Granville Island is proud of its reputation for supporting lively street culture and greatly values the diversity of entertainment that buskers provide in the public realm. Artistic and cultural life is integral to Granville Island’s creative environment as it encourages performers from all backgrounds, abilities and through different mediums to showcase their craft.Granville Island is committed to providing a safe, accessible and culturally sensitive environment for all. The Granville Island Busking Program welcomes local, national and international artists who specialize in creating accessible entertainment for all ages. Our aim is to establish an environment that encourages and enables a range of high-quality busking performances to thrive on Granville Island. The Granville Island Busking Program would like to acknowledge that it takes place on the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. Please note:
The 2019 2020 Busking Program online application has closed. There will be another round of applications open August 1 with the submission deadline of August 16.