The 42nd International Circus Festival will take place from 18 to 28 January 2018.
Book your tickets online, by phone or at our box office.
Opening hours of our box office at the Fontvieille Big Top: Monday to Friday, 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 6 pm.
Ticket Hotline: +377 92 05 23 45.
250 years ago modern circus was born
To pay tribute to Philip Astley, the inventor of modern circus, H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie, President of the International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo Organising Committee, invited to the famous Fontvieille ring the best “Equestrian Pas de Deux” in the history of modern circus, featuring Jozsef Richter Junior and his young wife Merrylu.
Whilst the Monte-Carlo Circus Festival wishes to highlight traditional circus, it is also a place for creation and innovation.
Price giving of the 41st Circus Festival 2017
After the unique 40th Festival jubilee, the 41st International Circus Festival returned in January 2017 with a big competition of new acts being presented for the first time in Monte-Carlo.
An international jury under the presidency of HSH Princess Stephanie awarded the best acts of the Festival with the famous Golden, Silver and Bronze Clowns.
Score of the 41st Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo 2017
Troupe Acrobatique de Xianjiang
Chilly & Fly
SPECIAL PRICE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CIRCUS ARTS IN RUSSIA to Zapashny Brothers
Created in 1974 by H.S.H. Prince Rainier III of Monaco, the International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo has become the largest and most prestigious circus event in the world. It awards the most respected prize in the world of the circus, namely the «Golden Clown» (Clown d’Or) award.
Organized and presided by H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie of Monaco, a selection of the best international acts is presented each year at the Festival which is broadcasted around the globe.
Vive le Cirque !
Vive le Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo !