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August 21-22-23

Come celebrate our 10th year with us!

Over 60 professional buskers, 10 pitches, our three main events and you can even collect busker trading cards.

It's our 10th Anniversary!

Welcome to the 10th Anniversary Port Credit Busker Fest! 10 years?? We can’t believe it either! Our streets will come alive with a spectacular line-up of over 60 professional Buskers, 10 Performance areas (Pitches), 2 breathtaking fire shows and lots of strolling performers.

Expect to see the best comedians, contortionists, magicians, mimes, sword-swallowers, human statues, jugglers, escape artists, and acrobats from around the world. Expect to experience side-splitting comedy, eye-popping acrobatics and mind-bending daredevil stunts …right here in Port Credit!

Be sure to fill out a ballot to vote for the People’s Choice Award. The act with the most votes will be invited back to Port Credit Busker Fest 11. Also check out our Yelp contest (more information below).

Port Credit Busker Fest 10 – a weekend of high-quality family fun where you decide what to pay. Tips are strongly encouraged!

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PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

It's time for the Port Credit Busker Festival! Find out when and where your favourite Buskers are performing.

2015 Port Credit Busker Fest Map

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FRIDAY SCHEDULE: 7:00PM TO 11:00PM

Friday night the streets will be filled with music, magic, merriment and madness – it’s like a feast for the senses!

SATURDAY SCHEDULE: 1:00PM TO 11:00PM

Keep your eyes peeled for daredevil stunts, stilt walkers and roving entertainers of every description – all afternoon and evening!

SUNDAY SCHEDULE: 1:00PM TO 7:00PM

The merriment, mirth & music continues through Sunday afternoon. Try to pick a favourite — it won’t be easy!

PC Buskerfest Yelp Contest - Page 1
PC Buskerfest Yelp Contest - Page 2

Please support the acts by buying a CD or tipping at their shows

Incredible Fire Show

Join us Friday for 2 breathtaking fire shows! Pyromancer & Dreamstate are up first followed by Fire Guy & Seb Wippits

Pizza Pizza Showcase

Don’t miss our Pizza Pizza Saturday Night Showcase with Dream State Circus, Wacky Chad, and USA Breakdancers!

Xtreme Finale

All the performers in one fantastic show! Sunday at 6:45pm at the Xtreme Tire Garage Pitch in Memorial Park

BuskerBop

New this year – a place just for kids with balloon artists, face painting, a human canvas, bubbles, mini Busker workshops, dance parties, stage shows, and more.

Busker Academy

The popular Busker Academy returns, where kids and kids at heart can learn the art of Busking at our free workshops on Saturday & Sunday.

Catwall

Our magnificent new 10th Anniversary pitch featuring the Catwall Acrobats by Circus Concepts, a world renowned double trampoline act.

BUSKERS: APPLY NOW FOR 2016!

Applications are closed for 2015 – all acts have been booked – thank you for applying.

See these world-class performers all weekend long! They will entertain you with a high-quality 40 minute street show filled with a variety of exciting circus skills, dangerous feats, hilarious comedy, and toe-tapping music.

Circle shows are performed at scheduled pitches only.

See performance schedule for detailed show times & locations

Highly talented International and local musicians will come together to bring us a variety of interesting songs, sounds and instruments from around the world – Continuously all weekend long – In the Credit Village Marina and various locations.

Watch for this line-up of animated characters situated and roaming the festival – Various locations throughout the festival.

Come out and meet the Buskers and learn some of the busker skills they have to offer. Who knows maybe you too can be a busker someday – See schedule for details

Please note: Children must be accompanied by an adult – In Memorial Park Gazebo

Bring out the kids and let them be the stars of the show. An interactive area filled with FUN for the wee’est of busker fans- featuring a stage with acts just for them. Here is what to expect…Face painters, Balloon Sculptures, Bubbles, Juggling workshops, Puppet Shows, Dance Parties, Clowns, Chalk art area, Hoola-hoops, and occasional strolling characters who will pop by for a visit

See schedule for exact show times – In Port Credit Village Square

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GET INVOLVED

Join our growing team of volunteers at the Port Credit Busker Festival.

Click here for more information

WANT TO BE A VENDOR?

Are you interested in being a vendor at Port Credit Busker Festival?

Click here for vendor applications

BUSKER APPLICATIONS

Buskers can now apply to be a performer at next year’s event.

Click here to complete the online form

WHERE ARE WE LOCATED?

Port Credit – top quality entertainment and great fun, on the shores of Lake Ontario.

BY GO TRAIN: Just get off at the Port Credit stop.

BY CAR: Take the Hurontario exit off the QEW and come South.

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