Sauga Busks

The Sauga Busks program is available from May to October between 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Only 50 SaugaBusk ID badges will be issued for the busking season.

We have reached the maximum number of busking licences issued for the 2023 season and applications are now closed.

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

Approved locations for 2023

  • 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
    • Busk Stop closed until mid-summer 2023 due to construction
  • JJ Plaus Park (Port Credit) – end of Pier
    • Busk Stop closed until mid-summer 2023 due to construction
  • 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
  • Clarkson Main Street – northeast corner of Clarkson Rd N and Lakeshore Rd W
  • Port Credit Farmers Market
  • Streetsville BIA Farmers Market
  • Cooksville Four Corners – southeast corner of Dundas and Hurontario streets

View a map of approved busking locations (pdf).

For more information, contact Corey Poole, Music Development Coordinator via email at