WALKING THE WHEEL: The death-defying Wheel of Steel will be the highlight of kids day at the Buskers Festival, September 22 to 27.
WALKING THE WHEEL: The death-defying Wheel of Steel will be the highlight of kids day at the Buskers Festival, September 22 to 27. Contributed

Buskers dates are announced

DATES for this year's Buskers Festival have just been released, with the event to start on Tuesday, September 22 in what organisers are saying will be largest ever Buskers Kids Day.

Buskers Kids Day will be held at the Coffs Harbour Racing Club on that Tuesday and will feature as its main attraction the 12m high Wheel Of Steel.

On top of the structure perched precariously will be a daredevil acrobat who will walk, jump, skip and juggle his way around the structure while it revolves 360 degrees.

This will be the only appearance of the Wheel of Steel at this year's festival.

"Buskers Kids Day has become one of the most popular attractions of the festival and has grown every year," Buskers Festival organiser John Logan said.

"It also features clowns, jugglers, jumping castles, acrobats and a whole lot more and best of all once you are inside the gate, all the entertainment and rides are free.

Gates open at 9.30am and the event runs 10am to 3pm. Pre booked tickets are $10.

Group bookings are available by calling JLE on 6652 8266. Patrons can buy tickets on the day for $12 at the gate and best of all, parents and adult carers are free.

Tickets for this year's event go on sale on Monday and are available at the Racing Club or via the event website www.coffsharbour buskers.com or the event's Facebook page.



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