Carden International Circus Proudly Announces the Return of Fun in 2021!

The Carden International Circus is proud to announce the RETURN OF FUN IN 2021, brought to you courtesy of the Spectacular Circus coming to Tyler’s Oil Palace Friday, April 16 through Sunday, April 18, with five spectacular performances!

Thrills and excitement will fill three rings with acrobats, aerialists, animals, daredevils and clowns! All this and more come to life bringing unforgettable memories to all. No video games required – bring your entire family to see real-life masters of gravity, jaw-dropping stunts, belly-jiggling hijinks and so much more.  Tickets are on sale NOW!

The Carden family celebrates almost sixty years of presenting the circus tradition to audiences across the U.S. This year features a new generation of circus performers from across the globe.  This melting pot of artists will create life-long memories for the entire family as audiences will hold their collective breath throughout an entire two-hour performance. Watch as acrobats tumble and spin through the air. Become mesmerized by the allure of the aerial artistry high above.  Witness heart-stopping feats and tricks as daredevils defy the laws of physics.

The Carden herd of Asian elephants lead the charge as they adorn the circus floor demonstrating their enormous grace, intelligence, and strength guided by multi-generational elephant trainer, Joey Frisco. Adam Burke presents his six Bengal tigers in a sequence of playful tricks demonstrating the respect between wild beast and trainer.  Horses and camels dance in unison at the guiding hand of Yosa Garner in a liberty display.

Doors open one hour before showtime for the Preshow Festivities including performer meet and greet, interactive circus skills, and animal rides!

Tickets are on sale now at or one hour before showtime at Oil Palace, 10408 State Highway 64, E., Tyler, TX. 

HURRY! The First 100 Adults pay $9.99 online.  General Admission tickets are $10 for children 12 & under.  Adult tickets are $20.  Opening Night just $7.00 for all seats!

  • Show Schedule
    Friday, April 16            7pm
  • Saturday, April 17        2pm & 6pm
  • Sunday, April 18           1pm & 5pm

Acts subject to change without notice.