FAKIRS AND STRONGMEN

From the funny to the downright freaky, Area 51 boasts a fascinating array of sideshow acts – if you’ve witnessed our Caravan of Lost Souls you’ll know it’s in our DNA. Sideshows usually mean something unusual, and include sword-swallowers, escapologists, strongmen and entertainers dripping hot wax on themselves – sometimes lifting weights by means of hooks inserted in their body piercings, or stapling currency to their forehead. Here are some samples of astonishing acts we provide.

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From the funny to the downright freaky, Area 51 boasts a fascinating array of sideshow acts – if you’ve witnessed our Caravan of Lost Souls you’ll know it’s in our DNA. Sideshows usually mean something unusual, and include sword-swallowers, escapologists, strongmen and entertainers dripping hot wax on themselves – sometimes lifting weights by means of hooks inserted in their body piercings, or stapling currency to their forehead. Here are some samples of astonishing acts we provide.

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