A Busker is a street performer. Known for their unusual and comedic acts in Boston’s Faneuil Hall or standing statue-like, painted in gold on San Francisco’s Pier 39, these artists perform for tips in public venues across the globe.

Seaport Village welcomes strange and extraordinary acts from around the world to its 12th annual Spring Busker Festival. The celebration brings colorful street performers – from jugglers on unicycles to stilt walkers, contortionists, and acrobalancers – to the waterfront shopping, dining, and entertainment district.

Let’s have the street performers entertain us!

The Festival lasts for 6 hours but Bootique will meet at 1 pm on Sunday, March 4th and hang out for a couple of hours. If you want to meet up with us, select GOING on this event and Jaylin will message you on the day off about where to meet up.

Learn more and let us know you want to play on our Facebook Event.

More details about the Busker Festival:

San Diego’s Seaport Village hosts the only Busker Festival in Southern California. We bring professionals from across the country to perform their bizarre talents from sword swallowing to knife throwing to pogo stick tricks and juggling on unicycles. Throughout the two-day festival, some of the nation’s top performers fill the bay front village drawing visitors to shop, dine and enjoy an entire day of one-of-a-kind entertainment.

Free entry. Tips will be accepted by performers.

Hours: 12-6 pm


1) Seaport Village lots, where guests pay $5 for the first two hours with validation and $3 for every 30 minutes thereafter.

2) Park at Hilton Hotel Bayfront located on Park blvd. Free shuttles will take guests back and forth from the Hilton Bayfront to Seaport Village. Shuttle stops will be marked with umbrella and signage. The shuttles will run every 15 minutes from 11:30am-6:30pm. All day parking rate at the Hilton is $10.

3) Seaport Village is easily accessible on Metropolitan Transit System Trolley, via the Seaport Village stop on the Green Line.