IJA Festival Shows


Get ready for a phenomenal week of shows and entertainment at the IJA Festival 2019 in Fort Wayne, Indiana! Ranging from the world class line-up of the Cascade of Stars, to the raw and hilarious nights of the Renegade Show, we promise to keep you entertained. Read below to see the full schedule of shows, venues and prices. Show tickets for the Welcome Show, Cascade of Stars, Youth Showcase, and the IJA Stage Championships are all included with the purchase of a full event package. Prices outlined below indicate the ticket prices when purchased at the festival or at the door.

Cascade of Stars

Saturday, June 29 – 7:30pm
$40 Adults / $20 Children
Embassy Theatre 

The Cascade of Stars is a highlight of the IJA festival. This Saturday evening performance will feature top notch juggling and circus talent from around the world. This will be the final theater show of the festival and is an event not to be missed! Get ready for a fabulous night of family entertainment.

Cascade of Stars Performers

Welcome Show

Wednesday, June 25 – 7:30pm
$35 Adults / $17 Children
Embassy Theatre

Start the festival off right with the delightfully entertaining IJA Festival Welcome Show! Featuring high quality talent and humor from American and international performers. Tickets to this festival are included in full festival passes, or can be purchased separately. Fort Wayne locals are invited to join us in kicking off the 72nd IJA Festival.

Welcome Show Performers

The Flow Show

Wednesday 26 – 7:30pm
$30 Adults / $15 Children
The Embassy Theatre

The Flow Show features many of the best flow artists around, demonstrating their mastery of this ever popular genre of juggling.

IJA Juniors, Individuals, & Teams Championships

Thursday, June 27 – 7:30pm
$35 Adults / $17 Children
Embassy Theatre

Come enjoy this prestigious international competition recognizing top-level entertainment by offering medals and prize money for juggling performances. These performers have passed a preliminary round of judging and have been selected to showcase their talents live in the finals competition.


Wednesday & Thursday, June 26-27 – 11:00pm
FREE Entry
Courtyard by Marriott

The late night cabaret of the IJA, offering more adult-theme entertainment in a bar-like setting. A wild and raucous late night show where anything goes! Sign up to perform or sit back and get ready to laugh!

Planting the Juggling Seed

Thursday 27 – 10:30am
FREE Admission
Allen County Public Library Downtown Branch

The Planting the Juggling Seed Show is the IJA’s opportunity to share juggling with the residents of Fort Wayne. Come see a wonderful cast of performers.