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!
2020 - Cancelled due to COVID-19
2021 - Cancelled due to COVID-19