Buskerfest Toronto Kate Mior

Kate Mior, the living wind up doll, accepts a kiss from a passerby

Scotiabank BuskerFest in support of Epilepsy Toronto

AUGUST 22-25, 2013 throughout the Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood

(Queen St. to College St. and surrounding areas)

The 14th annual Scotiabank BuskerFest features over 100 of the best street performers from Canada and around the world.

The festival will excite and amaze Torontonians and tourists alike at its new location, up and down Yonge Street from Queen St. to College St. and surrounding areas in the Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (BIA), from Thursday, August 22 to Sunday, August 25.

The event raises money for Epilepsy Toronto, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with epilepsy and their families live well by providing counselling, employment support, advocacy and education.

Festival Preview with performances in Yonge-Dundas Square, Trinity Square Park and on Gould at Victoria St.:

Busker Dream State Circus performers

Busker Dream State Circus performers

Thursday, Aug 22: Noon-  6pm

Festival in Full Swing (Full road closures in effect from Thursday at 6pm onwards):

Thursday, Aug 22: 6pm – 11pm, Friday, Aug 23: Noon – 11pm,

Saturday, Aug 24: 11am – 11pm; Sunday, Aug 25: 11am – 8pm

Admission is by voluntary donation to Epilepsy Toronto

For information, visit: http://www.torontobuskerfest.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BuskerFestToronto, Twitter: buskerfestto  hashtag: #SBBF

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