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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Byron Bertram


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The Checkboard Guy


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Dan the One Man Band


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Monsters of Schlock present Orbax and Pepper Do Science



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NorthFIRE Circus


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Paz Hockey Circus


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Rockabilly Joe


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Sharon Mahoney



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Spring Action


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Tex Rexman



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! Sample some delicious pizza, learn about tire recycling, eat a Twisted Tornado Potato, 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 JUL 30 @ 9 PM • MARRIOTT HOTEL BALLROOM

Rag Bag Cabaret

Join comedian Rachelle Elie with a host of performers for a crazy, adults-only burlesque cabaret and variety show! Don’t miss it!

Adults only (18+).

Tickets

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SUNDAY JUL 31 @ 9 PM • MARRIOTT HOTEL 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+).

Tickets


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SATURDAY JULY 29 @ 9:00 PM • ONTARIO STAGE

The Fire Show

Join some of the world’s best fire performers as they literally light up Sparks Street. This year’s Fire show will feature North Fire Circus and the Sisters of Spin with their spectacular fire and light shows along with a cadre of other Incredible artists from around the world.

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MONDAY AUG 1 @ 5:00 PM • HOT 89.9 STAGE

The Grand Finale

All all-out variety extravaganza! Catch 12 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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