This is a rundown of the best juggling, fire and flow festivals in the USA in 2015. It's looking like an amazing year!
All information is correct at the time of writing. Please check the events' websites to confirm nothing has changed before you pack your bags!
- Mondo XXVI
MONDO is the largest annual gathering of jugglers, unicyclists and yo-yo enthusiasts in the Midwest.
Venue: Concordia University's Gangelhoff Center, 235 Hamline Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104, USA
Dates: 30th January - 1st February
- 37th Annual Groundhog Day Jugglers Festival
You'll find jugglers, unicyclists, hoopers, kendama, live music and family fun for all ages at the annual Groundhog Day Jugglers Festival.
Venue: Yaarab Shrine Center Recreation Building, 400 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30308
Dates: 6th - 8th February
- FlowMotion Chiller 2015
The Kinetic Arts Academy is continuing its mission to educate and cultivate our Midwestern flow arts community. In order to do this, we are hosting a FlowMotion Chiller Fundraiser Event at select venues in Downtown Bloomington the weekend of February 6th-8th 2015.
Venue: The Banneker, 930 W 7th St, Bloomington, Indiana 47404
Dates: 6th - 8th February
- JuggleMIT 2015
Get ready for one and a half days of juggling, unicycling, spinning, and more! We proudly present our biggest and best convention yet, JuggleMIT 2015, February 7-8.
Venue: Walker Memorial, 142 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Dates: 7th - 8th February
- Austin Jugglefest XXII
Celebrating its 22nd year, Jugglefest is a three-day event full of workshops, games, demonstrations, and shows featuring juggling, unicycling, and related circus arts. Everyone is welcome.
Venue: Seeger Gymnasium, Texas School for the Deaf, 1102 S. Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA
Dates: 20th - 22nd February
MinneFLOWta is a full day flow artist retreat comprising of workshops, a stage show, and open spin jam. 7 of the Nations top flow arts instructors and performers have been hand selected to bring you the absolute best in poi, hula hoop, staff and juggling.
Venue: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 S 2nd Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Dates: 21st February
- Spin In' a Prop Gathering 2015
Spin In' A Prop Gathering is the first west coast flow festival of 2015. There will be 3 nights of camping, music, and fire spinning. There will also be 2 shows.
Venue: 931 S-Low Road, Seal Rock, Oregon
Dates: 12th - 15th March
- The 15th Annual Humboldt Juggling Festival
An event of extraordinary feats of juggling, slight of hand, spinning, staff, poi, hooping, rings, whips, wands, clowning, clubs, diabolos, devilsticks, acrobatic yoga, unicycle, comedy, clowning, courage, kindness and cooperation!
Venue: Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA 95521
Dates: 19th - 22nd March
- Texas Flow Fest
Texas Flow Fest is a 3 day movement arts festival, offering over 20 workshops in dance, yoga & circus arts.
Venue: Austin, TX
Dates: 27th - 29th March
- Flowstorm 2015
Held on a sustainable farm and eco-village on the outskirts of Austin, TX, this magical weekend of camping and learning includes flow workshops and performances by some of the world's best flow artists, workshops on Permaculture, organic gardening, and natural building, live music and art, and much more.
Venue: Quilombo Paixao, 191 Linam Ln. Cedar Creek TX 78612
Dates: 3rd - 5th April
- F.L.A.M.E. Festival
F.L.A.M.E.(FLow Arts Movement Exchange) Festival is an event that seeks to increase the awareness of flow arts throughout the Southeast by providing a safe environment for both aspiring flow artists and experienced enthusiasts to share their work and talent with the world.
Venue: Cherokee Farms, 2035 Old Mineral Springs Rd, LaFayette, Georgia 30728
Dates: 9th - 12th April
- Universal Flow Gathering
Bringing people together that hone the Flow-State through practice and exploration. A gathering of people who seek the Flow-State that practice Yoga, Meditation, and Prop Manipulation.
