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White Rock Buskers Fest at Five Corners

The Five Corners Buskers and Comedy Festival is a community event in White Rock featuring family-friendly street performers and nighttime adult comedy acts.

In 2022 the festival takes place from September 9th to 11th.

 


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Five Corners Buskers & Comedy Festival

Hosted by the City of White Rock and White Rock BIA, the Five Corners Buskers and Comedy Festival features street performers during the daytime and comedy acts at night.

In 2019 the festival took place on the weekend of September 27th and 28th. The next festival is scheduled to take place from September 9th to 11th in 2022.

 

Festival Location

The festival usually takes place at various locations in the 5 Corners and Uptown area of White Rock. Participating venues and their locations in 2022 include the following:

 

Comedy Venues

  • Landmark Pop-UpTown Gallery – 15140 North Bluff Road
  • Islands Cafe – 1237 Johnston Road
  • White Rock Beach Beer Company – 15181 Russell Avenue
  • Blue Frog Studios – 1328 Johnston Road
  • Laura’s Coffee Corner – 15259 Pacific Avenue
  • Hillcrest Bakery & Deli – 15231 Thrift Avenue

 

Buskers Venues

  • Miramar Village – 1425 Johnson Road
  • Five Corners – Johnston Road and Pacific Avenue
  • Saltaire – 15231 Thrift Avenue
  • Outside Laura’s Coffee Corner – 15259 Pacific Avenue
  • 3 Dogs Brewing – 1461 Johnston Road

 

Busker at Saltaire Amphitheatre
Busking in White Rock’s Saltaire Plaza

 

Hours and Admission

Family-friendly buskers perform at multiple places from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm on Saturday, September 10th, 2022. There are also buskers on Sunday, September 11th, between 2:00 and 5:00 pm. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated!

In 2022 there are several evening comedy acts on September 9th and 10th as well. Performances begin at about 7:00 and 9:00 pm each night. All shows require a purchased ticket at a cost of about $20 per person.

 

Festival Performers

The schedule for 2022 is listed below. (Note: performance details are subject to change.)

 

Friday, September 9th, 2022

 

Landmark Pop-UpTown Gallery

  • 7:00 pm –  Erica Sigurdson, John Cullen and more
  • 9:00 pm –  John Cullen, Erica Sigurdson and more

 

Islands Cafe

  • 7:00 pm –  Andrea Jin, Gina Harms and more

 

White Rock Beach Beer Company

  • 9:00 pm –  Andrea Jin, Gina Harms and more

 

Saturday, September 10th, 2022

 

Miramar Village (Buskers)

  • 11:30 am – NZR Production, Paul Silveria
  • 12:45 pm– NZR Production
  • 1:00 pm – Paul Silveria
  • 2:00 pm – NZR Production
  • 2:30 pm – Paul Silveria

 

Saltaire Plaza (Buskers)

  • 11:45 am – The Hillbettys
  • 1:00 pm – Out of Rain Characters
  • 2:15 pm – Travis Bernhardt

 

5 Corners (Buskers)

  • 12:00 pm – Duncan Minett
  • 1:15 pm – The Hillbettys
  • 2:30 pm – Duncan Minett

 

Laura’s Coffee Corner (Buskers)

  • 12:15 pm – Travis Bernhardt
  • 1:30 pm – The Dean Thiessen Electric Band
  • 2:45 pm – The Dean Thiessen Electric Band

 

Blue Frog Studios

  • 7:00 pm –  Charlie Demers, Dino Archie and more
  • 9:15 pm – Charlie Demers, Dino Archie and more

 

Laura’s Coffee Corner

  • 7:00 pm – Jacob Samuel, Yumi Nagashima and more

 

Hillcrest Bakery & Deli

  • 7:00 pm – Chris Griffin, Sophia Johnson and more

 

Landmark Pop-UpTown Gallery

  • 9:00 pm – Yumi Nagashima, Jacob Samuel and more

 

White Rock Beach Beer

  • 9:00 pm – Chris Griffin, Sophia Johnson and more

 

Sunday, September 11th, 2022

 

3 Dogs Brewing (Buskers)

  • 2:00 pm –  The Honeywell Trio

 

Golden Fairy Busker
Busking on the Streets of White Rock

 

Other Information

For more information about this and other events see the City of White Rock‘s website.

To learn more about the area see our article about White Rock.

For details about other Lower Mainland events throughout the year click Vancouver Festivals and Events.