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Release Date: 04.25.2008 | Location: Cobb County | Organization: Jack & Associates

The 66th Annual Yaarab Shrine Circus and Carnival – Friday, April 25, through Sunday, May 4

What
The Yaarab Shrine Circus and Carnival, the largest Shrine circus in North America, featuring top circus acts from around the world with daredevil acrobats and entertaining acts. There is an giant Carnival midway featuring over 40 thrilling rides and attractions.

When
Friday, April 25 through Sunday, May 4, 2008

"SNEAK-A-PEEK-RIDE-A-THON" on Thursday, April 24
(only Carnival and Flea Market open $10.00 unlimited rides)

Midway Times
Monday through Friday, Midway opens at 5 p.m.
Saturday Midway opens at 10 a.m.
Sunday Midway opens at Noon

Circus Times
Monday through Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sundays, 1 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Where
Jim R. Miller Park
2245 Callaway Road
Marietta, GA 30008

From Interstate-75 take Exit 260 (Windy Hill Road) and go west. Go approximately five miles until Windy Hill Road dead ends and turn left on Austell Road. Turn right on Callaway Road. Jim R. Miller Park is on the right.

Circus
Once again the Tarzan Zerbini Circus will entertain and delight with master of ceremonies Richard Curtis, guiding you through an adventure of death defying dare devils, acrobats and incredible animal attractions. Watch on the edge of your seat while the Winn Troup presents the Sky Cycles, Bruno Blaszak's Incredible Performing Tigers, the Sky Masters perform the Sway Pole Sensation, America's #1 High Diving Fool, and an astonishing array of aerial artistry on the trapeze. There are many thrilling animal attractions featuring horses, tigers, elephants, and even a boxing kangaroo.

Carnival
This year's carnival midway, presented by Myers International Midways, will feature the Great Gondola Wheel, Power Surge, Sea Ray, Orbiter, Cliff Hanger, and Freak-Out. The Myers International Midways features an outstanding selection of Kiddy/Family rides centered around a large merry-go-round and including the crazy bus, construction zone, and super slide just to name a few.

Sneak-a-Peek
Sneak-a-Peek Ride-a-thon-Thursday April 24;
5 p.m. till close - $10.00 unlimited rides per person

Admission
General Admission to Jim R. Miller Park is FREE
Circus Admission: $10 for adults, $5 per child at the gate
***Look for discount coupons throughout Metro-Atlanta!***

Ride Tickets
$0.75 each, rides require 2-4 tickets
***$15.00 Pay-one-price unlimited rides on Monday; April 28 thru Thursday; May 1 ***

Parking
$3 per vehicle

Special Days
Monday; April 28 – Dollar Day – Circus admission $1.00, Many food items $1.00

Tuesday; April 29 – All active armed forces and public service personnel admitted FREE to the circus. (w/ proper I.D.)

Wednesday; April 30 – Many $2.00 food specials including $2.00 Funnel Cakes, Polish Sausage, Apple Dumplings, and Taco Salads.

Unlimited Ride Specials
$15.00 pay-one-price unlimited rides Monday April 28 – Thursday, May 1

Flea Market
A gigantic flea market filled with furniture, toys, household items, clothes and more – starts on Thursday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in Exhibit Hall A

Information
After March 1st – 770-425-2331 (Outside Atlanta 1-800-360-5818)

Website
www.circus2008.org

Circus Director
Gary Petty, Chief Rabban of Yaarab Shrine, Atlanta

For media information, call:
Tod Miller, 770/423-1330; todmiller@jrmmanagement.com or
Jan Jack Gourley, 770/422-2598; jjackgourley@jackandassociates.com

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Contact Info

Contact Name: Jan Jack

Company: Jack & Associates

Phone: 770-422-2598

E-mail: jjack@jackandassociates.com