Applications are now being accepted for the busking season that runs from May to October (weather permitting). NEW Busk Stop locations in Malton and an additional one in Port Credit!
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Busk stop locations are:
Port Credit Busk Stop(see map) - south of the Lakeshore on the east side of the bridge opposite the lighthouse
Jack Darling Park (see map) - south of the washrooms where the Waterfront Trail meets the beach; across from where the food vendor usually sets up
Celebration Square Busk Stop(see map) - outside the Glass Pavilion on the lower square
Streetsville Village Square Busk Stop (see map)
- facing Queen Street next to Second Cup
Lake Aquitaine Busk Stop (see map) - exit the Community Centre and walk towards Lake Aquitaine. It's on the left side of the path between the basketball courts and the splash pads.
Malton Community Centre Busk Stop (see map) -exit the Malton Community Centre by the playground
Fill out the application form and submit. Make sure to include links to your social media sites and a good description of your performance.
You will receive an email notifying you of acceptance into the program that provides information about what to do next. You will also receive a form that outlines the Terms and Conditions of the permit.
You will need to go in person to the Customer Service Centre at the Central Library with your form. Provide proof of insurance naming the City as an additional insured for $2 m in liability. If you do not have appropriate insurance, it can be purchased through the Customer Service Centre for $35 (plus PST).
They will take your picture and provide you with your busker ID.