Marietta GA. welcomes back the largest Shrine Circus and Fair in North America for its 77th year! Packed with more excitement than ever. The Yaarab Shrine has proudly partnered with Royal Hanneford Circus to provide circus goers with some of the best entertainment under the Big Top. Ringmaster Tim Tegge hosts an unforgettable array of talent, including the Flying Poemas, featuring teenage sensation, triple somersaulting Adrian Poema JR. Also on hand to delight and amaze, the Royal Hanneford Circus Barnyard Follies, with Grumpy’s Pork Chop Review in the center ring, the Shrine Circus Elephants with the Hanneford Dancers, Equine Excellence featuring horses, camels and Zebras all working at liberty, and of course, human Cannonball Brian Miser.
And of course no Shrine Circus would be complete without the hilarious Shrine Circus Clowns. Once again you can catch a spectacular firework show on both Saturday nights of the Shrine Circus. You can also see all the FREE ground acts including Cycle Circus Live, Lew-E’s Comedy Circus, and Cowboy Woody/Treeman roaming the grounds daily. Wade Shows always provide fun affordable family entertainment with 35 rides for all ages. Come be entertained and amazed then fill up on all your favorite carnival foods- corn dogs, funnel cakes and cotton candy, just to name a few.
The Midway opens Friday, May 17th and the Circus is open Saturday, May 18, through Monday (Memorial Day), May 27, 2019.
SNEAK-A-PEEK-RIDE-A-THON” on Friday, May 17, $10.00 unlimited rides (Only Carnival and food – no circus performance). Come enjoy the best ride special all week!!!
CAR LOAD NIGHT: Tuesday, May 21, Car load Night $50 Any car, with up to seven people legally and safely buckled up in their own seats, pays $50 per car and receives parking, park admission, circus admission and unlimited rides for that day only.
Unlimited Ride Specials for 2019!!!: $18.00 pay-one-price unlimited rides per person Monday through Thursday (May 20-23). Price does not include admission. $25.00 pay-one-price unlimited rides per person Fridays through Sundays and Memorial Day, Monday. Price does not include admission. ***Minimum 36” for rides***
NEW FOR 2019
Johnny Rockett’s Cycle Circus Live-
CYCLE CIRCUS LIVE is the largest FMX freestyle entertainment show of its kind in the world today, by combining the top action sports athletes in the world., and the crazy antics of world famous comedy daredevil Johnny Rockett. Cycle Circus Live is a must see. This is not your average FMX freestyle show. The audience will be blown away by the combination of high tech pyrotechnics, music, and lighting. Along with our world champions of freestyle, the audience will be left sitting on the edge of their seat in disbelief with what they are witnessing, for you truly have to see it to believe it. Cycle Circus Live prides itself on individuality, and uniqueness. It is truly a one of a kind experience that the entire family can enjoy, and will talk about it for years to come.
ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW
Arts & Crafts Show inside the brand new Event Center- Both weekends of this year’s Circus the brand new 40,000 square foot Event Center will be filled with Arts & Craft Vendors from all over the southeast. The show takes place Saturday & Sunday (May 18th & 19th) and Saturday, Sunday, and Memorial Day (May 25th – 27th).
Returning for 2019:
Fireworks! Saturday, May 18 and Saturday May 25, a huge fireworks display will fill the night for everyone to see!
Lew-E Comedy Circus– The Master of Slapstick Comedy, Lew-E will delight crowds young and old as he mixes a special blend of silly comedy and magic!!! Action-packed juggling, audience participation and high energy – the little ones will love this show!
Cowboy Woody/Treeman – Barely distinguishable from the real trees, Treeman moves slowly and deliberately throughout the grounds. Keep your eyes peeled also for someone dressed as Woody, from Toy Story…. and he is 10 feet tall!
Pettit Creek Petting Zoo– Make sure to check out the Pettit Creek Farms Petting zoo while at the Circus!
Get ready for a food feast!!!
All the good stuff like pizza, funnel cakes, homemade ice cream, corndogs, cotton candy, candy apples, fluffy fries, hamburgers, hotdogs, cheese steaks, elephant ears, Polish sausage, Italian sausage, barbeque, home fries, fried Oreos, roasted corn, sno-cones, apple dumplings and more.
This exciting event takes place at Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta, GA 30008.
The Midway is open Monday through Friday at 5:00 pm, Saturday and Memorial Day at 10 am and Sunday at Noon. Circus Times are Monday through Friday: 11:00 a.m., and 7:00 p.m. (No 11:00 a.m. Circus Tuesday, May 21, and Thursday, May 23). Saturdays: 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Sundays: 1:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.and Memorial Day, 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. Parking is $5.00 per car.
Tickets available online at www.2019shrinecircus.com. Admission is $5 (10 & under free), Ride Tickets $11.00 for 21 tickets or purchase a MEGA PASS – $21.95 per person. Purchase is good any day and includes gate admission, circus admission and unlimited carnival rides for any one day from open to close (***Minimum 36” for rides***)