General Info

The festival will take place from Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25, 2016.  Access to the open gym sessions and workshops are free! There is a small suggested donation for the Saturday show, and a raffle that help fund future festivals.

Asheville Juggling Festival - Institute of Jugglology

Friday, September 23, 2016

Open Gym
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Location: Stephens-Lee Community Center
Cost: FREE
Info:  Access to the facility to practice your craft and have fun with other jugglers.

Renegade Show
Time: 10pm doors; 10:30(ish) show
Location: Toy Boat Community Art Space
Cost: FREE (however, donations will be accepted for the festival, and there is a cash bar if you choose to enjoy some beverages)
Info: More info on the show here.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Open Gym
Time: 10am – 6pm
Location: Stephens-Lee Community Center
Cost: FREE
Info:  Access to the facility to practice, take some workshops, or even learn how to juggle! But most importantly, to have fun, share, and learn from your community of fellow jugglers!

Workshops
Time: 11am – 3pm
Location: Stephens-Lee Community Center
Cost: FREE
Info: More details on our workshops page.

Games
Time: 4pm – 5pm
Location: Stephens-Lee Community Center
Cost: FREE
Info: A variety of fun juggling competitions and games, including 3-ball Simon Says, club balance challenge, club collecting, 5 ball endurance, speed passing, etc. We’re even trying to come up with a game that is uniquely “Asheville”.

Saturday Evening Variety Extravaganza!
Time: 7:30pm show; doors at 7:00pm
Location: Toy Boat Community Art Space
Cost: $10 suggested donation
Info: More info on the show here.
We’ll also have a raffle for some amazing prizes.

80’s Dance and Juggle Party
Time: Immediately following the Saturday night show.
Location: Toy Boat Community Art Space
Cost: FREE
Info: After the Saturday night show, you’ll need an outlet to expel all that energy built up while watching an amazing show.  So stick around as we spin some of the best music from the 80’s and dance, juggle, hoop, spin, whatever… into the wee hours.

Sunday, September 26, 2016

Open Gym
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: Toy Boat Community Art Space
Cost: FREE
Info:  Note the different location! But it’s the same story – access to the facility to practice your craft and have fun with other jugglers.

And to get a feel for the festival, here’s a video from past festivals