OTTAWA’S FAVOURITE STREET FESTIVAL!

Three weekends of magical performances in the heart of Ottawa.

Join us for FREE performances by some of Canada’s top buskers, circus acts, jugglers and clowns on North America’s oldest pedestrian promenade, just a block from Parliament Hill.

Weekends from Feb 2 – 19, 2024, Sparks Street
WHO’S ON?

Acts not to be missed

World-class performers from Ontario and Québec 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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ONTARIO

Bex in Motion

Weekend of Feb 16th
A show that blends comedy, acrobatics and mesmerizing hula hoop tricks.

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ONTARIO

Cowguy Jon

Weekend of Feb 2nd and 9th
A fast-paced spectacle blending comedy, juggling, magic, circus skills. Big laughs for the whole family!

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ONTARIO

Double Experience

Weekend of Feb 2nd, 9th, and 16th
Music that feels as diverse and vital as a packed arcade.

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Ontario

Graven

Weekend of Feb 16th
Atmospheric, raw, passionate, and personal music with a wild, circus-like band of hyper-talented artists.


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QUÉBEC

InVivo Creations

Weekend of Feb 2
Des œuvres crée à partir de textes, de poèmes, de concepts esthétiques ou artistiques.

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ONTARIO

Scott Jackson, Beatboxer

Weekend of Feb 16
Canadian Beatboxing Champion who has wowed audiences recreating any sound with only his voice, from the squeaky creak of a door hinge to the chopping blades of a helicopter

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QUÉBEC

Jean-Guy the Juggler

Weekend of Feb 2nd and 16th
An incredible, fast-paced unicycling and juggling show with big laughs!

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QUÉBEC

Kaylie Kreatrix

Weekend of Feb 9th and 16th


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QUÉBEC

Les Mécanos

Weekend of Feb 16th
Two crazy inventors try by all available means to refine the invention that will make them famous. A creative juggling extravaganza!

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ONTARIO

Nemesis

Weekend of Feb 16th
Beatboxing meats violin! A unique musical experience that is both energetic and captivating.

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CANADA

North Fire Circus

Weekend of Feb 9th
A fiery spectacle of dazzling choreography, circus skills and live music.

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CANADA

OK Naledi

Weekend of Feb 9th
Afro-House music project created by Queer, Motswana Canadian musician Kimberly Naledi Sunstrum.


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ONTARIO

Silver Elvis

Weekend of Feb 9th
Mime, dance, clown, mask and music with the King!

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QUÉBEC

Les Ramoneurs / The Snowtroopers

Weekend of Feb 2
A jaw dropping, Star Wars themed performance including fire manipulation, fire breathing, pyrotechnics and more!

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ONTARIO

Spencer Scharf

Weekend of Feb 2nd and 16th
A one-man band that captivates audiences with expressive fingerstyle guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, keyboard, harmonica and smooth tenor vocals.

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ONTARIO

Alanna Stirling

Weekend of Feb 9th
A gender-fluid, genre-fluid vocal shapeshifter and multi-instrumental sorcerer performing vaudeville, rock’n’roll, folk, synthwave, jazz and everything in between.

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Ontario

“Tiger“ Will Mason

Weekend of Feb 2nd and 16th
A powerful collection of original songs by a veteran band leader, solo performer, and backup musician.

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Ontario

Yoshi

Weekend of Feb 2nd
A fantastic show by an Ottawa native who never stops juggling.


SCHEDULE

Weekends on
Sparks Street

Friday,    February 2
6:00 to 9:30 pm

Saturday February 3
10:00 to 9:30 pm

Sunday,   February 4
10:00 to 6:00 pm

Friday,     February 9
6:00 to 9:30pm

Saturday, February 10
10:00 to 8:30pm

Sunday,    February 11
10:00 to 6:00pm

Friday,     February 16
6:00 to 9:30 pm

Saturday, February 17
10:00 to 9:30 pm

Sunday,    February 18
10:00 to 9:30 pm

Monday,    February 19
10:00 to 6:00 pm



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