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Youth Circus Festival

  • 21 Sep 2023
  • 10:00 AM
  • 24 Sep 2023
  • 4:00 PM
  • Kumeu Showgrounds


  • Join us from the comfort of your own home.

Registration is closed

The 2023 Youth Circus Festival is FREE for Youth and Whānau!

Friday the 22nd - Sunday the 24th of September

Kumeu Showgrounds

Address:  35/41 Access Road, Kumeu, 0810                                                  

The Festival 

You are welcome to arrive at any point during the festival, but make sure you don't miss out on our highlights. The Friday starts off with a pōwhiri and is designed to get schools and youth groups involved, but does not exclude individuals.
Friday evening will have a  fantastic show from our Workshop Instructors

Saturday is packed with  Workshops and a Youth Show organised by Circ.Us Youth. This Day is all about creating, connecting, trying, and flying.
Sunday has more Workshops and the Annual Meeting for our Circ.US  Youth Representatives from a variety of established Circus Groups .


Bring your Camping Gear! We have the opportunity to use the Showgrounds as a Campground so you can stay overnight. 

How to participate

There are a number of ways to participate: 

  1. Attend in person, and enjoy the workshops and shows. 

You can come as a Family , Group or  Individuals (with parental allowance under 18) Fill in the Registration Form here!

  1. Join us online, we can send you a link - don’t forget to register before the festival!

How to get involved

  1. Perform at the Saturday Youth Show (12 to 24 year olds) Sign up by contacting  
  2. Become a Volunteer, and help with set up, pack down, or general running of the event. Sign up to be a festival superhero here!

Health and Safety.  All Precautions will be taken to provide a safe space for everyone. Including but not limited to  First-Aid trained staff, safety gear for risk based activities and police vetted tutors. 


We will provide a safe space for youth to learn and excel, which does not include 100% supervision. Please provide your own Caregivers/Parental allowance letter for everyone under 18 attending without an adult.

Come and join us for the Youth Circus Festival where young people have a safe space to create, learn and dream. We can’t wait to see you!



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