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Sat, Sep 24



Buskers in the Burg

Buskers In The Burg brings the quirky and eccentric to downtown Ellensburg providing unique street performers and fun for all ages.

Buskers in the Burg
Buskers in the Burg

Time & Location

Sep 24, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Ellensburg, Ellensburg, WA, USA

About The Event


9am-1pm  Ellensburg Farmer’s Market

10am   Arts Parade through the Market

10am-2pm  Kids Activities

10am-12:30pm Chalk Party (1pm Winners Announced)

10am-1pm  Busker Bingo (1pm Winners Announced)

11am-1pm  Buskers Perform (see map)

11am-1:45pm  Main Stage performances on 4th Avenue

2pm   Top 3 Buskers Announced – Winner Performs on Main Stage


  • Visit the Info Booth at the corner of 4th Ave and Pearl St.
  • Pick up your script of 10 raffle tickets.
  • Enjoy all the performances.
  • Vote for your favorite Acts.  1 Ticket = 1 Vote
  • Cash prizes awarded to the Top 3 Buskers – Overall Winner Performs,  2pm, at the Main Stage.


  • Face Painting, Balloon Artist, PSE Paper Planes, Chalk Art Party, KVFR “Edith” Safety House, 4-H Petting Zoo, Pumpkin Painting, Food Trucks, and more!

CHALK ART PARTY  10am-12:30pm

Calling all artists to the Chalk Art Party.  Transform the blacktop at the future Unity Park into vibrant colors and works of art.

  • Register at the Info Booth at the corner of 4th Ave and Pearl St. for chalk.
  • 10 spaces 2’ x 2’ available for competitors.
  • Chalk available for additional non-competing artists.
  • All artwork must be appropriate for public viewing of all ages. Open to solo artists and groups of any age.  No entry fee and no preregistration needed- donations appreciated.
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners receive $25 Chamber Bucks.


  • Complete this selfie challenge for a chance to win!  Search for buskers, puppets, local businesses and more.  Winners receive $25 in Kittitas County Chamber bucks.
  • 1. Find your Virtual BINGO card online at
  • 2. Capture pictures of YOU enjoying Buskers in the Burg and downtown Ellensburg by filling in a full row - across, down or diagonal.
  • 3. Post your photos to Facebook or Instagram by 1pm with all the following: #BuskersInTheBurg, #EllensburgDowntownAssociation, #BuskerBINGO.
  • 4. Once completed, enter to win at the Information Booth, 4th Ave. and Pearl St., where 2 random winners will be chosen.

Parking? Check out our Tourist Map with more information on available parking in downtown. 

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