Zembo Shrine Circus comes to town for 63rd season
By SUE GLEITER, The Patriot-News
The 63rd annual Zembo Shrine Circus returns to the big top better known as the Zembo Shrine Auditorium in Harrisburg.
Shows are at 7 p.m. March 24; 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
March 25-26; 10 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
March 27; and 2 p.m. March 28. Tickets are $8, $15 and $20.
Don’t expect tigers, cannons and fireworks. The traditional one-ring circus hosts Neecha’s Performing Dobermans, the Flying Tunizianis trapeze artists, Rocky the Championship Boxing Kangaroo, Wild Buffalo Cody (a bison) and the Zembo Shrine Clowns, among other acts.
The Zembo Circus has been a tradition since it started in 1947. Originally the circus was held at the Pennsylvania State Farm Show. But in recent years the show has been scaled back and is now held at the Zembo Shrine.
Concessions including hot dogs, popcorn and cotton candy will be for sale along with circus programs.