Mark Lippard - Variety Entertainer

Mark Lippard, professional juggler, trick unicyclist, stilt walker and fire eater, is one of the top variety entertainers around! He has appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America", TBN and the Travel Channel. He has performed all across the United States, Canada, Jamaica, Japan & Russia and has entertained at college, NBA and NFL games, as well as the PGA championship. Mark has been a full-time entertainer since 1987.

You will not see a performer that puts out as much energy as Mark. He is easy to work with, arrives early, works extremely hard and is a true professional. Mark really cares about what he does and strives to make you look good by adding an extra spark to the festivities and causing your audience to want to return the next year. Over the years, he has performed for some of the largest festivals, including Red River Revel (Shreveport), Riverfest (Little Rock), Tulip Festival (Nagasaki, Japan), Riverbend (Chattanooga) and The Barbecue Festival (Lexington, NC). Mark can provide shows, roving and parade/pre-parade entertainment.

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*** Please note an error we made in the Summer 2016 Carolina Festival magazine. The article on Robbins Farmers Day wrongly listed the event as occurring in September, not the actual festival date in August.  We apologize for any confusion.



UPCOMING Featured Events...


Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival
Chincoteague Island, VA
July 22-24, 2016


Sweet Dreams Festival
Stuarts Draft, VA
July 23, 2016


Virginia Highlands Festival
Abingdon, VA
July 29-August 7, 2016


Robbins Farmers Day
Robbins, NC
Aug 4-6, 2016


The Beaufort Pirate Invasion
Beaufort, NC
August 12-13, 2016


Waldensian Festival
Valdese, NC
August 13, 2016


Summer Arts & Crafts Market
Dillsboro, NC
August 20, 2016



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