More things to see and do!


The Toronto International BuskerFest is thrilled to introduce a new addition to its lineup: Bark In The Park TO. This exciting event brings together the world of artistic talents and the warmth of our four-legged companions in a truly unique celebration. Bark In The Park TO is a pet-friendly extravaganza that not only showcases incredible performances by the Ultimutts, CAT and DOG celebrities known for their remarkable feats, but also offers engaging dog vendors, memorable photo opportunities, and a shared sense of community among pet lovers.

View the list of 2023 Bark In the Park TO Vendors.



Prepare your taste buds for an unforgettable gastronomic journey at BuskerFest! Our festival isn’t just about jaw-dropping performances – it’s a feast for all your senses, especially your sense of taste. Get ready to indulge in an array of delectable offerings, from savory treats to amazing desserts, and everything in between, including vegetarian options.

View the list of 2023 Food vendors. 


We are celebrating the vibrant creativity of our local artisans. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of unique, handcrafted wonders at our Artisan Market – a treasure trove of local talent, creativity, and craftsmanship.

This is your chance to explore one-of-a-kind creations that reflect the heart and soul of local artisans.

View the list of 2023 Artisans. 



What’s better than enjoying the enchanting performances of BuskerFest in the heart of a park? Doing so while sipping on a refreshing cold beer from our fully licensed Beer Garden! Get ready to elevate your festival experience as we bring you an exciting blend of live music, tasty libations, and the thrill of outstanding street performances. We will have amazing crafted beer and cider options.



Calling all photography enthusiasts and visual storytellers! Get ready to embark on a captivating journey through the lens of the Toronto BuskerFest Photo Contest. Our festival is a boundless playground of awe-inspiring moments and incredible performances that beg to be captured in all their splendor.

Submit your best shots to: contest@torontobuskerfest.com. By submitting your photo, you are agreeing to full contest rules. You can find the contest rules here.The winning photographer will be awarded an “Event Ticket Prize Pack”, that includes admission for 4 people to two spine-tingling experiences: “The Haunting of Hexwood” and “Halloween Nights of Lights & Pumpkinville.” The total value of this prize pack is $275.50! 


The Group Benefit Show will take place on Monday, Sept 4 at 6pm and is a lively and spontaneous collaboration featuring performances by an outstanding collection of festival performers. The hat from this show will be donated entirely to Epilepsy Toronto.

Audience members can vote at the info booth throughout the festival for their favourite performer for the People’s Choice Award – they will be entered to win an “Event Ticket Prize Pack”, that includes admission for 4 people to two spine-tingling experiences: “The Haunting of Hexwood” and “Halloween Nights of Lights & Pumpkinville.” The total value of this prize pack is $275.50!  The performer with the most votes will be announced at the Group Benefit Show!


Starting as the sun goes down each night, experience Buskers After Dark with evening entertainment, art installations, fire shows, live bands and more. 

Text: Tent Shows Image: a graphic of a circus tent.
Tent Shows

Our tented performance stage features exclusive shows that you won’t see on any other stage during the festival. Combining a classic circus sideshow with some of the most amazing modern talent you’ll find anywhere, enjoy magic and mayhem!

Family fun zone copy

The Family Fun Zone features face painting, balloon twisting, giant games, and bulding fun with Busker Bricks! Located around the Gazebo  in Woodbine Park  – this zone is fun for the whole family!

be a busker logo

The Be A Busker Zone is an interactive area for kids to get some hands on experience in a few of the arts that buskers perform. Daily opportunities to learn about hula hooping with Ember Enterainment & aerial skills with Artists’ Play Dance and Circus Arts

Friday, Sept 1,  5 – 8 pm,
Stage #3 will feature performances accompanied by ASL interpretation:
5 pm – The Amazing Martika. 6 pm – Lucky Barber and
7 pm – The Street Circus.

Also, Non-verbal performances will happen each day throughout the festival.


Subscribe to not miss out on anything important.

“We wanted to create a unique and memorable experience that brought epilepsy out of the shadows and into the public eye; an entertainment extravaganza that supports a greater purpose in aid of people with epilepsy and their families.” Geoff Bobb, Executive Director of Epilepsy Toronto

Torontobuskerfest.com | 2022 – ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.