2019 Festival overview:

Friday Evening Busker Preview

September 27th, from 5-7 pm, is your chance to get a sneak preview of the music you’ll hear at the festival. Buskers will be performing throughout downtown to tickle your eardrums with a delightful sound that is sure to have you coming back for more!

Buskers Comedy Kickoff 

Did you love last year’s Buskers Comedy Kickoff? So did we! We’re bringing it back for round two on Friday, September 27th, from 7-9 pm, at The Pearl Bar & Grill, with Buskers Comedy Kickoff. Doors will open at 6:30 pm.

Arts Parade

September 28th, starting at 10 am, enjoy the annual Arts Parade featuring giant puppets, buskers, the Rodeo City Roller Girls, and more!

Busker Performances

Following the Arts Parade, the streets of downtown Ellensburg will be filled with performers from 9-1 pm! Don’t forget to visit our KVH Main Stage to see our 2019 performers. For a list of the day’s artists and activities, take a look at the schedule.

Busker Bingo

Complete 5 selfie challenges, in a row up, down, across, or diagonally. Upload them to our Buskers in the Burg 2019 FB event page, and use the hashtag #buskerbingo2019, to be entered in to win $20 in Chamber Bucks!

Kids Activities

Each year, Buskers in the Burg offers loads of entertainment for the kids, with inflatable bounce houses, face painting, chalk art, and children’s crafts. These are all available by suggested donation of 3 dollars per family.

Other local activities

We hope you also make time to visit the Kittitas County Farmers Market from 9am-1pm and shop or dine at our local downtown businesses. For more information on shopping and dining in downtown Ellensburg, visit the Ellensburg Downtown Association’s website. 

Past Festival Highlights

Video: Past Busker Festival Highlights

For Further Information

Ellensburg Downtown Association
(509) 962-6246

Contact the Downtown Association