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Sauga Busks

2021 season is now closed for applications

Applications for the 2022 program will open on May 1, 2022.

The Sauga Busks program is available from May to October between 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Only 50 SaugaBusk ID badges will be issued for the busking season.

How it works

  • Busking identification must be worn at all times while you are performing. Identification can be used for up to five performers.
  • No electricity or stages are available for performers. Battery operated amps are allowed.
  • Busking locations are not scheduled and are on a first come, first serve basis with a two hour limit
  • Signage is installed at the approved SaugaBusks locations
  • You must follow specific marked locations and COVID-19 regulations

COVID-19 regulations

  • If live entertainment is performed for spectators at the business or place, the performers maintain a physical distance of at least three metres from any spectators or are separated from any spectators by plexiglass or some other impermeable barrier.
  • People gathered in groups of fewer than 100 people and must maintain a distance of 2 metres (6 feet) from one another
  • If the park, pathway or location you go to is crowded, leave and head to a less crowded area

Approved locations for 2021

  • Celebration Square
  • Streetsville Village Square
  • Port Credit Main street, by the river
  • Port Credit marina, by the marina
  • Memorial Park – behind Port Credit library
  • JJ Plaus Park (Port Credit), along the pier
  • JJ Plaus Park (Port Credit), end of Pier
  • Lakefront Promenade Park, covered area by boat launch at the far end of the park
  • Meadowvale Community Centre, behind the building by Lake Aquitaine pier
  • Port Credit Farmers Market – Pre-approval is required by contacting the BIA at
  • Streetsville BIA Farmers Market – Pre-approval is required by contacting the BIA at

View a map of approved busking locations.

For more information, contact Kelly Kubik, Community Development Coordinator via email at