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BuskerFest Returns To Downtown Fort Wayne

BuskerFest returns on Saturday, June 25, from 4:00pm – 10:00pm – Downtown’s celebration of the street performer, the 7th Annual BuskerFest will feature fantastic local, regional and international acts, a family-friendly atmosphere and free admission all combining into an experience unlike any other!

Buskers are the highlight of BuskerFest. Performers from T.A.G. Art, Joy Unspeakable and others are scheduled throughout the event with random and unplanned performances giving the audience a glimpse into the originality, novelty and creativity from around the region. Look for living statues, chalk artists, aerialists, fire dancers, caricature artists, magicians, jugglers, mimes, painters, musicians, balloon artists and more. The Downtown Improvement District encourages patrons to tip buskers for their efforts. Be sure to visit the Art Market on Calhoun for unique creations crafted by great local artists.

New This Year:

We are pleased to announce that, for the first time, BuskerFest 2016 will feature a Jumbo-tron to increase viewing opportunities for attendees. The 8’ X 25’ elevated screen will showcase performances at both the “Busker Central Pitch” and “Loud & Local Pitch” to ensure attendees never miss a beat.

7th Annual BuskerFest

Saturday, June 25, 2016; 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Wayne & Calhoun Streets, Downtown Fort Wayne

Free admission

BuskerFest is a celebration of the street performer and a festival of the unexpected! Scheduled performances guarantee the audience a great line-up of entertainment but it is the variety of local and regional street performers that provide the energy, excitement and ingenuity that has made this festival a summer staple.