Due to COVID-19, busking permits will not be issued until further notice.

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