A Night at the Circus


Are you ready for our next party? This summer, we're teaming up with the 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival to bring you A Night at the Circus.

Inspired by the 50th annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, enjoy the dazzling sights and sounds of the circus. The evening features circus performers, music by DJ Alkimist, hands-on activities, cocktails, a GIF photo booth provided by OM Digital, and more.

Proceeds benefit the Smithsonian Associates' education programs.

A Night at the Circus

Friday, July 7, 9 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Arts & Industries Building
900 Jefferson Dr, SW

General Admission: $25
(Early Bird pricing ends June 7)

Starting June 8, ticket price increases to $30; all ticket sales are final, no refunds or exchanges; must be 21 years old with valid photo ID; there are no Smithsonian Associates member discounts or any other special discounts for SMITHSONIAN at 8 event tickets; tickets are not mailed.

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Looking for something to do while you wait for July 7 to roll around? We have a 2-for-1 ticket special just for our SMITHSONIANat8 crowd! Join us for a Grand Tasting following our June wine seminar. Use Promo Code 231477 to get two general admission tickets for the price of one!