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Calling all Toddlers, Preschoolers and Kindergartners! The Circus is on its way!

Music, circus performers, pony rides, bouncy houses, face painting, dunk tank, magician, carnival games, food trucks, and more! This event is a homespun circus on a grand scale that year after year draws young families region-wide for a day of fun and community gathering.  You won’t want to miss it!

WHEN:  Saturday, April 21nd, 2018 from 10am-2pm
WHERE:  Mercer Island High School, 9100 SE 42nd St.
WHO/WHAT:  Kids, ages 2-8, and families will be entertained with Recess Monkeys, Nancy Stewart, SANCA, pony rides, bouncy houses, and more.
COST*:  $15 all access wrist band for kids (parents free), and don’t forget to pick up your child’s special party prize before you leave!
* Pony rides $5

Circus Map 2017

Entertainment Schedule 2017:

10:30 am – Nancy Stewart
11:00 am – GG Green Magic
11:30 am – MIHS Cheerleaders
11:45 am – MIHS Girls Basketball Team Demo
12:00 pm – SANCA
12:30 pm – Karate West Demo
1:00 pm – Recess Monkey

Come hungry!
Food trucks/vendors will be joining us at Circus.  Grab lunch or a treat at one of our vendors, which will be located in the MIHS front parking lot close to the outdoor bouncy houses.


MIPA’s Circus began in 1966 as a Dr. Seuss-inspired carnival called Circus McGurkus for the children of Mercer Island.  Since then, it has grown into a festival that attracts hundreds of families from all over Seattle and the Eastside.

Donate today

Support this family-favorite event!  Help MIPA build on Circus’s growing success – reaching more families and providing great resources for young children: Donate Button

Special Thanks to our 2017 MIPA Sponsors!

Mercer Island Pediatrics

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Lewis & Gibson Dental
Carrie York, DDS

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