A Thanksgiving tradition returns to Evansville for a 79th straight year. The Hadi Shrine Circus is back at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville. See all your favorite circus performers and meet Dora the Explorer and Diego before the show courtesy of WOW Cable. Tickets for the circus can be reserved now and as always, military members can get free tickets.

That happens on November 1st from 5-7pm at the Hadi Shrine on the corner of Riverside and Walnut.  You must be active military or immediate family that is currently deployed or has returned in the last 6 months.

The general public can also get their tickets at that location or by going to hadishrinecircus.com, or by calling 1-800-66-CLOWN. To find out when you can see the Hadi Shrine Circus this year at the Ford Center, check out the following dates and times:

Thursday, Nov. 22nd 3pm

Friday, Nov. 23rd 2pm & 7pm

Saturday, Nov. 24th 2pm & 7pm

Sunday, Nov. 25th 3pm

Keep listening to WKDQ for your chance to win tickets to the Hadi Shrine Circus!