Circus of the Night: The Official Pre-Festival Party

Get ready to immerse into the world of wonder and spectacle as you walk the 8th street. An utterly unique experience full of fantastical performers and incredibly intricate costumes awaits you. Created to be a roaming performer style experience, the Night of Circus will feature hour by hour street performances and live acts by over 25 Nuit Cirque artists from jugglers on stilts, to the astounding aerialists, to fire breathers, and more. Magic hangs in the air with Washington's very own circus of the night.
In addition to the numerous street activations, make sure to stop by the area retailers for some inspiring art installations, live performances as well as drinks, food and shopping specials.