From August 2-6, the quaintly historic Sparks Street pedestrian mall located in the heart of Ottawa will play host to the 2012 International Buskerfest.
With this gathering of street performers from around the globe, people can enjoy live entertainment from magicians, acrobats, fire-breathers, clowns, musicians and a slew of other multi-talented acts.
Shows start at 11:00 A.M and run until the early evening. A complete busker schedule can be found here. All of the performances are FREE but don\’t forget to bring some loonies and twoonies to throw in the hats of your favourite acts.
For more information, including biographies about this year\’s performers, check out the 2012 International Busker Festival homepage.