Founded in 2011 and featured in both Weird NJ magazine and The Star-Ledger, Karnevil is New Jerseys premier carnival sideshow experience and is touted globally as “The world’s most dangerous sideshow!” Whether bringing you death defying escapes, astounding acts of skill, classic sideshow fare, ridiculous games, or informative presentations on macabre Victorian subject matter, the Karnevil Krew delivers above and beyond any mortal expectations!

Karnevil Karnival Sideshow
Roll up! Roll up! As Karnevil takes you on a journey to the dingy, dust-bowl sideshow tents of yesteryear. Gaze in wonderment as they astound, amuse confound and confuse the senses with a madcap medley of classic and contemporary sideshow fare. Not for the faint of heart or weak of stomach.

Karnevil Presents: Howe to Knowe a Foule Wytch
Do you know how many sideshow acts were originally used to identify witches or other supernatural fauna? Join Witch-finder General Doctor JR Whitcomb and Karnevil’s own “witch” (read as: signed the wrong piece of parchment), Lady Gypsy as they reconstruct some of the more dangerous methods for both spotting and detaining these unpredictable creatures.

Karnevil Presents: Killing the Night Since 1094 AD (A Whip Show)
9 out of 10 professional monster hunters agree, the whip is one of the most versatile tools when it comes to slaying creatures of the night. Join Dr JR Whitcomb in an exploration of effective uses of the lash against such fiends!…and Dracula.