Tucson juggling festival
March 2-5, 2023
When: March 2-5, 2023
Where: Catalina State Park
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/730908481537668
Cost: Catalina State Park $20 per vehicle/per night overnight camping fee or $7 per car per day. We operate entirely by donation, so give what you can afford.
Video from the 2019 Festival: https://youtu.be/Aua-fiG4PlQ
Photos from the 2017 Festival: https://flic.kr/g/v7MQ6
Video of the 2017 Festival: https://youtu.be/r1HhK2NMJyc
Video of 2016 Festival: https://youtu.be/MtZ6Q3j20DQ
This event will be our 14th festival! It’s an informal 3-day event held at Catalina State Park on the north side of Tucson. Accommodations will be camping primarily, although there are some hotels relatively close by. The festival operates entirely by donation, however the park requires a small camping fee. Plenty of time to juggle, hike, juggle, eat, and juggle some more. If you plan on attending it would help us greatly if you email email@example.com with an idea of how many people will be here and your estimated arrival and departure dates (from the Catalina State Park campsite).
We would like to make an effort to reduce disposable plastic water bottle waste by providing multiple refillable 5 gallon water dispensers. We will keep the water dispensers filled throughout the weekend with clean potable water for drinking and cooking. No need to bring prepackaged bottled water, just bring your reusable water bottles, jugs, and canteens.
There is power at the bathrooms on site, however we may not use an extension cord to bring the power to our group area.
We run entirely on donations. If you can afford to donate, thank you!
We will be doing stenciling again this year, so bring something to decorate (shirt, bag, etc).
Thursday: After noon we will be arriving to setup and will camp out. If you would like to come help, feel free to arrive on this day.
Friday: Arrive and set up your camp. Pot luck should be safe to do again (we hope).
Saturday: Wake up and juggle! At the end of the day we will hold a raffle with prizes.
Sunday: Slowly pack up while getting side-tracked to juggle with people you didn't juggle with earlier. We need to be cleared out at 2:00pm.
We are in the Fly Catcher group camp area of Catalina State Park. Look for the white juggling clubs with orange arrows. We still have a few spare tents for those who are traveling light. Please contact us if you are counting on one being available. Fire danger is forecast to be high this time of year. We will supply firewood and kindling if the Park is allowing campfires at the time we are present.
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