Buskerfestival

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Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7
905-895-5193

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Sponsored by:

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Sunday, September 24, 2017 |  1 to 4:30 p.m.

​Newmarket Riverwalk Commons (200 Doug Duncan Drive) and Timothy Street 

This year's Busker Festival features exciting new acts like The Yo-Yo Guy and Rhythm Works along with returning fan favourites like The Fire Guy and Isabella Hoops!

Come and be amazed by incredibly talented and unique street performers who will provide an afternoon of entertainment for the whole family!  

Grab a map HERE, get a b​ite to eat, roam the streets and enjoy the shows!


Event Schedule:

Riverwalk Commons Stage Shows:


  • 1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Fire Guy
  • 2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - John Higby - The Yo-Yo Guy
  • 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Isabella Hoops
  • 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Rhythm Works

Doug Duncan Stage Shows:


  • 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. - The Ben Show
  • 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. - The Magic of Scott Dietrich 
  • 2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Kobbler Jay​
  • 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. - Fire Guy

Roaming and Stationary Street Performers:

  • Silver Elvis
  • The Hip Hop Violinist
  • Big Top School of Circus Arts
  • J² 
  • Magic 2 Go

Other Activites Include:

  • Bouncy Castles
  • Balloon Twists
  • Face Painting

150 Days of Summer Button Holders Exclusive Performance:

Isabella Hoops Interactive Workshop - Community Centre Halls 1 & 2 (200 Doug Duncan Drive)

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Purchase your button ahead of time at a Customer Service kiosk to limit your wait in line on the day of the event. 

Get One Give One Food Drive 

Bring a non-perishable food item to the Cobs Bread and receive a free voucher in our Get One, Give One Food Drive in support of the Newmarket Food Pantry. 

You can also pick up a Cobs Bread voucher at Town of Newmarket Customer Service locations. Redeem your voucher at the Cobs Bread Upper Canada Mall location July 1 to October 9, 2017. For every voucher redeemed in store, Cobs Bread will donate one dinner roll towards the Food Drive. With your help, together we can reach our goal of 1,500 dinner rolls donated by this Thanksgiving holiday.​​

 

In the case of inclement weather, performers will be indoors at the Community Centre and Lions Hall and Old Town Hall. For up-to-date weather and/or cancellation details of Town-run outdoor events call 1-877-PLAY936 on the date of the event, 2 hours prior to the start time.​