The Murat Shrine Circus: See What’s Happening Under the Big Top

Murat Shrine Circus - IndianapolisThe 250th Murat Shrine Circus is coming to Indianapolis April 11-14 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Champions Pavilion. Since its inception in Paris, France in 1763, the Zerbini Family Circus has shared their talents with audiences around the world. Ten generations later, they’re still going strong.

The show takes place under a European style Big Top, and features a good variety of traditional circus entertainment.

The exotic cat is one of the most popular acts and also the largest in the world, with a total of 14 tigers. Other acts include classical clowns, comedy, high flying acrobatics, juggling, the incredible circus wheel the Zerbini Liberty Equestrian Horses, trapeze & aerial artistry, unicycles and Tarzan Zerbini’s performing elephants.

Champions Pavilion - Indiana State FairgroundsThe Annual Shrine Circus is sponsored by the Shriners, an International fraternity founded in 1872 that now boasts over 300,000 members spread throughout the world.

The Shrine Circus is a great way to enjoy quality time with the family, with the knowledge that proceeds help fund the philanthropic work of the Murat Shriners in Indianapolis, as well as 22 Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Event Info:

  • Thursday, April 11 thru Sunday, April 14
  • State Fairgrounds, Champions Pavilion, 1202 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46205
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