The Downtown Victoria Buskers Festival (DVBF) is a FREE five-day family-friendly community festival that showcases quirky and unique street talent from around the world. From Thursday, August 30th to Monday, September 3rd, Victoria will become a hub of busking talent with performers coming from far and wide – with a good dose of some home-grown Canadian talent thrown in! The festivities will have talents scattered at busking “Pitch Stops” across the downtown core that make for a fun-filled day for people of all ages. So bring the kiddies, parents, grandparents, loved ones and even your furry friends along to check out some of the world’s best and brightest busking stars!
The Downtown Victoria Buskers Festival is committed to being low impact. The 2017 DVBF was a Carbon Neutral Festival and we are committed to keeping it green for 2018!!
The festival will be showcasing international and national street performers for five days across the downtown core. Times are listed below:
|Date||Location||Start Time||End time|
|Thursday, August 30 – OPENING NIGHT||Centennial – 2 stages||5 pm||10 pm|
|Friday Aug 31 – Sunday Sept 2||Centennial – Main||11 am||10 pm|
|Centennial – Douglas Street||11:30 am||9 pm|
|Bastion Square||11 am||9 pm|
|Market Square||11:45 pm||7 pm|
|Monday, September 3||Centennial – Main||11 am||6 pm|
|Centennial – Douglas Street||12 pm||5:30 pm|
|Bastion Square||11:30 am||5 pm|
|Market Square||11:30 am||4:30 pm|
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