Circus Festival for families coming up

PLAY! In May: Three day Circus Festival for Families May 1-3 in Sooke

This three-day festival of Circus Arts & Music at the Sooke River Campground encourages adults as well as kids to join in, laugh and play.

Brought to you by Dream CO, a non-profit who has been building kids’ zones, stages, events, festivals and aiding in community fundraisers since 2001.

Featuring over 30 performers in onstage acts,  workshops and jams, along with aerial arts. Include as well acroyoga, a Ninja Jedi camp, Kids’ Market & Trading Corral, mycology workshop by Michael Vossen, breakdance workshop by Steve Hall, aerial silks and hoop playshops. Performances by Phoenix Farm Circus/The Elvolutionaries and a group hula hoop choreo class and night time performances by Vesta Entertainment.

The stellar multi-genre musical lineup includes Canadian festival favorite Adham Shaikh, an Emmy andJuno award nominated music producer, Australia’s DJ Dakini, in the area to play Shambhala Music Festival this year, the funky vocal stylings of Erica Dee, Victoria Ska Festival associated Hillside Hooligans, Lasqueti music producer Beatfarmer and Victoria music producer Anchor Hill as some of the musical highlights.

Right now, early bird all weekend event passes are available with or without camping. Kids 15-years-of-age and under get in free/by donation if the family chooses and are sold at the Stick in the Mud Coffeehouse and the Sooke River Campground. Contact Lilith for more info, to volunteer and for EarlyBird Single Day Entry Passes: $15 for Sunday only, $30 for Saturday only and $15 Sunday only.

At the gate day of the event weekend event passes are also available at a higher price.There are also single day entry passes available at the gate.

Contact Lilith for more info, to volunteer and for Earlybird Single Day Passes at 250-580-9418 or email lilithchameleon6@gmail.com

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