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Annual Yaarab Shrine Circus & Carnival

May 18, 2019 - May 27, 2019

The largest Shrine Circus and Fair in North America is back 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.

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!!!

Midway Times:    Monday through Friday the Midway opens at 5 p.m.; Saturday at 10 a.m.; Sunday at Noon, and Memorial Day at 10 a.m.

Where:                 Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta, GA 30008

From Interstate-75 take Exit 260 (Windy Hill Road) and go west. Go approximately five miles on Windy Hill Road and turn right on Austell Road. Turn left on County Services Parkway. Then Left on Al Bishop Drive. Jim R. Miller Park will be on your left.

Carnival:              Back again in 2019 is one of America’s premier carnival companies, Wade Shows is consistently ranked as one of the top five amusement companies in the industry. For over 100 years, Wade Shows has been the leader in bringing affordable family entertainment to carnival fans throughout the country. You are sure to find something for the whole family as 35 rides including the Tilt-A-Whirl and the Wacky Worm will be there for kids of all ages! With more than 100 amusement rides and attractions, Wade thrills over 15 million people each year.

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).              

Fireworks! Saturday, May 18 and Saturday, May 25, a huge fireworks display will fill the night for everyone to see!

Pettit Creek Petting Zoo- Make sure to check out the Pettit Creek Farms Petting zoo while at the Circus!

Sneak-a-Peek:     SNEAK-A-PEEK-RIDE-A-THON” on Friday, May 17, (5:00 p.m. till close) $10.00 unlimited rides (Only Carnival and food- no circus performance).  Come enjoy the best ride special all week!!!

Gate Admission:  Includes unlimited performances to the circus on any given day and access to the grounds for the Carnival Midway; Adults – $7, 10 and under are FREE

Ride Tickets:        $1.25 each, all rides require more than one ticket. ***Minimum 36” for rides***

                                  $20 for 21 tickets, $50 for 55 tickets, $100 for 120 tickets

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***

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.

Memorial Day Special: All Veterans are admitted free on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019.

Parking:               $5 per vehicle.

Online Ticket Outlet:

Purchase your 2019 Shrine Circus Tickets online at 2019shrinecircus.com on sale April 1st – May 27th, 2019 at your convenience.

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***).

                              ADMISSION TICKETS- $5.00 per person. (10 & Under are always free).

                              RIDE TICKETS- $11.00 per 21-ticket sheet. (All Rides require more than 1 ticket).

 Discount Coupon Outlet:

FOOD DEPOT BOGO Tickets- Pick up BOGO- Buy one, get one free single-day adult admission coupons at 29 metro-Atlanta Food Depot locations from May 1, through the end of the Circus, May 27. This is a $7 savings good throughout the 2019 Shrine Circus and Fair, price does not include parking.

 Information:        (404) 419-6755

 Website:               www.2019shrinecircus.com

 Circus Director:  Bruce Ridley, Chief Rabban of Yaarab Shrine, Atlanta

For media information, call:

Tod Miller, (770) 423-1330; todmiller@jrmmanagement.com or

Jonathan Jenkins, (770) 423-1330; Jonathanjenkins@jrmmanagement.com


May 18, 2019
May 27, 2019
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Jim R. Miller Park
2245 Callaway Road
Marietta, GA 30008