Street Performing (Busking)


This program allows the opportunity for street performing (busking) at three City sites:

  • Barker's Island boardwalk from the Marina Drive causeway up to the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve building.  View a map of the busking area.
  • Barker's Island Beach Area
  • Center City Park 1501 Tower Avenue

The Parks & Recreation Commission has approved a policy for busking.  You may read the policy here. 
A permit for busking costs $20 for a four-month season from June 1 to October 1.

Busking Permit Application

Call Parks and Recreation (715-395-7270) or email the Parks and Recreation Department with additional questions.