Niagara Falls BuskerFest

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Country and Region CanadaOntario
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Festival Contact Information

Lyndesfarne Theatre Projects
4624 Queen Street
Niagara Falls, Ontario L2E 2L7
Canada
Phone: +01 905-374-7469
Email: lyndesfarne@aol.com

Festival Description

The Niagara Falls Buskerfest will come to life amid the shops and restaurants of the historic downtown Queen Street District, showcasing acts from Niagara and around the world for three days of colourful street performances.

Busker festivals are produced all around the world, and the extraordinary and bizarre talents at this year’s festival will provide outdoor amusement unlike any other festival in the Niagara Region. Downtown Queen Street is the perfect setting to experience some of the world’s best family friendly entertainment including acrobats, jugglers, daredevils, aerialists, stilt walkers, contortionists, and magicians.

Festival Dates August 30 - September 1, 2013
Festival Links

http://www.lyndesfarnetheatreprojects.com/

Festival Events:

Programming 2013:
  • Opening ceremonies
    Friday, August 30, at 5:00pm
    • Busker Blast Off & Happy Hour at Taps Brewery
      Meet all the Performers!
      Complimentary Busker Beer
      Sampling, Busker Boogying and Busker Bits… and enter to win a niagara experience for two ~ dinner, theatre & and overnight stay.
  • Children’s shows
    Saturday/Sunday, August 31 - September 1, 11:30am until 12:00 noon at City Hall
    • Busker Academy
      Saturday/Sunday, August 31 - September 1
      Beginning at 12 Noon at City Hall
      FREE Workshops with the Buskers for children & youth
  • Late night adult cabaret
    Saturday, August 31, at 10:00pm at the Taps Brewery Outdoor Pitch
    • A special group performance by the Buskers with proceeds going towards arts programming for Children and Youth.
  • Farwell finale
    Sunday, September 1, at 8:00pm at the Main Pitch (Queen & Crysler)
    • A special group performance by the Buskers with proceeds going towards Arts Programming for Children and Youth. Your favorite busker announced at this performance!

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