Celebrate the Street Performer and Festival of the Unexpected During BuskerFest in Downtown Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Experience local, regional, and national acts from musicians, fire dancers, living statues, magicians, jugglers, and more during BuskerFest, on Saturday, May 20, from 3:00-9:00 p.m., in Downtown Fort Wayne.


Various street performers will entertain the public at Busker Central Pitch at the intersection of Wayne Street and Calhoun Street. Additionally, a mix of six unique bands will bring live tunes to the Loud & Local Music Pitch located at Berry Street and Calhoun Street.


Aerial Evolution will be live and on-site from 3:00-8:00 p.m. Kilted Colin, the one-person circus show comedian, will join the BuskerFest lineup for the first time. Cate Great, a popular acrobat and juggler, will return to Busker Central Pitch after last performing in 2017. This family-friendly event will also feature special princess appearances and complete the evening with Pyroscope’s live-fire dancers from 8:30-9:00 p.m.


Admission will be free. The public will be encouraged to tip buskers for their efforts.


Street parking will be free on Saturday. For additional parking information, check out the Downtown Public Parking map or text PARK to 46862.


This will be season 12 of BuskerFest in Downtown Fort Wayne.


For more information and a complete list of entertainment, please go to BuskerFestFW.com.



BuskerFest is presented by Downtown Fort Wayne and proudly sponsored by 97.3 WMEE, Fort Wayne Newspapers, OUTFRONT Media, WANE 15, T-Mobile, CSD, and Whatzup.


For Immediate Release:

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Contact: Preston Wallace, Director of Marketing,