When
Feb 15, 2018Feb 18, 2018
Location
Hawkes Bay A&P Showgrounds
Hastings, New Zealand
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Brought to you by Johhny Ryan and the NZJA! The 26th Annual New Zealand Juggling and Circus Festival is all on for 2018!

Come and join the locals in their celebration of everything Art Deco. It’s a fabulous weekend to be in the Bay: Sunshine. Crowds full of fun. Costumes and Craziness. Massive events everywhere! Sounds like the Festival already!

Thursday: unpack at the AMP Showgrounds amongst the NZJA ‘Tent City’, relax in the Chill Zone, juggle in the Big Tent, and enjoy BBQ Night with all your friends you haven’t seen for a year!

Friday: workshops, fun at Splash Planet, unicycle Te Mata Peak, wander the beautiful gardens and juggle by the pond, prepare for the 7.30 Renegade in the Big Tent.

Saturday: more workshops! Juggling Olympics! Public Show in the centre of Hastings in a fantastic 300 seat venue!

Sunday: Juggle for your Breakfast – enjoy the amazing Hawkes Bay Farmer’s Market right next door. Enjoy one more day of wonderful weather. Pack up after lunch. Option to stay till Monday for travel.

Extras to watch out for: Thursday evening “Madness In The Mall!” with the Hasting’s Business Association. Massive busking opportunities. Food. Costumes. Help the NZJA make an impact!

Splash Planet time on Friday and Saturday. Hawkes Bay’s answer to Parakai. Huge outdoor slides and fun park. Indoor hot pools and slide. Plenty of space to throw things in the air! (Ticketing to be confirmed.)

Week long Art Deco events throughout Hawkes Bay like the ‘Tremains Art Deco Festival’ which includes over 250 events, hundreds of 1920s and 30s cars, aerobatic flying displays, railcar rides, great Gatsby picnics, dinner dance extravaganzas and free outdoor concerts to name a few. The chance to join thousands and thousands of guests and locals alike dressed in Deco style bringing your own glamour to the streets of Hastings and Napier.

Bring your costume. Tune into Louis Armstrong. Get your routine ready. Put on your hat. Wax your moustache. Polish your beads. It’s going to be a blast!!! Come and join us!

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