Are you ready for another heart-pounding, action-packed 4 days of non-stop family fun?

Summer's coming and you know what that means... outrageous, courageous, silly, and a whole lot of sassy is coming back to the Waterloo Region! Get ready because 2017 is the year of the NEW AND EXCITING as we welcome 9 first-timers to the Waterloo Region! With 10 exciting buskers, 2017 promises to be an event you won't soon forget.

The Waterloo Busker Carnival is fun for the whole family with something for all ages. Enjoy the carnival-like atmosphere as you visit the midway, explore delicious foods and join us at the edge of our seats to watch spectacular world-class one-of-a-kind performers that are sure to amaze, excite and inspire!

Join us for a very special OPENING NIGHT on Thursday, August 24th for the world-renowned performance by


A mind-blowing visual & musical extravaganza from Providence, Rhode Island. Watch musicians and dancers play foot-stomping rock & roll, soulful rhythm & blues and involve the audience in comic theatrical scenarios to create the most unforgettable space-funk dance party you'll ever experience.

Save the date because anyone who has been to the Waterloo Busker Carnival knows that this is one annual event you don't want to miss!

The acts are booked and the time has come to reveal our 2017 busker line-up! A new performer is announced each Wednesday until the carnival. So check back again next week!

We can't wait to see you August!