Venue: near 21906 Outer Hwy 18 N, Apple Valley, CA 92307
Dates: 17th - 19th April
- The Spin Summit 2015
The Spin Summit is a Colorado Flow Arts Retreat: beautiful location, quality instruction, global community, epic spin experience, yoga, live art, music, vendors & more
Venue: La Foret Conference & Retreat Center, 6145 Shoup Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Dates: 30th April - 3rd May
- Monkey See Monkey Do 5
Join us for two days of workshops, games, vendors, performances, fire, and many fun times to be had! Like always, this event is totally free to attend!
Venue: Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
Dates: 2nd - 3rd May
- IgNight SoCal Fire Flow Conference
IgNight is a 3 day Fire Flow Community Celebration in Southern California, designed to provide a fun, educational and community environment for spinners from all over the world. More than 120 workshops in three days! At least 8 classes going on concurrently at all times of the day and a nightly spin jam with flow music for you to practice new moves.
Venue: Joshua Tree Lake, RV and Campground, 2601 Sunfair/Coyote Valley Rd., Joshua Tree, CA 92252.
Dates: 8th - 10th May
- Kinetic Fire 2015
The premiere American fire performers retreat comes back for year number 5! Kinetic Fire is designed to provide a fun and open-share communal environment in which spinners from all over the Midwest and the world can learn, teach, and advance together in the flow arts.
Venue: Hannon's Camp America, 8501 Camden College Corner Rd, College Corner, Ohio 45003.
Dates: 14th - 17th May
- Fahrenheit Fire & Flow Arts Festival
Fahrenheit is a three day camping event where fire performers and flow artists of all types and skill levels come from near and far to share and celebrate their passion for this captivating art form. Our focus is on learning. Each day is packed with dozens of intensive workshops that cover a wide range of subjects taught by teachers at the top of their craft.
Venue: Schuylkill County Fair Grounds, 2270 Fair Rd, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972.
Dates: 29th - 31st May
- Camp Fire VII
Camp Fire is a conscious Midwest-grown performance arts weekend retreat filled to the brim with over 100+ classes on object manipulation (poi, staff, hoop, fans, juggling, etc), fire dancing & safety, aerial, dance, acrobatics, yoga, and more.
Venue: Harmony Park Music Garden, 79503 298th Street, Clarks Grove, MN 56016
Dates: 5th - 8th June
- PlayThink Movement & Flow and Arts Festival
PlayThink is a celebration of Art, Sustainability, Music, Performance, FLOW, and Life itself. The PlayThink Movement is an inclusive, participatory, community and family oriented culture of vitality, fun, and well-being, rooted in the belief that each of us has the power to re-shape our own experience mentally and physically to live life to the fullest.
Venue: HomeGrown HideAways, 500 Floyd Branch Rd. Berea, KY 40403
Dates: 10th - 14th June
- Southern Illinois Fire & Flow Retreat 2015
Held in the hills and bluffs of Southern Illinois surrounded by the Shawnee National Forest on 220 privately owned acres overlooking a beautiful 40 acre Lake. This event will be hosting professional instructors, from all over the world, teaching classes for participant’s to attend during day hours.
Venue: 684 Tall Tree Lake Road, Vienna, Illinois 62995
Dates: 25th - 28th June
- Flow Camp 2015
Flow Camp is a weekend workshop retreat that features some of the best and brightest instructors in the fields of Flow Arts, Burlesque, Aerials, Fire Dancing, Belly Dance, and more!
Venue: Terrapin Hill Farm, Harrodsburg, KY 40330
Dates: 24th - 27th September
- Flow Down Festival 2015
This is a fire and flow retreat in Bloomingdale, Indiana! There will be workshops all day long by amazing instructors from all over the world and spectacular performances both nights! Live music acts starting mid afternoon. Open fire circles each night.
Venue: The Original Sugar Creek Campground, 10970 N US Highway 41, Bloomingdale, IN 47832
Dates: 16th - 18th October