Stop Circus Suffering

Minnesota

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.

Willmar Civic Center, 2707 Arena Dr, Willmar, MN 56201

Who: Carden Circus
When: June 15-16, 2022
Contact: Ryan Scheffler, rscheffler@willmarmn.gov, (320) 235-1454
Social: Facebook, Instagram

Four Season Centre, 1525 S. Elm Ave, Owatonna, MN 55060

Who: Carden Circus
When: June 14, 2022
Contact: fourseasons@co.steele.mn.us, 507-451-1093
Social: Facebook, Twitter

Aldrich Arena, 1850 White Bear Ave, Maplewood, MN 55109

Who: Carden Circus
When: May 22, 2022
Contact: 651-748-2510
Social: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Hibbing Memorial Building, 400 E. 3rd St, Hibbing, MN 55746

Who: Carden Circus
When: May 20-21, 2022
Contact: e-mail form, (218) 362-5951
Social: Facebook

Graham Arena Complex, 1570 Fairground Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Who: Carden International Circus
When: March 31-April 1, 2022
Contact: Bob Montrose, Arena Manager, bmontrose@rochestermn.gov, 507-358-8991
Social: FacebookTwitter

Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave, Clovis, NM 88101

Who: Carden Circus
When: November 1, 2021
Contact: 575-935-7000, Kadee Hande kadee.hande@spectraxp.com; Jessica Farkas, jessica.farkas@spectraxp.com
Social: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Spring Grove Swim Center, 600 Maple Drive, Spring Grove, MN 55974

Who: Culpepper and Merriweather Circus
When: August 11, 2021
Contact: sgswimcenter@gmail.com, 507-498-5221
Social: Facebook, Instagram

South Park, 509 South Mather Street Le Roy, MN 55951

Who: Culpepper and Merriweather Circus
When: August 9, 2021
Contact:(507) 324-5707, Mayor Brian Thiel, brian@wporg.com, Patty White Home, cityclerk@visitleroy.com
Social: Facebook, Twitter

Hayfield Elementary School Playground, 96th Avenue Southeast, Hayfield, MN 55940

Who: Culpepper and Merriweather Circus
When: August 6, 2021
Contact: Mr. Jeff Snider jsnider@hayfield.k12.mn.us, 507-671-1518
Social: Facebook, Twitter

City of Wabasha Lot, 205 4th Grant Boulevard West, Wabasha, MN 55981

Who: Culpepper and Merriweather Circus
When: August 4, 2021
Contact: Abby Oxendine, schmidt_abby@hotmail.com; Lori Glomski director@wabashamn.org; director@wabashamn.org,(651) 565-4158
Social: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Centennial Park, 6th St. South & Washington Ave. Atwater, MN 56209

Who: Culpepper and Merriweather Circus
When: August 2-3, 2021
Contact: info@willmarlakesarea.com, 320-974-8760
Social: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Minnesota State Fair, 1265 Snelling Avenue N, Saint Paul, MN 55108

Who: Osman Shrine / Hamid Circus
When: TBD (previously scheduled March 26-29)
Contact: Email form, 651-288-4400
Social: FacebookTwitter

Graham Arena Complex, 1570 Fairground Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Who: Carden International Circus
When: TBD (previously scheduled April 8-9)
Contact: Bob Montrose, Arena Manager, bmontrose@rochestermn.gov, 507-358-8991
Social: FacebookTwitter

Comments

  1. Rita LeMay · 3 June 2020 at 11:29a

    Captivity kills. Stop the abuse.

  2. kathleen dunn · 3 June 2020 at 11:29a

    End the captivity, stop the cruelty, leave wild animals in the wild where they belong. Cruelty to animals should not be put on display and named ‘human entertainment.’ In actuality, it is exploitation of sentient beings.

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