Hadi Shrine Circus postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

Hadi Shrine Circus postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The Hadi Shrine Circus has been postponed this year.

Circus officials cite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as the reason for the decision, saying the safety of children, families and the community take priority over the event.

The four-day event typically draws thousands to the area over the Thanksgiving holiday.

The circus first began in 1933.

14 News was told the production typically takes a year of planning and ooer 1,000 people to pull off.

No information has been made available about when the event could return.

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