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Bendy Em

Hot Date: BuskerFest’s Fantastic Feats

FlameOz—just one of the wild and wonderful acts at Scotiabank BuskerFest

AUGUST 25 TO 28 The weird, wacky and wonderful converge at Scotiabank BuskerFest, one of the largest festivals of its kind in North America. More than 100 street performers from around the world showcase their rare talents at this popular event, which benefits Epilepsy Toronto. Among the countless must-see daredevils, magicians, aerialists and more are Australian fire dancers FlameOz (pictured), contortionist Bendy Em, acrobat and “human flag” Pancho Libre, and Alberta’s chair-juggling duo The Chairmen. Front Street East, between Jarvis and Yonge streets, free admission (donations encouraged); click here for more information.