MIPA’s Circus to take place this Saturday, April 27th

April 23, 2019 | by Andrea Simpson

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Mercer Island Preschool Association (MIPA) will be hosting its 53rd annual Circus event on Saturday, April 27th, from 10 am to 2 pm, at the Islander Middle School (new location)!

MIPA’s Circus began in 1966 as a Dr. Seuss-inspired carnival called Circus McGurkus for the children of Mercer Island. Since then, it has grown into a festival that attracts hundreds of families from all over Seattle and the Eastside.

This event draws young families for a day of fun! All activities are appropriate for ages 2 – 8. Children will enjoy pony rides, live music, circus performers, face painting, bouncy houses, balloon artist, dunk tank, the Reptile Man, and many more carnival games and activities. A variety of food trucks will be there as well, such as Veraci Pizza, Dante’s Inferno Dogs, Ezell’s Fried Chicken, and more!

Here are the details:

When: Saturday, April 27th, 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Islander Middle School, 7447 84th Ave SE
Who: Children ages 2 to 8 and parents
Cost: All-access wristbands are $15 per child ($10 for MIPA members). $5 pony rides. Adults are free. $10 raffle tickets with over $2000 in prizes!

For more information, please visit MIPA’s website.