Virtual Events

Smirk-o-Vision Events


Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Circus Smirkus

Join us on December 31, 2020 for the Highlight House Party! Highlight is Burlington’s new virtual New Year’s Eve celebration, produced by Signal Kitchen & Burlington City Arts. The festival brings Vermont’s leading artists, doers, and thinkers together to showcase our community’s creativity through lively festivities for all to enjoy!

We’re putting together a brand new show with our Big Top Tour troupers and some special content throughout the day. Don’t miss it!

Use discount code SMIRKUS for 15% off your ticket!


Thank you for your support at The Smirktacular!

Our 2020 Smirktacular was an amazing team effort. Staff, board members, donors, families, and friends of Smirkus gave of their time and talent and energy to create a truly magical evening. We’re so grateful to everyone who attended our virtual gala.

Thank you so much to those of you who bought tables and tickets for this event, made donations, and bid on our silent auction items. Together, you raised more than $55,000 to support Circus Smirkus through the winter! If you still want to make a donation to Smirkus, please visit 

To everyone who participated in our Smirktacular- as an organizer, a performer, a panelist, an audience member, a donor, an auction bidder – you’re amazing. You inspire us every day.

DONATE TO OUR SILENT AUCTION: If you would like to donate to our silent auction in 2021, please contact us.

SPONSOR: Would you like to sponsor this unique event in 2021 and reach a desirable audience of circus families? Click here.