Stop Circus Suffering

Illinois

Please help break the chain

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

**New Dates**

NOW Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

Who: Carden International Circus
When: February 26-28, 2021
Contact: NOW Arena, info@nowarena.com, 847-649-2222
Social: Facebook, Twitter

Belle-Clair Fairgrounds, 200 South Belt East, Belleville, IL 62220

Who: Ainad Shrine Circus
When: *CANCELED* (previously scheduled September 28)
Contact: Belle-Clair Fairgrounds, saintclairfair@att.net, 618-235-0666
Social: Facebook

Monroe County Fairgrounds, 4177 State Route 156, Waterloo, IL 62298

Who: Ainad Shrine Circus
When: *CANCELED* (previously scheduled September 29)
Contact: Monroe County Fair, mocofair@htc.net, 618-939-7796
Social: Facebook

Cohen Complex, 3402 Bodes Lane, Chester, IL, 62233

Who: Carson & Barnes Circus
When: *CANCELED* (previously scheduled September 29)
Contact: Patti Carter, chesterrecreation@chesterill.com, 618-826-1430
Social: Facebook

Madison County Fairgrounds, 2025 Parkhill Drive, Highland, IL 62249

Who: Ainad Shrine Circus
When: *CANCELED* (previously scheduled September 30)
Contact: Madison County Fair Association, madcofair@gmail.com, 618-654-6656
Social: Facebook

Effingham County Fairgrounds, 722 E Cumberland Road, Altamont, IL 62411

Who: Ainad Shrine Circus
When: *CANCELED* (previously scheduled October 1)
Contact: 618-483-6717
Social: Facebook

Olney City Park, 502 White Squirrel Circle, Olney, IL 62450

Who: Ainad Shrine Circus
When: *CANCELED* (previously scheduled October 2)
Contact: Park Department, citypark@cityofolney.com, 618-395-1949

Illinois State Fairgrounds, 655 Executive Drive, Du Quoin, IL 62832

Who: Ainad Shrine Circus
When: *CANCELED* (previously scheduled October 3-4)
Contact: Josh Gross, State Fair Manager, josh.gross@illinois.gov, 618-542-1351
Social: Facebook

Comments

  1. ROBERT E KILLEEN · 24 July 2020 at 6:27a

    Free the elephants!

  2. Jane Miller · 24 July 2020 at 6:27a

    Sent email to all but Effingham (no email address provided).

  3. Jerica Badger · 24 July 2020 at 6:27a

    Emailed all!

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