An inaugural Covid-Safe CIRCUS festival in beautiful Castlemaine, showcasing the world-class talent that is in and all-around Victoria!

Shows for all ages

November 12th to the 15th
at Western Reserve, Castlemaine.

Featuring saucy Cabaret, extraordinary contemporary circus, family-friendly entertainment, mind-boggling sideshow and inspiring youth circus, this festival has something for everyone.

We are so excited to announce our headliners of the festival will be…


ROUGE - Circus for grown ups:
a non-stop celebration of the astonishing, surprising, subversive and the supremely sexy – Winners of Best Circus at this year’s 2020 Adelaide Fringe and a sell-out season in the UK last year, Rouge is coming to Castlemaine to shock, delight and tease you.

Full program and family shows to be announced very soon…

To help us plan for a CovidSafe festival and to keep up to date with our proceedings, please register your interest with your email below:

With support from Regional Arts Victoria and Creative Victoria and the filming genius of Chris Bennett of Underground Media, the festival will also be virtual and live-streamed, so even if you are overseas / interstate or we have to turn the festival completely virtual, you will still get the chance to experience the wonders of the Castlemaine Circus festival!

Thanks to our wonderful sponsors