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The circus has arrived at the MSA Annex on Tucson's Westside

The Horse's Mouth Circus is a four person show and one of the performers is originally from Tucson
Posted at 4:49 PM, Apr 18, 2024

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — It’s called the Horse’s Mouth Circus because their main performance stage is a horse trailer.


The show features aerial stunts, music, magic and more.

There’s a show for families in the evening, and another one at night geared more for adults.

The team travels around the country to perform, but one member, Clayton Letson, is from Tucson. Letson said he is excited to perform back in his hometown.

“I love Tucson. I love coming back here. It’s what brought me to this business. Growing up, going to Old Tucson studios, seeing the cowboys, learning to juggle, being in the circus," Clay Letson said. "I decided, 'Hey I want to do cowboy stuff.'”

The family shows start at 5:30 p.m. and the adult shows begin at 8 p.m.

More information is on the Mercado's website.

Adam Klepp is a reporter for KGUN 9. At his previous station in Yuma, Adam focused on a range of local issues including the border, water rights and healthcare. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan, and attended both Loyola University Chicago and Syracuse University. Share your story ideas and important issues with Adam by emailing or by connecting on Twitter.