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Busker Festival

Halifax August 2 – August 7, 2017

The Halifax International Busker Festival is the oldest and largest of its kind in Canada! The Festival Team is excited to offer electrifying international performers from all over the world! Come and watch them perform a wide varity of street theatre, acrobatics, music, visual arts, fire displays and comedy on the Halifax waterfront.

The 2017 edition includes electrifying international and local performers who will take to five stages along the Halifax waterfront for six days of incredible entertainment, including: soccer ball superstar Victor Rubilar (AR), acrobat Reuben DotDotDot (AUS), strong man Mighty Mike (Nova Scotia), contortionist Bendy Em (UK), bucket drummers Rhythm Works (CAN), dancers Beat The Streets (AUS), physical comedian Sharon Mahoney (CAN), living statues Silver Elvis and Jenny Juniper (CAN) and fire performances by the ever popular FlameOz (AUS). More performers will be added to the roster.

A new addition to this year’s festival is the Nova Scotia Marquee Stage. This stage will highlight Nova Scotia talent in a variety of forms, and provide the opportunity for local artists to be seen and enjoyed by thousands festival attendees.

Each end of the waterfront will feature action-packed shows, from Historic Properties and the Nathan Green Stage at the Ferry Terminal, to Sackville Landing at the Wave and the Rotary Stage at Bishop’s Landing. East Coast Amusements Midway also returns to the festival with carnival rides and games.