Event Details

Sunday, August 27th, 2023
|  5:00pm - 8:00pm

Artpark Cirque Celebration

Sunday, August 27, 2023 |  5:00 PM

Mainstage Theater Terrace*


Join us for Artpark's largest fundraiser of the year! Enjoy fabulous food catered by Oliver's, two and a half hour open bar, Cirque entertainment directed by Sxip Shirey and his Cirque friends, live music, auctions, festivity, frolicking, and more!

Following Cirque Celebration, guests will move into the Lower Park to experience the insane acrobatics or Cirque Inextremiste (France) as they burst onto the basket of a hot-air balloon tethered ride that knocks the skies off balance. Marvel at the clownish, tightrope walking, quirky, fiery, spectacular, and utterly crazy performance.

A silent auction feautring more than 40 great items like a Buddy Guy Autographed Guitar, Sabres/UB Bulls Sports Packages, Theater & Concert Experiences & more is now open through this Sunday, August 27, at 7:15PM. 

Go to ARTPARK.CBO.IO to see items and bid! 

Register with your phone number or email address, contact info & credit card number* Outbid everyone to win your prize! Winners will be notified via phone or email. 
*You will not be charged unless you are a winning bidder

Sponsorship Opportunities are available now beginning at $3,500 per table or $300 for individual tickets.
Proceeds from Cirque Celebration go to support Artpark’s diverse arts and community programs. and a portion of all tickets and sponsorships is tax-deductible.

Click here to learn more or contact Wendy Diina at [email protected] or (716) 754-9000 ext. 154. for further information or to arrange payment by phone.

Event Honoree

M&T Bank Charitable Foundation
for generous and dedicated support of the Western New York Arts and Cultural community.

Event Chair
John Camp

Committee Members
Dena Armstrong
Jamie Bannister
Joanne Bauer
Don Boswell
Sonia Clark
Wendy Diina
Chris Kay
Michael Riccio
Michael Vitch

Cirque Inextremiste's performance of "EXIT" supported in part by M&T Bank and Villa Albertine


*Plan for a hot and sunny night on the Terrace. In case of inclement weather, Cirque Celebration will move into the Mainstage Theater. Festive attire encouraged. Comfortable shoes required.