COME TO THE 17th ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF
INTERNATIONAL CLOWN WEEK
AT SHOWMEN’S REST


Sunday, August 7th, 2016, 1-3pm, free, all ages.
Woodlawn Cemetery, 7750 W Cermak Rd, Forest Park IL, 60130.
East of Des Plaines Ave. Western end of cemetery.


CLICK HERE FOR MAP and DIRECTIONS
Need more info? clownweekchicago@gmail.com

From August 1 thru August 7, clowns all over the world will be clowning around for International Clown Week. We are the official Chicagoland location in celebration of this event.

This event is a loving and festive remembrance of circus artists past, held in the nation’s most well known final resting place for circus artists, remembered especially for its elephant statues and roustabout headstones. This event includes speakers, laying of flowers, circus arts performances, LOTS of fun stuff for kids including activities and entertainment and contests with prizes, snacks and drinks, and many many many clowns. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and a youthful attitude.

Performers (clowns, acrobats, jugglers, etc) are welcome to come in costume and to share your talents at the end of the ceremony.

FREE event and open to the public; all ages welcome :o)
FREE prizes, games and entertainment
FREE food and refreshments



Grab our 2016 press Release and Poster!!

Showman's Rest on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/showmens.rest

Facebook Event Invite
https://www.facebook.com/events/1706264566329621/



Useful links:
Ken Biringer's video story
Reports from past years.
International Clown Week
Showmen's League / Showmen's Rest
Woodlawn Cemetery of Chicago
Photos from the 2008 event
Photos from the 2007 event
Photos from the 2006 event
Wikipedia



This website provided courtesy of Susan Hooper - "Not Your Ordinary Clown"