Open-Air Circus @ Barfüsserplatz 11 & 12 May from 10 am

Basel goes Circus! On Saturday & Sunday, 11 & 12 May the circus is going on in the middle of the city! The flying trapeze invites you to join in. From the age of eight, all flying enthusiasts can swing through the air, feel pure adrenaline and be an artist for a few minutes. An experience that won’t be quickly forgotten.
Participation is 100% harmless and free of charge, and Barfüsserplatz also offers a variety of open-air shows!

Please download here the entire open-air program of the festival!

And this is the program on Barfüsserplatz on Saturday and Sunday:

Compagnie VOLEM VOLAR (Spain)
Flying trapeze to join in (from 8 years), Saturday & Sunday from 10.00 h
Shows on the flying trapeze, Saturday 13.15 h & 17.15 h; Sunday 13.00 h & 16.30 h

Varieté Pavé & Friends (Switzerland, Italy, France, Israel)
Shows Saturday 12.00 h & 15.00 h; Show Sunday 12 May 13.30 h
Florian Zumkehr (Handstand), Marius Cavin (Diabolo) and Sagi Bracha (Juggling) perform together with the Varieté Pavé.

Tall Tales Company (Netherlands, UK)
Shows Saturday 11 May 13.30 h & 16.30 h

Europapark Talent Academy and Youth Circuses of Basel
Shows Sunday 12 May 12.00 h & 15.00 h
A stage will also be provided for young non-professionals. The young talent stage on Sunday 12 May will be supported by the Europapark Talent Academy. Spectators can look forward to various performances by the talent factory in Rust as well as to performances by the youth circuses of Basel, Jugend Circus Basilisk, Jugendzirkus Robiano, Zirkusschule Basel and Quartier Circus Bruederholz.