Helping Charities: The Annual Shrine Circus is one of the largest fund-raising events sponsored by the Shriners. The Shrine Circus provides a quality, fun-filled, family experience with proceeds going to a great cause the good work of Shriners in your community. Whether you’re buying tickets or advertising in our souvenir program, your support is greatly appreciated. Shriners belong to an international fraternity of approximately 450,000 members throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Panama. Founded in 1872, the Shrine is best known for its unique parades, its distinctive red fez, and its official philanthropy, children’s hospitals. So come out, one and all, and join our circus for the day! Be a part of all the excitement and fun, you’ll love it!