The 75th Annual Yaarab Shrine Circus and Fair
2017 Circus Dates – Saturday, May 20, through Monday, May 29

The largest Shrine Circus and Fair in North America is back for its 75th year! Packed with more excitement than ever, this years Tarzan Zerbini Circus features several new acts under the Big Top presented by the world-famous ringmaster Richard Curtis! For the first time in Marietta see the Magnificent Big Cat Extravaganza and the Rage in the Cage presented by Bruno Blaszak. You won’t want to miss the aerial artistry to include Miss Celena, Miss Elena and Miss Ciara flying high above the crowd, as well as the Fearless Flight- The Flying Bells and the Transformation from Romania, the Bileas. This year will also feature the largest Asian male elephant in the world- The Majestic Tarzan, as well as the American Show Camels presented by Ian Garden. And no Shrine Circus would be complete without the hilarious Red Devil Clowns. Once again you can catch a spectacular fireworks show on both Saturday nights of the Shrine Circus and you can roam the grounds to see all the FREE ground acts that include the Sea Lion Splash Show, the Kachunga the Alligator Show and new in 2017 is the Lew-E Comedy Circus Show for kids of all ages. 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 20, through Monday (Memorial Day), May 29, 2017

“SNEAK-A-PEEK-RIDE-A-THON” on Friday, May 19, $10.00 unlimited rides (Only Carnival and food).  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
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 23, and Thursday, May 25)  

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.

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

Led by incomparable Ringmaster Richard Curtis, the 75th Annual Yaarab Shrine Circus and Fair will delight and excite your family like never before. Adults and kids alike will be thrilled by the Magnificent Tigers, The American Camels, The largest male Asian Elephant in the world and the high flying acts and aerial artistry from Miss Celena, Miss Elena and Miss Ciara as well as the Fearless Flashing Flight! And everyones favorite- the Red Devil Clowns will be there to tickle your funny bone!

Back again in 2017 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 2017:
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!

Returning for 2017:
Fireworks! Saturday, May 20 and Saturday May 27, a huge fireworks display will fill the night for everyone to see!

See the educational and entertaining Sea Lion Splash Show for a fun and interactive experience for the whole family!  

And parents and kids of all ages will be amazed watching the Kachunga and the Alligator Show as Kachunga handles alligators with his bare hands!

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.

“SNEAK-A-PEEK-RIDE-A-THON” on Friday, May 19, (5:00 p.m. till close) $10.00 unlimited rides (Only Carnival and food).  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

NEW Unlimited Ride Specials for 2017!!!:

$18.00 pay-one-price unlimited rides per person Monday through Thursday (May 22-25). Price does not include admission. $20.00 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 23, 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.  

$5 per vehicle.

Memorial Day Special:
All Veterans are admitted free on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.