Special Events

The SMIRKTACULAR! 35th Anniversary Gala

Celebrate 35 years of Smirkus Magic 

Join us Thursday, July 28 at 7:00PM at Gore Place in Waltham, MA for the annual Circus Smirkus Gala: The Smirktacular!You’ll laugh, you’ll cry and you’ll be amazed when you join us live, under the big top for a Smirkus-style soirée including a special performance of the 2022 Big Top Tour: On the Road Again, followed by an anniversary party and fundraiser on the lot. Enjoy an exhilarating performance, mingle with friends old and new, and hear about the positive impact Circus Smirkus has had on so many lives by inspiring kids of all ages to develop artistic, athletic, and life skills through the power of performance.

Individual Tickets: $35.00
VIP Ticket: $135
Family Four-Pack (2 adults/2 kids) $335
Pack of 8 VIP Tickets: $1000
VIP Party Package for 8: $2000

Bid in our Silent Auction! Whether you attend the gala in-person or not, you can bid in our online auction. Want to get a little expert training from our circus artists? How about a fun-filled weekend in Vermont, Montreal, Boston or other amazing locations? Or perhaps you’d like to own a one of kind Stave Puzzle or a special basket of items from Vermont, Smirkus and more.

The Smirktacular Silent Auction is now open with astounding works of arts, one-of-a-kind experiences, and priceless packages for everyone. This is your chance to bid on one of these splendid items for yourself or a loved one AND support Circus Smirkus.

Click here to purchase your tickets to the Smirktacular! 

Covid Policy:
Masks are required at all times for all guests ages two and up, regardless of vaccination status, in the Big Top tent and concessions tent when not actively eating or drinking. Guests who refuse to keep their masks on over their nose and mouth will be asked to leave the venue without a refund. Guests will not be allowed to enter the venue without a mask or if they are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19.

Circus Smirkus requires proof of full vaccination (including boosters as recommended by CDC) against Covid-19 with a CDC or WHO authorized vaccine for all staff and troupers.