Port Credit Busker Fest Hitting the Streets of Mississauga

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Are you super into buskers? If so, you're in luck -- it's that time of year again!

Port Credit Busker Fest is celebrating its 11th year and the festivities kick off on Friday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. The event will run from Aug. 19-21 and wrap up on Sunday at 7 p.m.

The highly anticipated three-day event boasts international performers, multiple performance sites and various shows. All shows and events take place in Port Credit and while admission is free, organizers do ask that you tip the buskers.

This year, performances include:

 

Zap Circus

 

Pancho Libre 

 

Satya Bella

 

Cirque No Problem

 

Pogo Fred

 

Mat Ricardo

 

Secret Circus 

 

Paz

 

Pyromancer 

 

Canada's Got Talent finalist Scott Jackson

 

Flame Oz

 

Isabelle Hoops

 

Chalkmaster Dave

 

Betty Balloon

 

Woody Woodman

 

Silver Elvis

 

Willow Rutherford

 

You can learn more about the buskers here

As for special events, you can catch The Works Incredible Fire Show on Friday, Aug. 19 at Memorial Park at 10 p.m. and Mix and Mingle with the Buskers at Ten Restaurant and Wine Bar after 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. The event will end with the Xtreme Finale, a multi-performer event sponsored by Xtreme Tire Garage that will take place in Memorial Park at 6:45 p.m. 

If you've got little ones, you might want to check out the Busker Kidz Zone, located in the Gazebo at Memorial Park. That event runs on Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and boasts face painters, balloon sculptures, bubbles, juggling workshops, puppet shows, a chalk art area and more

There's also an interesting Instagram photo contest that you can learn more about here if you scroll down to the middle of the page. 

For more info on the festivities, click here

Let's hope for some good weather and amazing fire tricks this weekend!

You can see a full schedule here.

 

 

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