Clown Jokes

Funny clown jokes for kids and adults of all ages. These clean clown jokes include clown puns, riddles and knock-knock jokes about clowns for kids and adults of all ages.

Clown humor is funny anytime, but especially for birthday parties, when visiting a circus, and around Halloween when children like to dress up as clowns and jokers (we also have Halloween Jokes) .

This collection clown jokes is popular among teachers, circus fans, clowns, comedians, comics, rodeo fans, mimes, parents, children and adults from all walks of life.

If you’re planning on having a birthday party that involves clowns or has a clown theme, then these jokes are perfect.

If you’re making cupcakes for a clown party, then you can make little flags as toppers and write a clown joke on each one. Guests can tell a joke before they eat their cupcake!

There are many famous clowns from circus, film, theater, literature and rodeo. Here are 20 famous clowns:

  • Barry Lubin – Grandma Clown (Big Apple Circus)
  • Blue Man Group
  • Calvero the Clown (Charlie Chaplin in “Limelight”)
  • Eric Davis (Cirque du Soleil clown)
  • Ernie Burch – Blinko (TV show, Ringling Bros. circus, The Greatest Show on Earth film)
  • Flint Rasmussen (Rodeo clown)
  • Glen “Frosty” Little (Master Clown and “Boss Clown”)
  • Jack Perry and Doug McKenzie (Australian circus clowns Zig and Zag)
  • Jose de Jesus Medrano – Chuchin (Mexican clown)
  • Morro and Jasp (Canadian clown duo)
  • Olsen and Johnson (stars of Broadway’s Hellzapoppin’)
  • Richard Pochinko (founder of “Canadian Clowning” style)
  • Sergey Pavlov (Russian clown “LALALA”)
  • Slava Polunin (Russian clown of “Slava’s Snowshow”)
  • Steve Smith (“T.J. Tatters” of Ringling Clown College)
  • Thomas Monckton (physical clown)
  • Tommy Cooper (British)
  • W. C. Fields (Vaudeville)
  • Will Kempe (clown who worked with Shakespeare)
  • Wolfe Bowart (clown with LaLaLuna and The Shneedles)

Here are 12 fictional clowns that children may know from stories and shows:

  • Binky the Clown – from the “Garfield” comic
  • Chuckles the Clown – Disney/Pixar “Toy Story” movies
  • Clown with the Tear-Away Face – Disney’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas”
  • Quackerjack – Clown/Jester in “Darkwing Duck”
  • Rollo the Clown – “Out of the Inkwell”
  • Koko the Clown – “The Little Engine That Could”
  • Krusty the Clown – Simpsons
  • Jangles the Clown – Disney’s “Inside Out” movie
  • Ronald McDonald – McDonald’s Fast Food
  • The Joker – DC supervillain from Batman called the “Clown Prince of Crime”
  • Jojo – Disney’s “Jojo’s Circus”
  • Wobble – BBC shows Playbus and Playdays

Clown Jokes

Q: Why was the movie “Nemo” so funny?
A: It starred a clown fish.

Q: What do Winnie the Pooh and Bozo the Clown have in common?
A: Their middle name (The).

Q: What did Robin say when the Joker lets him go?
A: What a nice JESTure.

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Q: What drink does The Joker dislike most?
A: Socie-tea!

Q: What happened when the lion ate the circus clown?
A: He felt funny.

Q: What candy do clowns like the most?
A: Rollo’s (Rollo is the clown from “Out of the Inkwel” and the name of a candy)

Q: Why did the birthday clown get in trouble with the law?
A: For BLOWING UP balloons.

Q: Why did Bozo get sent to the principal’s office?
A: He was always clowning around in class…

Q: Why did the clown cross the road?
A: To get to the rubber chicken.

Q. What did the circus lion call the clown?
A: A happy meal.

Q: Why was the clown always on his feet?
A: He was a stand-up comedian.

