Buskers Rendezvous 2023

Buskers Rendezvous 2023

Jugglers, acrobats, fire eaters, musicians, balloon twisters, and more.
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Mark your calendars! The 33rd edition of Kingston Buskers Rendezvous returns July 6 - 9, 2023!

Kingston Buskers Rendezvous began as a fun addition to the July Sidewalk Sale. Now known as one of the preeminent festivals of its kind in Canada, audiences can expect to see a phenomenal roster of global talent on multiple pitches on streets and street corners all over downtown.

Busker Play (especially for children)

Thursday, Friday and Saturday – 11am to 1pm on Confederation Park Stage

Daytime Street Performances

Thursday, Friday and Saturday – 1pm to 3pm on Princess Street between Bagot and Wellington

The Whig-Standard Way (Ontario Street) and Springer Market Square Performances

  • Thursday – 6pm to 10pm
  • Friday – 6pm to 11pm
  • Saturday – 3pm to 10pm
  • Sunday – 11am to 6pm

The Whig-Standard Way (Ontario Street) will be closed between Johnson and Brock Streets to make room for dozens of performances featuring spectacular displays of sight and sound! Springer Market Square performances begin at 6pm.

Fire Show – HOT, HOT, HOT!

Saturday – 10pm

The Metro parking lot will be the site of this fiery red-hot display of busking talent. The Fire Show is not to be missed!

The Grand Finale!

Sunday – 6pm

Make your way to Confederation Park stage for the Buskers Grand Finale. It’s a true sampling of the festival’s fun and talent!