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 2018 is the year of the FAVOURITES as we welcome back fan favourites to the Waterloo Region! With 10 exciting busker acts, 2018 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!

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Come and kick off the 30th anniversary of the Sun Life Financial Waterloo Busker Carnival while listening to some great music. A few lucky individuals will go home with their very own musical instrument.



Come and celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Sun Life Financial Waterloo Busker Carnival as the sky over UpTown Waterloo is illuminated with a spectacular fireworks show.

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 2018 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!