14th Buskers Bern Streetmusic-Festival
Thu–Sat, August 10–12, 2017 6pm–midnight
Lower Old Town Berne, between Clock Tower and Bear Park


music, artistry, theatre, comedy, spectacle, installations, walking-acts

Detailed venues and times of performances only in program booklet

The program with the detailed venues and times of performances can only be found in the printed edition of the program booklet.

4 venues exclusively with bracelet

No. 10 ONO, no. 20 Krypta, no. 21 bsd, no. 14 Erlacherhof

Tips for an even better experience at the festival:

Use the ticket pre-sale and plan your visit by using the programme booklet.

Be at the performing spot of your choice some 15 minutes before the scheduled start of a show.

Take along your own camping stool or buy one at one of the festival information stands or from the festival headquarters (‘first come first serve!’)

Come and start your visit of the festival on Thursday - and be early. 10 shows will start punctually at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Get your food and drink right at the festival, there is plenty of choice for all tastes: 63 selected gastro stands from all over the world will provide for all tastes - comprising Brazilian Coxinhas, Brienz Cheese Roasters, ‘Arseburgers’, Crepes and loads more – all there to double your festival experience!

Bring along plenty of small bills and coins to throw into the hats for all the artists.


The festival will be held in any weather condition. Arcades FTW!
Webcams & weather forecast

No OFF-Festival: No Uninvited Performers at Buskers Bern
We do not allow performances by groups not shown on the program in our festival area (Kornhausplatz - Nydeggbrücke).

Event Mangement by the City of Berne:
veranstaltungsmanagement@bern.ch or +41 31 321 52 20

Download practical information

Festival office and information boots

The festival office will be located at the Schlachthaus Theatre, Rathausgasse 20, 3011 Bern. Six information booths will also be found on the grounds.

No parking space

Buskers Bern provides no parking spaces. Parking is limited in the City of Bern. Please travel by public transport.

Tourist information

Buskers Bern Information Booths

Rathausgasse 20 (Festivalbüro)


Ogre Fountain (Kindlifresserbrunnen)


Münstergasse oben



Security at the 14th Buskers Bern

Buskers Bern is aware of potential security risks. Festival administration is in constant contact with the Canton Bern police, who monitor the current situation, analyze the risks, keep us informed and take any necessary action. For further information or questions, please contact the central office of the Canton Bern police.