Past Buskers & Carnival History

Starting in 1989 as a prelude to the Waterloo Chamber of Commerces 100th anniversary in 1990, the carnival flourished and grew each year. The following links will take you right up to the present day. It's a wonderful journey through the years. You'll be surprised from time to time when you are treated to some historical tidbits like "What music group performed at the 1990 carnival and went on to be international superstars?"

Follow the carnival from its inception right through to present day in this look back on what has become Canada's Premier Busker Carnival. Enjoy!

1989 - Year 1

1990 - Year 2

1991 - Year 3

1992 - Year 4

1993 - Year 5

1994 - Year 6

1995 - Year 7

1996 - Year 8

1997 - Year 9

1998 - Year 10

1999 - Year 11

2000 - Year 12

2001 - Year 13

2002 - Year 14

2003 - Year 15

2004 - Year 16

2005 - Year 17

2006 - Year 18

2007 - Year 19

2008 - Year 20

2009 - Year 21

2010 - Year 22

2011 - Year 23

2012 - Year 24

2013 - Year 25

2014 - Year 26

2015 - Year 27

2016 - Year 28

2017 - Year 29

2018 - Year 30

2019 - Year 31