Town of Canmore

Busking in Canmore

Busking has arrived in Canmore! Keep your ears open for live music at key locations around Canmore including Riverside Park and Friendship Park!

Busking is permitted only in areas identified on the Town of Canmore's approved locations map and must comply with the busking conditions. Buskers may only perform at a location for 2-hours at a time between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. from May 1 to Oct 31.  Any busking done outside of these and other busking conditions, is subject to penalties, including but not limited to a financial fine, revoking of license, and inability to apply for a license in the following calendar year. 

Click here for more information about busking in Canmore and to apply!

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Wesley First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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