is captured for causing rampage by attacking a naughty and childish boy named Smitty. Meanwhile, the other elephants gossip about Dumbo who is new to the circus. One night, the ringmaster brings in an act in which all the elephants form a giant pyramid with Dumbo at the top, and as Timothy tells him to do it, it's not successful and all the other elephants start collapsing, which results in the circus being destroyed. Later after the elephants say that Dumbo can no longer be in their act, he's made into a clown during the next act in which he's not satisfied of it, much to the crowd applauding for Dumbo's performance. When he learns to fly with the help of the crows, he performs in the circus again during the clown act but he suddenly flies across the tent, impressing the audience and the ringmaster. After the success, Casey Junior then takes the circus to its next location after Dumbo's flying act was successful.

Dumbo's Circus

In the television series, Dumbo continues living in the circus, and it's the primary location of the series.



  • Ringmaster
  • Clowns
  • Peanut Seller
  • Joe
  • Bumpy the Clown (Disney's Villains' Revenge)
  • Sword Swallower (Dumbo - Happy To Help)
  • Acrobat (Dumbo - Happy To Help)
  • Balloon Man (Dumbo - Happy To Help)
  • Magician (Dumbo - Happy To Help)
  • Juggler (Dumbo - Happy To Help)
  • Strong Man (Dumbo - Happy To Help)


  • Dumbo
  • Timothy Q. Mouse
  • Mrs. Jumbo
  • Elephants
    • Elephant Matriarch
    • Catty
    • Prissy
  • Bears
    • Claude and Lolly (Dumbo II)
  • Camels
  • Giraffes
  • Gorillas
  • Hippopotamuses
    • Godfry (Dumbo II)
  • Hyenas
  • Kangaroos
  • Lions
  • Monkeys
  • Ostriches
    • Penny (Dumbo II)
  • Horse
  • Tigers
  • Zebras
    • Dot (Dumbo II)


  • In the 1941 film, the circus' initials "WDP" stand for Walt Disney Productions, which is a film studio in real life.
  • In the 2019 film, the circus is named "Medici Brothers' Circus". Later, in the end, it's renamed "Medici Family Circus".


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Films: Dumbo (soundtrack/video) • Dumbo (2019) (soundtrack/video)

Television: Mickey Mouse ClubDumbo's CircusHouse of Mouse
Books: Dumbo's CircusThe Art and Making of Dumbo
Video Games: Disney's Villains' RevengeDisney Emoji Blitz
Cancelled projects: Dumbo II

Disney Parks
Casey Jr. Circus TrainCasey Jr. Splash 'n' Soak StationDisney Animation BuildingDumbo the Flying ElephantGames of the Boardwalk

Entertainment: AnimagiqueFantasmic!Once Upon a Mouse
Restaurants: Timothy's Treats
Shops: Casey Jr. Trinket Train
Parades: Disney's Dreams On Parade: Moving OnFlights of Fantasy ParadeFestival of Fantasy ParadeHappiness is Here ParadeJubilation!Main Street Electrical ParadeMickey's Storybook ExpressThe Wonderful World of Disney Parade (The Float)
Fireworks: Celebrate the MagicDisneyland ForeverHappily Ever AfterMagicalMomentousOnce Upon a TimeRemember... Dreams Come TrueWonderful World of Animation
Halloween: Happy Hallowishes

Original: DumboTimothy Q. MouseMrs. JumboCircus ElephantsRingmasterMr. StorkCasey JuniorPink ElephantsThe CrowsCircus AnimalsClownsSmitty

Dumbo's Circus: LionelFair DinkumQ.T.BarnabyLilliSebastianFlip & FlapLittle Bo PeepLittle Red Riding HoodBig Bad Wolf
Deleted: Penny • Godfry • Dot • Claude and Lolly
Remake: Holt FarrierV.A. VandevereColette MarchantMilly FarrierMax MediciJoe FarrierMiss AtlantisRongoPuckPramesh SinghIvan the WonderfulCatherine the GreaterNeils SkelligJ. Griffin RemingtonSothebyHans BrugelbeckerRufus Sorghum

Look Out for Mr. StorkCasey, Jr.RoustaboutsBaby MineHit the Big BossPink Elephants on ParadeWhen I See an Elephant Fly
FloridaCircusDreamland Nightmare IslandWonders of Science
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