Stop Circus Suffering


Please help break the chain

Urge the following venues to cancel upcoming circus performances and/or make it their policy not to host future events using wild animals. A template letter for your use/personalization is available here.

Exposition Gardens Outdoor Arena, 1601 W. Northmoor Rd, Peoria, IL 61614

Who: Carden Circus
When: June 10-11, 2022
Contact:, (309) 691-6332
​Social: Facebook

Illinois State Fairgrounds, 455 Executive Drive, Du Quoin, IL 62832

Who: Carden Circus
When:  June 4-5, 2022
Contact: Josh Gross,, 618-542-1351
​Social: Facebook, Twitter

Marion County Fairgrounds, 1800 Fairground Rd, Salem, IL 62881

Who: Carden Circus
When: June 2-3, 2022
Contact:, (618) 548-1251
Social: Facebook

Knox County Fairgrounds, 1392 Knox Hwy 9, Knoxville, IL 61448

Who: Circus Funtastic
When: August 22, 2021
Contact:, (309) 289-2714
Social: Facebook, Instagram

Morgan County Fairgrounds Pavilion, 110 N Westgate Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650

Who: Carden Circus
When: August 20-21, 2021
Contact:, (217) 245-6800
Social: Facebook

McLean County Fairgrounds West Expo, 1106 Interstate Dr, Bloomington, IL 61705

Who: Circus Funtastic
When: August 18-19, 2021
Contact:, (309) 663–6497
Social: Facebook, Twitter

LaSalle County Fairgrounds, 1578 4-H Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350

Who: Circus Funtastic
When: August 17, 2021
Contact:, 815-433-0707
Social: Facebook

Kankakee County Fair Expo Center, 213 W. 4000S Rd., Kankakee, IL 60901

Who: Circus Funtastic
When: August 16, 2021
Contact:, (815) 932-6714
Social: Facebook

Livingston County Ag Fairgrounds, 18142 4h Park Rd, Pontiac, IL 61764

Who: Circus Funtastic
When: August 15, 2o21
Contact: Rick Tucker,, (815) 674-1444
Social: Facebook

David S. Palmer Arena, 100 W Main St, Danville, IL 61832

Who: Carden Circus
When: August 14, 2021
Contact: Joe Dunagan,  (217) 431-2424
Social:  Facebook, Twitter

Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S Randall Rd, St. Charles, IL 60174

Who: Brunon Blaszak’s Royal Tiger Show
When: July 14-18, 2021
Contact: or, 630-584-6926
Social: Facebook


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