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Coming Attractions

Events and Coming Attractions

Friday July 17th – The Circus Hall of Fame Fundraising Auction – 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Circus Hall of Fame Fundraising Auction

This is our second fundraising auction. Being held at the Circus Hall of Fame, there will not be an admission cost to attend. Circus Concessions will be available. Here is a terrific opportunity to buy some Peru Circus history as well as items from many other circuses, carnivals and entertainment venues. There will also be online bidding provided through An online catalogue will be available closer to the auction to see what all will be offered.



Saturday July 25th – Arts and Crafts Show from 9 :00 am till 2:00 pm

Hand carved Carousel Horse table lamp

The Circus Hall of Fame will host an Arts and Crafts Show on Saturday. Artisans and craftsmen from around the state will exhibit their wares for your shopping pleasure. Set-up inside the Circus Hall of Fame Museum, you’ll have FREE Admission to the Arts and Crafts Show as well as the Circus Museum. Circus Concessions will be available all day. The Circus Hall of Fame Gift Shop will also be open. There is a $ 15.00 registration fee to pay for a table and two chairs. You can mail a check or Money order to the Circus Hall of Fame, 3076 East Circus Lane, Peru, IN. 46970 for $15.00 and include the name (s) of those you are registering. You can also use the PayPal button below. We look forward to this wonderful event. Contact Bob Cline at peruhalloffame@gmail.comĀ 


Circus Hall of Fame Work weeks

The Circus Hall of Fame will host two weeks of our annual work week, where friends, fans, enthusiasts and local people come to help make the Circus Hall of Fame a better place. We will clean glass exhibits, paint walls, Change exhibits, and restore the old Main Office building to it’s once glorious past. The ceilings and walls will be scrapped and re-painted, as well as ceiling repairs and general clean-up. Come help us for an hour or two, perhaps a day or two or longer in a National Historic Landmark.