The Town of Banff welcomes buskers who would like to showcase their talent to visitors and residents. If you would like to perform in Banff, you will require a Busking Permit.


Busking permits are available at Banff Town Hall at 110 Bear Street, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 403.762.1218 for more information.

You need to apply in person and you will be required to show picture identification. Buskers under the age of 18 will need to bring a parent or guardian along to co-sign the permit application.


Busking permit fees are:

  • $25 for 2 days
  • $50 for 7 days
  • $100 for 4 months


Busking is permitted in areas identified on the Buskers Location Map.

Busking is not permitted in the Central Park gazebo.

General Conditions

Applicable Bylaws