Experience the wonder and magic under the “Big Top” of the Shrine Circus from March 18 – 21, 2010 at their brand new location, the Hazel Park Raceway.

The 102nd Shrine Circus will feature dazzling and breathtaking performances by acclaimed international acts that promises to be more marvelous, more astonishing than ever before.

Join us under the big top for an action-packed experience, featuring mischievous elephants, prancing horses, flame-throwing gaucho dancers and the high-flying, death-defying Sun Chinese acrobats.

Show times are as follows:

Thursday, March 18, Friday, March 19 & Saturday, March 20:

10:00 am, 4:00 pm, 7:00 pm

Sunday, March 21: 1:00 pm, 5:30 pm

“We are proud to be able to continue the tradition of the Shrine Circus in Metro Detroit, the home of the first Shrine Circus in the world,” said Chuck Baer, Shrine Circus Director. “The Big Top tent will offer a more intimate experience and give children and adults alike, an up-close and personal access to the acts that they’ve never had before.”  

Children of all ages are welcome to marvel at the magnificent big top performances, and lose themselves in the whimsical sideline entertainment that includes cheery clowns, exotic elephant rides, face painting and moon bouncing.  Concessions are available throughout the performance.

The new location at Hazel Park Raceway will include fenced, secured and lighted parking, a huge petting zoo, carnival attractions, and of course, the big show. Tents will be heated, handicap accessible and have first class amenities. The Detroit Shrine Circus dates back to 1908 when it was held at the Light Guard Armory, located at Larned and Lafayette in downtown Detroit.

Tickets are on sale now at www.detroitshrinecircus.com. Prices range from $15 - $30 when purchased online and the box office.

Discounted tickets are available at select local retailers, including Hungry Howie’s.

For more information please visit www.detroitshrinecircus.com. Hazel Park Raceway is located on the corner of 10 Mile Road and Dequindre and accessible from area freeways.


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