Q: Why did the clown visit the doctor?
A: He was feeling funny.

Q: What do clowns order for breakfast?
A: Funny side up eggs.

Clown Puns

The circus needed to hire a clown to shoot from a cannon… but they couldn’t find someone of the right caliber.

A clown told me his neck hurt… i’m thinking he just slept funny.

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I was going to become a clown like my father… but he had big shoes to fill.

I moved into a new house and the clown next door gave me a house plant. I thought it was a nice jester.

My doctor’s a clown. Every time I see him, he tells me that laughter is the best medicine.

I just went to see a clown jump 50 feet into a barrel of water… It was in tents.

Clown Riddles

Q. What happened when Tigger ate the clown fish?
A. He felt funny in his tummy.

Q: How did the clown arrive to the monster circus?
A: Riding a cycle-ops.

Q: Why did the clown wear horns on his shoes?
A: To keep his feet from falling asleep.

Q: Who is the richest clown in the world?
A: Jeff Bozos. (Jeff Bezos owns Amazon.com)

Q: What’s the difference between a healthy bunny and a clown bunny?
A: One is a fit bunny and the other is a bit funny.

Q: What material did the seamstress use to make the clown’s suit?
A: Poly-jester.

Q: How can you tell if a clown is a vampire?
A: He goes for your juggler.

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Q: If Optimus were a type of clown, what would he be called?
A: Optimus Mime.

Q: What did the clown say to Harry Potter when he wouldn’t smile?
A: Why so Sirius?

Q: What did the child say when the clown tried to take his balloon?
A: No, it’s MIME!

Q: Which cartoon is a favorite among clowns?
A: Family Circus.

Q: Where did the Joker work as a teenager?
A: Jack in the Box. (The Joker’s real name is Jack Napier. Jack in the Box is a toy with a clown that pops out and it is also the name of a fast food restaurant).

More Clown Puns

Apparently an innocent mime was sent to jail… he had a tough time defending himself at the HEARING.

Did you hear about the fire at the circus? The flames were in-tents.

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The circus needed to hire a clown to shoot from a cannon… but they couldn’t find someone of the right caliber.

A clown told me his neck hurt… I’m thinking he just slept funny.

I was going to become a clown like my father… but he had big shoes to fill.

When I was a kid, I always looked up to the clowns that were on stilts…

I moved into a new house and the clown next door gave me a house plant. I thought it was a nice jester.

My doctor’s a clown. Every time I see him, he tells me that laughter is the best medicine.

8 More Clown Riddles for Kids

Q: What happened when Snoopy went to the clown’s flea circus?
A: He stole the show.

Q: Why did the clown join the Big Apple Circus?
A: It loved all the apple-ause.

Q: Where are clowns shoes made?
A: Honk-konk.

Q: Who helped the circus clown get around in the dark?
A: The acro-bats.

Q: Where does the Cat in the Hat perform?
A: At the Circus McGurkus

Q: What was the vampire looking for at the circus?
A: The Jugular. (Clowns are “Jugglers” but “Jugular” is in your neck)

Q: Why was the baby Jon chasing the clown?
A: It was his Binky. (Binky is the clown from Garfield)

Rodeo Clown Jokes

Q: What did the teacher say when Flint Rasmussen the rodeo clown disrupted class?
A: Quit horsing around!

Q: Why was the rodeo clown late to the show?
A: He spent too much time in the can.

Q: Why is Frankenstein such a good rodeo clown?
A: He can put you in stitches.

Q: Are rodeo clowns funny?
A: They’re a barrel of laughs!

Q: What song is perfect for rodeo clowns?
A: Danger Zone.

5 More Funny Clown Puns

The clown was complaining about being tired all the time… maybe he’s juggling too many things.

A clown just had his taxes audited… probably due to some funny business.

The circus clown also used to work on the trapeze… until he was let go.

Let me tell you… running a clown shoe business is no small feat…

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