Shrine Circus Back for 67th Year


RENO, Nev. -- The big tent is back in town, giving parents and their kids something fun to do over the weekend. The 67th annual Shrine Circus entertains for a good cause.

"It's going to be great. It's going to be priceless. We're looking forward to it," said a parent.

For some folks, it's their first time at the Shrine Circus. Hundreds fill the Livestock Events Center waiting for the entertainment to begin.

"We get to see a whole bunch of new things," said a seven-year-old.

Not to mention tigers jumping through fire, motorcycles racing inside a round cage, acrobats dancing 100 feet up from the ground and what's a circus without clowns?

"It's great being a clown, you have fun, you play with the kids, you have a great time being here," said Jasmine the Clown.

Not only do you get to watch the show, but also be a part of it. All proceeds will go toward Shriners.

"We actually facilitate a transportation fund that gets the kids to the hospitals so by helping us you're truly helping the kids," said Jasper Jacobs from the Sherak Temple.

With smiles all across the board, it's a win-win for both parent and child, making it all worthwhile.

"I could do this every day," Jasmine said.


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