The Edmonton International Street Performers Festival is back in person for 2022 and ready to WOW! This year they are giving us a double whammy, teaming up with The Works Art & Design Festival to offer both incredible festival’s in one amazing location. Plan to be at Churchill Square on July 8 to 17 to catch some exciting and interactive visual artists, designers, musicians, and street performers. There will be something for everyone to enjoy!

Edmonton International Street Performers Festival

Every July the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival transforms Churchill Square into an outdoor 3 ring circus! Be there to see some of the world’s best local, national and international street artists perform in the incredible circle-show or roving among the streets. It will be a spectacle of comedy, music, variety performances and physical feats, with some fun workshops to help release your own inner-entertainer.

Street Performance Circle Shows
The fun never stops with shows scheduled all day, every day until 10 pm.
Kids’ World
Activities, games and shows to keep the youngest Festival goers entertained and happy. Open daily from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Busker Academy
Daily workshops, games and fun activities to help you earn your unofficial BSc (Busker Skills and Circus). Open daily from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm.
The Patio Stage
An all-ages licensed patio featuring music, dance and more. Entertainment and programming starts at 2:00 pm daily.
Licensed Patio
Sit back and enjoy a drink at the all-ages licensed patio from 11:30 am to 11:00 pm. Be there at 10:00 pm to enjoy Troupe du Jour, the daily variety show!

The Works Art and Design Festival

The Works Art & Design Festival

The Works Art & Design Festival is North America’s largest free outdoor festival dedicated to visual art! Head to Edmonton’s downtown core to discover large scale installations, multi-disciplinary performances, demonstrations, and workshops from artists, designers, and patrons from around the world. Everyone is welcome to come experience, discover and explore creativity through art & design.

Check out the outstanding installations in and around Churchill Square any time during Festival hours. Visit the The Works webpage to see the full list of Festival Exhibits and locations.

Edmonton International Street Performers & The Works Art & Design Festival:

When: July 8-17, 2022
Time: July 8-16 | 11:30 am – 11:00 pm; July 17 | 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Churchill Square
Address: 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton