Kapuskasing is welcoming back the circus.

The Great Benjamins Circus will be making a triumphant return this Saturday, April 29th to the Sports Palace for the first time in 7 years.

The owner of the circus Louis Leonard says his main goal is to bring entertainment and some smiles to the community.

Leonard says being from the area makes it a little more special.

Leonard says the circus will be performing Friday in Hearst, Saturday in Kapuskasing, Sunday in Cochrane and Monday in Iroquois Falls as part of their tour.