Who’s Coming?

Welcome to the 2016 Victoria International Buskers Festival!

Here are many of our incredible featured acts from the 2015 festival! We will be announcing 2016 featured buskers in April. Dates for the festival are July 15th to July 24th, shows are noon to 10 pm daily. Prepare to be amazed!

Scroll over each performer for their bio or click on their image for their personal schedule! For a map of where stage locations are, click here!


Basketball Jones

New Zealand’s Basketball Jones Show presents a fusion of basketball and juggling within an award winning contemporary circus show.


Lisa Lottie

A world class hula hoop champion based in Melbourne, Australia who takes the art of hula hoop to a whole new level!


Charlie Caper

Sweden’s master magician whose magic show simply amazes! He’s a former winner of “Sweden’s Got Talent” and presents tricks that will leave you mystified!


Aerial Angels

A high-flying show from Kalamazoo, Michigan USA featuring acrobatics, fire-eating, whip-cracking, trapeze and aerial fabric. Edge of your seat thrills.


Les Vitamines

An amazing duo circus act featuring two of Quebec’s finest circus trained acrobats! Hilarious comedy combined with incredible strength.


Jordan Blaikie

One of Victoria’s most well known buskers presents a fun comedy magic show using audience participation and stunning sleights of hand!


The Circus Firemen

Turn up the heat with high energy acrobatics, red hot juggling and searing Australian comedy, these guys are great!

Mat Velvet

The Mat Velvet and Charlie Show

This charming duo have performed with Cirque du Soleil and be prepared to be amazed! Their "Wheel In Motion" spellbinds! " You had us on the edge of our seats!" says Sting.

Cate Great

Cate Great

From Dubai to Six Flags in Denver, her acrobatic skills and juggling talents are truly first class! Cate is a gifted female artist who entertains through the medium of physical theatre.


ZAP Circus

This Australian duo present jaw-dropping, thrilling stunts with a distinct cheekiness and vitality. Don't miss their night time fire show!

The English Gents

The English Gents

This acrobatic duo based present hilarious comedy often while sipping tea or reading the newspaper! World class talent!

Mr. Animation

Mr. Animation

The original human robot with the moves of Michael Jackson and the sex-appeal of Seal. He is a pop and lock master.



The Copper Cowgirl

A Victoria favorite! The Copper Cowgirl is a human statue, gunslinger, and expert winker. Taking inspiration from the great women of the wild west: Calamity Jane, and Annie Oakley, she is a unique blend of visual performance, comedy and character. Part performance art, part wild west clown, she creates smiles and wonder.

Chocolate Man

Chocolate Man

Presents the funniest of faces

Back in Victoria from performing in Europe & Mexico, the Chocolate Man presents the funniest of faces, levitation moves and even offers lots of chocolate goodies

Violinist Darth Fiddler

Violinist Darth Fiddler

Most Famous Busker

One of Victoria's most famous buskers, violinist Darth Fiddler has entertained audiences from around the world. His dedication to his music really shows and you can catch his action near the corner of Government and Humboldt Street's most afternoons.

Mesmerizing Mermaid

Mesmerizing Mermaid

Illuminated and fun loving with inspiring dynamics of imagination

Illuminated and fun loving with inspiring dynamics of imagination, the Mesmerizing Mermaid extends story telling, musical theatre and joyful play! A visual delight!

Mike Dada

Mike Dada

Balloon Dog

Mike Dada is the Balloon Dog, one of North America's most talented balloon artists! His ability to create amazing characters delights both young and old alike!

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Slideman Blues

Slideman Blues plays a soulful sound of the blues daily on Government Street.


Roland Grittani

Pierre St Pierre

Pierre St Pierre, the Amazing World Famous Mechanical Marvel moves with the stylized action of a sophisticated automaton (robot) while playing accordion with graceful virtuosity.