Mark your calendars for the Halifax International Busker Fest

Jul 31, 2015

Prepare to be entertained this summer at the Halifax International Busker Fest. Today on the blog, Timbercreek Communities will be giving you an overview of this fun festival, including can’t-miss performers and shows. Timbercreek’s Halifax Apartments are located in the most vibrant and bustling areas of the city. TC Halifax Busker 2

Halifax International Busker Festival

The hilarious, wacky and fun Halifax International Busker Festival is back for another year of entertainment. Crowds will be treated to free performances and mind-blowing shows from the world's top street performance artists. There will be acrobatics, music, visual arts, comedy, a fire show and much more. The International Busker Festival runs from July 29th until August 3rd from 12 p.m. until 10 p.m. daily. All of the performances will be taking place along the scenic Halifax Waterfront, only minutes’ walking distance from Timbercreek’s Halifax communities.

Top Picks

Here are some of the Halifax International Busker Festival’s most highly anticipated performances. The full performance schedule is available here.

Aerial Manx

Aerial Manx is an Australian performer who has circled the globe with his breathtaking performances. He is an acrobat, sword swallower and world-class contortionist. He was awarded the Guinness World Record for one of his incredible stunts, where he performs multiple back flips while swallowing a sword.

Patrick Drake

Patrick Drake is a Canadian performer who is back for his 7th Halifax Busker Festival. He is a multi-award winning comedy magician, who brings a unique blend of sleight of hand skill, originality and standup comedy.

The Third Wind

The Third Wind is a collaboration of internationally acclaimed circus artists who bring death-defying tricks to amazed audiences. They specialize in the dangerous art of Russian Bar – balancing and throwing each other 20 feet into the air, all from a 10 cm wide bar.

Chalky

Chalky is a Canadian performer who recreates classical works of art with chalk. Come and watch him skillfully recreate some of the most recognizable and famous paintings from history.

Enjoy some free and fun entertainment in Halifax this summer at the Halifax International Busker Festival.

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