Loading Events
This event has passed.

The largest Shrine Circus and Fair in North America is back for its 78th 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, Tteven Delmonte on “The Wheel of Destiny” high above the crowds. Making their debut in Marietta – The Pages Lions & Tigers – trained and presented by the darling & beautiful Miss Vicenta. Enjoy equine excellence featuring horses, camels and zebras all working at liberty, and of course, Human Cannonball Brian Miser. The Shrine Circus would not 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 Grizzly Experience, Cycle Circus Live, and Lew-E’s Comedy Circus. Wade Shows always provides 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.   When:                   Saturday, May 16, through Monday (Memorial Day), May 25, 2020                               “SNEAK-A-PEEK-RIDE-A-THON” on Friday, May 15, $10.00 unlimited rides (Only Carnival and food – no circus performance). 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. Circus Times:      Monday through Friday: 11:00 a.m., and 7:00 p.m.                               (No 11:00 a.m. Circus Tuesday, May 19, and Thursday, May 21)                               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. Memorial Day, 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 4:00 p.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. Circus:                  Led by incomparable Ringmaster Tim Tegge, the 78th Annual Yaarab Shrine Circus and Fair will delight and excite your family like never before. Adults and kids alike will be thrilled by the Shrine Circus Lions & Tigers, Camels & Horses. The high-flying acts and aerial artistry from The Flying Pomeas will capture the minds of all ages. Audiences will be amazed by Brian Miser “The Human Cannonball”. And everyone’s favorite- the Shrine Circus Clowns will be there to tickle your funny bone! Fair:                      Back again in 2020 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.   New for 2020:      OPENING WEEKEND MEGA PASS BLOWOUT – Join us on our opening weekend, Saturday, May 16th & Sunday, May 17th for $15.00 MEGA PASS PER PERSON ALL AGES. This includes admission to the park & circus, as well as unlimited rides for ONE day only. Join us for our best special in the history of the Yaarab Shrine Circus! Student Special– Join us on Sunday, May 17th & Sunday, May 24th from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM for FREE ADMISSION & RIDES for all students 18 years & under. Grizzly Experience – The Grizzly Experience is an educational Grizzly bear show and exhibit. The show brings an in-depth, up close and personal look into the life of North Americas’ most prestigious predator, the Alaskan Grizzly bear. The bears delight crowds of all ages. Robocars – Robocars are a unique & fun range of brightly colored, life-size, transforming Robot Vehicles. Operator driven, they walk & drive creating endless excitement & photo opportunities for the whole family. Catch them roaming the grounds daily.                               Returning for 2020:                                Johnny Rockett’s Cycle Circus Live- CYCLE CIRCUS LIVE is the largest FMX freestyle entertainment show of its kind in the world today. 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 one of a kind experience that the entire family can enjoy, and will talk about for years to come.                               Fireworks! Saturday, May 16 and Saturday, May 23, 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! Food:                    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, cheesesteaks, elephant ears, Polish sausage, Italian sausage, barbeque, home fries, fried Oreos, roasted corn, snow-cones, apple dumplings and more. Sneak-a-Peek:     “SNEAK-A-PEEK-RIDE-A-THON” on Friday, May 15, (5:00 p.m. till close) $10.00 unlimited rides (Only Carnival and food- no circus performance). 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 2020!!!: $18.00 pay-one-price unlimited rides per person Monday through Thursday (May 18-21). Price does not include admission. $25.00 pay-one-price unlimited rides per person Friday through Sunday second weekend and Memorial Day Monday. Price for unlimited rides does not include admission. ***Minimum 36” for rides***   RETURNING IN 2020!!! Car Load Night:  Tuesday, May 19, Carload 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. First Responders Night: Wednesday, May 20: Free admission for all First Responders with Valid I.D. Memorial Day Special: All Veterans are admitted free on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020. Parking:               $5 per vehicle.   O’Reilly Auto Parts Ticket Outlet:                                                      O’REILLY AUTO PARTS MEGA PASS – Best Deal in Town! Purchase your discount MEGA PASS at any Atlanta-area O’Reilly Auto Parts Store from May 1, through the end of the Circus, May 25.                               MEGA PASS- $21.95 per person purchased from O’Reilly Auto Parts 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).   Online Ticket Outlet:                               Purchase your 2020 Shrine Circus Tickets online at 2020shrinecircus.com on sale April 1st – May 25th, 2020 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***).                               OPENING WEEKEND MEGA PASS BLOWOUT – Join us on our opening weekend, Saturday, May 16th & Sunday, May 17th for $15.00 MEGA PASS PER PERSON ALL AGES. This includes admission to the park & circus, as well as unlimited rides for ONE day only. Join us for our best special in the history of the Yaarab Shrine Circus!                               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 25. This is a $7 savings good throughout the 2020 Shrine Circus and Fair, price does not include parking.   Information:        After March 1st – (404) 419-6755   Website:               www.2020shrinecircus.com   Circus Director:  Tom Holt, 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