The Carden International Circus is proud to announce the RETURN OF FUN IN 2021, with the Spectacular Circus coming to Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium Friday, October 8 through Sunday, October 10, 2021, with four performances and we have tickets to give away for Opening Night!

Carden Circus Nashville TN giveawayThrills 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 rings demonstrating their enormous grace, intelligence, and strength guided by multi-generational elephant trainer, Joey Frisco. Horses and camels dance in unison and dogs leap through the air as if they had wings. Enjoy the “dancing bears” and other surprises throughout the spectacle!

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


Friday, October 8th 7:00pm
Saturday, October 9th 2:00pm & 7:00pm
Sunday, October 10th 3:00pm


Tickets are $20.00 General Admission, $25.00 Reserved at the NMA box office. Early Bird tickets are $15.00 per ticket Adult & Child. Additional fees apply online.

  • Early bird discount available for General Admission seating only until October 7, 2021 at 10pm with Early Bird Discount Code: EARLYBIRD
  • Buy One Get One Free, (Buy one General Admission, get one General Admission) discount available for General Admission seating only with Discount Code: FREEPASS
  • There is a discounted ticket price on Groupon for $10 general admission tickets.

* Be sure to check the venue’s COVID-19 policies before heading to the show!

Circus Spectacular Giveaway!

We are giving away a Family 4-Pack of tickets to the Carden Circus Spectacular Opening Night show!

Tickets are for Friday October 8 at 7pm. If you cannot make it to this show, please do not enter.

Five lucky winners will be selected at random on September 29, 2021. Each winner must confirm by email by Oct 1 or her tickets will be forfeited and given to another entrant.

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