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Auckland International Buskers Festival 

Auckland International Buskers Festival.  

Auckland’s 15th Annual International Buskers Festival will be showcasing nine of the most spectacular street performers on earth.

The Auckland International Buskers Festival returns for the fifteenth time, to overload your senses, with performers from all over the globe, including Spain, New Zealand, Canada, USA, UK, Mexico and Australia! Our crazy performers will knock your socks off when you take to the streets of Auckland’s Waterfront this Anniversary weekend.
Juggling, dancing, comedy, bike tricks, hoops, fire and acrobatics. Our performers will leave you stunned and flabbergasted. Get ready to meet:

  • Bendy Em, a pint-sized entertainer who will have you on the edge of your seat as she comedically bends and contorts her body into freakily mind-boggling positions
  • Mario Queen of the Circus with his unique mix of complex juggling tricks and universal sex appeal
  • Fire Guy who rides his skateboard and breathes and juggles fire at the same time
  • Bike Boy who will wow you with his fearless attitude and incredible bike tricks.

The Festival is comprised of six sites spread over Auckland’s Waterfront. Sites include Viaduct Harbour, Downtown (Lower Queen Street), Princes Wharf, Karanga Plaza (Wynyard Quarter) and our newest site Queens Wharf.
The night shows in Market Square, Viaduct Harbour have been part of the festival since 2003 and are a great way to socialise with friends whilst enjoying good outdoor dining in a fun and comical environment.
So empty your piggy bank, pockets and swear jar, and head down to Auckland’s Waterfront to be wowed by some of the best Street Performers on the planet.

From the Viaduct to Queens Wharf, the streets will be transformed into a playground for some of the world’s most talented street performers. Come experience a world of the weird and absurd at the 2015 International Buskers Festival over Auckland’s Anniversary Weekend - 23 to 26 January.


Friday 23 January - Monday 26 January

Check the website below for times and locations


Auckland's waterfront


Free to watch, but Buskers make their living off your donations!


Cara Cantwell
0274 905 258


Auckland International Buskers Festival