Special Performances
Hoop Dance Party!!!

NEW this year - Grab your hoop and join us Sunday September 1 at 3pm for a Toronto BuskerFest Hula Hoop Dance Party! It's a chance for hoopers of all ages and stages to come together in the park as we swing to a live DJ on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. The event will be hosted by some of our amazing local and international hoop artists who you can catch performing at BuskerFest all weekend long. Bring your hoop and stay for the fun! Don't own a hoop - no worries, Hoop You will have 100 hoops on site to borrow (first come first served).
Group Benefit Shows
Join us Friday, Aug 30 at 12pm for a special Festival Launch, with a taste of some of the great acts to come.

This year there will be two group benefit shows, always a lively and spontaneous collaboration and featuring performances by an outstanding collection of festival performers. The first will take place on Friday, Aug 30 at 7:30 pm, and will feature a fiery finale!

The second, will take place on Monday, September 2 at 5pmand will include the announcement of this years People’s Choice Award Winner! The hat from these shows will be donated entirely to Epilepsy Toronto.




*All Performance Times are tentative and subject to change
FREE Performance by Museum of Illusions' In-House Illusionist!
The Museum of Illusions presents a FREE performance by their in-house Illusionist Steven Jones at 11am on
Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the festival. Plus, they will be handing outpasses to the Museum to 20 lucky audience members - so arrive early for your best chance to win!!!

Steven Jones is a professional illusionist from
England, specializing in close-up magic. Entertaining audiences since 2009, his illusions have astonished all ages around the Globe. Steven has worked as a magician in England, Spain, the Dominican Republic, and most recently, Canada. He is a master at slight of hand and his combination of mentalism and visual illusions will leave you in a complete state of disbelief.



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