Circus City Festival in Peru

Circus City Festival in Peru

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Every year in July, the town of Peru puts on Circus Festival Week. Back in the early 1900s, Peru was a wintering-over spot for many of the traveling Big Top shows around the country, including professional performers, such as clown Emmett Kelly and animal trainer Clyde Beatty. When town leaders wanted to develop tourism in Peru in the 1950s, they started the circus with a dozen kids.

Today 200 of its brightest, most hard-working youth perform in 11 shows for thousands of people in a full-fledged circus. This year’s dates are July 14-21(Shows), July 16-21(Festival) and July 21 for the parade! Join us in celebration of our Circus Heritage for a week filled with fun and excitement! Downtown Peru converts to an amusement park filled with rides, games, food, and entertainment for all. Take in a fun filled circus performance, a great meal, local entertainment, arts & crafts, games, rides, and more!

Saturday, July 14, 2pm & 7pm
Sunday, July 15, 3pm
Monday, July 16, 7pm
Tuesday, July 17, 7pm
Wednesday, July 18, 7pm
Thursday, July 19, 7pm
Friday, July 20, 7pm
Saturday, July 21, 2pm & 7pm (Parade at 10am)

Tags: Shows, Festivals, And Fairs

Event Details

Date: July 14, 2018

This event also occurs on 07/15/2018, 07/16/2018, 07/17/2018, 07/18/2018 and 3 more dates. [see all dates]

Circus City Festival
154 N. Broadway
Peru, Indiana 46970


Circus City Festival, Inc.

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