The Kelly Miller Circus is returning to Jefferson on Monday, June 25. Two performances will be given (5:00 and 7:30 p.m.), rain or shine, at Fireman’s Field (Route 15 South, Lake Hopatcong). Free parking is available in the former Pathmark lot across from the field.

The fun-filled event will help the Jefferson-Sparta Rotary Club raise funds for a scholarship program that benefits high school students in Jefferson and Sparta, as well as for the club’s other charitable projects.

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Tickets purchased in advance are $10 for adults and $7 for children (2-12) and seniors (65+). Tickets purchased at the circus box office are $13 for adults and $8 for children and seniors.

Advance tickets are available at the following local locations until June 24:

Lake Hopatcong: Jefferson Dairy; Jefferson Child Care and Education Center (also at their morning and afternoon day care programs)
Oak Ridge: AJ’s Country Cone; Law Office of V. James Castiglia
Sparta: Goble Funeral Home; Rose City Framemakers
Wharton: Turul Bookbindery

Tickets can also be purchased online from June 18-24 at or by calling 800-334-5210.

Everyone is invited to come and watch the raising of the giant big top at 9:00 a.m.

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Laying out the big top for set up. (Photo: Amanda Ventre)
Inside view of the big top being set up. (Photo: Amanda Ventre)

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