Victoria International Buskers Festival 2011

Photo courtesy of the Festival Society.

Professional street performers from around the world will be converging on downtown Victoria July 15th-24th for the Victoria International Buskers Festival, presented by the Hotel Association of Greater Victoria. We are presenting an array of local, national and international busking talent that is fun for everyone! The festival features six downtown stage locations, multiple single performer street locations, an international food village and a Buskers Bistro on the Inner Harbour. For more pictures go to our Facebook Page.

Stage Locations:

• The TELUS Stage – Ship Point Area along Inner Harbour
• The Harbour Air Stage – Ship Point Area along Inner Harbour
• The Tourism Victoria Stage – Fairmont Empress Lawn
• The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority Stage – Lower causeway along Inner Harbour
• 100.3 The Q / The Zone @ 93-1 Stage – Beside Maritime Museum, Bastion Square
• The BAY CENTRE Stage – Main Foyer (12 & 1pm Daily)


Friday, July 15th: 5PM – 10PM
Saturday, July 16th – Saturday July 23rd: Noon – 10PM Daily
Sunday, July 24th: Noon – 5PM


• Free-to-attend 10 day family oriented festival

• Street performer acts from around the world. Tips to busker hats welcomed and appreciated.

• Event is programmed – Hourly stage performances, ten hours daily. Program guides are $2.00 and available at BAY CENTRE, lower level kiosk.

• Volunteers are encouraged to apply on event website or at our BAY CENTRE kiosk.

• Inner Harbour vendor locations still available, applications on the event website.


Victor Rubilar (Sweden) – Multiple Guinness World Record Holder (Juggling) Picture above
Becky Hoops (Montreal) - #1 in Hula Hoops – many at one time! Picture above

Fraser Hooper (UK) - #1 Clown / Comedian Picture above

Bendy Em (Australia) – Amazing Contortionist
The Aerial Angels (USA) – High Flying Trapeze Artists
And many more! Visit the “Who’s Coming” tab at

High Resolution Performer Photos Available Upon Request


SILVER SPONSOR: The Provincial Capital Commission


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