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What's up? International Jugglers' Association is in Green Bay this week for its annual festival. Here's how to see the acts.

Portrait of Kendra Meinert Kendra Meinert
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Aaron DeWitt of New York performs a bounce juggling act for the Cascade of Stars show as part o the International Jugglers' Association's annual festival in 2022 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

GREEN BAY - If things feel a little up in the air downtown this week, the may have something to do with it.

Between 500 and 700 jugglers are in Green Bay for the nonprofit group’s 77thannual festival at theKIConvention Center. The week-long event began Monday and runs through Sunday with workshops, games, prop vendors and what are considered to be the world championships of stage juggling.

While the action at theKIConvention Center is not open to the public, four ticketed shows at the in downtown Green Bay are:

Fernanda Sumano of Abu Dhabi performs a hoop juggling act in the Cascade of Stars show in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 2022.
  • 531 Blast Off!:7:30p.m. Tuesday. An all-ages show featuring juggling and humor.
  • Juggling Championships:7:30p.m. Wednesday. Cheer on some of the world’s best jugglers and juggling teams as they compete against one another.
  • Galaxy Flow: 7:30 p.m. Thursday. A showcase of flow artists, often seen performing at music festivals and night markets, who incorporate movement and dance for such art forms as poi spinning (weights on the ends of tethers swung through rhythmical patterns), hula hoop manipulations and staff twirling.
  • Cascade of Stars: 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The festival’s most popular public show features top-notch performers from around the world who work for cruise ships and circuses.

Ticket are $10 youth and $20 adults for each show and are available at 800-895-0071 or theReschCenter box office. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; seating is general admission.

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To learn more about the International Jugglers’ Association, visit .

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Kendra Meinertis an entertainment and feature writer at the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Contact her at 920-431-8347 orkmeinert@greenbay.gannett.com. Follow her on X.