Lawrence Busker Festival 2023: See highlights from unicycling unicorns, acrobatic archers, and more

Share this post or save for later

This weekend, the 15th annual Busker Fest is filling the streets of downtown Lawrence with breakdancers, firebreathers, hula hoop contortionists and more.

Presented by Free State Brewery, the street performer festival runs from May 25-29 and is free for the public to attend. The schedule includes more than 25 acts spread across five stages, located between the 800 and 900 blocks of Massachusetts and New Hampshire streets.

In this episode of Lawrence Times TV, you’ll see highlights from the first day of the event. You’ll get a sneak peek of performances from Jamey Mossengren, the Unicycling Unicorn; Derek Derek, The Fuzzy Juggler; and Sara Twister, the Acrobatic Archer.

See the full Busker Festival lineup via

If our local journalism matters to you, please help us keep doing this work.
Don’t miss a beat … Click here to sign up for our email newsletters

Click here to learn more about our newsletters first

Jordan Winter (she/her), a contributor to The Lawrence Times, is a 2019 KU grad with degrees in journalism and political science.

Check out her work at See more of her work for the Times here.

Lawrence Times TV


Latest Lawrence news:


Previous Article

Memorial Day 5K to raise funds for Lawrence families seeking stable housing

Next Article

With only weeks until winter wheat harvest, drought still plagues Kansas