Welcome to an amazing street theatre festival

One of the world’s most prominent festivals!

From July 18th to July 27th, 2014 we welcome you to what has quickly become one of the world’s most prominent street theater festivals! Performers from Europe, Australia, South America, the US and from across Canada will converge in Victoria for ten days of incredible fun. Our event is a family oriented, free-to-attend festival presented on mostly outdoor stages across downtown. Tips to busker hats welcomed and appreciated!

Entertainers from around the world!

Our free to attend festival presents flame throwers, acrobats, magicians, jugglers, unicyclists, hula hoops, giant puppets, balloonists and more! You’ll be amazed by the outstanding depth of talent we present on mostly outdoor stages across our downtown! Super fun for the whole family!

The Victoria International Buskers Festival
Stage Locations

Waterfront Stages

Waterfront Stages

Downtown Stages

Downtown Stages

Royal BC Museum Stage

Royal BC Museum Stage

Innovation and diverity

Our festival also celebrates the innovation and diversity of Victoria’s Francophone community and features a host of French performers.

Fun for Everyone!

Over ten incredible days, we present over 1,000 hours in programming on mostly outdoor stages across our beautiful downtown. Also be sure to visit our many Busk Stops, our International Food Village and take advantage of our various attractions!

Busk Stop

Visit us on Government Street where we present a host of street musicians at our Busk Stops

International Food Village

We present tastes of many nations at our International Food Village on the waterfront. Be sure to check it out!

Whale Watching

If you are up for a whale watching trip, contact our festival supporter Prince of Whales Whale Watching