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Walkerville Buskerfest 2017

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - August 13 @ 6:00 pm

The 2nd Annual Walkerville Buskerfest brings buskers and family fun back to Windsor in historic Walkerville on August 11-13, 2017.

The event features 3 days of family fun featuring 9 busker acts performing over 40 shows on 3 main stages and 3 “on-the-fly” stages over the weekend. Guests will enjoy interactive kids’ events, outdoor vendors, extended restaurant patios, live musical entertainment, a group busker show finale on Sunday and a lot more.

Buskers from Australia, the United Kingdon, and across Canada set to thrill the crowd include Checkerboard Guy, Circus Firemen, John Hicks The International Man of Artistry (UK), Reuben DotDotDot, Silver Elvis, Silver Starlets, Stilt Guys, Street Circus, and Wayne Tellier The Fair and Honest Magician.

In additon to an amazing line up of buskers from around the world enjoy Windsor Circus School at Jubilee Parkette, chalk zones featuring a Giant Mural (Devonshire & Kildare) and the Chalk Gallery where you can create your own masterpiece (Windermere & Lincoln), Busker Hall of Fame at Artspeak Gallery, a JR F.I.R.E. obstacle course challenge, and more!

Event Hours:

Friday, August 11: 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday, August 12: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday, August 13: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Group Show Finale to be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday with proceeds to charity partner Arts Council – Windsor & Region.

Admission is free

Please remember that while this is a free event, the performers are only being paid by donations made by their audience members. Your contributions are greatly appreciated.

Special Events

Relaxed Indoor Accessible Shows

Accessible shows will take place at the Olde Walkerville Theatre on Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. Admission is pay what you can.

Pre-Festival Sneak Peek Performance

A Sneak Peek Variety Show performance with all the busker headliners will take place at the Olde Walkerville Theatre on Thursday, August 10 at 8pm. Tickets are $10 per person.

Buskers After Dusk

Buskers After Dusk is a late night circus side show vaudeville taking place at the Walkerville Brewery on August 11 & 12 at 11pm. Tickets are $10 per person.

For more information visit https://walkervillebuskers.com

 

Details

Start:
August 11 @ 6:00 pm
End:
August 13 @ 6:00 pm
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