Burrinja Circus Festival

Saturday 29th of June to Friday 6th July 2024

Fabulous fun in the hills! Learn new skills, be amazed by show-stopping performances and get involved with interactive circus experiences at Burrinja.

Check out what’s on below!

All events are held at
Burrinja Cultural Centre
Cnr Glenfern Road and Matson Drive, Upwey VIC 3158

What’s On

School Holiday Circus Workshops

Tue 22nd July – Thur 4th July 

Climb high in an Aerial class, flip and roll in Tumbling, find your balance on the Tightrope or try it all in Circus Mix. With classes for toddlers and kids, you really can run away to the circus!

$15 – $25

Children are Stinky

Sun 30th June, 2pm – 4pm

2pm – Ruccis hosts stinky children’s activities including face painting, art activities and circus skills in the Lyre room. (Gold Coin Donation per child, no bookings required)

4pm- Packed with lots of fun, lightning fast Hula Hooping, daredevil balances, astounding strength, incredible acrobatics and loads of comedy, Children Are Stinky will have both adults and kids with their jaws on the floor wanting to see more.

$2 – $25


Fri 5th July, 6pm

Take a walk down memory lane and unlock your old diaries with Ruccis in their newest show, Nostalgia. Don’t miss the gem of the festival! Featuring special guest acts, coaches and senior students of Ruccis, these performers will juggle, flip and spin their way through childhood memories and invite the audience to join them on a journey into the past.

All tickets $25

Ruccis Student Production - Circus Toy Box

Saturday 29th (9:30am, 2pm and 6:30pm) and Sunday 30th June (10am)

It’s time to play! Dust off your favourite old toys or unbox something brand new in this fun filled adventure. Circus Toy Box is the annual whole school production where all of the students of Ruccis present what they’ve been working on in class. Each show features different classes so check which class is in which show before buying tickets.

See which show your student is performing in >here<

All tickets $25