Auckland Anniversary Weekend heats up with the International Busker’s Festival 


The Christmas holidays might be over, but the Summer fun is just beginning with the International Buskers Festival on Auckland’s waterfront from 26th – 29th January. More than a dozen acts from all over the world will blow all expectations out of the water and make Auckland THE destination to beat for the long weekend.

The full programme is now available and features two new acts from Australia and Germany. Sara Twister is a professional contortionist whose skills include firing a bow and arrow with her feet and Sam Prest combines incredible props with robotic dance routines and blind-folded fire-juggling. Both unmissable additions to an already stellar line up!

Artists include:

Award-winning magician and mind-reader Nathaniel Rankin (Canada)

Dr Air-in Bubble with the Bubble Laboratory (Australia)

Wellington favourite and seasoned professional Fraser Hooper (NZ/UK)

Beautiful human statue Lady Whistle (Romania)

The eye-popping circus skills of Pablo the Puzzle (NZ)

The long-awaited international sensation - Red Trousers Show (Canada)

Breath-taking robotics and fire with Sam Prest (Australia)

Sara Twister, a jaw-dropping act that you have to see to believe (Australia/Germany)

Break-dancer Snap Boogie, a top 12 finalist from America’s Got Talent (USA)

Street Circus, performing over 100 tricks and stunts (USA)

Outrageous and charming duo, Witty Look (Japan)

For more detailed information on each artist go to:
Locations are spread across the Auckland CBD and include; Queens Wharf, Princes Wharf, Eastern Viaduct, Te Wero Island, Market Square and SKYCITY, under the Sky Tower.
Auckland International Buskers Festival
Fri 26 Jan – Mon 29 Jan 2018
Shows from 12 noon. Various Locations in Auckland CBD..
Fri/Sat/Sun Night Shows start 7.30pm. Market Square, Viaduct Harbour.

Brought to you by Crackerjack Events, the Festival is proudly supported by Auckland Council, Waitemata Local Board, Panuku Development Auckland and SKYCITY.