COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update
May 27, 2020: Street entertainment permit applications are by appointment only. Email email@example.com to book an appointment.
Other busking programs
Buskers and street performers sing, dance, juggle, mime, do magic, and draw caricatures to entertain crowds and receive donations on streets.
We encourage a wide variety of street entertainment and provide permits according to performance type and content on a case by case basis.
Steps to getting a street entertainment permit
To busk on most Vancouver sidewalks, you need a street entertainment permit.
Contact Street Activities
Monday to Friday
8:30am to 5pm
320 - 507 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5Z 0B4