OTTAWA’S FAVORITE STREET FESTIVAL!

4 days / 4 stages
20+ performers / 175,000 people
An unforgettable experience.

August 2 – 5, 2024 • Sparks Street

Catch it on

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WHO’S ON?

Acts not to be missed

World-class performers from across the globe bring years of training in blood, sweat, and smiles (no tears here) to amaze audiences of all ages in Ottawa’s beautiful Sparks Street.


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CANADA

Kaylie Kreatrix


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AUSTRALIA

Circus Firemen


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CANADA

Hercinia Arts


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NEW ZEALAND

Fraser Hooper



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MEXICO

Pancho Libre


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CANADA

Street Circus


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CANADA

Sharon Mahoney


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UNITED KINGDOM

Mat Ricardo



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CANADA

Spring Action


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CANADA

The Checkboard Guy


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AUSTRALIA

ZAP Circus


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AUSTRALIA

Dr Miracle




COME JOIN THE


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Join our talented team of professional busker & circus instructors onsite every day of the festival from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm and try your hand at plate spinning, juggling, diabolo and more! Workshops are FREE!

MEANWHILE, IN THE CROWD…


Strolling Performers

Catch amazing, unscheduled performances all over Sparks Street. Clowns, jugglers, face-painters, stilt-walkers… you never know who (or what) you’ll see.

Vendors & Restaurants

Not-to-be-missed vendor experiences! Have a delicious Beavertail, some Heavenly Desserts, or try some of Ottawa’s finest restaurants and pubs in a festive atmosphere!
SOMETHING FOR EVERY AGE

Special Events

World-class performers from across the globe bring years of training in blood, sweat, and smiles (no tears here) to amaze audiences of all ages in Ottawa’s beautiful Sparks Street.
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SATURDAY AUG 3 @ 9:30 PM • CANADA STAGE

Fiesta of Flames

Join some of the world’s best fire performers as they literally light up Sparks Street.


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SUNDAY AUG 4 @ 9 PM • MARRIOTT BALLROOM

Buskers and Burlesque

Join Ottawa’s best burlesque performers and some of the world’s top variety artists in this risqué mashup of circus and vaudeville.

Adults only (18+), ticketed event.

Tickets

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MONDAY AUG 5 @ 5:00 PM • Canada STAGE

The Grand Finale

All all-out variety extravaganza! Catch 10+ festival favourite acts — and more — putting on one last big show at Buskerfest. The Grand Finale show is always full of collaborations and crazy surprises, not to mention the People’s Choice Award presentation, so don’t miss it!



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HELP THE FEST

Call for Volunteers!

Spend some time with amazing people this Civic Holiday weekend, and volunteer with Buskerfest!

Jobs include strolling Sparks Street, monitoring event tents and performance sites, and even helping some of the worlds best street performers. You’ll get to see some amazing shows and we’ll even feed you!

Email volunteer@ottawabuskerfestival.com

WE’D LIKE TO THANK

Our Partners

We couldn’t make Buskerfest happen without the incredible generosity of our sponsors. Thanks to all for supporting street performance and making Ottawa a hub for fantastic entertainment.


Host

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Funding

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Media Partners

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Web Sponsors

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