Shops and Restaurants

Cookhouse Grill

Death-defying feats and exhilarating events are sure to make you hungry. Why not experience deluxe circus dining al fresco?

For great food the whole family will enjoy, stop by our Cookhouse Grill. It’s a full-service restaurant open during the summer performance season. Find it right next to the Hippodrome performance arena on the Circus World grounds.

Throughout the grounds we also offer a full range of circus treats that will brighten any day — cotton candy, hot dogs, popcorn, sno-cones and ice cream!

Big Top Gift Shop

Stop by the Big Top Gift Shop where you’ll find something special for everyone. Located in the main lobby of the Irvin Feld Exhibition Hall and Visitors Center, the shop features circus posters, a full range of circus collectibles and figurines, DVDs, CDs and tapes, fun novelty items, limited-edition books on circus history, rare photographic prints, candy, film and clothing for children of all ages!

Don’t have time to stop in? You can shop our online store or call us at 608-356-8341, toll-free at 866-693-1500, fax at 608-356-1800. You can also email

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