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

Aerial Antics


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CANADA

Balloon Maestro


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GERMANY

Blanko


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CANADA

Bill Ferguson



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NEW ZEALAND

Fraser Hooper


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INDIA

Jaardu


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JAPAN

George Kamikawa


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CANADA

Les Dudes



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CANADA

Mr. Smith


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CANADA

North Fire Circus


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AUSTRALIA

Reuben DotDotDot


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CANADA

Ringmaster K



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CANADA

Rockabilly Joe


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ARGENTINA

Victor Rubilar


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AUSTRALIA

Sisters of Spin


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CANADA

Spring Action



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CANADA

Street Circus


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CANADA

The Checkerboard Guy


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CANADA

Mike Wood






NO NEED TO RUN AWAY… JUST 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! 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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FRIDAY AUG 3 @ 10 PM • CTV STAGE

Group Show

A true street performer spectacular! Join dozens of Buskerfest performers for a stage show like you’ve never seen. Family-friendly!

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SUNDAY AUG 5 @ 9 PM • MARIOTT 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 AUG 4 @ 10:15 PM • CTV 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 6 @ 5:30 PM • 3 BREWERS 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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