It’s a party for jugglers and anyone who wants to learn, with an open gym, workshops, games, and an amazing show! Admission to the juggling space is free, with donations gratefully accepted. Circus Spectacular! show tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students, and $5 for kids 13 and under.
The festival is co-hosted by the Queen’s and Kingston Jugglers’ Clubs.
Everything happens on the campus of Queen’s University, in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Download a map of all the key venues!
On Friday evening, Saturday after the show (but not during the day!), and on Sunday, juggling and workshops will be in Wallace Hall of the John Deutsch University Centre, 87 Union Street West. Direction signs will be posted inside all JDUC entrances.
On Saturday during the day, juggling and workshops will be in MacGillivray-Brown Hall, 218 Barrie Street..
Friday, 3 November
6 pm – midnight: open juggling and workshops in Wallace Hall
Sunday, 4 November
10 am – 5 pm: open juggling and workshops in Wallace Hall
There will be workshops on a variety of topics, hosted by expert jugglers, throughout the festival. All workshops are free and there’s no need to register in advance. There will be a schedule posted in the main juggling hall.
“Learn to juggle” workshops will be Friday at 7 pm, Saturday at noon, 2 pm and 4 pm, and Sunday at noon and 2 pm. If you want to learn to juggle but those times don’t suit, ask at the main desk and we’ll find someone to teach you.
Hotels within walking distance of the festival are fairly pricey, but there are some less expensive options on Princess Street, near Division and the 401, and on Highway 2 east of downtown. Here’s a map.
If you’re an econo-juggler looking for crash space, press the big button below and we’ll try to set you up.
Our sponsors have provided raffle prizes and other valuable donations that help make our festival possible. Please repay their generosity by checking out what they have to offer!