Have you ever seen an elephant take a bath? Well now you can, for free.

Head to Oceanside on Monday, July 27 at 10 a.m. and watch some of the Cole Bros. Circus elephants get hosed down before the show kicks off that evening. The Oceanside Fire Department will use their trucks to give the pachyderm their daily bath.

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The Cole Bros. Circus: To the Max show will take place at Fireman's Memorial Field (Mott St., off Long Beach Road) on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. each day. The circus includes tigers, ThunderDrome (motorcycle stunts), High Wire Feats of Equilibrium, Clever Canines, Aerial Ballet, Magic Clowns, the Human Cannonball, elephants and much more.

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Tickets start at $16 for general admission. If you visit colebroscircus.com, you can print out free tickets for children ages 13 and younger. Limit two free kids per adult.