Celebrate hilarity, experience the derring-do, and feel the thrill of this free, family friendly spring festival. JestFest! presents world acclaimed comedy/variety and cirque-style entertainment each Saturday in April at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza in downtown Gainesville. Each JestFest! Saturday features entirely different entertainers starting promptly at 6 pm. JestFest! is an experience not to be missed!
JestFest! is funded in part by a Tourist Development Tax Grant from the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners in conjunction with the Alachua County Tourist Development Council.
Scheduled to perform:
Cirikli Stilt Birds (puppets)
The Flying Wallendas (high wire acrobatics)
Barbara & Ina (living statue)
Ed Thomas & Hugo (comedian/ventriloquist)
Johnny Fox (magician/sword swallower)
Marc Dobson (one man band)
Dan Raspyni (juggler)
Avner the Eccentric (silent clown)
Puppet & Mask Parade
Waltens Acrobatic and
Performing Dog Show
Cory Tabino (handbalancer and acrobat)
The Bo Diddley Community Plaza is located on the corner of Southeast First Street and East University Avenue.