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Circus coming to Vandalia

Posted on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 1:35 pm

One of the many acts from the Carson & Barnes Circus.

One of the many acts from the Carson & Barnes Circus.

The Carson & Barnes Circus, for more than 75 years, has been the premier venue in first class family entertainment under the big top.
For four generations, the Carson & Barnes Circus family has toured North America with the most traditional of American Big Top Circuses.
Carson & Barnes Circus is coming to Vandalia, Saturday, September 14 and will be at the Vandalia Area Fairgrounds, 1501 S. Main Street.
The public is invited to come witness the unloading of animals and to watch the giant circus tent go up on circus morning at 9 a.m.
Performances for September 14 will be at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
The Carson & Barnes Circus brings first class family entertainment to all parts of America – small towns to big cities, urban America and Native America, border to border and coast to coast.
Each year, they search for the best acts from around the globe and present them. Carson & Barnes Circus also offers world famous animal acts, featuring countless tons of performing pachyderms.
For more information or advance tickets and reservations, visit or call 580-743-7292.