As one of the top choices for summer fun, the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival is coming in July. From July 3rd to 12th, this festival will take over the Sir Winston Churchill Square in Edmonton. Enjoy plenty of jugglers, musicians, unicyclists, acrobats and so much more!
The festival will feature over 1,500 outdoor performances by top street artists from all over the world. This event is perfect for all ages. Some of the artists you can enjoy include:
- Alakazam - The Human Knot
- Andrea House
- Barbara Beall
- Cindy Lou
- Dan the Balloon Man
- Daniel and Kim - Street Circus
- English Gents
- Grant Goldie
- Harvey Anderson
- Rhythm Speaks
- Simon Glassman
- The Great Balanzo
- The Yo-Yo Guy
- And Many More!
Whether you are an adult that still enjoys all kinds of fun or you have kids this is a great event for you. It's perfect for all and the many activities and workshops will provide plenty to enjoy. There will be face painters throughout the streets, along with plenty of other activities.
You can enjoy late night performances, performances during the day and so much more.
The events will be held daily from 11:30am to 11pm. You can take the kids to enjoy Kids' World from 11:30am to 6pm daily and the Be Your Won Busker Workshops and Showcases will run from 11:30am to 5:30pm.
Late night Madness will be held every night at 11:11pm, as well.
The street festival is free for all to enjoy. However, some of the performances do require a ticket, while others will use the pass-the-hat traditions of outdoor performers. Make sure you are prepared to add a few bucks to the hat for your favourite acts.
You can get your tickets for the many events in advance. For more information and a full list of events, you can check out the festival website online at, http://edmontonstreetfest.com.